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Parent’s Day 2017

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On Thursday 11th of May, Knockbeg held its annual Parents Day. Bishop Nulty, Mons. Byrne,  Fr. Dunphy, Fr. Murphy and Fr. Furlong  celebrated mass for the Knockbeg staff, students, and parents. This was followed by our prize giving ceremony where student’s acheivements both academic and extra-curricular were acknowledged and our annual awards were presented. 
Our award winner’s included:
Our academic awards were presented to our top achieving students and winners included; 1st Yr: Colin Phelan (Athy), 2nd Yr: Bill Fitzgerald (Killeshin),3rd Yr; Seán Duffy (onasterevin), L1 Oisin Morrin (Stradbally), L2 Conor o’Doherty (Bennekerry).
U14 Gaelic Star - Ian Shanahan., Ballylynan.
Junior Gaelic Star - Diarmuid Ruth, Carlow.
Senior Gaelic Star- Shane Bolger, Killeshin.
First Year Basketball Player of the Year- Oisin Nolan, Castledermot.
Junior Basketball Player -Andrew Farrell, Ballon.
Senior Basketball -Martin Moloney, Athy.
Knockbeg College Athlete of the Year Award - Robert Crowley, Carlow.
Every year the Fr. Shine Cup is presented to a student who is regarded as being the overall Sports Person of the Year.  This year’s recipient was a prominent member of the football and athletics teams.  This year’s overall Sport’s Person of the Year was presented by Oran O’Flaherty, Carlow.
This year we also recognised for the first time, the extra-curricular contribution made by the student body in their endeavours in the fields of both Art and Music. This year’s Art recipient is Evan Mooney, Carlow and the Music award goes to David Hannifin, Wicklow.

Parent’s Council Award
This is awarded to a student whom the staff feel have contributed in a positive manner to life in Knockbeg. Martin Maloney was presented with this award.
Our academic awards were also presented and winners included 1st Yr: Colin Phelan (Athy), 2nd Yr: Bill Fitzgerald (Killeshin),3rd Yr; Seán Duffy (onasterevin), L1 Oisin Morrin (Stradbally), L2 Conor o’Doherty (Bennekerry).

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