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Chief Minister is guest of honour at school awards evening 30 September 2008

Students, families, friends, and local dignitaries came together last Wednesday for an Awards Evening that showcased the outstanding talent at Castle Rushen High School.

High levels of achievement were honoured and the wide range of talent at the Castletown school were acknowledged. crhs

'Along with the satisfaction obtained from seeing the long procession of students being recognised for achieving qualifications, it is always a great pleasure to see so many students rewarded with prizes for special achievement, so generously donated by organisations, businesses and individuals who appreciate excellence and achievement, understand the challenges that students faceand want to be associated with, and reward, their success,' said chairman of the school's Governors Barbara Brereton.

Guest speaker for the evening was the Chief Minister, Hon Tony Brown, MHK for the town, who gave an inspiring speech and spoke fondly of his happy memories as a student at the school.

Mrs. Brereton said:

'This was a night to celebrate the achievements and personal success of our young people.'

Head boy Daniel Heginbotham and head girl Gemma Rodger presented the Chief Minister with an engraved crystal paperweight as a thank you for his participation in the event.

Following the presentations, the students mingled with the guests in the library for refreshments.

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