Former LWETB Student Awarded At ETB Special Event

Vicky Phelan also won an award, which her family accepted.

A former midlands ETB student received an alunmi award at a special Education and Training Board event.

Kieran Owens, who attended Mullingar Community College under Longford Westmeath Education and Training Board, was given the award at the ceremony in Thomond Park on Thursday.

Other winners included campaigner Vicky Phelan, who's family accepted the award on her behalf,  former education editor of the Irish Independent Katherine Donnelly and Olympian Sarah Lavin.

Paddy Lavelle, Chief Executive of ETBI says "I congratulate all our winners on their achievements. Their stories show us the power in education, and how it can have a pivotal impact on your life’s path."

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