STRATHAVEN Academy congratulated their up-and-coming sports stars this week for their outstanding achievements in their chosen sport.
Corrie Scott has been selected to compete in the WISE Swimming International in Dublin, where she will compete against talented swimmers from all four nations. The school wish her well with her swimming career as she leaves for university next year.
Strathaven Academy curling representatives Luke Carson, Hazel Smith, Connor Ballantyne and Katie Scott won through to the Scottish Curling Finals.
Also achieving on the ice for Strathaven was Lanarkshire Ice Rink Pairs’ winner Andrew Neilson who, with his partner, also took part in the Scottish Pairs’ finals.
Second year pupil, Sam MacKenzie, a member of the under-14s Rangers Football Club Academy Squad, is set to travel to Tuscany where he and his team mates will compete with a number of top quality Italian teams. The overseas tournament is a great opportunity for the talented footballer.
Speed demon, Russell Brown, a third year pupil at the school, travelled to Anglesey to take part in the Aprilia Superteen Challenge, following second and third place finishes at the Melville Club and Open Championship last month.
Russell had also recently raced at Silverstone as part of the California Superbike School.
Katie Scott also excelled this year, winning the South Lanarkshire Schools’ Golf Spring Medal.
Strathaven Academy send their congratulations to all the pupils for their success.