Below are the results from our 2020 Young Journalists’ Competition on the theme:
'Tackling our Throwaway Culture'
British Region Winners
Kit Bell, All Saints Catholic School, Sheffield
Evelyn James, St Mark’s Catholic School, Hounslow
Joint 3rd Place
Gabriela Fanucciu, St Bede’s Catholic School, Lytham St Annes
Maeve Burrell, All Saints Catholic School, Sheffield
Chloe Laberinto, St Paul’s Catholic School, Milton Keynes
Evie McCann, St Bede’s Catholic School, Lytham St Annes
Joint 3rd Place
Maureen Onwunali, St Paul’s Catholic School, Milton Keynes
Benjamin Cooper, Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School, Coventry
Irish Region Winners
Trinity McKeever, Thornhill College, Derry
Katie Treanor, St Louis School, Monaghan
Peter Cassidy, St Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt
Aishling Rochford, Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine Kenmare Community School, Kerry
Sebastian Christian Kjelsen, Scoil Phobail Bheara, Castletownbere, Beara, Cork
1st place prizes of €300/£300!
2nd place prizes of €150/£150!
3rd place prizes of €100/£100!
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Don’t miss this chance to make your mark!
Two separate competitions will be held, one for students in Ireland and one in Britain (England, Scotland, Wales); each has two categories: Writing and Video.
Deadline for entries: 14 February 2020
I would like us all to make a serious commitment to respect and care for creation, to pay attention to every person, to combat the culture of waste and of throwing out so as to foster a culture of solidarity and encounter.
World Environment Day, 5 June 2013