Pupils Honoured at Annual Awards
Monday 30th April 2012
More than 150 pupils at Lornshill Academy were honoured for their academic achievement at the schools annual awards ceremony.
One of the highlights of the ceremony was the inaugural presentation of the Janie McInnes Memorial Award for Endeavour in Physical Education, named after the famous Alloa stalwart, who sadly died last year after a long illness. Her widower, Danny, presented the award to Grant Robertson.
The spotlight also fell on sixth year pupil Josh Currie, a highly talented musician, who was recognised for his dedication to music during his time at the school with the Elizabeth Ivatt Award for Creativity.
The prizes, throughout the afternoon to the fourth, fifth and sixth year pupils who were being honoured, were presented by the school's recently appointed head teacher, Peter Allan, former head teacher Danny Murphy, who was making his first formal return to the school since his retiral in August 2010 and Mrs Jane Allan, office administrator at the school for the past 28 years, who retires this week.
The Senior Dux for 2012 went to Connor Thomson, with joint winners of the Proxime Accessit to Senior Dux going to Harry Haston-Dougan and Christopher Marshall.
The ceremony was chaired by deputy head teacher, Jacqueline Dunlop, with a welcome speech by Mr Allan. The event was concluded with a vote of thanks from Head Boy, Daniel Kelly and Head Girl, Ashley Mylchreest.