St Mary's College hosted their annual prize-giving night recently. The guest speaker was past pupil Dr Martin Mulroy, RCSI Honorary Clinical Professor of Medicine.
The school also welcomed back principal Con McGinley, deputies Gerry Hearty and Gerry Lambe and many other former teachers to present various awards. Professor Niall Moyna form DCU, also a past pupil, presented the newest award for the best student from the Leaving Cert Physical Education class.
Leaving Cert PE and Computer Science are two new subjects added to the leaving certificate programme and The Marist was lucky to be a pilot school for both.
layna Watters was presented with the student of the year award, the Fr McGeough Trophy, recognising her outstanding work in all subject in addition to her involvement in many societies, groups and initiative. Eoghan Weldon won the MEA award for outstanding contribution to college life. Callum Clarke received the Henry Plate for top 5thyear student while Sarah Doyle was the top student at Junior cycle, winning the McGinley Cup.