Celebrations at Fort Hill Prize Night

‘You must believe in yourself because each and every one of you has something special to give to our society.”

That was Fort Hill College principal Mrs Marion Getty’s message to students, on behalf of staff, at the school’s recent Prize Distribution ceremony.

Emma Jones (PTA Cup for most effort in Junior School); Jonathan Helmcke (Philip Nixon Award for Endeavour); Matthew Reel (Darragh McComb Shield for Endeavour);Louise Doherty (Abernethy Cup for Achievement at Key Stage 3).

Emma Jones (PTA Cup for most effort in Junior School); Jonathan Helmcke (Philip Nixon Award for Endeavour); Matthew Reel (Darragh McComb Shield for Endeavour);Louise Doherty (Abernethy Cup for Achievement at Key Stage 3).

“Aim high and have a wonderful future,” she told them.

Mrs Getty said the education system knocked the confidence of many young people when they transferred from primary to post primary. “I hope,” she told students, “that if that was the case for anyone with us this evening that Fort Hill College has given you back that well deserved confidence.”