Cookstown High’s charity concert raises over £4000

Cheque for charity
Cheque for charity

Cookstown High School pupils held a spectacular concert for local charities, which starred Britain’s Got Talent star, Jordan O’Keefe and Dublin comedian, Fabu D Thompson.

They were joined on stage was Dungannon based Joseph McVeigh and showcasing the talent from Cookstown High School came in the form of Sheree Morgan and Natalia McCrea.

The concert raised £4151 for two local charities, Epilepsy Action (NI) and Cookstown Community Cancer Charity.

The entire project was the brain child of seven Business Studies pupils; Rachel McKeown, Charlotte McFarland, Adele Brisbane, Natalia McCrea, Kaitlyn Donaghy, Brittney Spiers and Charlotte McMullan.

They were guided and inspired along the way by their teacher Mrs Margaret Ferguson.

The weeks running up to the concert, created a real buzz around the school, as the excitement built up and tickets were sold. The day itself was electrifying, those who had purchased VIP tickets were able to, not only see the concert but have their photographs taken with the star of the show, Jordan O’Keefe.

Speaking of the event, the girls who oversaw the entire project said: “We want to say a special thank you to ‘The Enterprize’ company from Belfast which gave us the opportunity to host such a wonderful event by bringing together the three star performers and some of our own talent.

“Thanks especially to Chris and Pat for all the help and support they gave us in the weeks prior to the event.”

Cookstown High School would like to thank all the local businesses for their extreme generosity and sponsorship and big thanks to former pupil, Councillor Mark Glasgow,.