Our distinguished guest, Sir Declan Morgan, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland, had a significant amount of prizes to present to students in senior school. The Board of Governors, Senior Management team, teachers and parents were there to celebrate the achievements of our pupils. Congratulations to all those boys who received scholarships and awards.
Wednesday 24th October saw the launch of the fourth Northern Ireland Children’s Book Award in Christ Church. Pupils from 31 schools across the Province participated in the event launched by Joe Craig, author of the popular Jimmy Coates series.
On Wednesday 24th October media students from Inst were thrilled to get an insight into one of the most exciting up and coming industries in Northern Ireland; the Media and Film Industry. The boys paid a visit to MGTV HD and Ka-Boom at Weavers Court in Belfast where they had the opportunity to get hands on with cameras, microphones and broadcast editing kits.
The annual Irish Hockey Association Awards Ceremony took place in the Alexander Hotel in Dublin on Saturday 20th October, 2012. John Jackson, a past-pupil of RBAI was named as the ‘Irish International Player of the Year’, whilst current school 1st XImember James Lorimer (Lower Sixth Pirrie) was awarded the ‘Irish Under 18 Player of the Year.’