Top Year 14 student in Gold Fáinne exam – Shannon Doyle being presented with her trophy Gradam na Máthar Beinin from guest speaker Rebecca Donnelly. Rebecca is a past pupil of St. Patrick’s Academy and currently works as the Mid-Ulster Irish Language Development Officer. Also in the picture is Mr F. Donnelly, School Principal.
Lára Devlin 10E receives Gradam Aoidh Ruadh for the top Year 10 girl in Silver Fáinne exam
from Rebecca Donnelly and Principal, Mr Fintan Donnelly.
The following students were successful in the Gold Fáinne exam. Year 14 students: Adele Crealey, Shannon Doyle, Sarah Kelly, Kerrie-Ann Maxwell, Una McGeough, Cara McNulty and Aoibhe Shields.
Special recognition was given to 20 students who have Irish as their third language :Kotryna Aglinskaite, Samanta Sviderskis, Martyna Abelkyte, Melanie Amoral, Clelia Da Costa, Clarinha Ribeiro,Patrycja Czarkowska, Paulina Mikolajczyk, Maja Wawrynkiewicz, Patrycja Pastula, Mikolaj Baginski, Maksim Bazinov, Ava Chung Armindo Freitas Damas, Jiljo Lopes, Sandro Lopes, Erwin Ackapadickal, Christo Thomas, PatricijaPiezyte and Diana Silva Ribeiro who received silver fáinní.
Top girls in Year 10 – Eva Kelly 10A, Máire Donaghy 10B, Caoimhe Mackle 10C, Aine McKernan 10D, Lára Devlin and Lauren Jordan 10E, Clare Kelly 10F, Annabel Quinn 10G, Chloe Mackle 10H – pictured with their Irish teachers Mary Coyle, Bríd Devlin, Patrick Ferran, Peter Herron , Caroline McKee, and guest speaker Rebecca Donnelly.
Top boys in Year 10: Conor Mackle 10A, Oisin Devlin 10B, Caoimhghin Murray 10C, Conan Burns 10D, Mikoloj Beginski and Luke Haynes10E, Christo Thomas 10F, Rory Hughes 10G and Christopher McParland 10H – pictured with Coalisland Irish language Officer, Damian O’Neill.
Some Year 10 students proudly display their fáinní at the Irish language award ceremony – Ethan Donnelly, Clelia daCosta and Meghan Doherty.
The traditional group which performed at the Irish Presentations.