School celebrates a year of success
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