MEET OUR 14-16 WINGS AWARD WINNERS 2019!

Tuesday April 16th 2019

 

In just our second year of launching the Wings Awards, the interest in this initiative has continued to grow as we received outstanding nominations across all three age groups. Each nominee had their own special gifts and talents which made it incredibly hard to choose our winners! This category had 4 outstanding nominees and they are our 14-16 Wings Award Winners 2019!

 

Meet Cormac…

Cormac was nominated by his teacher, Celeste McEvoy. Cormac coordinated the Make Your Mark Campaign in South Down. He was also elected to represent 30,000 local young people as the Member of Youth Parliament for South Down. Cormac has been volunteering with the Mid-Down MS Support group and is also embarking on a journey this summer to Cambodia for 3 weeks to teach English, plant trees and build homes in some of the poorest communities in the world. Cormac you blew us away with your determination and outstanding work as a member of  Youth Parliament – you are going to be a future leader! #CelebrateMotivateInspire

 

Meet Katie-Ann…

Katie-Ann was nominated by her teacher Julie Bogan. Katie-Ann is a keen, talented flautist and is a member of Fintona CCÉ Céilí Bands and Grúpaí Ceoil and has retained the county title in Scór na nÓg for two consecutive years. Katie-Ann was crowned Ulster Champion at Fleadh Uladh 2017. She is also an accomplished horse-rider in dressage. Katie-Ann also is an avid volunteer within her local community. Katie you are such an incredibly talented person and an inspiration to other young people! #CelebrateMotivateInspire

 

Meet Aoife…

Aoife was nominated by her head of year Joanne Doherty. Aoife is a member of the youth panel of the NICCY, helping the commissioner in her day to day work. Aoife is also involved in other initiatives such as ‘Tidy Randalstown’ project as well as taking part in triathlons, promoting her Irish Culture and helping young people within her local community. Aoife we can tell you have a very bright future ahead of you! #CelebrateMotivateInspire

 

 

Meet Laura…

Laura was nominated by her teacher Una Burns. Laura is a kind, compassionate and inspirational young lady, who has been a true example of ‘living faith’ in the twenty-first century. Laura helps to plan and deliver prayer assemblies. She has also completed the ‘Muiredach Cross Award’, a faith award run by Armagh Diocese. Teachers and staff at St. Mary’s describe Laura as always going one step beyond what is expected of her, ensuring that everyone else’s needs come before hers. Laura you captivated us with your selfless nature and determination to help others! #CelebrateMotivateInspire