Week 41 (14 Oct) - Andrew, 16, Troon

Andrew, 16, Troon

What is your best memory of growing up in South Ayrshire?

Spending my summer at the beach with my family and friends and being heavily involved in sport.

Tell us about your aspirations / goals?

I’d like to attend university and study a STEM field, preferably in medicine or biomedical science and then go into further research.

What are your biggest achievements?

  • International athlete for Scotland Handball
  • National 4 by 100m relay silver/athletics
  • National finalist for 300m
  • Straight A’s at National 5

What makes you proud to be a young person living in South Ayrshire?

The tight-knit community and the sense of belonging. That along with the fact that we focus on our community.

If you were to pass on a message to other young people, what would your message be?

That everyone will succeed in their own area – academic success doesn’t define you.

If you could have a dinner party with a celebrity, who would it be and why?

Elon Musk, because he’s a forward thinking and consistently has creative solutions to problems.

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