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All Ireland Scholarship

Well done to Konstantin Syomushkin who received an All Ireland Scholarship In December in the University of Limerick. Konstantin was one of two recipients of this € 27, 000 bursary from the county of Laois and one of one hundred and twenty five from the country, north and south.

He also received an entrance award to Trinity College last November.

Well done to all associated with this success.

Message from “Get Fresh Catering Company” (School Meals Provider)

The new start of the academic year in Mountmellick secondary saw the introduction of Get Fresh Catering Company to provide school meals and other snacks to the students of the school. The catering team consists of seven staff including Ruth Stack who is the Chef / Manager.

Mid morning break and 11am which is breakfast time where we provide homemade wholemeal scones , low fat yoghurts, cereals , fresh prepared fruit salad, wholemeal toast with the option of beans or scrambled eggs,  an option of tea, juice or milk.

We have a set menu each week from Monday to Friday with three different choices daily which include:

  • Meat dish with mash potatoes, vegetables and gravy.
  • Low fat chicken curry with boiled rice
  • Sheperds Pie
  • Penne bolognaise
  • Roast chicken, roast bacon and many more different varieties
  • Variety of soups with ham / cheese / chicken rolls

Recent Public Speaking and Debating Achievements

We are very pleased to have an active Senior Debating Team who recently won a challenging debate against CBS Portlaoise. Congratulations to Aine Conroy (Captain), Emma Comerford, Daniel Comerford and Suaad Alshelh. Congratulations to Suaad who won best individual speaker on the night.

In October, nine of our students participated in the Regional Soapbox Public Speaking Competition in Mountmellick Library on the topic “Brexit: Ireland’s Opportunity”. Well done to Emma Comerford (5th year) who won the competition and went on to represent this region nationally in Royal Hospital Kilmainham this November. 

Scholarship

Azeezat Alidu was awarded an entrance scholarship in GMIT. The photograph shows Azeezat receiving the Sara Giladlo Memorial Scholarship at the ceremony which took place in Galway. Well done to all involved