College standing up to bigotry
South Lanarkshire College were celebrated for their work in standing up to bigotry.
Students Robin Lochrie-Brown, Katie Clarke and Demilea Fairbairn scooped first prize at national equality charity Nil by Mouth’s annual‘Pitch Perfect’competition.
The event sees students from across the country compete against one another to design a campaign to raise awareness of sectarianism in Scotland.
The girls’winning idea was entitled ‘Bury The Bigotry’– which will see school children work together to sell seeds to raise money to support the charity’s education programme.
Robyn said:“We’re delighted to have won this competition and can’t wait to see our idea be turned into reality. Equalities is an important issue for our generation.”
Nil by Mouth engagement officer Emma Alexander said:“We have always enjoyed an excellent relationship with South Lanarkshire College and were delighted with the standard of entry to the‘Pitch Perfect’ competition. All the teams clearly put a great deal of time and effort into their pitch and the judges had a difficult job choosing a winner.”