Kerry Students illustrate Road Safety message in new Calendar 2020

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Primary school children from around the county have used their artistic skills to highlight and promote road safety through their winning submissions to the 2020 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition which is hosted annually by the local authority.
Cllr. Niall Kelleher, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, presented the twelve winning students from various primary schools with a copy of the 2020 Road Safety Calendar, featuring their artwork and a ‘Road Safety Pack’ from the Road Safety Authority. Students were invited to enter a picture containing a road safety message that was important to them and the winners were selected for inclusion in the calendar by a judging panel.
The winners, chosen from a total of over 500 entries, and whose artwork features in the calendar are:

Month

Name

School

Class

January

Sasha Sheehy

Bunscoil an Chlochair Daingean Ui Chuis

6th Class

February

Elma Cremin

Lissivigeen National School, Killarney

6th Class

March

Rhianna Russell

Boheshill National School, Glencar

6th Class

April

Cathal McSwiney

Cahir National School, Kenmare

6th Class

May

Bobby Sugrue

St. Brendans National School, Fenit

6th Class

June

Fiona McSweeney

Loughfouder National School, Knocknagoshel, Tralee

6th Class

July

Saoirse Foley

St. Johns National School, Kenmare

5th Class

August

Eimear Keane

Dromclough National School, Listowel

5th Class

September

Ella Fortune

Ardfert National School, Tralee

6th Class

October

Marie-Clare Daly

Scoil Naisiunta Dar Earca, Valentia Island

6th Class

November

Caoimhe O’Sullivan

St. Olivers National School, Ballylongford

6th Class

December

Liam Musgrave

Tarbert National School

5th Class

Cathaoirleach Cllr Niall Kelleher congratulated each of the students on their wonderful drawings and said that “the standard of competition is extremely high and it is great to know that these students, through their drawings, are contributing to raising awareness of road safety throughout the county”.
Co-ordinator of the event, Ms. Noell O’Connor, Roads, Transportation & Marine Dept. was delighted with all the entries: “We had over 500 entries from schools around Kerry. It is heartening to see how teachers and students got so strongly involved and all students who took part now have an increased awareness of road safety as a result”.

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