Day 263- Beverly, 16, Glasgow

Beverly volunteered at her local library during summer. She studies Maths, English, Biology, Chemistry and Business at Higher Level. Which young Scot inspires you? Charlie Flynn inspires me as he competes in the Commonwealth Games even though he didn't have a great start in life. He built a reputation for himself from nothing. He started... Continue Reading →

Day 262- Ben, 17, Prestonpans

Police Scotland Youth Volunteers and doing a modern apprenticeship with Laing O'Rourke. Which young Scot inspires you? My apprentice supervisor because he is a good example. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The football premiership games! What is your biggest achievement to date? Volunteering for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. What message... Continue Reading →

Day 261- Lucy, 15, Glasgow

Lucy is going into S5 and volunteers with disabled children. For a week Lucy has taken care of a disabled 18 year old girl. Lucy is also an ambassador for YoYP 2018. Which young Scot inspires you? My parents and sisters inspire me to achieve my full potential. My teachers inspire me to live life... Continue Reading →

Day 260- Chloe, 17, East Kilbride

I volunteer with a lot of different groups but I mostly spend my time with representing East Kilbride in the Scottish youth parliament and being a year of young people ambassador. I am currently working towards my highers in s5 and I also work in airspace, a really cool trampoline park! Which young Scot inspires... Continue Reading →

Day 259- Fraser, 15, Gorebridge

Fraser is a member of the Police Scotland Youth Volunteers and is at school. Which young Scot inspires you? Michael Lonie because he is a good volunteer and is always committed. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? I think the best thing about growing up in Scotland is the access to free... Continue Reading →

Day 258- Olivia, 18, Bonnyrigg

Studying HNC in Coaching and Development in Sport at City of Glasgow and Working in Events customer service at part time. Which young Scot inspires you? Laura Kenny is inspires me because when she was 18, she win seven world cup and european titles at junior and elite levels at cycling track. As she grew... Continue Reading →

Day 256- Ethan, 14, Tranent

Which young Scot inspires you? Andy Murray inspires me because he has worked hard to get to where he is today. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Famous landmarks and famous places, because they are very cool to see them and they provide opportunities.. What would you most like people from... Continue Reading →

Day 254- Josh, 15, Glasgow

I am currently going into S5 at Lourdes Secondary School in Cardonald, Glasgow, where I will begin studying English, Biology, Geography, Modern Studies and Drama at SQA Higher level. Beforehand, in S4, I studied English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Geography, Modern Studies and Drama at National 5 level. I volunteer as a: Communic18 education... Continue Reading →

Day 253- Georgia, 21, Inverness

I’m currently working as a volunteer assistant ranger for the Mull and Iona Ranger Service over the summer. We’re responsible for covering South Mull and National Trust for Scotland properties including Iona, Burg and Staffa. I’ve also just graduated from Aberdeen University with a 2:1 BSc degree in Marine Biology. Which young Scot inspires you?... Continue Reading →

Day 252- Aaron, 15, Kilwinning

I am in Sixth Year at Kilwinning Academy. I am studying Sociology, Classical Studies, RE and Geography. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scot that inspires me is Nairn McDonald. Through is work within the community. He is involved in so many different groups and projects he is trying to make our area a... Continue Reading →

Day 251- Aindrea, 19, Edinburgh

I volunteer as a youth leader at Girls bridgade Scotland, I am a mental health ambassador for SAMH and work with I am girl to raise awareness on period poverty. I currently study international business management at Heriot-Watt Univeristy with a dream to start my own business where I work with young people with additional... Continue Reading →

Day 249- Abbie, 15, Isle of Mull

Abbie is doing work experience with the Mull and Iona Ranger Service. Which young Scot inspires you? Laura Muir inspires me because she isn't as tall as the other athletes and still manages to do really well and she runs the same distances as me. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland?... Continue Reading →

Day 248- Ross, 21, Cumbernauld

Ross is a Financial Planning Manager and a YOYP 2018 ambassador. Which young Scot inspires you? Abbie Wilson inspires me- she started in Young Scot as a volunteer who was shy and she worked her way through and now sits on the YS Board as Deputy Chair. What is the best thing about growing up... Continue Reading →

Day 247- Abbey, 15, Cockburnspath

I volunteer with many organisations from my local community cafe to the retirement housing and then the special needs playscheme. I'm just going into my 5th year at Dunbar Grammar School and also starting college studying health and social care. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scot who inspires me is Maria Lyle. she... Continue Reading →

Day 246- Kaitlyn, 18, Aberdeen

Kaitlyn works part time in a fast food restaurant and is aiming to attend college again to do socials sciences which she did last year. She volunteers sometimes in her spare time as well. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scot that inspires me is my older sister. She is two years older than... Continue Reading →

Day 245- Jay, 15, Dundee

Jay is at school and employed part-time. Which young Scot inspires you? Marc Navarro. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? I like the comedy and the job opportunities in Scotland, as well as the family feel. What would you most like people from older generations to know about young people? I would... Continue Reading →

Day 244- Andrea, 23, Glasgow

Andrea is in Princes Trust. Which young Scot inspires you? The person that inspires me is my nephew, after what he has went through he's still standing and confident, happy and moving on with his life. He didn't care about anything at all and is the most happiest little boy in the world. What is... Continue Reading →

Day 242- Katie, 17, Prestwick

Katie attends Prestwick Academy, and is in sixth year; she would like to go on and study Politics at University. She is employed part time in a cafe in Prestwick as a waitress. Which young Scot inspires you? Jessica Hartshorn, Chair of the South Ayrshire Youth Forum, inspires me because she puts 100% effort into... Continue Reading →

Day 241- Michael, 15, Edinburgh

Michael is a Police Scotland Youth Volunteer and is at school. Which young Scot inspires you? Fraser Phaup because he is very committed to volunteering. Ali Clarkson, Danny Macaskill, Stuart Hogg, Greg Laidlaw, Richie and Jonny Gray, Calvin Harris. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Free education and Irn Bru! What... Continue Reading →

Day 240- Tiegan, 18, East Lothian

I am currently a Modern Apprentice at the Scottish Parliament. This involves me working full time in the Information Management and Governance department which is really interesting. I achieved my Business and Administration qualification last month and I am now hoping to become a permanent member of staff within the SP. Which young Scot inspires... Continue Reading →

Day 239- Niamh, 21, Glasgow

I study at the University of Stirling; I am going into 4th year and study English. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Respect for all, regardless of faith, sexuality etc. Free education made going to university possible for me. I come from a poor lower class background and now I'm studying... Continue Reading →

Day 238- Lewis, 17, Glasgow

Lewis is at school and participated in the EY Foundation Smart Futures Programme over summer. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? The weather, because it's never the same for more than one day. I like how it's always changing. What would you most like people from older generations to know about... Continue Reading →

Day 237- Erin, 17, North Berwick

Which young Scot inspires you? East Lothian Youth Council members, because they are helping to spread the word about mental health. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Young people can easily get involved in shaping their country. For example, through the Children's Parliament, their local Youth Council and PSYV. What would... Continue Reading →

Day 235- Amy, 16, Glenrothes

Amy is in S6 at school studying accounting, business, philosophy and biology. Amy also took part in the EY Foundation Smart Futures Programme over summer. Which young Scot inspires you? My friend Emma inspires me as she volunteers and helps in the community. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland? Education is... Continue Reading →

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