Acknowledgement of Sponsors:
Mo & J Chong Shield. Shield - First Year Student of the Year
EMCA- Paul Clarke Engineering Shield – Second Year Student of the Year.
Third Year Student of the Year: -Cootehill Credit Union (Salmon of Knowledge)
Fifth Year Student of the Year: - Hannigan Bros Shield
Sports Junior Boy and Junior Girl: Malachi Lennon
Music: Flanagan Family: PJ Flanagan Memorial Award.
Merit Awards; St Aidan’s Comprehensive School.
John Paul Awards
The following 5th year students are acknowledged for their contribution in obtaining a John Paul award this year
- Niamh Casssidy
- Conor Deery
- Jesse Holland
- Rosyland Lavery
- Saidbh O Grady
- Emer Fitzpatrick
- Kelan Smith
- Shane Smith
- James Quinn
- Conor Mc Comish
The following students are acknowledged for their active involvement on the Student Council throughout the year. Ava Mae Perry, Aisling Brady, Caoimhe Rudden, James Delaney, Johnny Kerins, Ellen Clegg, Aoife Kerins, Liam Cosgrove and Dylan Byrd.
Mr Lennon and Miss English wish to acknowledge the excellent participation of so many students in a wide variety of sporting activities. All students are encouraged to take part in extra-curricular sport to develop self-confidence team spirit and a healthy lifestyle. In particular we wish to congratulate all our winners in badminton, cross country, athletics and triathlon. We congratulate our senior boys’ soccer team, our senior girls’ basketball team and the U14 girl’s football team with their success this year. Hard luck to our U14 and u16 Gaelic football teams who were narrowly beaten in the finals this year. We congratulate all our students who participated in the cycle against suicide, darkness into light and girls mini marathon.
Gaisce Award in 2016-17
Ms Hetherton’s Group -Lauren Anderson Patrick Brady, Diarmuid Carney, Niamh Cassidy, Rebecca Denning, Malena Etter, Katy Fay, Lynn O’Reilly, Rhiannon O’Reilly, Caolan Reilly, Shane Smith, Cillian McGahan, Louise McCartney, Eoin Hannigan, Owen McCabe, Adrian McCluskey, Brendan Murrayand.
Mr Ross’ Group- Kealan Smyth, Conor McComish, Aaron Kenny, Ryan McCann, Dylan Donohoe, Matthew ChabryPaul McCullough , Jason Boylan, Greta Mikuslkaja, Cian Dillion, Erica Horne, Roslynd Lavery, Clara Hessin, Emer Fitzpatrick, Saidh O’Grady, Oisin McDonald, Michael McCann, Ilan Farrell, Darragh Boylan, Aqueda Morro-Menendez, Ronja Hildbrandt, Niall Fitzpatrick, Conor Deery, Lauren Woods
Third Year Awards
Now we come to the third year awards, which include the Sports Boy & Girl of the year, the academic achievements leading to the student of the year.
Sports Boy and Girl of the year sponsored by Lennon Drapery. Mr Malachy Lennon/Mr Peter Lennon from Lennon’s Drapery presented the 3rd year Sports Awards
Sports Boy- Cian Smith
Sports Girl- Hannah McPhillips
P.J Flanagan Music Awards Leticha Clarke
Pramerica Award spirit of the community award. The Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards programme affirms and rewards second level students for volunteer work carried out in their communities. The award provides an opportunity to salute deserving students and inspire young people to get involved in community service activities. We are delighted to present the junior award to Brandon McGerty
STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2016/17
Mr Colm McCormick Youth Officer of Cootehill Credit Union Board of Directors made presentation of trophy Salmon of Knowledge to winner
3rd place: Matthew Foster
2nd place: Chiara Shanley
Overall winner Student of the Year in 3rd Year is Winner Terri Baker
Endeavour awards are presented to 1st, 2nd and 5th year students who best live out the spirit of St Aidan’s. Areas such as performance, class achievement, co-operation, extra-curricular involvement, application to class and study, motivation and respect are included.
B1 Winner Brannagh Taylor
B2 Winner Saidbh O Grady
B3 Winner Anthony Fee
B5 Winner Dylan Byrd
Overall 5th Year Student of the Year and recipient of the Hannigan Trophy is
Winner Greta Mikulskaja
SECOND YEAR AWARDS
Rang Odhran Winner Lisa Reynolds
Rang Oisin Winner Alexandra Sharpe
Rang Oonagh Winner Megan Donegan
Rang Orla Winner Gerry Larmer
Mr Watters called on Mr Paul Clarke from EMCA Engineering to present
Overall Student of the Year and recipient of perpetual shield is Michaela Bergin
1st Year Endeavour Awards
Rang Aodain Winner Luke Gibson
Rang Aoife Winners Katie Foster
Rang Aine Winners Timothy Elliott
Overall student of the Year. And the recipient of the Chong Shield is Ellen McCaul