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Dr Conor Kenny Inspires at Summerhill College Awards Night 2017

The annual awards night to celebrate achievement at Summerhill College was held recently.

With a large attendance from students, parents and staff awards were given in wide variety of academic, sporting and extracurricular categories.

The ceremony was opened with a blessing by the Chairperson of the Board of Management, Rev Dr Michael Duignan.

The keynote speech was given by past student Dr Conor Kenny who spoke about his time in Summerhill and how this educational experience put the key foundations in place for his personal and professional development.

The Principal, Mr Paul Keogh, delivered words of thanks, praise and encouragement to the whole college community. He congratulated the students receiving awards along with their parents and guardians.

He thanked the dedicated teaching and support staff of the college who continue to support all the students in the care of the college.

        Fr John Leagoue Ethos Award Winner (l-r) CIC Principal Paul Keogh
                         Sr Patricia Tomlinson (Winner) and Mary Hough (Fr Johns Brother)

The Father John Leogue College of the Immaculate Conception Ethos award was conferred on Sr Patricia Tomlison rsm for her dedicated heart filled service as member of the College Board of Management and Chairperson of College Finance Committee.

The student of the year award went to Ronan McCormack, pictured above, who achieved a maximum number of CAO points in the 2017 Leaving Certificate.

Sportsperson of the year went to Adrian Cummins who was part of the highly successful senior rugby team who reached the Connacht Final last year.

        Sportsman of the year 2017 Adrian Cummins with the Director of Rubgy Ross O'Boyle

                              Junior Cert Student of the Year Niall O'Donavan

The top Junior Certificate award went to Niall O’Donovan who achieved 12 A’s in his Junior Certificate result at the college in September 2017.