At an inaugural event celebrating the exceptional quality of teaching in Belfast schools, two of Wellington College’s teachers, Lynne Anderson (Senior Manager and Head of Home Economics) and Mark McFarland ( Economics teacher) were recipients of Belfast Media Group’s Blackboard Awards.

The ceremony, held at Belfast Met’s Titanic Quarter Campus honoured 40 teachers in primary and post primary schools in Belfast with ‘Teacher of Distinction’ Awards.

Mark McFarland who was awarded a ‘Teacher of Distinction’ joined Wellington College in 2008 and has played an active role in the College particularly in regard to the development of a Student Council and School Bank.

Lynne Anderson was awarded ‘Outstanding Ambassador for Education’ for over twenty years of promoting Home Economics in schools through her involvement in many curriculum development projects and initiatives in the subject.