CEIST Student Leadership Conference 2016

A group of eight students travelled to St Patricks College Drumcondra to take part in the second national Student Leadership Conference on the 15th of March. The focus of the day was the promotion of Youth leadership within our CEIST schools and for the future. The event began with a dramatisation to mark Proclamation Day by students from Presentation School Thurles.

The Students spent the morning engaged with a variety of student workshops session. Themes like “Building student leadership” in CEIST schools and “Leadership in Catholic Schools” were developed and ideas were shared.

The afternoon session involved a presentation on leadership by the youngest member of the present 32nd Dáil, Mr. Jack Chambers TD. He took questions from a packed auditorium.

The students that attended the conference were Eimear Thynne, Ellen O’Loughlin, Olivia Leneghan, Denis McMahon, Nicholas Dunne, Aaron O’Brien, Colm O’Brien and Darren Gray. They were accompanied by their religion teacher Shane Slattery.

Two of the students attending the CEIST Leadership Conference 2016