Day 349- Steven, 13, Callander

I'm in S2 in a high school. I do some volunteering like being in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Youth Committee and Callander Youth Project. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scot who inspires me is my huge amount of friends. In my friend group, we all have different hobbies which pull... Continue Reading →

Day 347- Liam, 18, Dundee

I am a law student at Dundee University, currently in my 2nd year. Along my studies can be time consuming, I find to get away from them somewhat with my role on the Dundee University Law Society committee as Social Secretary – this incorporates my studies with some extracurricular fun blending my studious side with... Continue Reading →

Day 346- Honor, 16, Glasgow

I am in my 5th year of high school and am working towards my exams in May. This year is really tough and is a lot of work but I’m really enjoying the challenge and seeing how much I can push myself. I am studying Maths, English, Art, Engineering and Graphics at Higher level, and... Continue Reading →

Day 345- Jamie, 25, Paisley

Jamie is currently doing a traineeship in youth services. Which young Scot inspires you? The young person who inspires me is my younger brother because despite the tough circumstances he currently faces, he keeps trying his best. This inspires me to push onwards in spite of what difficulties I might face. What is the best... Continue Reading →

Day 344- Temisan, 18, Kirkcaldy

Temisan is a uni student at Glasgow University and is a first year representative on the student representative council at uni. Which young Scot inspires you? My friends inspire me; they represent the everyday, regular Scots who are fun to be around. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? I most like... Continue Reading →

Day 343- Taylor, 11, Galashiels

  Which young Scot inspires you? Sanna Aziz inspires me because she is very involved in things that happen in Scotland! What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? One of the things I enjoy about living in Scotland is the education as it has helped my knowledge grow. What would you most... Continue Reading →

Day 342- Faith, 16, East Kilbride

Faith is in S6 and is a member of the Scottish Youth Parliament and South Lanarkshire Youth Council. Which young Scot inspires you? Rachael Tidmore as she doesn't let her disability stop her from reaching her potential. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? We have great leisure activities for young people... Continue Reading →

Day 340- Pauline, 17, Stirling

Pauline studies international politics, french, and spanish at Stirling Univeristy. She works in a coffee shop and does volunteering with Young Scot. Which young Scot inspires you? I am inspired by many young Scots in my course and by how they are engaged in Politics or other things that are important for them. I have... Continue Reading →

Day 339- Evie, 21, Edinburgh

Evie is on a training programme, and does voluntary work. Which young Scot inspires you? I am inspired by Malala Yousafzai because by the age of just 21 she has already changed thousands of lives for the better. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? I feel very safe here because where... Continue Reading →

Day 337- Saoirse, 11, Edinburgh

I am homeschooled. I study mycology, art, science, Japanese, Italian, French, Spanish, and design. I am a freelancer. If I was in "normal" school, I would be in P7. Which young Scot inspires you? The Young Scots Who Inspire Me Are My Friend Nicki, Me, Myself, And I. My friend Nicki once didn't speak at... Continue Reading →

Day 336- Callum, 18, Edinburgh

  Which young Scot inspires you? Chris Hoy reached the top level and maintains his level. He is always hard working. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? I enjoy the Scottish culture, friendly attitude, education system and lots of opportunities. What would you most like people from older generations to know... Continue Reading →

Day 335- Victoria, 23, Aberdeen

I am a Graduate Mechanical Engineer for Nexen, which is an Oil and Gas company. I am based in the Aberdeen office, which focuses on supporting our North Sea installations called Buzzard, Scott and Golden Eagle. I am also a STEM Ambassador and I am passionate about encouraging more females in to STEM subjects. Which... Continue Reading →

Day 333- Chloe, 17, Dundee

I work on my national 4 English at my school which is Monifieth High School. I am in 5th year at school. I write stories and novels with things with Dundee in it and lots of characters. Which young Scot inspires you? The person that really inspires me is Dundee's current Lord Provost. He meets... Continue Reading →

Day 332- Alexia, 21, Edinburgh

I am in my 4th year (8th semester) at college for the major of pharmacist. I started this career because of my love of cosmetics, especially skin care related items. Skin is the biggest organ of the human body and one must take care of it. Skin conditions can affect an individual’s self-esteem, especially while... Continue Reading →

Day 331- Isla, 22, Edinburgh

I work full-time for a local government organisation, LGiU Scotland, which provides a subscription and membership service to local authorities primarily, but also to third sector organisations and trade unions. As well as this I volunteer as a Guide leader every Wednesday, and I campaign for the local Labour party on a semi-regular basis. I'm... Continue Reading →

Day 330- Nicola, 17, Kilmacolm

Nicola is in 6th year of school and is employed part-time in a takeaway restaurant. Nicola also volunteers for the Corseford Scouts with children from the Capability school in Johnstone. Which young Scot inspires you? My sister inspires me for always being by my side no matter what. She is smart, funny and caring and... Continue Reading →

Day 329- Anna, 22, Inverness

I am an assistant youth worker, a part time MSc Psychology student and a scout leader in my spare time (voluntary). Which young Scot inspires you? Tudoe Westwood, Scottish Youth Commissioner (in Scouting) because he's been a full time student, working and chairing the National Youth Advisory Group for Scouts Scotland. The amount of work... Continue Reading →

Day 328- Caitlin, 18, Paisley

  Which young Scot inspires you? My brother inspires me because of how brave he is after being in hospital for so long due to complications that resulted in him having surgery. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? We have a lot of freedom and a voice to speak up in... Continue Reading →

Day 326- Holly, 16, Kilmacolm

Holly is at school taking highers in maths, english, history, chemistry and design. She helps out at Coresford Scout, which is Scouts for people with severe disabilities and she also coaches hockey at school. Which young Scot inspires you? Andy Murray and William Marshall are huge inspirations as they have achieved so much and had... Continue Reading →

Day 325- Shannon, 18, Cumbernauld

I have just studying English and Spanish at Stirling University. I am in 1st year and I am a finalist in the YS Awards 2018. Which young Scot inspires you? The young scots that have really inspired me recently are all the other young scot awards nominees. Reading about them all once the nominees were... Continue Reading →

Day 324- Katie, 14, Glasgow

I am in 4th year at Smithycroft studying Maths, English, Admin, P.E, Biology, History and Heath and Food Tech. I volunteer with Active East, YoMo and PEEK. I started volunteering in July 2017 with active east as a active champ I am now a ready steady leader. My first placement was St Paul's mermaids every... Continue Reading →

Day 323- Amy, 20, Wemyss Bay

Amy studies journalism at Strathclyde uni and volunteers with her local hospice and has helped numerous children's charities in Inverclyde. Amy is one of this year's finalists for the YS Awards. Which young Scot inspires you? I am inspired by all of the young people that I have worked with at Friends4Ever club, despite their... Continue Reading →

Day 322- Eva, 9, Glasgow

  Which young Scot inspires you? My big sister inspires me because she is always drawing and doodling. I think that she is amazing at drawing and I always wish I was her. She is always kind and does not shout too much at me. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland?... Continue Reading →

Day 321- Gemma, 24, Wick

Studying BA Business working in New Look Night Club and Assistant Youth Worker. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scot who inspires me is my sister, who followed her dream and started her own local business with limited funds. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The best thing about growing... Continue Reading →

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