Marie Lindsay was named the 2021 Gold Winner of The Award for Lifetime Achievement while Michael Allen was named the 2021 Gold Winner of The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School.
Said Cllr Tierney: “I am delighted that the incredible work of both Marie and Michael has been recognized by the 2021 Pearson National Teaching Awards.
“The dedication of both educators has proven truly life changing for a generation and they have inspired countless young people to pursue education and achieve their potential.
“I had the pleasure of presenting Marie with an award during my time as Mayor and have been fortunate enough to see first hand what incredible role models both these teachers have been for the young people of Derry,
“This is a truly outstanding achievement and I would like to offer my sincere congratulations to both Marie and Michael and thank them for their contribution to education and to our communities.”Tags: