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Medallists at the NEBSSA Athletics: Tolu Jide-Ojo, Cara McLaughlin, Niamh McGarry and Lauren Thom - View Full Size Image
Medallists at the NEBSSA Athletics: Tolu Jide-Ojo, Cara McLaughlin, Niamh McGarry and Lauren Thom
04/05/2017 SUCCESSFUL DAY AT NEBSSA ATHLETICS FOR LORETO COLLEGE STUDENTS

Loreto College Coleraine was represented by six students at the annual NEBSSA Athletics Tournament on Thursday 4th May 2017: Zofia Czajka (Year 8), Peter McCool (Year 8),  Niamh McGarry (Year 8), Cara McLaughlin (Year 9) , Lauren Thom (Year 9) and Tolu Jide-Ojo (Year 10). All six gave excellent performances on the day.

Niamh McGarry took first place in the Year 8 800 metres, while Cara McLaughlin was first in the Year 9 800 metres event.  In the same Year 9 race, Lauren Thom ran a personal best time, winning bronze and only just missing out on the dip for the silver.  Tolu Jide-Ojo was second in the Year 10 100 metres and third in the Year 10 Long Jump.  Zofia Czajka had a great run in the Year 8 800 metres and Peter McCool was fourth in the Year 8 Long Jump, missing out on a medal by just 3cm.

All six promising young athletes were congratulated on these excellent results by Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, on behalf of all the staff and students of the College.