Primary school kids receive art awards
THERE was plenty of artistic talent on show in Arklow recently for the Christmas Festival children’s art competition.
Children from all the local primary schools took part and there was great excitement as the winners were announced recently.
Sebi Angel from St Joseph’s, Templerainey won the top prize of getting to switch on the Arklow Christmas lights with Santa Claus while the following won first prize in their categories and were highly commended respectively.
Winners: Carysfort NS Harry Alexander, Gaeilscoil Liam Djamai-Lacey, St Michael and St Peter NS Kayla Byrne, Avoca NS Emily Reddy, Redcross Sciol san Eoin Zunay Hoogers. Aughrim NS Sinead McDonald Healy, St Patrick’s NS, Bearnacleagh Sean, Our Ladys NS, Rathdrum Skyler Ross, St Mary’s NS, Barndarrig Alex Hamilton,
St Saviour’s NS, Rathdrum Rosie Kelly. Highly Commended: Aimee Kenny, Kate O’Sullivan, Rory McDonald, Layla Hayden, Grace Burke, Meabh Mor, Cian Jones, Lily Mai Duffy, Jack, Cheryl Jiji, Julianna Lorinczi, Ruby Kenny, Billy McElheron.