LIFELONG LEARNING CELEBRATED AT ST FANAHAN AWARDS
A year of hard work and determination paid off on Tuesday night for the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC) graduates at St Fanahan’s College, Mitchelstown. Sixty back to education students received their diplomas in subjects, which ranged from business studies to childcare and horticulture.
The students were joined by family and friends to celebrate their achievement and looked forward to using their new skills in the future.
Mr Des McCarthy manager of AIB in Mitchelstown who, in his speech to the graduates praised their work, dedication and determination presented the diplomas.
“I congratulate you all and wish you all the best for the future,” he said. The Students of the Year awards were allocated as follows Business - Margaret Sampson, Galbally, Childcare - Suzanne Hannon, Ballyduff, Healthcare - Catherine O’Farrell, Mitchelstown, Horticulture - Bridie Davern, Galbally, Interior Design - Eileen Kelly, Ballylanders and Sports and Recreation - Paddy Moloney, Mitchelstown.
The award for overall student of the year went to Joanna Morrissey, Childcare, from Ballyporeen.
Mr. Colm Murphy, principal of St. Fanahan’s College, said, “ Lifelong learning is something we should all participate in and we are delighted that St Fanahan’s can provide this opportunity to the community. There is no limit to what you can achieve and with the help of FETAC there is something for everybody.”
Thursday 6th November 6:17pm