Ten Cork people to be presented with Gold Gaisce Award by President Michael D. Higgins today 

Ten people from Cork are among 56 people being presented with an award by President Michael D. Higgins today. 

Among them is Khadija [PRON: KHA-DEE-JA] Bouncir is a part of a group of young people from the COPE Foundation that completed their Gold Gaisce Award at the same time.

For her Community Involvement Khadija became a Scout leader with Doyle Road Scout Group 2nd Cork.For her Community Involvement Khadija became a Scout leader with Doyle Road Scout Group 2nd Cork.

She'll be presented with her award for her community involvement at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle today. 

The 10 Gaisce Gold Award's 2017 winners from Cork are:

Jessica O'Brien 
Tracey Prendergast 
Shane O'Shaughnessy
Eimear Kavanagh
Conor Crowley  
Jack Cowhig
Thomas Brooks
Khadija Bouncir
Martina Hayes   
Jeremy Murphy 

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