James is viewed by his peers, teachers, neighbours and beyond as a truly inspirational figure. He is an excellent, modest, giving young person who has pushed himself beyond his personal best. He is very generous in his praise of others. James has represented his year group giving informative speeches to primary school children and their parents. He has been instrumental in building and maintaining links with our local primary schools. James values everyone without prejudice, treating others with infectious equality and respect. He gladly befriends those on the periphery in school, ensuring no one is isolated.. James has an inherent love of all sports, participating with boundless enthusiasm and commitment in his local GAA and soccer clubs. Beyond his sporting endeavours, James succeeds in other areas such as fund raising and playing guitar. He truly deserves his moment to shine and will thrive in the role of Olympic torch bearer..