Belfast City Marathon Presentation2

Big congratulations to the Magherafelt High School team of Fun Runners who picked up the prize for second biggest school group participating. such a lovely evening at the Belfast Marathon Award Ceremony. A Big well done to all the pupils involved and many thanks to staff members Miss Alexander (Event Organiser), Mrs Davidson, Mr Charles and Mr Campbell for all their assistance.

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Rebecca Rainey, who was a Year 14 pupil in 2015/16, recently returned to the school along with Mr Basil Bayne, Alumni Representative for Harper Adams University in Northern Ireland.

Rebecca, who is currently studying Animal Sciences at the University, has been awarded a Scholarship by Elanco (Animal Health), part of the international Eli Lilly group of companies, to support her studies over the next three years.

Rebecca was the highest performing student in Northern Ireland in the CCEA Environmental Technology Course in 2016 and obviously continues to impress with her work and effort at University, as reflected through this award. The school would like to pass on its congratulations to Rebecca for her achievement and wish her great success for her future studies.

The photograph above shows Rebecca being congratulated on her award by Mr Elder in the presence of Mr Bayne, representing Harper Adams University.