Catriona McCoy picks up second place in National Essay Writing Competition
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’s essay stood out for her maturity of approach and depth of research.” Competition judge