Belvedere College - Awards

Awards

Awards

The Classics Department has two prizes. These are awarded to an outstanding student in one or more Classical Subjects. Here are the details of them:

Keane Medal for Classics

This is awarded to an outstanding student of the Classics at Senior Cycle level.
Tom Keane taught Classics from 1952 until his retirement in 1986. He had a great love and understanding of the Classics which he passed on to his pupils and was also a great supporter of the younger teachers entering his Department.


The 2017 Keane Award for Classics to Rory O'Donoghue by Philip Hogan


The 2017 Keane Award for Latin presented to Seán Thompson by Philip Hogan


The 2017 Keane Award for Ancient Greek presented to David Kelly by Philip Hogan

 

The Keane award for 2016 had 2 recipients, Stephen O'Quigley (Ancient Greek) and Mikey Cullen (Classical Studies)
There was no Latin award.


The 2016 Keane Award for Ancient Greek presented to Stephen O'Quigley by Philip Hogan


The 2016 Keane Award for Classical Studies presented to Mikey Cullen by Philip Hogan

 

 

 

 


The 2015 Keane Award for Ancient Greek presented to Ross McNally by Philip Hogan


The 2015 Keane Award For Classical Studies presented to Rían Hamill by Philip Hogan


The 2015 Keane Award for Latin  presented to Cormac Devilly by Philip Hogan

 


The 2014 Keane Award for Classics Ryan Cleary, for Latin James Griffin, and for Ancient Greek Jack Lundy presented by Mr. Joe Thuillier.


(left to right) The 2013 Keane Award for Ancient Greek Andrew Quinn, for Classics Jordan Roche, and for Latin Sean Griffin presented by Mr. Joe Thuillier.

 


(left to right) The 2012 Keane Award for Classics Stephen Troy, for Ancient Greek Ian Fahey, and for Latin Andrew Griffin presented by Mr. Joe Thuillier.

Previous Recipients:

1988 David Walsh                                      
1989 Paul McMonagle       
1990 John Fitzgerald
1991 John Lynch
1992 Peter Leonard
1993 Damian Aherne
1994 Brendan Bleheen
1995 Oran Doyle
1996 Philip Moore
1997 Paul Kelly                                                
1998 Eoin Pattison
1999 Cormac Hynes
2000 Patrick Reynolds
2001 Colm Leahy
2002 Brian McArdle
2003 Thomas Rowley
2004 James Close, Stephen Murphy
2005 Joe McCaffrey
2006 Mark Thuillier
2007 Simon Breen
2008 Tom Sexton
2009 Eoghan McGrath
2010 Philip Williams
2011 Tommy McGimsey
2012 Ian Fahey - Ancient Greek
          Stephen Troy - Classical Studies
          Andrew Griffin - Latin
2013 Andrew Quinn - Ancient Greek
          Jordan Roche - Classical Studies
          Sean Griffin - Latin
2014 Jack Lundy - Ancient Greek
         Ryan Cleary - Classical Studies
        James Griffin - Latin
2015 Ross McNally - Ancient Greek
         Rian Hamill - Classical Studies
         Cormac Devilly - Latin
2016 Stephen O'Quigley - Ancient Greek
         Mikes Cullen - Classical Studies
2017 David Kelly - Ancient Greek
         Rory O'Donoghue - Classical Studies
         Sean Thompson - Latin

Brendan Leahy Cup

This is awarded to an outstanding student of the Classics at Junior Cycle Level.

Brendan Leahy taught Classics for just two years before his untimely death in 2002. He had an infectious enthusiasm for Latin and Ancient Greek, and easily and happily conveyed this to his youthful audience.


Adam Feeley, the recipient for 2016


Cathal McGuinness, the recipient for 2015


Cormac Mulhall, the recipient for 2014

Previous Recipients:

2003 Sean Ryan
2004 Simon Breen
2005 Eoin MacCraith
2006 Sean McCarthy
2007  Tom Lenihan
          Gerry O'Shea
          Fergus O'Connell
          Harry McDermott
2008 Peter Lalor
2009 Lucas Grange
2010 Davy Lalor
2011 William Burke
2012 Donagh Ruane
2013 James Kenny
2014 Cormac Mulhall
2015 Cathal McGuinness
2016 Adam Feely
2017 Ben McDonald

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