Ten Comeragh College students, who received top results in their Junior Cert exams this year, were honoured at a ceremony in the school last Thursday.
The top awards went to Jack Hickey and Kelly Gough, who received the Aidan Lawless Perpetual trophies for best male and female student results in the State exams.
Comeragh College Principal Kevin Langtom said the students’ excellent results were a tribute to their hard work and the dedication of their teachers and parents.
Leading motivational speaker and athlete Gerry Duffy, who has completed 32 marathons in 32 days and the gruelling 10 day Deca Iron Distance Triathlon, gave an inspiring talk to the school’s 300 students.
This is the second year the school has presented awards to its Junior Cert high achievers.
Mr Langton thanked Kathleen Lawless for sponsoring the awards in memory of her late husband, Aidan Lawless, a former assistant principal and teacher at Comeragh College, who died in a road accident in 2009.