Ballymoney Model Controlled Integrated Primary School’s Prize Day was held this year on Friday 13th June.
Mr Witherow, Chairman of the Board of Governors welcomed the Guest of Honour for this special event Mr Joe Donaghy MBE.
Mr Donaghy as well as being a valued and esteemed member of the school’s Board of Governors has throughout his career held a number of positions within the NEELB.
Recently Mr Donaghy’s work, efforts and commitment for services to Education in Northern Ireland has been honoured in being awarded the MBE after being recognised by Her Majesty the Queen in the Birthday Honours List.
The event started of with the audience being entertained by the prize winning choir which had achieved a 1st and 2nd place in March at Coleraine Music Festival. The choir sang two pieces entitled ‘The Body Song’ and ‘Catch a Falling Star’.
This was followed by the Principal’s Annual Review of the School Year. Mrs Jamison spoke of another successful year at the Model highlighting the large number of events that the school had been involved with throughout the year and the academic, sporting, musical and artistic successes that had been achieved by the children.
She also thanked all the Governors, staff, parents and children for their continued support throughout another busy year. Mrs Jamison also acknowledged the work and commitment of all those involved within the school’s PTA who had organised a number of social and fundraising events throughout the year.
Through the PTA’s efforts the school had again benefited considerably this school year with the provision of new resources for the school library and assisting in the purchasing of new classroom furniture throughout the school.
The full set of results can be seen online at www.ballymoneytimes.co.uk