Mayor pays tribute to award-winning Co Londonderry schools at special reception
Mon, June 19, 2023
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens has held a special reception for Co Londonderry schools who have been recognised in the prestigious Families First Northern Ireland Education Awards.
Staff and pupils in Limavady Grammar School are celebrating after being named ‘Overall Winner for Best School in Northern Ireland’ at the 2023 awards, which were held recently at Titanic Belfast.
Rossmar School in Limavady was crowned ‘Best Special School in NI’, while St Patrick’s College, Dungiven won ‘Best School in Co Londonderry’.
Elsewhere, Raymond Kelly (St Patrick’s, Dungiven) took home the ‘Special Recognition GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Award’ and ‘Highly Commended Co Londonderry Teacher of the Year.’
Speaking at the reception in Cloonavin today, Councillor Steven Callaghan said: “I wish to pay tribute to the staff and pupils at each of these schools and I am delighted that all their work and dedication has been recognised in this way.”