St Mary’s College wins EFQM Excellence Award for 3rd Time!

In the near 20 years history of EFQM European Excellence Award recognising excellence in the private, public and voluntary sectors, never before has any organisation been recognised with the coveted EFQM European Excellence Prize Winner Award in Sustainable Excellence for three times.st marys college derry logo

St Mary’s won the overall Excellence Award in 2001 and again in 2006. This year, 2013, they are recognised as an EFQM Prizewinner. This remarkable achievement is over an extended period of nearly 14 years, through successful and difficult economic times and challenges, with changing student populations, new school build and a successful succession leadership and management programme.

The Centre for Competitiveness congratulates their Principal Marie Lindsay, her staff, the students and parents and all those connected with the college. Well Done Indeed!

Drenagh Estate wins Gold Star for Customer Service Excellence

On 29 July 2012 Drenagh Estate and Hotel of Limavady were awarded the prestigious EFQM Gold Star for Customer Service Excellence. This is a European Benchmark of Better Practice and is a tremendous achievement. It is an outward indication for customers and suppliers alike that Drenagh is committed to a “Journey of Excellence”.
Drenagh was supported in their Journey to Customer Service Excellence by Limavady Borough Council.
Cathy Murphy of Drenagh says: –
It was a pleasure working with you especially when you were able to make the process so simple and informative yet thought provoking.
 
We look forward to seeing it help boost our sales and I am also looking forward to the formal presentation.
 
Once again; thank you for all your help and assistance.
Cathy Murphy
Senior Manager, Business Development
 
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