Congratulations to Oisin Ryan, Stephen Ryan (both 3rd Year), Michael Ryan (2nd Year) and Tom Dooley (1st Year WP) who have progressed to the Leinster Finals of the Matheson Junior Debating National Mace competition. Their qualification recognises them in the Top 80 out of 300 students who have been competing since September. We wish them well.
Blackrock will hold the National Final of this competition in March.
Meanwhile Oisin Ryan and Michael Ryan have progressed as a team to the knock-out stages of the UCD Junior Schools Debating competition. Stephen Ryan has qualified as an Individual.
Great achievements all round.
The Junior Debating Society is always looking for new and interested members.
Thank you to Scott Donohoe (4th Year) for his mentoring of 1st Year Debaters in Willow Park and to Ms Dobbyn for her organisation of the Junior Society.