Five students in the region were awarded the Silver Gaisce Award last night.
The Silver Ceremony took place at the O’Reilly Theatre in Dublin where 148 students from nine counties across Ireland were celebrated for their commitment to personal development through community involvement, improving personal skills and increasing their physical activity.
In Monaghan 6th year student Grace Conlon from Ballybay Community College and Cormac Maguire, Kyle Maguire, and Darragh O’Callaghan from Patrician High School, Carrickmacross all received the silver award.
In Cavan Paula Duffy from St. Bricin’s was the sole recipient of the award in the county.
All students are now eligible to move forward towards the Gold Award.
Speaking to Northern Sound News Paula Duffy described the benefits of the project: