Academy hosts prizegiving
PUPILS at Ellon Academy were recognised for their hard work over the year at the 2012 Annual Prizegiving in the Old Academy Hall last week.
Pupils were joined by parents for the event, which saw awards, trophies and medals being presented for excellence in academic pursuits, sport and community work.
Subject Awards: Art and Design: Kate Downie Prize for Fine Art - Dianne Anderson, 6S; Accounting: Marie Smart Prize - Kirsten Blakey, 6C; Business Education: Junior Chamber - Andrew Strachan, 5S1; Probus Trophy - Robert Duncan, 5F; Economics - Rachel Fox, 6S; Information Systems - Peem Leiper, 4M2; Biology: Class of 75 Biology Prize - Rachel Allanach, 6S; University of Aberdeen Biology Prize - Eva Peck, 6C; Physics: David Shearer Prize - Blair Fraser, 6M; Science: Shell Shield - Hayley Florence, 4C2; Rotary Cup - Ellen Macpherson, 5M1; Craft and Design: McDade Shield - Kyle Delday, 4M2; Graphic Communication - Alexander Shaw, 5F; Product Design - Oliver Murray; Technological Studies - Alexander Shaw; Drama: Edi Swan Trophy - Jodie Davidson, 6C and Rachel White, 6S; Lee Gavin Trophy - Kirsty Lunan, 6S and Kayleigh May 6F; Jamie Davidson Trophy - John Paterson, 6C and Joe Briggs, 6F; Creative Arts: Ozanne Creativity Award - Katherine Fraser, 6M; English: English Prize - Emily Brown, 6S; Scott Trophy for Debating - Rachel Fox, 6S; Media Studies - Darren Coutts, 6S and Emily Willing, 5M2; French: Seivwright Memorial Prize - Alexander Budge, 4K1, Sarah Burton, 4K1, Ellen Roger, 5K and John Mailer, 6K; German: Seivwright Memorial Prize - Sarah Dobbie, 4M2, Hannah Fearnley, 5M2 and Laura Moran, 6C; BAA Shield for Modern Languages - Caelan Gray, 4K2; Modern Studies: Robert Gordon Public Administration Shield - Sansel Ozkapici, 6M; Geography: Geography Prize - Hayley Johnson, 6C; Sandra Burnett Shield for Best Higher Candidate - Louise Davies, 5M1; History - Gemma Sparks, 5S1; Politics - Victoria Blair, 6M; Religious Studies - Victoria Blair, 6M; Home Economics: Cox Award for Home Economics sponsored by Costcutters - Jordan Moore, 4C2; Mathematics: Best in year 4 - Samuel Gore, 4M2; Watson McDonald Prize - Laura Moran, 6C1; Scottish Mathematical Challenge Bronze - Andrew Birse, 4K1; S4 General Prize - Sean McLean, 4S2; S5/6 Higher Mathematics Trophy - Andrew Strachan, 5S1; S5/6 Intermediate 2 Prize - Greg Dalgarno, 5F; S5/6 Intermediate 1 Prize - Kayleigh Miller, 5S2; Music: Hamish Park Prize - Katherine Fraser, 6M; S3/4 Music Prize - Andrew Birse, 4K1; Skills for Work Engineering: Best Pupil - Grant Jamieson, 4S2; Most Improved - Jamie Smith, 4C1; Skills for Work Construction: Best Pupil - Lewis McCullough, 4M1; Most Improved - Shane Baxter, 4M2; Caledonian Awards: Silver - Megan Potter, Hayley Florence, William Lawson, Caelan Gray; Gold - Amanda Simpson, Connor Smith; Ross Cuthil; Lauren Ely, Fraser Kinghorn; Diamond - David Peterson, Scott Glennie; ASDAN Awards: Bronze - Amanda Simpson, Fraser Kinghorn, Hayley Florence, Caelan Gray, William Lawson, Sean Gibson, Shane Baxter, Ryan Thomson; Home Economics - Krizel Guerra, 6M; CoPE Level 1 - Ross Cuthil, 5M2; Towards Independence - Ross Cuthil, 5M2; Animal Care - Hayley Florence, 4C2, Caelan Gray, 4K2 and William Lawson, 4K2.
Sports Awards: Basketball: House Shield - McDonald; Cross Country: McKenzie Trophy - McDonald; Hockey: Duff Trophy - Cheyne; Primary PE Support: JRD Sports Trophy - Gavin Reed, 5M2; Netball: Lipp Trophy - Keith; Swimming: Guest Cup - Senior - McDonald; Volleyball: Dawson Trophy - McDonald; Alexander Beedie Memorial Shield for Sportsmanship - Darby King, 6M and Jillian Walker, 6S; Gary Riddell Prize for All Round Achievement - Callum Tremaine, 6S; Football Player of the Year Sponsored by Universal Inspection UK - Callum Tremaine, 6S; North of Scotland Cup Winners Medals - Kieran Forbes, Mark Stephen, Martin Hill, Ryan Smart, Sam Innes, Scott Gardner, Stuart Sherwood, Zander Keith, Callum Tremaine, Euan Stuart, Ewen MacDonald, Frazer Burrows, Grant Taylor, Jack Goodwin, Jack Lendrum, Jack Wright.
Service and Special Awards: Ellon and District Round Table Shield - Rory Leng, Connor Moir, Joe Briggs, George Owen, Darren Coutts; Lions Club - Darren Coutts; Lions Club Certificates - Hannah Fearnley, Kateah Bruce, Rachel Kennard, Emily Willing, Laura McIntosh, Michael Lumsden, Joe Briggs, Stuart Sherwood, Kayleigh Moy, Rebecca Allan, Callum Tremaine, Karen Hayward, Claire Bruce, Hayley Johnson, Emily Brown; Interhouse Well Done Trophy: Forbes, Rebecca Allan, 6F and Megan Grant, 6F; Individuals - Halyey Florence, Shelley Davidson, Michael Lumsden; Library Committee Certificates - Laura McIntosh, Michael Lumsden, Molly Lyall, Dianne Anderson, Bruce Wooley, Ross Allen, Cameron Stuart, Lauren Kyle, Joe Briggs, John Mailer, Lewis Anderson, Darren Coutts, Connor Taylor, Hannah Jones-Keen; Senate and Executive Team Awards: Prefect of the Year - Molly Lyall, 5F; Entrepreneurship - Darby King, 6M; Outstanding Citizenship - Kayleigh Moy, 6F; Enterprise Award - Darren Coutts, 6S; Allanach Shield - Amanda Simpson, 6K; Best Attendance Award - Ross Allen, 6S; Stan Watson Memorial Award for Community Learning - Wilson Murison, 6S; Slater Trophy for Outstanding Achievement - Blair McClymont, 6C; Parker Trophy for Outstanding Example to Others - David Peterson, 6F; Warrender Trophy for Special Contribution to the School - Darren Coutts, 6S; Deputes - Stephen Collins, 6K; Blair McClymont, 6C; Megan Craig, 6F; Hayley Johnson, 6C; Anna Thomson, 6K; Head Boy and Girl - Graeme Cox, 6S and Katherine Fraser, 6M.