An ap­point­ment with Princess Anne

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Will Hen­shaw

A Stonelaw High pupil re­ceived a na­tional award from Princess Anne for her work in the sub­ject of home eco­nomics.

Re­becca Frien­ling, from Ruther­glen, is a fifth year pupil at Stonelaw High School, and stud­ied the Na­tional 5 Health and Food Tech­nol­ogy course last year.

The 16- year- old is the win­ner of this year’s award for Na­tional 5 Home Eco­nomics: Health and food tech­nol­ogy for the SQA exam group at the BNF Drum­mond Ed­u­ca­tion Awards.

The teenager scored the high­est mark na­tion­ally for the project which is part of the fi­nal exam. The or­gan­is­ers of the Drum­mond Awards hope that the win­ners will be in­spired to pur­sue a ca­reer in food and nu­tri­tion.

The awards, held an­nu­ally, rec­og­nizes and re­ward ex­cel­lent achieve­ment and good prac­tice in food and nu­tri­tion.

On Novem­ber 18 Re­becca flew to London with teach­ers Bar­bara Lawrie and Mar­garet Jack to re­ceive the award, which in­cluded a cer­tifi­cate and £50 for her­self and £ 100 for the school.

B a r a b a r a s a i d : “We l l done to Re­becca for this great achieve­ment. She has worked very hard and it is well de­served.

“It was great for Re­becca to be recog­nised and to meet princess Anne.”

The Awards were pre­sented at the BNF day where prizes were pre­sented and a spe­cial lunch was pro­vided.

HRH Princess Anne who is the pa­tron for the BNF pre­sented the prizes to the win­ners and chat­ted af­ter­wards to the win­ners.

Well doneRe­becca re­ceives her award from Princess Anne

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