Health Awareness on No Smoking Day

During the past couple of weeks a number of senior students in St Killian’s College have had smoking cessation brief intervention training.

Year 13 students give a presentation on the dangers of smoking X

These students then, as part of National No Smoking Day last Wednesday, did a presentation for Year 9 students on the effects of smoking and they will also present to other Year groups during lent.

Also as part of No Smoking Day a poster competition was launched and this was won by Alex McCormick Year 10.

Runners up were Aoife Marie Robbin, Ciaran Cairns and Kieran Mulvenna (all winning posters are attached on the pdf

Grainne Harkin (right) with Gillian McAtackney, Workplace Smoking Cessation Specialist

School nurse Gráinne Harkin was the person behind the initiative and she is pictured with Gillian McAtackney, Workplace Smoking Cessation Specialist.


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