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Spotlight on pupils at Stellar Awards

The Stellar Awards celebrate educational excellence in West Lothian, with awards handed out in categories recognising achievements covering all aspects of the education curriculum.

09 October
Stellar Awards 2018

Pupils and students were joined by teachers, council staff, carers and parents for an afternoon of entertainment and achievement at Howden Park Centre in Livingston on Friday 21 September.

On the day prizes were handed out in categories including, academic achievement, foundation apprentice of the year, STEM, literacy, the creative arts, numeracy, sport, health and wellbeing and groups and community heroes were acknowledged.

The event was compered by James Cameron, West Lothian Council's Head of Education (Learning, Policy and Resources) with a dance performance from the winners of the West Lothian Secondary Schools Dance competition, the Senior Dance Team from Inveralmond Community High School.

Executive councillor for education, David Dodds said: "The Stellar Awards allow us to turn the spotlight on the excellent work taking place in schools across West Lothian and are undoubtedly the highlight of the year.

"Many congratulations to all the pupils and students who won trophies at this year's Stellar Awards, they are a credit to their families and school communities and all should be very proud.  We would also like to thank everyone involved in running the event for helping to make the Stellar Awards a very special afternoon for our pupils and students."

Roll of honour:

Attainment Award - Katy Russell (St Kentigerns Academy), Orla Davey (St Margaret's Academy) and Harriet Brown (Linlithgow Academy)

Foundation Apprentice of the Year - Conor Jackson (St Kentigerns Academy/West Lothian College)

STEM Award - St Joseph's RC Primary School (Linlithgow)

Literacy Award - Knightsridge Primary School

The Creative Arts Award - Jack Forehand (Bathgate Academy)

Numeracy Award - Bankton Primary School

Sports Award - Emma Davidson (James Young High School)

Health and Wellbeing Award - Inveralmond Community High School Employment Hub

Community Heroes Award - Jemma MacKay (James Young High School) and the Parkey Pals from Parkhead Primary

 

You can view pictures of all our winners via the West Lothian Council Flickr page.

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