It’s a day of just rewards at St Mary’s
THE Board of Management of St. Mary’s Secondary School, Mallow hosted a reception last Monday evening for recent top performing Leaving Cert students, third-level scholarship recipients and retired members of the teaching staff.
Students were accompanied by family members. Also in attendance were members of the current teaching staff, the Parents’ Association and the Student Council.
Grace Moloney was the top performing Leaving Cert student and Katie Relihan was the top performing Leaving Cert Applied student in 2018. Grace Moloney and Kate Ivory have both been awarded a UCC Quercus Entrance Scholarship. Kate was also a recipient, along with Laura Long, of a JP McManus Scholarship.
Lily O’Meara and Sinéad O’Riordan have both been awarded a UCD Entrance Scholarship.
The recently retired members of the teaching staff who received presentations were Martin Timmons, Kathleen McGuane, Carmel O’Brien and Pauline Cudmore.
Music for the reception was provided by Transition Year student Grainne Egan who played the piano and Second Year student Sophia Breen who played the concertina.
John Hourihan, Chairperson of the Board of Management made a presentation to each of the students and retired teachers.
Yvonne Bane, Principal, congratulated the students on their achievements, thanked the retired teachers for their years of dedicated service and wished all every success and happiness in the future.
Above: Laura Long, pictured with her parents Richard and Judy and brother Senan, at St. Mary’s on Monday. Laura was awarded a J.P McManus Scholarship and is studying Dentistry at UL
Recently retired St. Mary’s Secondary School teachers, Kathleen McGuane, Carmel O’Brien, Pauline Cudmore and Martin Timmons, who were honoured for their commitment to education at St. Mary’s last Monday evening.
Lily O’Meara,with dad Kevin, was awarded an Entrance Scholarship to UCD.Right: Grace Moloney, who was awarded a UCC Entrance Scholarship as a high achiever, pictured with her father Jim Moloney and St. Mary’s principal Yvonne Bane at the school on Monday Grace is studying medicine.
Katie Relihan, with mum Anne, received an LCA 98% Distinction.
Sinead O’Riordan, with parents Sean and Breda was awarded an Entrance Scholarship to UCD.
Kate Ivory, with parents Tom and Joan, won a J.P. McManus Scholarship and is studying Finance at UCC.