James Cunningham and Andrew Hughson both received Saltire Summit Awards this month. 

The Summit Award is a prestigious national award which recognises an outstanding contribution to volunteering for 12 – 25year olds who have completed at least 200 volunteer hours and exceeded expectations in their volunteer roles.

James was nominated by Stornoway High Church of Scotland for his volunteering role as Technical Director and Andrew was nominated by Laxdale Cubs and Scouts for his volunteering work as a Young Leader.

The Award was presented to each of the Nicolson pupils by Clive Rowlands, Chair of the Volunteer Centre, Western Isles Board.

The Saltire Awards is a national initiative for young people ages 12-25.  It celebrates, recognises and rewards the commitment and contribution of young volunteers in Scotland. 

If you are interested in volunteering, or would like information on how to sign up for Saltire Awards, please visit our website www.volunteercentrewi.org, find us on facebook or Instagram or contact Marion Wilson, Development Worker (Lewis) on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.