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Lisburn Arts Advisory ay Committee Ann Roulston Lagan Valley Rotary
Club John Douglas Hillsborough Young Artists and Lisburn Mayor Alan
Ewart pictured at Hillsborough Castle with the winners of the School
Photographer of the Year Competition.
SIX pupils from Wallace High School were awarded eight prizes in this year's www.mybestphoto.co.uk digital photography competition.
Year 8 pupil Masha Morwood and Year 9 pupil Catherine Harrison won two prizes each. It meant the school was awarded the Overall School Prize. Principal Mrs Deborah 0' Hare was presented with a beautiful hardback edition of The Times World Atlas for the school library by The Mayor, Councillor Allan Ewart.
The award ceremony was held in Hillsborough Castle where the winning photographs are now on display in the Castle's Downshire Gallery.
The competition, which is in its second year, was run by Hillsborough Young Artists sponsored by Lisburn Arts Advisory Committee and supported by jkevents.
Lagan Valley Rotary Club joined forces with the competition this year and had a category with the theme 'Water for Life'. The two lucky winners - Catherine Harrison year 9 and Ross Reaney year 14 - will now be put forward for the regional (All Ireland) Rotary Young Photographer Competition. Entry to the competition was available on line at www.mybestphoto.co.uk and applications were welcome from any pupil in secondary education.
The pictures were kindly enlarged and mounted by Alexander Boyd Displays and are part of the prize given to the winning students.
The winners of the competition are: Year 8 1st Masha Morwood Wallace High School, 2nd Masha Morwood Wallace High School; Year 9 1st Catherine Harrison The Wallace High School, 2nd Tara Johnston Rathmore Grammar; Year 10 1st George Pryme Banbridge High, 2nd Alastair Crawford Banbridge High; Year 11 1st David Copeland Dromore High; Year 12 1st Olivia Wilson Friends', 2nd Olivia Wilson Friends', 3rd Olivia Wilson Friends'; Year 13 1st Andrew Gilmore (entry before Sept 09); Year 14 1st Andrew McMurray 2nd Andrew Oliver. Lagan Valley Rotary Club Category - Senior 1st Ross Reaney; Intermediate 1st Catherine Harrison. School Prize Winner - Wallace High School