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Tuesday 16th June 2015 Awards Presented by: World Champion curler


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AWARDS PRESENTED BY EVE MUIRHEAD A World Champion and Olympic Medallist, Eve is a remarkable young athlete who skipped the GB curling team at the Vancouver Olympics at the tender age of 19. When Team Muirhead won the bronze medal in 2014, they were the youngest team to ever take home an Olympic medal. She represents and excels in all things Scottish; she is a world class curler, champion piper and a scratch golfer.

Š WCF / Rocky Sung 2015

Lieutenant General Sir Alistair Irwin KCB CBE After a 35 year career in the British Army, Alistair Irwin has been closely involved in veterans affairs, chiefly in Scotland but also more widely. National President of Legion Scotland and of Poppy Scotland he is a member of the Scottish Government’s WW1 Commemoration Advisory Panel. He is also the Chairman of The Black Watch Museum Trust which has an emphasis on working with the young and aspirational. Cover photo courtesy of The Royal Caledonian Curling Club


Chief Consultant of Character Scotland David is Chief Consultant of Character Scotland and creator of the inspire>aspire Awards having originally developed the format in 2006. Since then the awards programme has gone from strength to strength reaching many thousands of young people in schools across the UK and further afield. David was Scottish and British Universities 3000m Steeplechase Champion in 1972.


Welcome to University of Glasgow


David Lorimer, Director of Awards


Eve Muirhead , World Champion curler and youngest ever skip to win an Olympic medal


inspire>aspire Primary and Secondary Awards, including International Awards


The ‘Thank You Film Awards’


WW1: Inspiring Purpose Awards presented by Sir Alistair Irwin


inspire>aspire: what next?


Closing comments

5.45pm - 6:30pm

Refreshments, exhibition of prize winning posters and the opportunity to meet Eve Muirhead Registered Office Character EducationScotland is a company limited by guarantee Character Education Scotland, Registered in Scotland number 365627 Granary Business Centre, Cupar, Fife, Registered charity in Scotland number SC040962 KY15 5YQ Tel: 01334 844900 Email:

Supported by a grant from John Templeton Foundation and the Garfield Weston Foundation

GCIM awards S4

* also denotes best in school

1st Prize – Ola Skowyra – Hillhead High School* 2nd Prize – Claire Huang – Hillhead High School 3rd Prize – Oliver Roberts – Perth Academy *


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1st Prize – Peter Aird – Waid Academy* 2nd Prize – Sarah Hutton – Gracemount High School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Madeleine Orr – Waid Academy 3rd Prize (joint) – Stuart Simond – Inverurie Academy* 3rd Prize (joint) - Niamh Waddell – Braes High School*


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1st Prize – Harmony Hill – Glasgow Academy* 2nd Prize - Kai Ewers – The Gordon Schools* 3rd Prize (joint) – Kesiya Mathew – St Andrews R.C. High School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Emma Edwards – South West Fife Youth Achievement* 3rd Prize (joint) – Eve Grant – Gryffe High School*


14) 1st Prize – Helena Cassels – St George’s School for Girls* 15) 2nd Prize (joint) – Murron Bland – Knox Academy* 16) 2ndPrize (joint) – Aidan McCallum – Auchmuty High School* 17) 3rd Prize (joint) – Katie Whiteside – Stonelaw High School* 18) 3rd Prize (joint) – Nairne Kennedy – Glasgow Gaelic School*


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Bahar Ganjvar – Albyn School* Lauren Innes – Auchmuty High School Rebecca Ogilive – Baldragon Academy* Annie Bowes – Balerno High School* Caleb Wiseman – Banff Academy* Daniel Drumm – Bannerman High School* Rhona Garden – Broughton High School* Aimée Martin – Cleveden Secondary School* Emily Wood – Clydeview Academy* Rebecca Watt – Elgin High School* Amy Tattersall – Gairloch High School* Callum Murison – George Heriot’s School * Jack Lumsden – Good Shepherd Centre* Yolaine Cheng – Gracemount High School Georgia Forsyth – Grangemouth High School* Carmen Thomson – Grove Academy* Callie Ross – Hawick High School* Emma Clarke – Hyndland Secondary School* Hope Christie – Inverurie Academy Chloe Wilson – Kemnay Academy* Misha Donnan-Thompson – Kinross High School* Emily Hinchliff – Kirkcudbright Academy* Jenny Samuels – Langholm Academy* Davina Howatson – Lockerbie Academy* Haylie Todd – Perth Grammar School*

NOTE: The number that appears next to each name DOES NOT indicate placing, it is an organisational tool.

Jessica Thorburn – Perth High School* Iffah Rehman – Portlethen Academy* Rachel MacKinnon – Portree High School* Jody Beveridge – Queen Anne High School* Christy Campbell – Renfrew High School* Robyn Kennedy – Rosshall Academy* Ronan Frazer – Ross High School* Bethany Kinnaird – St Andrew’s R.C. High School Abdul Basit Raji – St John’s R.C. High School* Catriona Marden – Strathallan School* Emily Kelly – South West Fife Youth Achievement Rebecca Tyson – Ullapool High School* Demmieleigh Anderson – Wester Hailes Education Centre*


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1st Prize – Donald Pirie – Forevan Primary School* 2nd Prize – Abbie Mochrie – Mt Vernon Primary School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Alik Aleynik – Dunbeg Primary School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Noah Hwang – Dunbeg Primary School 3rd Prize (joint) – Tom Pendry – Elie Primary School*


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1st Prize – Laila Babar – St Fillan’s Primary RC School* 2nd Prize – Roan McAusland – Pittenweem Primary School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Marria Jobi – Holy Family RC Primary School* 3rd Prize (joint) – Cameron Howitt – Holy Family RC Primary School


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1st Prize – Callum Lydnsay – Castlehill Primary School (Cupar)* 2nd Prize – Niamh Di Biasio – Williamston Primary School* 3rd Prize – Anna Lipka – Kingsford Primary School*

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Anoushka Harvey – Abbey Primary School* Dylan Grant – Balmolloch Primary School * James Duncan – Castlehill Primary School (Cupar) Andrew Mands – Coupar Angus Primary School* Abbie Thompson – Echline Primary School* Martyna Lewandowska – Fair Isle Primary School* Hannah Foreman– Knowepark Primary School* Sifana Shahzad – Shawlands Primary School* Charlie Cameron – St Clare’s Primary School* Niamh Riggins – St Columbkille’s Primary School* James Lau – St George’s Primary School* Tom Edgar – St Mun’s Primary School Emma Cooper– St Mun’s Primary School * Beth McLean – St Peter’s Primary School* Elisa Toderaş – Westpark School*



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Kenya 1st Prize Primary Award Beryl Toria Kola, Nyarach Primary School (visiting teacher Mrs Slessor Ogada will accept the award on her behalf). South Africa 2nd Prize Secondary Award Pretty Zulu, Ikusasalethu High School (visiting teachers Mr Nkosini Mhlongo and Mr Lindelani Andy Mlambo will accept the award on her behalf).

We have been piloting a new project ‘WW1: Inspiring Purpose’ with a small number of schools to mark the centenary commemorations of the First World War and provide a new opportunity for personal development and selfdiscovery. The pupils below will receive an award for their exceptional work and their posters are on display in the Hunter Hall poster exhibition.

WWI: Inspiring purpose awards S4

1st Prize – Melissa Lee– Gracemount High School 2nd Prize – Ellie Tollet – Gracemount High School 2nd Prize (joint) - David Harrold – Gracemount High School




1st Prize – Charli Dolan – St Ninians Primary School 2nd Prize – Abbie Aitken – Gourock Primary School 2nd Prize (joint) – Rebecca Patton – Coupar Angus School


1st Prize – John Hardie – St Ninians Primary School 2nd Prize – Holly Write – Ruthvenfield Primary School 2nd Prize (joint) - Rachel Bell – Blackwood Primary School


1st Prize - Caitlin Hothersall – Kirkmichael Primary School 2nd Prize – Tristan Bleak – Kirkton of Largo Primary 2nd Prize (joint) – Shantelle Bambrick – Blackwood Primary School

1st Prize - Karis Christie Nabavi – Albyn School 2nd Prize – Jessica Davies – Albyn School



‘The Thank You Film Awards, run by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, is a national competition exploring what young people are grateful for. Over 100 films were submitted to the competition and those shortlisted invited to an award ceremony.’

The shortlisted films in Scotland are: CARRONGRANGE SCHOOL Holly Moffat, Cameron Lewandowki, Lochlan Carr, Chloe Anne Connell, Bradley Houston, Kimberly Workman, Jane Ellen McCulloch, Erin Swinton, Lyle Rettie, Cameron Brown, Jordan Kilgour, Molly Campbell LINICLATE SCHOOL Paul Steele, Mary Ann Campbell, Alice MacAulay, Mairi Levack, Paul Morrison, Maria McGoldrick, Marc Lindsay, Georgia MacMillan, Kara Creighton, Andrew Muncaster, Innes MacRae, Anna Campbell, Fiona MacDonald INVERURIE ACADEMY Lucy Christina Ellington HOLYROOD SECONDARY SCHOOL Sania Ilyas and Haneen Fatima ‘The winner and runner up will be announced during the course of the evening, and the winning film will be screened’

Thank you to all the schools and students who made films, and to the members of staff who supported them!

Wider Achievement means wider opportunities

SQA Awards recognise wider achievement and the development of skills, in order to help learners to succeed in a modern working environment. Life and work skills come from a wide range of activities such as sports, mentoring, voluntary work or fundraising, whether they take place at school, college or elsewhere.

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