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13 Aug 2022

Nenagh student Oliwia highly commended in human rights essay competition

Nenagh student Oliwia highly commended in human rights essay competition

Oliwia Walenciuk on the day of her graduation from TY in St Mary’s Convent Secondary School, Nenagh, with deputy principal Brian Lawlor, receiving her Certificate of Recognition, as well as her prize

St Mary’s Convent Secondary School, Nenagh, Transition Year pupil Oliwia Walenciuk, has been highly commended in the final round of the LifeWorks Essay Writing Competition.

Oliwia penned her award-winning essay on the theme of a quotation from Mother Teresa: “We need to realise that poverty doesn’t only consist of being hungry for bread, but it is a tremendous hunger for human dignity.”

In this human rights competition, which gets so many entries from across the island of Ireland, Oliwia said she was delighted to be so highly placed, and aims to do better next year!

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