A Newbridge student was thrilled to win the overall award at the recent Gerard Manley Hopkins Festival.
Jahnavi Siluveru, a fifth year student from St Conleth's Community College won The Bowman Award 2018.
"I went expecting a lot and I came out with an award and a smile on my face. It was a wonderful experience that lives up to its name," she said.
He was part of a group of fifth year and transition year students from the school who took part.