An appointment with Princess Anne
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