guest at the entertainment which preceded the distribution of prizes et the Salesian College, Chertsey, on Saturday, February 27, and afterwards presented the prizes in the presence of four hundred visitors. In his report of the College activities for the past year, Fr. T. G. Dullehan, S.C., Prefect of Studies, stated that of the boys who were entered for secular examinations last year, 87 per cent. were successful. In the Leaving Certificate, 77 per cent. obtained certificates, four boys gaining Matriculation Exemption. Credits altogether numbered 69. In the Junior Examination, 69 per cent. passed. two boys obtaining honours. fn the remaining eXaminations, 88, 91, 96, 100 and 85 per cent, respectively obtained certificates. Honours in this last class of examination rose to 71 per cent.
" These figures," the Headmaster said, " are enough to discredit any attempt to argue that secular education suffers from being taught in a religious atmosphere."