Tralee student wins primary schools essay competition

11 year old Ashleigh Hayman from Sacred Heart Primary School in Tralee has won this year’s primary schools essay competition for National Information Day on disability. Ashleigh won the award for her essay on the subject, “Someone Like Me”. She received 200 euro in art supplies books and audio/ video vouchers and Sacred Heart Primary school won 2000 euro worth computer and audio visual equipment. The national award will be announced on December 8th in the helix theatre in Dublin, for which Ashleigh is now in contention. The national winner will receive 500 euro in art supplies, books and audio video vouchers and their school will receive 10,000 euro worth of computer and audio visual equipment.