Rockwell College pupils joined approximately 50,000 pupils nationally in proudly celebrating their Leaving Certificate achievements last Wednesday, August 15th.
Of the 116 pupils who sat their examinations in June, an incredible 25% achieved points of 500 or higher, with 10% of pupils exceeding 550 points. Of particular note were the achievements of the three pupils who earned a maximum 600 points in their results. Congratulations to Killian Farrell, from Golden, who was also named Student of the Year for 2012 on Prize Day in June. Richard Kennedy, from Tipperary was also celebrating his success, as was Jessie Barlow from Clonmel. Jessie has enjoyed a highly successful year in Rockwell as a member of the Senior Girls’ Hockey team who brought the Munster League and Cup back to Rockwell College. The Principal, Audrey O’Byrne and Deputy Principal Michael Doyle, praised the pupils, commenting on the strong work ethic demonstrated by the pupils during their time at the College.