Killicomaine pupils raise £400 for The Buddy Bear Trust
On Thursday 10th February 2011, a cheque for £400 was presented to the chairman of The Buddy Bear Trust. The pupils of Killicomaine Junior High School had raised the money last term by having a Christmas themed non-uniform day.
Back Row L-R, Mr McAleese, Vice Principal Killicomaine Junior High School, Mr Nigel Kerr, Peter McCullagh, Deputy Head Boy, Mary Jenkinson, Deputy Head Girl, Jessica Kerr, Caleb Kerr, Mrs Heather Kerr, Mrs Diane Camblin, charity co-ordinator, Brendan McConville, Chairman of the Buddy Bear Trust.
The Buddy Bear Trust helps children with cerebral palsy and motor disorders. Jessica Kerr, a pupil at Killicomaine, made the school aware of the Trust, as her brother Caleb suffers from cerebral palsy.
Q Radio discusses the work of the Buddy Bear Trust and highlights the benefits of Conductive Education for children with cerebral palsy. They also hope to have Buddy Bear Trust's Chairman, Brendan McConville on their radio show soon along with First Minister Arlene Foster to further discuss the Buddy Bear Trust!
You can Listen to the radio clip here