A Feakle-born nun is being awarded a prestigious medal in honour of her life’s teaching in Pakistan.
St. Mary’s University, London is to honour Sister John Berchmans Conway with its highest honour, the Benedict Medal, acknowledging the impact she has made on the country.
She’s the first woman to be bestowed with the medal.
Sister Conway has been teaching in Pakistan since 1954, and has previously been honoured by that country’s government.
Her former pupils included the late Benazir Bhutto, a former Prime Minister of Pakistan.
We are honoured to present Sr Berchmans with the Benedict Medal, the University’s highest honour, in recognition of a teaching career spanning almost 70 years https://t.co/kIPbuuCx9i pic.twitter.com/JSV48LgQZ9
— St Mary's University (@YourStMarys) July 17, 2019