Clane school awards reflect variety of skill and talent

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Henry Bauress

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Henry Bauress

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Clane school awards reflect variety of skill and talent

Leanne Barrett, who won the Peter McCreery Snr Award

The Scoil Mhuire, Clane annual Senior Awards ceremony was held on Tuesday May 22.

Fifth and sixth year students were awarded for both academic and extra-curricular achievements throughout the year.

Awards were presented in each subject area and for success in the Godolphin Bursary Competition, Drama, the School Bank, Scifest, Young Scientist and Green Dragon Entrepreneur Competitions and in addition the following were also awarded: Merit Award (of a laptop for going on to college) went to Rebecca Deasy Millar, the Principal's award to Corrado Fusciardi, the Deputy Principal's award to Katie Malone, the Endeavour Award to Darryl McGarr, the Peter McCreery Award to Leanne Barrett and the Godolphin Bursary to Anna O Flaherty.

The Kieran Rigney Arts Award was won by Sally Ann Stewart (Individual) and Band Headspace(Group ) and the Bank of Ireland Achievement Award to Jack McGrory.

Other awards were: LCA 1 Student of the year, Aaron Condron; LCA2 Student of the year, Mairead Brady.

Clane Project representative, Marie Sheehy addressed the students as did representatives from the Goldolphin Bursary Team, Ciara Devitt and William Brogan.

Guest speakers were Kilkenny hurler, Tommy Walsh, and Athy boxing champion, Eric Donovan, who both gave inspiring speeches encouraging students to find their passion and pursue it with vigour and to always strive to give their best at what they do.

Students were also entertained by fellow student musicians Ryan Burke, Callum Linnie and Sally Ann Stewart.