Past pupils return to Carrick-on-Suir school and offer words of encouragement

Past pupils return to Carrick-on-Suir school and offer words of encouragement
Two past pupils of Carrick-on-Suir’s Comeragh College returned to their alma mater to give a pep talk to 1st year students about the importance of studying hard at school.

Two past pupils of Carrick-on-Suir’s Comeragh College returned to their alma mater to give a pep talk to 1st year students about the importance of studying hard at school.

Two past pupils of Carrick-on-Suir’s Comeragh College returned to their alma mater to give a pep talk to 1st year students about the importance of studying hard at school.

University of Limerick students Laura Dunphy and Edward Lacey spoke to students about their 3rd level studies and career paths and how they achieved the grades they needed to pursue the courses they are now doing.

Laura, who is in her third year studying for a BA in Irish and English, spoke passionately about her course and of her work experience this year teaching is a Spanish school.

Edward regaled the students with tales of his years at Comeragh College, the lifelong friends he make there and the value of his secondary school education. He is in the final year of an Accountancy and Finance degree course.

Both past pupils spoke of the need for students to keep focused on study and their future careers while also enjoying sports and social events on the school calendar all in the company of good friends made in school and college.

Deputy Principal Catherine O’Donovan- Ryan thanked Edward and Laura for sharing their experiences with the 1st years as it showed them what they too can aim for in the years ahead.

The picture above taken at the talk shows first year students Aisling Dunphy and Ally Cooke, Deputy Principal of Comeragh College Catherine O’Donovan-Ryan and past pupil Laura Dunphy.