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Scoil Mhuire graduate Alex's pursuit of culinary arts aided by scholarship win

Published 20/12/2012 | 20:50

Oriana B. Fernandez presents the receipts of the Vincent De Paul Christmas Food Appeal on behalf of her 5th year classmates at Scoil Mhuire Secondary School to Jo O'Leary of Kanturk Vincent De Paul. Credit: Photo by Patrick Casey

SCOIL Mhuire Leaving Certificate student of 2012, Alex Bourke, has been awarded a scholarship at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.

Alex is pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts in the college, which also involves a business element, and could prove very useful in the future should Alex choose to work in management. All in Scoil Mhuire wish Alex every success in her studies and thereafter.

BASKETBALLERS REACH FINAL

THE Scoil Mhuire U16 girls basketballers had a very convincing win over the girls from Pobalscoil na Tríonoide, Youghal, in the BIPPS South league semi-final last Wednesday. The Kanturk students had home advantage and won on a scoreline of 50 points to Youghal's 27 points.

Good luck to the Scoil Mhuire girls who play St. Aidan's Community College this Thursday, December 13, in Neptune Stadium. Panel: Laura O'Sullivan, Aoife O'Connor, Laura O'Riordan, Aishling O'Keeffe, Maria McSweeney, Caoimhe Moore, Louise Burke, Ciara McCarthy, Rachel O'Connell, Louise Barry, Rebecca O'Reilly.

CAIRDE CHRISTMMAS OUTING

THIS is the third year of the Cairde Mentoring Programme at Scoil Mhuire where Transition Year students mentor First Year students and help them with the often difficult transition from primary school into secondary school.

Part of this programme involves the TYs and their Cairde group going on an outing together. This week they enjoyed a trip to Cork, where they went bowling.

MIXED FORTUNES FOR FOOTBALLERS

SCOIL Mhuire's Under 14 footballers had mixed fortunes this past week with one win and one loss in the Cork Colleges Competition. However, the good news is that they are still in the competition.

In the first game, their opponents were the students from Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven, and the Kanturk lads won 2-6 to 3-1.

The North Mon Cork were the opposition in the second game and the teams were level with a few minutes to go but, unfortunately, North Mon scored two goals in the dying moments and won 5-5 to Scoil Mhuire's 1-15.

Panel: Jeremiah Sheehan, Ronan buckley, Conor Mannix, Colm O'Keeffe, Tadhg Jones, Christopher Mullane (0-1 Game2), Ruairi O'mahony, Daniel Murphy (1-3 game2) Denis Lucey, Eamonn Rea, om Mulcahy (0- 6,0-3), Harry O'Callaghan (0-1,0-1), Mark Tully, Diarmuid O'Mahony(0-2, 0-1) Jack Forde (0-2, 2-1), Darren Heffernan, Sean O'Connell, Christian Cussen.

SENIOR FOOTBALLERS ADVANCE

SCOIL Mhuire senior footballers advanced to the next round of the Cork Colleges Competition after a very convincing win over Glanmire Community College.

In the game, which was played in Mallow on Tuesday last, the Scoil Mhuire students scored 4-11 to Glanmire's 2-6.

Panel: Stuart Buckland, James Cantillon, Padraig O'Callaghan, Eoin Buckley, Matt O'Sullivan, Kieran O'Mahony, Colm Fitzpatrick, Joe Carver, Mark Healy 0-6, Conor Murphy 3-1, Niall Field 0-1, Conor Glavin, Stephen Tobin 0-2, Sean Kerrigan 1-0, Liam O'Brien 0-1, Timmy Murphy, David Mulcahy, Eoin Breen, Colm O'Brien, Diego O'Sullivan, Tuathal O'Brien, Cormac Cotter.

COUNTY TITLE FOR BASKETBALLERS

WELL done to the Scoil Mhuire Under 16 girls basketballers who won a county title last Thursday.

In the game played at Neptune Stadium, the Scoil Mhuire girls scored 33 points to St. Aidan's Community School's 21 points. The girls now advance to the All-Ireland series.

Panel: Rachael O'Connell (capt), Ciara McCarthy, Caoimhe Moore, Laura O'Riordan, Louise Burke, Amy Watson, Aisling O'Keeffe, Aoife O'Connor, Louise Barry, Maria McSweeney, Mary Buckley.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS APPEAL.

MANY thanks to all those who contributed to the St Vincent de Paul Christmas Food Appeal at Scoil Mhuire. In recent weeks members of the local branch of the organisation spoke to the Pre-Leaving students about the work and services provided by St. Vincent de Paul. The students then organised a collection in school and there was a fantastic response.

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