Young Achievers Awards 2012
On Thursday, 22nd March, 2012, Renfrewshire Council held the annual Young Achiever’s Award Ceremony at Paisley Town Hall. Several pupils from St Benedict’s were presented with awards by Councillor Cameron. The ceremony was hosted by Robert Naylor of the Council’s Education Department and entertainment was provided in the form of a string quartet of pupils from Paisley Grammar School, a dance troupe from Renfrew High School and a duo of singers from Castlehead High School. – all of whom performed to a very high standard! Renfrewshire’s Got Talent!
The awards presented were as follows:
Healthy Lifestyle Award
Jack Owens, Mia Shepherd, Katie Flannigan
All achieved awards for their individual sporting achievements.
Megan McAdam, Savannah McGhee and Alana O’Rourke - received the award because of their efforts in fundraising for Breast Cancer Awareness. The girls organised the Pink Day in school and cake sales and raised almost £1000.
Kimberley Grady, Kayleigh Grant and Craig Kelly – received awards for their fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The trio raised around £500.
James Smith, Natalie Hughes and Connor Johnston – received their award for their work in the Christmas Charity Group. The pupils organised the Christmas hampers and their delivery to senior citizens in Linwood.
Personal Achievement Award
Lewis Dyer – received this award for overcoming difficulties.
All pupils enjoyed the ceremony and were excellent ambassadors for the school, displaying impeccable manners and excellent behaviour.
They deserve us to be proud of them! Well done!