The school had a wonderful achievement last week when our Senior Science Team , under the expert guidance of Ms. Susan O Connell, won the Cork Regional Heat of the U.C.C. Science Competition, as part of Science Week 2017.
This is yet another great success for the school and in commending the lads and their parents, we particularly congratulate Ms O Connell whose efforts and achievements here are remarkable.
Pictured below are the entire panel of young scientists. We actually entered three teams in all.
The winners were Luke Quigley, Michal Szarkowicz and Max Chopivskyy.
Our second team of Josh Burton, Saroj Khatari, Luke Hanley and Cathal McGreal finished ninth , followed closely by Tomás Manning, Paul Barry and Ucha Naradishvilli in eleventh.
This was undoubtedly the reward for many hours of hard work and we are very proud of everyone involved.
We are absolutely honoured today that one of the 2017 Leaving Cert Class, Barry Lynch, has been awarded a UCC Quercus Entrance Scholarship on the basis of his Leaving Certificate results.
A presentation will be made to Barry by President of University College Cork, Professor Patrick O Shea, another of our esteemed past pupils, on November 28th.
We are immensely proud of Barry.
Not only is he a diligent and earnest student, he is a geuine 'all-rounder'.
He visited the European Parlaiment (meeting MEP Mr Sean Kelly) as part of his Transition Year in 2015. This visit is pictured below with Barry , on the bottom left of this picture alongside some of his class as well as teachers Gavin and Kevin Foley.
He also delivered the introductory sppech to the incoming First Year Students at our Open NIght.
We congratulate Barry and his family for this momentous achievement. We thank him for his contribution to the life of Coláiste Chríost Rí and we wish him every success in his future endeavours.
Following two titanic battles with St Finbarrs , Nemo Rangers recorded their 20th County Title last weekend.
The club wasted no time in bring the cup to Colaiste Chríost Rí, which is the alma mater of many of the squad, not to mention the manager , Larry Kavanagh and selectors.
We are honoured by the vist and , in comiserating with the Barrs,who also have a huge contingent from the school in thir panel, we congratulate the Nemo lads on a huge achievement.
Here we see the squad, mentors and Príomhoide , Micheál Ó Ciardha on the school steps.
Another great occasion for the school this year!!
We have a proud tradition of debating in Coláiste Chríost Rí. Many people will remember the incredible contribution of Mr Tony Power over the years. Its great to see Mr Gavin Foley and the English teachers continue the tradition.
Here we see the Coláiste Chríost Rí Debating team that competed recently in Mount Mercy Seondary School.
We have Wojciech Szarkowicz, Churchill Isibor, Marek Zbanski, Odhran Breathnach and Muhammad Ali.
Well done to Mr Gavin Foley and all the students involved.
Today we offer our sincere congratulations to Marek Zbanski who qualified recently to represent Ireland in the Sir Otto Lund First Aid competition in Belfast. This a first for the St John's Ambulance Corp in Cork, of which Marek is a valued member.
We absolutely salute Marek and this achievement comes as no surprise to anyone who knows him. In fact, he is a driving force behind our Green Schools Committee and addressed the parents recently at our Open Night.
Congratulations to the Zbanski family and to Marek and St Johns Ambulance Cork Division as well.
Pictured are Marek with Mr Micheál Ó Ciardha (PríomhOide)