Ellie Flanagan wins National Award at PE Expo

Ellie Flanagan  received the inaugural Irish Heart Foundation Award at the 2019 PE XPO which took place in Dublin recently.

The 2019 PE XPO took place in Dublin City University on March 9th when students showcased their knowledge and understanding of the theory and science behind physical education.

The Irish Heart Foundation sponsored award was won by Ellie Flanagan for her project entitled ‘This is me – a story behind a smile’ which describes Ellie’s passion for physical activity and how it positively affects her wellbeing.

In her project Ellie researched many ways to be physically active which included swimming, kayaking, ballet, walking and cycling. Most recently she achieved Grade 2 in ballet and took part in a duathlon.

Ms Lievens said, “Ellie is a most inspiring young lady and an incredible role model for all who come to learn at Bailieborough Community School. Her perseverance and resilience in staying well through physical activity really shone through as we studied her project.”

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