St. Mary’s, Mallow News – May 2019

School Awards Ceremony

The St. Mary’s, Mallow annual School Awards Ceremony took place on Monday 20th May in the Sports Hall. The guest speaker was Niall Mellon, founder of the Niall Mellon Township Trust. The main awards were the Student of the Year Awards, the Catherine McAuley Award, and the Spirit of CEIST Award. Awards were also given for student achievement, contribution to school life, and sports. Entertainment was provided by Shauna D. Murphy, Sixth Year, who performed a song, Emma Muldoon, Transition Year, who recited a poem, and the School Choir. Well done to the award recipients and to all members of the St. Mary’s community for making this past year a successful one.

Student of the Year: Alannah Buckley, Sixth Year, Molly Roche, LCA, Faith Donnelly, Fifth Year, Sarah O’Malley, Third Year, Aoife O’Sullivan, Second Year, Zelda Hickey, First Year

Catherine McAuley Award: Teagan Lynch, Sixth Year

Spirit of CEIST Award: Leah McCarthy Cahill, Sixth Year

Yvonne Bane, Principal, Alannah Buckley, Sixth Year and Sinéad Luttrell, Deputy Principal

Award winners Leah McCarthy Cahill, Teagan Lynch, and Alannah Buckley

Guest speaker was Niall Mellon, founder of the Niall Mellon Township Trust

Active Schools Week

As part of Active Schools Week, the P.E. Department organised a First Year Sports Day on Friday 10th May. Good weather ensured that events took place outdoors as well as indoors. Events included an obstacle course, an air track, trampoline, rounders, soccer, welly throwing, sack racing, and three-legged racing. Class 1 Aodhán won the prize for Best Team Spirit. Other events organised for Active Schools Week included lunchtime zumba, a teachers vs. students basketball match, and a lunchtime walk.

Sack race

Happy faces!

Three-legged race