School cel­e­brates a year of suc­cess

Hamilton Advertiser - - ALL ABOUT LANARKSHIRE - Shirley Bar­tynek

Larkhall Academy held their an­nual prize-giv­ing for their se­nior school on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 6.

Ae­nior stu­dents from last year’s S4-S6 were awarded for their suc­cess in their re­cent SQA ex­am­i­na­tions.

Awards were also pre­sented to S4 stu­dents who were ef­fec­tive con­trib­u­tors and to oth­ers who had made some kind of con­tri­bu­tion within the lo­cal com­mu­nity.

The awards were pre­sented by Joyce Lar­son, a for­mer teacher at Larkhall Academy who re­tired at the end of last ses­sion. Fourth year

Sub­ject prizes: ac­count­ing, Caitlin Eas­ton; math­e­mat­ics, Gary Smith; physics, Gary Smith; ge­og­ra­phy Gary Smith; English Olivia Russell; chem­istry David Eadie; bi­ol­ogy Joshua Broad­foot; French Lucy Bryson; graphic com­mu­ni­ca­tion Lucy Bryson; drama (joint) Paige Bar­tram and Macken­zie El­lis; his­tory Laura Frew; ad­min­is­tra­tion and IT Laura Frew; mu­sic Jes­sica Flem­ing; mod­ern stud­ies Jes­sica Flem­ing; de­sign and man­u­fac­ture Marc Sem­ple; art and de­sign An­nie Mur­ray; com­put­ing science Lauren Jackson; busi­ness man­age­ment Karla Baird; phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion (joint) Emma Flem­ing and Jack Frame; hos­pi­tal­ity – prac­ti­cal cook­ery (joint) Caira Mather and Ebony Tomkins; prac­ti­cal wood­work­ing skills John Kenny; RMPS Leah Mcal­lis­ter.

Ef­fec­tive con­trib­u­tors: Avon – Nadia Mcinnes, Stephanie Bal­lan­tyne; Cher­ry­hill – Chanelle Gibb and Ta­mara Fal­coner; Fairholm – Jamie Young and An­drew Kenny; Gar­rion – Sha­nia Craig and Keiran Miller; Machan – Erin Don­nelly and Emily-jane Martin; Shaws – Leah Mcal­lis­ter and Linda Downie. Fifth and sixth year

Na­tional 5 - maths Kim­ber­ley Ni­col; physics Liam Mur­ray; English Hol­lie Aitken; his­tory Lloyd Sleith; mod­ern stud­ies Jenna Lochrie; ad­min­is­tra­tion and IT Jade Hill; drama Court­ney Ven­tura; Fiona Barnes Memo­rial Prize for Hos­pi­tal­ity (Prac­ti­cal Cook­ery) Chantelle Lyon; prac­ti­cal cake craft Chelsea Frame; prac­ti­cal wood­work­ing Craig Twad­dle; art and de­sign Laura Park; French Kirsty Clel­land; busi­ness man­age­ment Me­gan Wad­dell.

Higher - de­sign and man­u­fac­ture Ryan Smith; graphic com­mu­ni­ca­tion Ryan Smith; com­put­ing science Aaron No­bile; English Erica Henderson; Burns the Sta­tion­ers Prize for Mod­ern Lan­guages (French) Erica Henderson; drama Molly Leitch; mod­ern stud­ies Daniel Park; chem­istry Chloe Allan; physics Chloe Allan; mu­sic Chloe Allan; The Rosti Prize for Busi­ness Man­age­ment (joint) Ewan Keirs and Kim­ber­ley Ni­col; math­e­mat­ics Aaron Pater­son; his­tory Jenna Mor­ri­son; ge­og­ra­phy Lewis Macdon­ald; art and de­sign Erin Brooks; ac­count­ing Cal­lum Hy­mas; ad­min­is­tra­tion and IT Laura Mar­ley; pol­i­tics Kieran Mclean; RMPS Abi­gail Har­vey; Span­ish Rashida Na­jjuko-fran­cois; hu­man bi­ol­ogy (joint) Claire Dick­son and Aaron Ste­wart; phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion Aaron Ste­wart.

Ad­vanced Higher - physics Claire Dick­son; English Claire Dick­son; chem­istry Aaron Ste­wart; bi­ol­ogy Rhia Dick­son; art and de­sign (joint) Lauren Blair and Ruth Mckil­lop; mu­sic Rebecca Scott; mod­ern stud­ies Ken­dal Orr; his­tory Jack Frew; com­put­ing science Ian Henderson.

Pre­sen­ta­tion to school cap­tains: head boy Thomas Mcmil­lan; head girl Rachel Ste­wart; de­pute head boy Ha­roon Rashid; de­pute head girl Laura Mcphee.

Larkhall Academy Sports Am­bas­sador Award:calum Weir (S4-S6) and Christo­pher Rid­dell.

Pre­sen­ta­tion of In­ter-house Rose Bowl: Avon House. Spe­cial awards

Couts Wilson Memo­rial Prize For Mu­sic: An­drew Gille­spie.

The Rosti Spe­cial Award For Ex­cel­lence in Tech­ni­cal: Ryan Smith.

The Machan Trust Award: Char­lotte Flem­ming. Lind­say Mccul­loch Memo­rial Prize: Molly Leitch.

An­drew Gold Memo­rial Prize: Chantelle Lyon. Ge­orge Macdon­ald Prize (joint) Chloe Knowles and Olivia Smith

Ne­vi­son Be­quest - Larkhall Pro­fes­sional Lucy Bryson. Busi­ness­men’s Club Award for Aca­demic Per­for­mance in S4 Laura Frew.

Prox­ime Ac­ces­sit Alanna Gray. Dux Medal Chloe Allan.

Top awards Chloe Allan (Dux Medal­ist) and Alanna Gray (Prox­ime Ac­ces­sit)

Achieve­ment Lucy Bryson and Laura Frew won the Ne­vi­son Be­quest

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