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 that Scottish people are very unique. 

What would you most like people from older generations to know about young people?
For older generations to understand that young people care about the future of this country and don’t just sit about playing video games all day.

What is your biggest achievement to date?
Passing my exams which made it possible to go to college and get this apprenticeship at Young Scot. 

What would you most like to achieve in the future?
I’d like to go to university and then get a job which I really enjoy.

What message would you like to give to other young people in Scotland?
Reach for the stars and don’t let social barriers stop you.

If Dario’s story has inspired you, why not share it on social media using the hashtag #MyStory365 or visit the ‘Get Involved’ section to share your own story!

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