Academic Excellence Award

Presented by Tracy Trotter, Skills Development Scotland

Timothy Chan holding Star Awards trophy
Timothy Chan, The Glasgow Academy

Timothy Chan is the winner of the Academic Excellence Award at the SQA Star Awards 2018.

Timothy studied jazz guitar and musicianship at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in the junior programme during his sixth year at The Glasgow Academy. He has Grade 8 in both voice and guitar and sang in three school choirs, including the Boys’ Choir.

As the captain of athletics in his school he loved triple jump, competing for the school, his local club and Team Glasgow.

He was a Sergeant in the school’s RAF section, and passed the Method of Instruction Course.

Timothy is now reading Physics at Keble College, Oxford.

Jack Liddall holding Star Awards trophy
Highly Commended, Jack Liddall, Trinity Academy, Edinburgh
David Miedzybrodzki holding Star Awards trophy
Highly Commended, David Miedzybrodzki, George Heriot's School, Edinburgh