Prize Giving took place at Wilson’s Hospital School recently. This celebration of learning and achievement is a high light in the school’s annualcalendar. Last academic year was such a different one in all schools and the Prize Giving was also different because it had to take place virtually since physical distancing would not allow the whole school community (students, staff, families and friends) to be together. So instead, everyone logged in online to take part in the event.
In her address, school Principal, McShane gave an account of the events which took place throughout the year. She was delighted to be able to celebrate the hard work and commitment shown by everyone in the school throughout the year, despite the enormous diversities faced due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Unfortunately, it was not possible to invite our Prize Winners from the Class of 2020 back to the school for this awards event, but McShane congratulated them all their successes in the Leaving Certificate. Prize winners from the local area included Henry and Dominic (Ryder Cup for LC ), Georgia and Nicole (Leney Prize for LC English), Emily (Woolmington Shield for Senior RE), Coco (Chaffey Cup for Music Endeavour), Andrew, , Aramide, Ellen, Emma, Sarah and Stephanie.
Archdeacon Leslie Stevenson, Chairman of the Board of Governors thanked everyone in the school community for their work over the past year. He particularly thanked Foley Fisher who is retiring from his role on the School Management Board. Foley Fisher has been involved with the school Management for over thirty years. The Archdeacon welcomed all the new students and staff to the school, especially our new School Chaplain, Hawkins.
The Prize Winners were announced by Deputy Principal, Galligan.Photographs of the prize winners were taken with the students socially distanced when they returned to school after half term. Congratulations to them all. There are lots more photos on the school's Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.