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Congratulations Jessica!

Excellence in religious education is recognised by the TRC Award which is presented each year to a Stranmillis University College student at who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to creativity and innovation in this subject area.

This year’s recipient was B.Ed. Primary Education graduate Jessica Thompson, who was presented with the award at the College’s 2023 Graduation Celebration on Friday, 30th June.  Geoffrey Cherry, Principal of Pond Park Primary School in Lisburn and a former Stranmillis student, was the guest speaker at the celebration and made the presentation.

Congratulations to Jessica and to all teachers who are starting out on what we trust will be a rewarding career.

The Board of Education (Northern Ireland) represents the Church of Ireland in all educational matters affecting Northern Ireland and nominates representatives of the Church to any education body as required, including the Transferor Representatives’ Council, the Education Authority, and the Controlled Schools’ Support Council.

Dr Peter Hamill

Secretary, Board of Education (NI)
028 9082 8860


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