Maddie Robinson, a Year 11 pupil at the College is delighted to receive a 1st Place Gold Award for her 2014 Inspire>Aspire entry. In addition, three Year 11 pupils were awarded Sliver Awards, Yasmin Doyle (1st), Robyn Winstone (2nd) and Louise O’Neill (4th). Miss McMackin was delighted that the girls secured 4 out of the 8 available Gold and Silver Awards, in their first entry to this dynamic competition!
As a part of their LLW programme, the pupils entered this innovative competition which celebrates the values of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The students successfully combined their creative, thinking and ICT skills to design special posters to beautifully illustrate and document their personal plans of inspiration and aspiration. The project encouraged participants to develop their personal reflective skills, whilst also injecting their aspirations, strengthening learning and culture by connecting young people from all over the Commonwealth.
The 4 pupils have has been invited to represent Northern Ireland at an awards ceremony at the University of Glasgow on Monday 16th June 2014 where they will receive their awards from BBC Correspondent and Adventurer Mark Beaumont.
To read the girls personal plans of inspiration and aspiration click on their name below.