The Lord Lieutenant’s Youth Awards

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This is a new award sponsored by Global Energy and Highland Council to recognise the achievements of young people in Ross, Cromarty and Skye. There are 4 categories

  •         Achievement in the arts
  •         Achievement in sports
  •         Helping others
  •         Speaking out for young people

At the awards ceremony in Strathpeffer Pavilion on 31 March 7 of Invergordon Academy’s pupils were recognised for their hard work and contribution to the community.

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Andrew Bannerman – commendation for his achievement in the arts

Tom Bannerman – commendation for his achievement in sports

Iona Mathieson – commendation for her achievement in the arts

Tammy Hudson- commendation for her achievement in the arts

Andrew Gatton – commendation for his achievement in sports

Emily Finlayson – commendation for her achievement in sports

James Goodwin – first prize for speaking out for others.

James received £500 of vouchers towards buying a new laptop.

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An ex-pupil, Loran Mathieson, was also recognised for her work in the community and achievement in all the categories with the Lord’s Lieutenant’s special award

Well done to everyone and a huge thanks to the staff who took the time to write the nominations.

This is to be an annual award so we plan to celebrate the achievements of our young people every year.

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