Catriona McCoy picks up second place in National Essay Writing Competition

Posted on 03rd July 2017 | NewsAwards

Catriona McCoy

Year 12 student Catriona McCoy, has been awarded second place in a national essay-writing competition for senior cycle students. 

The Life Advocate Awards were set up to encourage  research and critical-thinking on human rights and right to life issues.

Students were asked to discuss the words of  Martin Luther King who said: ‘Our lives begin to end, the moment we become silent about the things which matter’.

Catriona was presented with a cash prize of £125, a certificate and piece of DublinCrystal.

Catriona pictured with judges who presented her with the prizes.
Catriona pictured with judges who presented her with the prizes.
 

“Catriona’s essay stood out for her maturity of approach and depth of research.” Competition judge

Catriona McCoy pictured with Miss Burns, Mr Francis and judges from the Life Advocate Awards.
Catriona McCoy pictured with Miss Burns, Mr Francis and judges from the Life Advocate Awards.