Sunday 21 September 2014

Hard work pays off for diligent students

Published 05/06/2013 | 05:36

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Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine pupils Caitríona Harrington and Sophie Daly who received the Gradam Scéine Award from Dermot Healy Principal and teacher Judy O'Connor at the Pobascoil Inbhear Scéine School Awards on Friday.
Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine pupil Amy Riordan receiving the Student of the Year Award from Dermot Healy Principal at the Pobascoil Inbhear Scéine School Awards on Friday. Photo by Michelle Cooper Galvin
Sr Helen Lane (second from left) and (right) Mary O'Neill who are retiring from the staff of Pobalscoil Inbear Scéine Kenmare with teacher Maureen Foley Hayes and Dermot Healy Principal at Pocalscoil Inbhear Scéine on Friday. Photo by Michelle Cooper Galvin.

THE students of Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine gathered on Friday morning to celebrate yet another impressive year of achievement at the Kenmare secondary school.

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Awards presented at the school's annual awards ceremony highlighted achievement in a wide range of activities and academic endeavours including art, music, green school, engineering, public speaking, debating, penmanship and enterprise.

President of Student Council, Michael Keane, also made an address on the day, while presentations were made in the sporting field including awards for athletics, football, basketball and rugby.

Teachers Maureen Foley and Sr Helen Lane spoke on each of the award categories before Principal Dermot Healy thanked all students for their contribution during the year, adding that he was delighted that their talents were being used to their full potential.

Meanwhile, described as an extremely focused and determined student who had a very positive effect on the school, 'Student of the Year' went to Amy O'Riordan who accepted the award with her trademark smile.


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