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Y10 winning artwork for the CBC National No Smoking Day competition - View Full Size Image
Y10 winning artwork for the CBC National No Smoking Day competition
20/03/2009 ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT FOR LORETO COLLEGE STUDENTS

A group of Year 10 students from Loreto College Coleraine, Specialist School, has taken first place in a competition organised by Coleraine Borough Council to mark National No Smoking Day.

The studentsí 3D sculpture emphasised the costly nature of smoking, aiming to make the point that smoking is damaging to the individualís finances as well as harmful to health.† The group was highly praised for its efforts by the competitionís adjudicators, and representatives of the young artists received the first prize award in the Diamond Centre, Coleraine, on National No Smoking Day itself.

The students and their teachers, Mr Paul Cunning and Miss Michelle McGarvey, were commended for their interest and dedication by Mr Brian Lenehan, Principal of Loreto College.