Awards were recently presented to the students who achieved the highest grades in the Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations 2018. These were presented at a brief ceremony in the school library by Principal Mr John O’Roarke. Mr O’ Roarke spoke about the great opportunities that their abilities would present to them now, but also about the great responsibility that befell young people of their talent. He told them they would be the leaders of tomorrow and that they must use their gifts to act as standard-bearers for all fof soociety.
The students awarded were:
Philip McCarthy, Eoghan Ó Buacchalla, Ciarán O’Reilly, Shane Walsh (Absent from photo- John Holmes)
Shane Walsh (625 points) now studying Finance in UCC
Eoghan Ó Buachalla (613 points) now studying Medicine in UCC.
Ciarán O’Reilly (590 points) now studying Maths & Science in UCC
Philip McCarthy (589 points) now studying Commerce in UCD
John Holmes (589 points) now studying Engineering in UCD.
Kate Waldron, Isobel Keane, Keela Hughes (Absent from photo – Kirean Collins)
Keela Hughes (9A’s & 1 Distinction)
Kate Waldron (9A’s and 1 H Merit)
Kieran Collins (8A’s)
Isobel Keane (8A’s)