On Thursday 14th of April we enjoyed great success at Feis Bhéal Feirste in St Patrick’s College, Belfast. The competition was based on poetry recital in Irish and general conversation, competing against 9 other schools both secondary and grammar.
In poetry, Niamh McGuigan, 8MY won 3rd place. In Year 9, Aoibhinn Martin O’Dowd won 1st place. In year 10 Sarah Duggan 10MJR won 1st place and Tori McKay 10 EL won 2nd place. Sarah achieved the highest score overall and was awarded the cup for best performance in the poetry section. In conversation Charlotte Blair 9NB came 3rd and Kerri Donnelly 8KDY came 2nd. This means that Kerri has won a scholarship towards a trip to the Donegal Gaeltacht this summer.
Congratulations to Molly and Chloe who finished the dance season on an all time high at the CDFNI dance competition today, Sunday 24 April 2016. They were crowned 1st place Hip Hop Champions in the 16+ under section, taking home the championship trophy!
The girls have now won two silver medals and a championship trophy in the top three dance competitions in Northern Ireland over the last few months. Amazing!
Year 11 girls Molly Moore and Chloe McGoldrick enjoyed more success at the Ulster Dance Championships on Friday 15th April 2016 when they won Silver Medals in the Intermediate Hip Hop section against stiff competition! Congratulations!
Congratulations also to Year 8 pupils Grace Cooke and Katie Morrison who won Silver Medals in the Creative Movement section at the Ulster Dance Championships at Queen’s P.E.C on Saturday 16 April 2016. What an achievement!
Congratulations to our U14, U13 and U12 teams who have been crowned 2016 Integrated Hockey Champions!
The U14 XI were crowned Champions after a super win against Slemish Integrated. Goal scorer and Most Valuable Player was Holly Whiteside! Meanwhile the U13 XI won 5 out of 6 playoff games, with the final goal scored by Olivia Parkinson, with Meg Lynas the MVP.
Add those to the U12 Champions from March and Lagan College has completed a clean sweep of Integrated titles this year!
The Science department welcomed Lillian Parkes from Northern Ireland Water who gave Year 9 students an interesting insight into how we get clean water to all our homes. There were plenty of questions, quizzes and spot prizes.
Congratulations to Conor Kelly Gorman, who won the U17 Cross Country event for the Lagan College team at Stormont this Saturday. The junior and senior teams both made a fantastic impression in the field – congratulations to all!
A special ‘thank you’ to all at Ballydrain Harriers and to coach Jim Hayes for all the work and training done with our young athletes.
Congratulations to our ‘Open Day Ticket’ prize winners!
Collecting their prizes from Principal McNamee today were Pearse Cullen (pictured with his Dad and little brother Reuben) from Cedar Integrated Primary School, and Damian Klos from Holy Rosary Primary School.