Year 14 Millenium Awards

Year 14 Millenium Awards

Emma Henry and Chloe Millar in Year 14 attended Belfast City Hall on Wednesday 6th March for the Millennium Volunteers 200 hours award ceremony.  They received their certificates and badges in recognition of a minimum of 200 hours spent volunteering in school and the local community.  Emma volunteered in school for Peer Mentoring and charity work.  She is also a member of the Ballymena NI Hospice Support Group.  Chloe Millar volunteered in school for Reading Partners, Girls Brigade, CEF and Campaigners.

Luke Andrew (Year 13) and Alyssa Alexander (past pupil) will also receive dtheir 200 hours award.

The guest speaker on the night was Anthony Bennett, also known as ‘Miracle Man’.  He gave a captivating account of how several infections left him fighting for his life and needing to learn the very basic functions from scratch.  He now has a positive outlook on life and inspires others on how to overcome fear of trying new things and the importance of teamwork to succeed.  He is now an award winning speaker, giving inspirational talks to schools and businesses throughout the world.

All Sixth form students have the opportunity to participate in the Millennium Volunteers Programme in Cullybackey College and many received their Challenge, 50 hours and 100 hours award in May 2018.  They must all be commended for their hard work and commitment.