We joined as a school community to celebrate our pupils’ successes and achievements from the last year. There are lots of photos from the event on Flickr – thanks to Charlotte Brady (S2) for these.
2017-2018 Senior Prefects:
Head Boy – Iain Nelson & Head Girl – Eilidh MacDonald
Deputy Head Boy – Evan McPhail & Deputy Head Girl – Leonie Baptist
2017-2018 House Captains:
Kerry – the Girls House Captain for this year is Eilidh MacDonald and the Boys House Captain is Evan McPhail. They will be assisted by Leonie Baptist and Connor Forbes.
Maree – the Girls House Captain for this year is Hannah Wood and the Boys House Captain is Gregor Vickerstaff. They will be assisted by Jasmine Connop and Max Conway.
Tollaidh – the Girls House Captain for this year is Carys Townsend and the Boys House Captain is Chris Adam. They will be assisted by Jade Moore and Jack Wright.
Each year we present Certificates of Personal Achievement to pupils in S1 to S4. We award certificates to those pupils who have consistently shown great care and effort in their work. The Certificate rewards effort over the whole year irrespective of ability.
The following were awarded:
|Katy Beth MacLeod
Achievement in Maths Trophy – Jack Wright
UK Maths Challenge – Quinlan Cummisky (Best in Year), Morven MacLean (Best in School)
John MacGillvray Trophy & Prize for Gaelic – Alasdair MacDonald
Albert Roux Languages Cup for excellence in more than one Modern Language – Hannah Wood
The MacKenzie Targe for Creative Writing – Emilly Dalzell (read her story here)
Sheona MacDonald Memorial Award for Language – Abe Locke
The MacLean Trophy for Library Endeavour – Maria Anees
June Davis Miller Award for Art – Scott Genari-Wiseman
Gladwyn Memorial Prize for a pupil going on to study at Art College – Anna Cameron
Lauder Prize for Music – Alasdair MacDonald
Doctor Hunter Cup for Piping – Eoin Cumming
Drama Award – Jade Moore
History Prize – Caitlin Mitchell
Achievement in Social Subjects Trophy – Christie Wilson
Achievement in Science – Eilidh MacDonald
Achievement in Technology – Eilidh MacDonald
Sir John Horlick Bursary for a pupil continuing to higher education courses in history, social sciences or modern languages – Christie Wilson
Connor Forbes, Abe Locke, Grant MacLennan, Sorley Street and Cameron Tallach, who took part in the Outdoor Education course this year, have all achieved their Red, White and Blue Awards of the Velotech Bicycle Maintenance Course & have completed the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme at either Level 1 or 2.
West Highland College Student of the Year – Kai Johnston (Hospitality), Erin Thompson (Drama)
SCQF Level 4 Sports Leadership – Isabelle Gallacher, Joel Goldby, Callum MacDonald, Emma MacDonald, Lee McGillvary, Cameron Walton
Football Player of the Year – Cameron Walton
Basketball Player of the Year – Gregor Vickerstaff
Rowing Awards – medals & trophies were presented from the Highland School’s Indoor Rowing Competition.
Cross Country – Junior Winners Emma MacDonald & Eoin Cumming; Senior Winners Laura Russell & Alasdair MacDonald
Badminton Player of the Year – Nadia Fenton
Widdows Trophy for Swimming – Alasdair MacDonald
Swimming Medal – Morven MacLean
Sports Day –
Junior Runners-Up: Ellie Watson, Meghan Dillon & James Garrioch
Junior Winners: Kirsty MacDonald & Ezekiel Balanquit
Intermediate Runners-Up: Nadia Fenton & Lee McGillvray
Intermediate Winners: Emma MacDonald & Cameron Walton
Senior Runners-Up: Erin Thompson, Amy Tattersall & David MacGregor.
Senior Winners: Caitlin Mitchell & Hector MacLennan
Martin Blackley Memorial Cup for Senior Boys Sports Champion – Hector Maclennan
Credit Quaich – Eoin Cumming
Inter-house Football Cup – Tollaidh
Inter-house Basketball – Maree
Inter-house Mixed Netball – Tollaidh
Inter-house Dodgeball – Tollaidh
Inter-house Indoor Rowing – Maree
Inter-house Swimming – Maree
Colin Roy Badminton Trophy for inter-house badminton – Kerry
Inter-house Quiz – Kerry
House Shield – Maree
Junior School Trophy for Service & Achievement – Eoin Cumming for his wide ranging achievements & contributions to the life of the school, particularly in sport, music and gaelic.
Neil Wilkie Memorial Trophy for Service to the School – Max Conway for service in the support for learning department.
Harry Valentine Memorial Quaich for Citizenship – Eilidh MacDonald for consistently demonstrating a strong work ethic, sports leadership & ambassadorship.
Lauder Memorial Prize – Lucas Jackson for his services to the school in the role of Head Boy.
Elizabeth Matthew Memorial Prize – Christie Wilson for his services to the school in the role of Head Girl.
Dux of the School – Jack Wright