Young writer awards for Carrickfergus wordsmiths

Downshire pupils Tori Atkinson and Robert Gonzales  are congratulated on their writing success by Mr Dunlop and Mrs Houston, president, Carrickfergus Rotary Club.  INCT 19-735-CON
Downshire pupils Tori Atkinson and Robert Gonzales are congratulated on their writing success by Mr Dunlop and Mrs Houston, president, Carrickfergus Rotary Club. INCT 19-735-CON

Two budding young Carrickfergus authors are celebrating writing success.

Downshire School year 9 pupils Tori Atkinson and Robert Gonzales took first and second place respectively in the All Ireland Rotary Young Writers’ Competition – ‘Our World is Beautiful’.

In a statement, the school said: “This is an amazing achievement and the second year in a row that Downshire pupils have taken the top honours in this competition, following on from Louis Bell’s success last year.”