Eilidh Mitchell, 23, Black Isle, Ross & Cro­marty

Sunday Mail (UK) - - Young Scot 2018 -

Eilidh was just six when she was di­ag­nosed with se­vere sco­l­io­sis and had to wear a back brace be­fore an op to fuse her spine. Af­ter so much time in hos­pi­tal, she be­came fas­ci­nated by pros­thet­ics.

Af­ter meet­ing a pros­thet­ics de­signer, Eilidh re­searched 3D print­ing and de­vel­oped a cas­ing made of sil­i­cone and spring steel that cov­ers arm pros­thet­ics.

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