PICTURES: Three Carlow students presented with top awards in national art competition


Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


Three Carlow students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 65th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

Pictured above is Natalia Connolly (14), a pupil at Presentation College, Hacketstown Road, who won second prize in the 14-15 years age category of the Competition.

Presenting her with the award is Chairman of the judging panel, Professor Gary Granville and James Twohig, Director Ireland Operations at Valero.

Other top Carlow winners who received their prizes at a ceremony held in Enfield recently were Amy Dawson (15), a pupil at Naomh Bríd, Tullow Community School, who won second prize in category G of the Competition and Special Merit Award winner Emily Collins (10), from St Lazerian's National School, Leighlinbridge.