Youth Awards Presentation Night

Wed 21st March 2018 at 18.30 - 19.45

The Young Writer/Young Photographer Awards Presentations ceremony was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu.

President Gordon Burgess welcomed members, judges, winners and proud parents to the Young Writer/Young Photographer Awards Presentations ceremony in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu.

First came the Young Writer awards, introduced by Youth Services convener Jack Rudram. One of the judges, Catriona Malan, spoke about the quality of the entries, and the president presented medals and certificates.

Junior (7-10 years)

Bronze             Grace McGrath, St Joseph’s Primary School

Silver               Imogene McGeachy, St Joseph’s Primary School

Gold                Ollie Watts, Kilcreggan Primary School

Intermediate (11-13 years)

Bronze             Carmen McKell, Rosneath Primary School

Silver               Ianthe Slavin, Rosneath Primary School

Gold                Daisy Butcher, Arrochar Primary School

Senior (14-17 years)

Bronze, Silver  Not awarded

Gold                Tabitha Weir, Hermitage Academy

Organiser Adam Muggoch introduced the Young Photographer section, with Brian Averell, one of the judges, praising the ingenuity and the standard of photos submitted. The president presented the medals and certificates.

Junior (7-10 years)

Bronze             Not awarded                

Silver               Aaron McIlree, Luss Primary School

Gold                Orla Greig, St Joseph’s Primary School

Intermediate (11-13 years)

Bronze             Nicola Clark, Lomond School

Silver               Alistair McCartney, Lomond School

Gold                Olivia Gough, St Joseph’s Primary School

Senior (14-17 years)

Bronze             Laura Simkova, Hermitage Academy

Silver               Finn Hubbard, Hermitage Academy

Gold                Benjamin Zvegintzov, Lomond School

The President’s Prize for best overall picture was won by Rebecca Simpson of Hermitage Academy.

Adam Muggoch, Benjamin Zvegintzov, Rebecca Simpson, Gordon Burgess.

Grace McGrath, Ollie Watts and Imogene McGeachy.

Carmen McKell, Daisy Butcher and Ianthe Slavin.

Adam Muggoch, Alistair McCartney, Nicola Clark and Gordon Burgess.

Adam Muggoch, Aaron McIlree and Gordon Burgess.

Gordon Burgess with Tabitha Weir.

Photos by Donald Fullarton.

Olivia Gough and Orla Greig pictured at St Joseph's on Monday.

Photo by Jack Rudram.