Kai McHugh (Letterkenny, Co. Donegal), a student at St. Eunan’s College, dedicates his free time to the “4 L’s Campaign” within Donegal GAA Health and Wellbeing. In this role, he visits schools in Donegal to promote positive mental health through active discussion among students. As a part of this work, Kai created, designed and delivered his own mental health presentation at his own school and four other schools across the country.

“The feedback from the schools was exceptional, and all schools asked Kai to return and deliver his presentation to other years,” says Carlyn Maguire, Coordinator of the Donegal Youth Council. “The peer support Kai gave his fellow youth councillors and students in his school is remarkable. He involved himself in every task, meeting, event and initiative the youth council undertook in their two years. Kai is a reliable, considerate young man who can work well in a group setting and on his own initiative.”

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