Finn Valley College held its annual Awards Ceremony last Thursday, 24th May with special guests and special moments for all the students and staff. This ceremony is one of the highlights of our school year where staff take the opportunity to acknowledge the efforts and achievements of the students in the same academic year.Guest of Honour on the night was Dr Martin Gormley, Co. Donegal ETB Director of Schools. Martin gave a very inspirational speech where he advised students to stay grounded and study hard as no matter what path you choose in life education is the gateway to all career opportunities.Guests were treated to some beautiful music by our school choir led by Mr Godliman and Miss Mc Cafferty, while Ms Ashlean McGeehan was MC on the night. A wonderful night was had by all, with teachers saying they are extremely proud of the many talents and successes of their students.Congratulations to all the students who were nominated and received awards. As there were so many awards presented and too many to mention the overall and individual awards were presented to:Junior Male Student of the Year Student of – Jason PattonJunior Female Student of the Year – Aisling DavisMale Senior Student of the Year – Matthew FloydFemale Senior Student of the Year – Chloe IrwinPast Pupil Award – Meghan WaldenCaretaker’s Award – Lucia TothovaExcellence in Drama – Logic Cech and Gloria D’OlympioArt – Texaco Children’s Competition – Lauren O’DonnellGirls Active – Lily Corry and Meghan WaldenMinor Female Sportsperson – Codie WalshMinor Male Sportsperson – James DohertyJunior Female Sportsperson – Caitlin Mc NultyJunior Male Sportsperson- Caolan Mc ClintockSenior Female Sportsperson – Meghan WaldenSenior Male Sportsperson- Darragh GallagherPLC Female Sportsperson – Truda Mc DaidPLC Male Sportsperson – Conor ScanlonStudents also received awards for a wide variety of other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities such as Health Promoting Schools, Enterprise, School Bank, Gaisce, Training in Tourism, Gaelic, Girls Active, School Ambassadors, Student Council etc. Congratulations again to all those who were nominated for awards and to all the award winners. See photos from the event in our gallery below:Thanks to Una and staff for the lovely foodStudents who entertained the crowd at the ceremonyStudent of the Year award winners Matthew Floyd, Jason Patton, Mr. Alan Thompson, Dr. Martin Gormley, Aisling Davis, Chloe Irwin and Ms. Vivienne MerrittStudent Council who were recognised for their efforts with Mr. Padraig DugganSports Award recipients with Ms. Kathleen Boland, Mr. Alan Thompson, Dr. Martin Gormley and Mr. Patrick McDaidHealth promotion team with their teacher Ms. Claire McGranaghanHE craft projects on displayGaisce award recipients with Ms. Bernie Summerville, Mr. Alan Thompson, Dr. Martin Gormley, Ms. Vivienne Merritt, Ms. Kathleen Boland and Ms. Imelda CollumFull attendance award recipientsDr. Martin Gormley addressing the prizewinnersCreativity on showBeth McCrory and her parents receiving a cheque from school fundraiser for St. Lukes WardBest Student of the Class award with Ms. katheen Boland, Mr. Alan Thompson, guest speaker Dr. Martin Gornley and parents Association representative Ms. Vivienne MerrittArt and Drama award recipients with invited guests and teachersThe School Choir entertaining usSports Award recipients with Ms. Kathleen Boland, Mr. Alan Thompson, Dr. Martin Gormley and Mr. Patrick McDaid Health promotion team with their teacher Ms. Claire McGranaghanFull attendance award recipientsBeth McCrory and her parents receiving a cheque from school fundraiser for St. Lukes WardArt and Drama award recipients with invited guests and teachersStudent Council who were recognised for their efforts with Mr. Padraig Duggan Picture Special: Proud moments at the Finn Valley College Prize Giving was last modified: May 13th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:awards nightFinn Valley CollegePrize-giving
"Picture Special: Proud moments at the Finn Valley College Prize Giving"