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Talented Donegal students receive Texaco awards

Lilla Kardos.

THREE Donegal students have been presented with top awards in this year’s 59th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

Lilla Kardos (15) [pictured], a pupil at Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny, won second prize in the 14-15 years age category of the competition.

Minister of State for Department of Arts, Heritage & Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley TD and Enda Riney, Chairman of Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited presented her with the award.

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No stranger to the competition, Lilla was a Special Merit Award winner in last year’s competition.

Other Donegal winners who received awards at a ceremony held in Dublin were Jennifer Monahan (14), from Abbey Vocational School, Donegal Town, and Kieran Kelly (10), from Glenswilly National School, Letterkenny. Both received Special Merit Awards.

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