School Candidate of the Year Award

Presented by Andrew Spelman, Page Bros Ltd

Jonathan Marshall holding Star Awards trophy
Jonathan Marshall (l), Clydeview Academy, Gourock

Jonathan Marshall was named as School Candidate of the Year in recognition of his outstanding bravery and determination to overcome significant health challenges, and his positive contribution to life at his former school.

Not only did he excel at his SQA qualifications, Jonathan also achieved a Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award, participated regularly in school shows, and sang in the Inverclyde Youth Choir. He also managed to find time to mentor younger pupils at nearby Moorfoot Primary School.

Cameron Raeside holding Star Awards trophy
Highly Commended, Cameron Raeside (l), Grange Academy, Kilmarnock

Also Highly Commended: Rachel Sweeney, Knightswood Secondary School, Glasgow