Mountrath Community School reverberated with applause and jubilation recently as students, staff, and special guests gathered to celebrate an outstanding day of achievements.
The occasion, aptly named Student Achievement Celebration Day, brought together both junior and senior students to recognise their exceptional accomplishments in various facets of school life, encompassing academics, sports, and more.
The event was graced by the presence of distinguished guests, Laois superstar Erone Fitzpatrick and Former Lieutenant General of the Irish Defence Forces Mr. Conor O’Boyle.
The ceremony kicked off with a heartwarming speech by the school principal Kathryn O’Brien.
She commended the students for their relentless pursuit of excellence and highlighted the importance of hard work and dedication.
Aoibheann Phelan Dalton and Ciaran Culleton handed over their Head Girl and Head Boy duties to Sarah Cuddy and Ryan Conlon.
Well done to all the deserving students.
Winners on the day included:
- Overall Student of the year – Ellen Rowney
- Sr Mary Sheedy Cup – Adam Nevin
- Best all-round Sportsperson of the Year – Grainne Delaney
- Martin Moore Award (Senior Hurler) – Tom Cuddy
- Irish – Eva Cullinan
- English – Dylan Kelly
- History / Geography- Luke Makin
- Music – Dylan Cahill
- French – Daniel Podmisanins
- German / Physics- Fial Dalton
- Home Economics – Grainne Delay
- Business – Aoibheann Phelan Dalton
- Accountancy – Mark Cusack
- LCVP – Aisling McEvoy
- LCA Academics – Mark Shatolov & Noelle Byrne (5th year), Sarah Walker & Cathal Burke (6th year)
- Chemistry – Adam Neville
- Biology – Ciaran Culleton
- Agricultural Science – Colin Scully
- Engineering – Rory Creegan
- Maths/DCG – Bobby Kealy
- Construction – Ross Handcock
Check out some great pictures from the day below: