In a Christmas message, Frank McCullagh, the acting principal at St Thomas More College, bid farewell to the academic year of 2023, expressing immense pride in the accomplishments of both students and staff.
“We all look forward now to a holiday and I sincerely hope that you, our parents, and carers will get some time as well to spend with your young people,” Acting Principal McCullagh said in the video above.
The year proved to be a remarkable journey, filled with achievements and celebrations that highlighted the collective efforts of the college community.
Recognising the significance of this period in the Christian Catholic calendar, Acting Principal McCullagh encouraged families to embrace the spirit of Christmas, a time for joyous celebrations and reflection.
Acknowledging the privileges and peace enjoyed by the St Thomas More College community, Acting Principal McCullagh urged everyone to be mindful of those less fortunate around the world. In the spirit of compassion, he called on individuals to care for one another and extend a helping hand to those in need.
Reflecting on the accomplishments of the past year, Acting Principal McCullagh expressed gratitude for the collaborative efforts that led to outstanding results. He encouraged everyone to celebrate the achievements of the young people and to look ahead with optimism to the prospects of the upcoming year.