TRANSITION YEAR DRAMA
Delighted Arklow CBS Transition Year students celebrated their success at the Arklow Music Festival. Derek Allen, Jamie Donohue, Aaron Dunne, Liam Lynch, Cian Malone and Peter Novak were winners of ‘The Gerard Hudson Cup’ for Post Primary School Drama at the Arklow Music Festival. Their powerful performance of the play ‘Waiting Room’, written by their drama teacher Mrs. Slazenger, especially for the festival, gained each cast member a commendation.
Further accolades included a Best Actor award for Aaron Dunne and Best Producer award for drama teacher Mrs. Liz Slazenger. A final, amazing honour awaited the cast when they were awarded the prestigious ‘Liam Loughlin Cup’ for their performance of ‘Waiting Room’.
Well done lads and a huge thanks to Mrs. Slazenger for all her hard work and dedication!
Congratulations to Arklow CBS student Darragh Gileece who received first prize in the Under 16 Confined Piano Competition. Darragh received the South East Stationery Cup, Gold Medal and Cash Award. Well done Ms. Lee for all her support! Poetry Competition Arklow CBS students also enjoyed great success for their poetry at the Arklow Music Festival.
In the Under 16 Competition, Keilin Walker was awarded first prize for his poem ‘ The Great Run’, Patrick Salley and Wojtek Smyk shared the honour of second prize for their respective poems ‘Hope or Not’ and ‘Football Match’ whilst Paul Nolan received third prize for ‘Football Again’.
Jack Donohue was highly commended for his poem ‘Life’. Well done Pauline and Ms. Slazenger for arranging all the entries.
This Friday saw our LCVP students go on a visit to Hempenstalls’ cheese factory in Coolgreaney. Students enjoyed a very informative tour and now have to write a report on the visit as part of their LCVP portfolio.
Congratulations to past student Barry Murphy who recently graduated witha first class honours degree in heoretical Physics from Trinity College. Congratulations to past student Richard Doyle on obtaining his PhD and best wishes also on his new position heading up a laboratory in Trinity College.