The school community, staff, parents, students and guests, of St Patrick’s Secondary School gathered on Tuesday to mark the end of the school year with their graduation ceremony and awards ceremony.
The afternoon began with the graduation mass celebrated by our school chaplain Fr. Buckley.
This was a wonderful ceremony with music, singing and readings provided by the students of the school.
Afterwards everyone gathered in the River Island Hotel where the various awards were presented.
Principal Denis O’Donovan congratulated all the award winners and wished the class of 2018 the very best for the future.
Mr. O’Donovan thanked them for the great memories they have left over their time in the school. “They have been an exceptionally talented group of young people who have contributed hugely to many aspects of school life and above all they are true gentlemen. I wish them well.” he said.
The Award Winners
Attendance Awards went to, First Year: Liam Broderick, Padraig Brosnan, James Kenny, D J O’Regan and Conor Wilkinson.
Second Year: John Curtin, David Griffin and Patrick Roche.
Third Year: David Enright, Joseph McCarthy, Nathan O’Callaghan.
Fifth Year: Dylan Browne and Tommy Curtin.
Students Of The Year
First Year, Green: Jack and Cathal McElligott. Gold: Raymond O’Neill.
Second Year, Red: Didac Marquez. Blue: Adam Healy.
Third Year, Orange: Gearoid Coffey. White: Nathan O’Callaghan.
Fifth Year: Anthony Bird.
Sixth Year Sports Award: Eddie and Seán Horan.
Academic Excellence : Paul Walsh.
Jim Lyons Award: Stephen Murphy.
Principal’s Award: Dylan O’Donoghue.
Overall Student of the Year: Shay Walsh.
Music and Singing Awards
Bryan Daly, Donncha Daly, Tadhg Broderick, Tony Horgan, Seamus Fleming, Diarmuid Daly, Pat Mahony, Kallum Buckley and Eoin McSweeney.
Full Attendance Awards
Dylan Browne, Nathan O’Callaghan, Liam Broderick, David Enright, Conor Wilkinson, John Curtin, Joseph McCarthy, Tommy Curtin, D J O’Regan, Padraig Brosnan, James Kenny, David Griffin.
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