SHS Student Wins Prestigious Award

By | May 28, 2019

Congratulations to Year 13 student Emer O’Reilly  on winning the Young Volunteer of the Year Award at the Irish News School, Club & Volunteer Awards.

THE IRISH NEWS unveiled the winners of their highly contested Irish News Club & Volunteer Awards at their Awards Ceremony which is  now in it’s 17th year. It recognises and rewards GAA Schools, Clubs & Volunteers throughout Ulster for their commitment to Gaelic games and their community irrespective of their playing ability.

The Awards this year were revamped to recognise the work that Clubs are doing in the areas of Club Engagement, Underage Development, Coaching, Irish Language, Health Fitness and Wellbeing.

Emer was nominated by her club, Newry Shamrocks and SHS PE teacher, Mrs Paula O’Hagan was guest speaker at the event held in the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast

Emer was presented with her award by Denise Hayward of Volunteer Now.

Well done Emer!