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St. Anthony's Graduation Day 2016
By Ken Wright
17, Jul 2016 - 12:08

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Pictured in St Anthony’s School the Graduates of Class 2016 Rebecca Walsh and Angelika Caplap cutting their celebration cake, also in the picture are Ross Higgins Teacher, and Fiona Byrnes Principal at the School Leavers Graduation ceremony. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.

St. Anthony's School celebrates another successful year!
Students from St. Anthony's Special School had another successful graduation and awards day recently when two school leavers Rebecca Walsh and Angelika Caplap were presented with their Graduation Yearbooks and commemorative plaques from Johnny Mee Chairperson as they completed their education at St. Anthony's.
Johnny Mee wished the young adults the very best of luck as they move on to their adult placements.
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St Anthony’s School Student Angelika Caplap receives the Irish Special Schools Sports Council Spirit of Sport Award 2016 from Teacher and PE Co-ordinator Roisin O’Flaherty. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.

Also being awarded ASDAN certificates of achievement for outstanding work carried out over the past year were students from senior classes 5 and 6. These students completed modules of work in areas such as Horticulture, Water skills and Preparation for Work and were presented with their certificates by Johnny Mee Chairperson and Ross Higgins School Leavers Co-ordinator.

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Pictured at a presentation to Mary Gilhooley staff member on her retirement from St. Anthony’s School. L to R: Mary Gilhooley, Johnny Mee Chairperson BOM, Anna Sweeney Deputy Principal and Fiona Byrnes Principal. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.

This year there were two new awards sponsored by the Irish Special Schools Sports Council for the girl and boy student who represented the Spirit of Sports over 2015-2016. Two students Angelika Caplap and Dillon Quigley were presented with these fabulous bronze Spirit of Sports 2016 plaques by teacher and PE co-ordinator Roisin O'Flaherty.

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St Anthony’s School Student Dillon Quigley receives the Irish Special Schools Sports Council Spirit of Sport Award 2016 from Teacher and PE Co-ordinator Roisin O’Flaherty. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.

Finally there were very special presentations made to staff member Mary Gilhooley on her retirement from St. Anthony's as well as to Parish Priest Fr. John Cosgrove who retired as school chaplain at St. Anthony's School. Johnny Mee paid tribute to their dedicated work and service to the pupils of the school and wished them well and a long healthy retirement.

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St Anthony’s School graduate Rebecca Walsh is presented with her Graduation Yearbook by Johnny Mee, Chairperson. BOM. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.

It was a great day for the students and staff at St. Anthony's as families and friends gathered to celebrate another successful year and send out more students into the adult world. The staff and management at the school are to be commended on their great work with the young students who attend the school and we join with them as we wish the graduates the very best of luck as they move into their adult lives.

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St Anthony’s School graduate Angelika Caplap is presented with her Graduation Yearbook by Johnny Mee, Chairperson BOM. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.


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Pictured at a presentation to Fr. John Cosgrove PP on his retirement as School Chaplain to St. Anthony’s School. L to R: Fiona Byrnes Principal, Fr. John Cosgrove PP, and Johnny Mee Chairperson BOM . Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.


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Pictured in St Anthony’s School the Graduates of Class 2016: with Johnny Mee Chairperson BOM, Rebecca Walsh, Ross Higgins Teacher, Angelika Caplap and Fiona Byrnes Principal. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.


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Pictured in St Anthony’s school the recipients of the ASDAN Certification Awards 2016 with their certificates for modules completed. From left to right - Front; Adina Keane, David Niland, Danny Vesey, Aaron Joyce, Rebecca walsh, Angelika Caplap, Niamh Gordon. Middle; Judith McGarrigle SNA, Teresa Varley SNA, Cathal Monaghan, Kevin Basquill, Aoife Tighe, Tina Browne, **** and Jean Gibbons. Back; Caroline Cresham SNA, Fiona Byrnes Principal, AnnMarie McGuire SNA, Ross Higgins Teacher, Anna Sweeney Teacher and Deputy Principal, Shane Corley, Dillon Quigley, Henry Mannion and Sean Carney. Photo © Ken Wright Photography 2016.



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