Over 150 Students from local high schools celebrated their success recently at an awards ceremony for students participating on the School Partnerships’ Programme (SPP) at Southern Regional College, Newry Campus.
Newry Area top pupil in each subject winners at the recent SRC SPP Awards
Southern Regional College welcomed Year 12 students from Kilkeel High School, Newry High School, Newtownhamilton High School, Rathore School Newry, St Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen, St Joseph’s Boys High School Newry, St Mark’s High School Warrenpoint and St Paul’s High School Bessbrook to celebrate their achievements at this special awards ceremony.
The School Partnership Programme enables Year 11 and 12 students in the school sector to sample areas including, digital imaging, joinery, beauty, hospitality, hairdressing and motor mechanics, in order to make a more informed career decision. The students on the SPP programme attend SRC one day per week for two years and achieve recognised qualifications on completion of their studies.
Guest Speaker at the event was Kelly-Anne Smyth from Newtownhamilton High School who kindly outlined her experience of the SPP programme at SRC.
SPP top student of the year went to William McBride from Newtownhamilton High School and the Endeavour award went to Sheridan Brady from St Mark’s High School, Warrenpoint.
Keith Kilpatrick SRC Director of Curriculum, SPP Student of the Year Matthew McBride from Newtownhamilton High School, Andrew Cousins Teacher at Newtownhamilton High School, David Vint SRC Assistant Director of Community, Schools' Partnership and External Funding.
Keith Kilpatrick SRC Director of Curriculum, Aidan McGivern Vice Principal of St Mark’s High School Warrenpoint, Endeavour award winner Sheridan Brady from St Mark’s High School, Warrenpoint and David Vint SRC Assistant Director of Community, Schools' Partnership and External Funding.