Eighteen young people from the Highlands recently attended the national Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award ceremony in Edinburgh to be presented with their awards.
Convener of The Highland Council, Cllr Bill Lobban said:
“Our congratulations to all the 18 young people who have received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
“Completing their expeditions, skills, physical challenges and community volunteering activities during a pandemic has been no mean feat and I congratulate them for their excellent achievements.
“I hope that they all take their experiences with them into adulthood and continue to contribute to their local communities wherever they live in the future.”
Those attending the award presentation were:
|Grantown Grammar School||Henry||Kerr|
|Grantown Grammar School||George||Kerr|
|Inverness Royal Academy||Sharlene||Fraser|
|Inverness Royal Academy||Emma||McBride|
|Inverness Royal Academy||Alasdair||Raynor|
|Inverness Royal Academy||Louise||Gordon|
|Kinlochleven High School||Stewart||Cameron|
|Portree High School||Jennifer||Shaw|
|Portree High School||Sacha||Harley|
|Portree High School||Connor||Murphy|
Steve Walsh Chief Executive of High Life Highland said:
“High Life Highland is very pleased to support the delivery of the Duke of Edinburgh awards in the Highland area on behalf of The Highland Council.
“It takes a lot of commitment, hard work and time to achieve a Gold Award so those receiving these awards should be extremely proud.
“I know the skills they have learned will help them as they find future employment and educational opportunities.”