Students from Coláiiste na hInse who were awarded prizes, Charlie Keogh, Holly Larkin, Caoimhe McCormack, Scott Yamada Brennan, Rebekah Armstrong and Aoife Robinson-Fry with Acting Principal Liam Reilly Councillors Sharon Tolan and Wayne Harding at the LMETB Leaving Certificate awards ceremony for 2018 and 2019 held in the City North Hotel. Picture Ken Finegan/Newspics.
The Annual LMETB presentation of Awards for outstanding achievement in Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied Examinations 2018 and 2019 took place in the City North Hotel, Gormanston, Co. Meath recently.
Former LMETB students, their parents/guardians, former Principals, Deputies, teachers and their extended family and friends were all on hand to celebrate.
Fiona Kindlon, Director of Schools, LMETB welcomed all and stated that “this awards evening is a very special occasion for everyone present as we are reflecting on, celebrating and acknowledging the successes and achievements of our students and also thanking our school leaders and their teams of teaching staff for the role they have played in assisting, guiding and directing our award winners here this evening to move to the next phase of their education career or to enter into the world of work.”
Addressing the award winners, Ms. Kindlon said: “You symbolise everything we aim to do in LMETB around educating people to very high standards. You are role models and ambassadors for LMETB. She also wished them well in their third level studies.
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Mr. Kevin Joyce, speaking on behalf of the LMETB School Leaders congratulated the students on their success and thanked them for the contribution they had made to their schools and how they excelled not only in academics but also on the sport’s field, in voluntary activity and as colleagues with their fellow students.
Each student was presented with an engraved piece of crystal and a certificate along with their awards by their former Principal/Deputy along with members of the LMETB Board.
Chief Executive of the LMETB Mr. Martin G. O’ Brien complimented the parents, the teachers, the school Principals and Deputies and most of all the students themselves on their outstanding achievement.
“Results of this nature can only be achieved by the combination of hard work by students, exceptional teaching skills by teachers, support from family and active and visionary leadership by the outstanding school Principals/Deputies who lead educational provision in LMETB” he said.
Closing the Awards Ceremony, Mr. O’ Brien congratulated those in attendance on their achievement, wished them well for their future and reminded all award winners that LMETB school doors were always open to them in the future for advice and support.