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Three-star defensive end Kenny Carter verbally committed to Syracuse’s Class of 2015, Scout.com reported Friday night.Carter, of Plainfield (New Jersey) High School, is the second Garden State defensive end to pledge to Syracuse on Friday, following the commitment from Jake Pickard just a few hours earlier. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Carter officially visited Syracuse last weekend, according to Scout.com, and had received interest from Temple and from Central Florida.He becomes the 26th member of the Orange’s incoming class, the sixth defensive end in the class and the fifth New Jersey recruit in the group. Carter’s commitment also comes on the heels of two-star defensive tackle Steven Clark’s reaffirmation of his commitment to SU on Thursday night. Comments Published on January 30, 2015 at 9:12 pm Contact Phil: [email protected] | @PhilDAbb Facebook Twitter Google+
A Donegal priest has become the first person ever to be posthumously awarded honorary Korean citizenship.The late Fr Pj McGlinchey was given the honour yesterday in a ceremony in Seoul attended by Fr PJ’s nephew, Ray McGlinchey which was attended by the Irish ambassador, Mr Julian Claire.The Letterkenny-born priest passed away in April, aged 89, after more than six decades of service to the people of South Korea. He devoted most of his life to Jeju Island in South Korea, where he travelled to as a 26-year-old missionary priest of the Columban Order.With very little infrastructure, he set about trying to lift the island and its people from its position as being the poorest in Korea.As the son of a vet, he identified primitive farming methods and the underuse of land as being an obstacle to the general improvement of living standards.The late Fr McGlinchey’s honorary citizen award.Among the many awards bestowed on Fr. P.J were South Korea’s highest national honour, the National Recommendation Award in 2014. The Irish Ambassador to Korea also presented him with Ireland’s Presidential Distinguished Service Award in 2015. Former President Mary McAleese was also visited Fr. P.J and organised the donation of a stallion for the stud farm from Coolmore Stud.At yesterday’s ceremony, the Korean Minister for Justice said the late Fr McGlinchey’s spirit of sacrifice will be an everlasting inspiration for the people of Korea.He added that he regretted he was not given the honour when he was alive.Fr. McGlinchey is pre-deceased by his sisters, Bridgerri, Jo and Eileen and brothers Tim, Danny, Bernard and John.Donegal priest given amazing honour by Korean people was last modified: June 9th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)