Congratulations to Mr Curtis, who has been appointed as General Secretary of AMCSS/JMB commencing in January.Mr Curtis has been Principal at St Kieran’s College since his appointment in 2005 and prior to that he served as Principal in Knockbeg College in Carlow for ten years. AMCSS/JMB is the Management Body representing 376 Voluntary Secondary Schools in the Republic of Ireland. Through its Secretariat it provides a range of advice and support services and is the main decision-making and negotiating body for the management authorities of voluntary schools. Mr Curtis’ appointment to this position is a recognition of his immense contribution to education in St Kieran’s and, in fact, throughout his career in schools. All of us in the St Kieran’s College community would like to convey our best wishes to Mr Curtis and to thank him for his great work and commitment to the school in his time as Principal.