Rewarding Volunteers

Active Schools Awards

Our volunteers work extremely hard every year and dedicate a lot of their time to organise and deliver sport and physical activity sessions to children and young people in South Ayrshire. These volunteers deserve recognition for their efforts and June 2018 saw the third Active Schools Awards take place at the Town Hall in Ayr.

The winners were:

Dance Leader of the Year
Sophie Alexander & Neve Cassidy, Queen Margaret Academy

Young Ambassador of the Year
Eve Kennedy & Emily McCaughie, Prestwick Academy

Sports Leader of the Year
Jordan Finlay, Prestwick Academy

Coaching Academy pupil of the Year
Eilidh McDonald, Marr College

Club of the Year
Ayr Curling Club

Student of the Year
Aiden McLean, UWS

                                                                       Primary School Staff Volunteer of    the Year
Iain Lindsay, Muirhead PS

Secondary School Staff Volunteer of the Year
Robert McLaughlin, Marr College

Parent Volunteer of the Year
Daniel Smith & Nicholas Whyte, Dundonald PS

Outstanding Contribution Award
Julie Baines, Forehill PS

Volunteer of the Year
Iain Lindsay, Muirhead PS

Get involved in Active Schools


To discuss how to increase sport and physical activity opportunities within your school, or to volunteer with Active Schools please contact us on 01292 294191 or email us at