Awards Day 2018

The 2018 Awards last week when the school acknowledged the students for their successes in many areas of school life. Special Guest on the day was Mel Cox who was a member of the St Mels Senior football team who won the first All Ireland Colleges title in 1948. Mel played on the team alongside his brother Gene and between them they scored 3-3 in that famous win over St Pat’s Cavan in Croke Park.

Mel presented the Fr Manning Gold Medal to this years winner Dylan Smith as Fr Manning had been the trainer of that first All Ireland winning team in 1948.

Student of the Year nominees Dylan Smith and Liam Harte and the winner Andrew Gallagher being presented with the Mel Murtagh Cup.