Early spring at Carrick Grammar heralds £1800 boost for charity

A Year 8 group show their colours for Marie Curie.  INCT 39-721-CON
A Year 8 group show their colours for Marie Curie. INCT 39-721-CON

Students, staff and governors at Carrickfergus Grammar have planted over 1000 daffodil bulbs along the driveway of the North Road school.

The bulbs were provided by the Parents’ Association to represent each member of the school community of the 2017/18 school year.

Catherine Brown, Marie Rogers and Andrew McDonald present a cheque to a representative from Marie Curie Cancer Care.  INCT 39-729-CON

Catherine Brown, Marie Rogers and Andrew McDonald present a cheque to a representative from Marie Curie Cancer Care. INCT 39-729-CON

To mark the occasion, pupils and staff generously donated £1,800 towards Marie Curie Cancer Care - a charity which uses the ubiquitous yellow flower as its symbol.

Planting the bulbs along the school driveway.  INCT 39-720-CON

Planting the bulbs along the school driveway. INCT 39-720-CON

Pupils planting daffodils.  INCT 39-722-CON

Pupils planting daffodils. INCT 39-722-CON

Pupils planting daffodils.  INCT 39-723-CON

Pupils planting daffodils. INCT 39-723-CON

The bulbs were provided by the Parents Association to represent each member of the school community of the 2017/18 school year.  INCT 39-724-CON

The bulbs were provided by the Parents Association to represent each member of the school community of the 2017/18 school year. INCT 39-724-CON

Carrickfergus Grammar principal Kieran Mulvenna and Marcella Lively planting some of the daffodil bulbs.  INCT 39-725-CON

Carrickfergus Grammar principal Kieran Mulvenna and Marcella Lively planting some of the daffodil bulbs. INCT 39-725-CON

Tara Livings and Keith Marshall.  INCT 39-726-CON

Tara Livings and Keith Marshall. INCT 39-726-CON

A pupil helps out with the planting at Carrick Grammar.  INCT 39-727-CON

A pupil helps out with the planting at Carrick Grammar. INCT 39-727-CON

Supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care.  INCT 39-728-CON

Supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care. INCT 39-728-CON