Day 146- Nelly, 12, Edinburgh

Nelly is currently in S1 and in the past has volunteered for many different clubs like SU, Glee, and Jazz clubs in her area which do things like camps, cooking, art, or sometimes film making. Which young Scot inspires you? The Young Scot that inspired me is Nicola Sturgeon because not only does she represents... Continue Reading →

Day 145- Chloe, 19, Glasgow

Chloe is currently a full time student at Glasgow Clyde College, studying HND Events Management. Chloe is part of the co-design team, supporting the TEDxYouth@Glasgow Year of Young People 2018 event, taking place at the SEC Armadillo on 31st May. Which young Scot inspires you? Jamie Genevieve, she is a young Scottish entrepreneur and youtuber. She... Continue Reading →

Day 144- Julie, 25, Glasgow

Julie currently in my first year of studying events management at Glasgow Clyde college. She works part time in a gift shop called Papyrus and has recently started doing freelance work at the Kiltwalk. Julie is part of the co-design team, supporting the TEDxYouth@Glasgow Year of Young People 2018 event, taking place at the SEC Armadillo... Continue Reading →

Day 143- Katie, 10, Musselburgh

Katie is in Primary school in Musselburgh and is a YOYP 2018 Ambassador. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The best thing about growing up in Scotland is the culture! What is your biggest achievement to date? My biggest achievement would probably be getting past my level at Primary School. What... Continue Reading →

Day 142- Beky, 19, Glasgow

Beky is in her first year of studying Events Management at Glasgow Clyde College, Anniesland and she also works as  a Freelancer for the Kiltwalk. Beky volunteers for the TEDxYouth@Glasgow event as a Volunteer Coordinator which will take place on 31st May 2018. Which young Scot inspires you? Someone that has always inspired me is... Continue Reading →

Day 141- Aimee, 24, Glasgow

Aimee is currently completing her HND in Events Management and works part time at Ross Hall Hospital as a patient administrator. Aimee is part of the co-design team, supporting the TEDxYouth@Glasgow Year of Young People 2018 event, taking place at the SEC Armadillo on 31st May. What is the best thing about growing up in... Continue Reading →

Day 140- Amy, 18, Perth

Amy studies Highers; history, english, psychology + geography. In her spare time, she babysits for family members, such as her niece and nephew and takes time out of her schedule to let them be kids, playing games with them, reading stories, drawing. Which young Scot inspires you? I know he isn't young but Peter Capaldi... Continue Reading →

Day 138- Michelle, 25, Banff

Michelle volunteers in a café serving customers, making drinks and food, clearing tables and general cleaning duties. Michell also volunteers at BEAT, a recycling project that up-cycles furniture for resale. Which young Scot inspires you? I am inspired by my friend Erin. She has gone through so much following a bad accident and is now... Continue Reading →

Day 137- Murin, 11, Glasgow

Murin is currently in primary 6 and also runs her own business selling toys.   Which young Scot inspires you? I really admire DAN TDM who is a you tuber that plays computer games. What makes him so inspiring is that he has millions of followers and an online merchandise business. He also travels the... Continue Reading →

Day 136 – Katrina, 17, Edinburgh

Katrina is in S5 in high school and is also a Year of Young People Ambassador.     Which young Scot inspires you? There are so many young Scots who inspire me everyday that it’s hard to pick just one, but I am really inspired by Charlotte Liddell, the First Minister’s Mentee. She does so... Continue Reading →

Day 135 – Cameron, 24, Glasgow

Cameron is involved in a filming club with Voluntary action East Renfrewshire in Barrhead. They analyse film scenes and make their own films. They are currently looking for as many members as possible. The club is for 18-25 year old's with a interest in film.     Which young Scot inspires you? The young person... Continue Reading →

Day 134- Tom, 25, Fraserburgh

It's Scottish Learning Disability Week and this week Young Scot will be sharing some stories from young people with learning disabilities in Scotland! Tom volunteers at a coffee bar, cleaning tables, serving people and making drinks etc. He also volunteers selling fruit and vegetables at his local community centre.   Which young Scot inspires you?... Continue Reading →

Day 132 – Morgan, 18, Ballingry

Morgan is an 18 year old homemaker from Ballingry and currently wants to be an archaeologist.   What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Irn Bru is the best thing about Scotland.  What would you most like people from older generations to know about young people? We are really not as bad... Continue Reading →

Day 131 – Liam, 12, Glasgow

Liam is in S1 at high school. His favourite subject is home economics and he is not too keen on religious education.     Which young Scot inspires you? Dan TDM inspires me the most because he is really kind. He does lots of fun things and creates the most amazing Youtube videos. He also... Continue Reading →

Day 130 – Anna, 13, Killin

Anna is 13 and in S2 in high school. She is also employed part - time.     Which young Scot inspires you? Brooke, Becca and Olivia because they are my best friends and are always here for me. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The best thing about growing up... Continue Reading →

Day 129 – Andrew, 21, Dollar

Andrew is currently in second year studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.     Which young Scot inspires you? For me I’d say that the current Scottish Squash National squad are the young Scots that inspire me. They are friends I grew up with training to be the best players we could be... Continue Reading →

Day 128 – Katie, 12, West Lothian

Katie currently attends school in Blackburn where she is in S1.     Which young Scot inspires you? My best friend Kayla is an inspirational person not just to me. She helped me through the toughest times in my life. I  would like to thank her for that. She is a beautiful young girl who... Continue Reading →

Day 126 – Robyn, 18, Dundee

Robyn is an 18 year old student, currently studying at the University of Dundee.     What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Scotland makes their Young People feel powerful and like they have a voice and a voice that demands to be listened to. What would you most like people from... Continue Reading →

Day 125 – Holly, 19, Lochgelly

Holly is a 19 year old homemaker from Lochgelly. She hopes one day to be a carer for the elderly and to continue being a good mum to her son.     Which young Scot inspires you? Myself!  What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Nature, the scenery, tourist attractions are all... Continue Reading →

Day 123 – Jack, 22, Kirkcudbright

Jack works full time as an Associate Producer with Electric Theatre Workshop, which is a non-profit cultural organisation operating out of Dumfries. They make culture and create experiences. Year round they produce events and festivals across the region, and the north of Cumbria – and are the producers of Big Burns Supper (the worlds largest... Continue Reading →

Day 121- John, 19, Brechin

John is currently at North East Scotland in Aberdeen for the second time studying Creative Media, and is enjoying it thoroughly so far! He is also a part of the BBC Next program, helping the BBC get in touch with young people in Scotland.     Which young Scot inspires you? A good friend of... Continue Reading →

Day 120- Poppy, 13, Melrose

Poppy is currently in S2 in High School in Melrose. She is also a Year of Young People 2018 Ambassador for Young Scot. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Opportunities like Year of Young People 2018. What is your biggest achievement to date? Being selected for a a British Racing Squad... Continue Reading →

Day 119- David, 18, Saltcoats

David has done a lot of Duke of Edinburgh work from third year and has achieved the awards he has done through a lot of volunteering. David is currently on a modern apprenticeship with North Ayrshire.     Which young Scot inspires you? My colleague Ian because he is sound and funny. What is the... Continue Reading →

Day 118 – Dario, 19, Edinburgh

Dario is 19 from Edinburgh. He is currently doing a Modern Apprenticeship at Young Scot. Which young Scot inspires you? My inspiring young Scot is Lee Welsh, a boxing champion who overcame cancer and won the Unsung Hero Young Scot Award. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The best thing is... Continue Reading →

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