A former Ellon Academy pupil has graduated from Glasgow University in Classics and English Literature.
Sam Stewart obtained a Master of Arts (MA) with first class honours on June 28.
He will now go on to pursue a post-graduate degree in creative writing at Birkbeck, University of London.
Sam was capped in the presence of his mother Martha, his grandfather Arthur Fry, and his aunt Linda and her husband Watson.
The former Ellon pupil left the academy in 2009.
Birkbeck is regarded as a world-class research and teaching institution and a vibrant centre of academic excellence