Pupils celebrate their hard work and achievements
The hard work of pupils at Dumbarton Academy was rewarded at the school’s annual prizegiving ceremony last week.
Proud relatives packed into the high school to see the students take centre stage at the awards night on Wednesday.
The school celebrated some fantastic achievements and it was a night to remember for the talented pupils.
Taylor Fleming was named as head girl, while David Henderson was granted the head boy accolade.
Other highlights saw James Weir bestowed with the Pride of Dumbarton 060917DUMBARTON_ACAD_PRIZE_002 Award, while Catriona Kirk won the McFall Trophy leadership award and the Briony Waddell Award for overcoming adversity.
Ben Muir in S4 and Katie Black in S5 were awarded the dux accolades, which are presented to one person in each of the year groups who achieved the best results in SQA exams.
Ross Thackrey won the S4 merit award for his hard work, while dozens of others received their Duke of Edinburgh awards.
The Alan Thompson Community Cup was captured by Christie Grierson and Jillian Farrell was named the winner of the parent council’s Rona Evans Award.
One of the special guests on the night was Edinburgh Rugby star Mark Bennett. 060917DUMBARTON_ ACAD_PRIZE_003
Top job Taylor Fleming Head Girl and David Henderson Head Boy 2016/2017
Proud moment The pupils of Dumbarton Academy had much to celebrate