Top honours for St. Iberius students
TWO students from St. Iberius National School have been rewarded for their endeavours.
Sixth class pupil Ruth Lawlor, aged 12, received the Bishop's Gold Medal for 1st place in the Junior Bishops's Medal R.E. Exam for the Dioceses of Ossary, Ferns and Leighlin, while fifth-class student Megan Johnston won first prize in the Bishop's Art Competition.
Ruth is the second member of her family to win the gold medal with her sister Sarah previously winning it.
She is pictured above with her parents Yvonne and George, the mayor of Wexford, and Archdeacon Chris Long. Megan Johnston is pictured right with sister Holly and parents Iris and Garry and Archdeacon Chris Long.
The presentations were made after the annual Ferns Diocesan Chloral Festival in Carnew.