Day 291- Arianna-Marie, 15, Eyemouth

Arianna is at school but dedicates a huge amount of time to volunteering and fundraising in her local community. She has been recognised for her efforts after being selected as a YS Awards finalist. Which young Scot inspires you? My friend has a heart condition and volunteers with me. She does so much and helps... Continue Reading →

Day 290- Holly, 20, Edinburgh

Holly works for Sketchers, is a member of Daydream Believers, a group encouraging young people to get involved in creative careers. Daydream Believers are also finalists in this year's Young Scot Awards! Which young Scot inspires you? My friends inspire me because they are going through the same struggles as me during our studies but... Continue Reading →

Day 289- Cameron, 20, Edinburgh

Cameron is a health scientist at the University of Edinburgh, is an entrepeneur, ultra marathon runner and an adventurer! Which young Scot inspires you? My entrepreneurial friends around the country, making waves at the highest level in the media, oil and gas, and property. At such a young age for them to show such drive, passion... Continue Reading →

Day 288- Emily, 16, Irvine

I'm a Year of Young People Ambassadors in North Ayrshire. I was elected chair of our YoYP Strategic Group, which is a group in which we discuss what North Ayrshire's young people want to happen in Year of Young People with councillors and elected members of NAC. I'm part of the North Ayrshire Youth Council... Continue Reading →

Day 287- Jessica, 24, Edinburgh

I currently work at Scottish Student Sport, the organisation which advocates, develops and provides sporting opportunities for students in Scotland. I am the Competitions Coordinator and organise the logisitics for our 300+ events programme across 33 sports. Which young Scot inspires you? I am constantly inspired by the athlete, Laura Muir, as she has managed... Continue Reading →

Day 284- Nicole, 22, Glasgow

I am studying my degree in social work but work part time as a support worker for adults and children with learning disabilities. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scots who inspire me are the children I support. They face hardships in their daily lives but do not let that get in their way... Continue Reading →

Day 283- Chloe, 17, Glasgow

I am in 6th Year at Bannerman High School studying Higher RE, Higher Business Management and national 5 Maths. Outside of school I am very active within my community. I volunteer for Active East, Girls Judo Rocks and Brighter Balliestone and work for PEEK. Through Active East I volunteer at many events in my local... Continue Reading →

Day 282- Niamh, 22, Linlithgow

Niamh is currently doing a paid internship at Whitespace in Edinburgh, is a member of Daydream Believers, a group encouraging young people to get involved in creative careers. Daydream Believers are also finalists in this year's Young Scot Awards! Which young Scot inspires you? The creator of the She Is Fierce magazine, Hannah, inspires me.... Continue Reading →

Day 281- Liam, 21, Burntisland

I work at The Ecology Centre and I’m in my 2nd month of my 15 month apprenticeship. It couldn’t be going any better! Which young Scot inspires you? Jay Thomson – Musician/Prison Outreach Worker- Jay has done a lot in 5 years to change his life for the best. He went from being homeless, eating... Continue Reading →

Day 280- Megan, 19, Falkirk

Megan is a member of the National Youth Arts Advisory Group, Communic18 and Housing a Homelessness Commission for LGBTYS. Which young Scot inspires you? Colin Bradie- Programme Manager- Creative Scotland, He is so committed to his work but really values the young people he works with. He isn't afraid to challenge the cultural norms but... Continue Reading →

Day 279- Catherine, 18, Glasgow

I am studying at Glasgow Caledonian University doing Social Sciences. I am also an MSYP for Glasgow Southside, a YC in GYC and a YOYP 2018 Ambassador! Which young Scot inspires you? All young Scots inspire me as through my SYP, YOYP and GYC work I see on a daily basis that young people are... Continue Reading →

Day 277- Toni, 21, Glasgow

My name is Toni and I am 21 years old i am from Glasgow. I have a 2 year old son and I am a young inspection volunteer at the care inspectorate and I am the current First Ministers' Mentee. Which young Scot inspires you? All the young people  in Scotland are so inspiring in... Continue Reading →

Day 276- Ella, 24, Edinburgh

Ella is a Chemical Engineer and loves the outdoors. She is a keen netballer and sailing and has coached netball to young Scots since moving to Edinburgh 2 years ago. Which young Scot inspires you? The young Scots that I coached netball to really inspired me. Every week they came to training with excitement and... Continue Reading →

Day 275- Joshua, 23, Glasgow

I volunteer for SSF, coaching basketball. I have just finished my first contract for Carnival Cruise as youth staff. Which young Scot inspires you? There are a few people who inspire me but the real person that motivates me and inspires me is myself because everyone is the same but for those who would really... Continue Reading →

Day- 274- Robyn, 15, Edinburgh

Robyn volunteers at her local vet; is in S4 and studies Maths, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, French and History. Which young Scot inspires you? Nicola Adams inspires me as she is a fantastic boxer and she has won both commonwealth and Olympic medals. She is very strong and her technique is unbelievable. I would really... Continue Reading →

Day 272- Cadely, 17, Dalry

Cadely volunteers for SYP and Young Scot as a YOYP Ambassador. Cadely studies Advanced French, English, Music and Higher German and Photography! Which young Scot inspires you? It would have to be my boyfriend Milo because he is an amazing singer, beatboxer, trombonist, brother, son and he is always the life of the party! What... Continue Reading →

Day 270- Andrew, 25, Inverness

I’m currently working for the UK Civil Service in a varied and exciting role that will give me a great chance to contribute to different government departments and the work they do. I also volunteer from time to time for different online magazines, writing about theatre, film and other arty farty stuff!   Which young... Continue Reading →

Day 269- Rebecca, 16, Carluke

I'm about to start studying a HNC in computer aided draughting and design as I aspire to eventually get a bachelors degree in a few years. Which young Scot inspires you? In reality I inspire myself everyday as everyday I learn something new about my inner strengths such as art, singing and a bunch of... Continue Reading →

Day 268- Isla, 16, Edinburgh

I volunteer for Young Edinburgh Action and I am about to start S6. Which young Scot inspires you? My best friend inspires me because she has health problems that can be difficult for her to deal with but she doesn't let this hold her back. What is the best thing about growing up in Scotland?... Continue Reading →

Day 267- Megan, 15, Glasgow

I volunteering at an Equestrian centre every Wednesday and Sunday which I really enjoy and would like to be a vet at uni after I leave school. Which young Scot inspires you? The young scot who inspires me is my family since they get me involve in do more to help other people like volunteering... Continue Reading →

Day 265- Tammy, 16, Kirkcaldy

Tammy is currently doing her 6th year at high school and participated in the EY Foundation Smart Futures programme over summer. Which young Scot inspires you? My friends are the young Scots who inspire me as I have such a diverse group of friends, each with their own talents and achievements, and we have always... Continue Reading →

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 →

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