Donegal ETB Hosts Sixth Annual Awards

Donegal ETB hosted its sixth annual awards ceremony in the Radisson Hotel, Letterkenny on Thursday 21 March. The thirty-four entries showcased the creativity and innovation taking place in ETB schools, centres and Further Education and Training (FET) Service programmes across the county.

The judges had a tough job assessing the entries which were competing for an award in five categories: Arts, Culture, Heritage and Irish Language; Further Education and Training; Healthy Living and Wellbeing; Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Donegal ETB Director of Schools, Dr Martin Gormley said, ‘The projects presented here today are a testament to the excellent teaching and learning taking place every day in our schools, centres and programmes. This day is all about ‘We’ – We Are Donegal ETB, a family, and every project is a winner here today.’

All entrants received a certificate of achievement from Donegal ETB Chief Executive Anne McHugh and the winners received a plaque to mark their win. The category winners were:

Arts, Culture, Heritage and the Irish Language

  1. Crana College: Cultural Heritage Storybook Project
  2. Finn Valley College: To the Fallen: Songs and Poems of WW1
  3. Gairmscoil Mhic Diarmada: Letterkenny & Burtonport Railway Extension Booklet



Further Education and Training

  1. Letterkenny Training Centre: Facebook Video Promo Campaign
  2. FET Centre, Donegal Town: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  3. Learning for Living, Inishowen: Make Yourself at Home


Photo credits: John McConnell Photography for Donegal ETB