Local Olympian and Commonwealth Swimmer Hannah Miley visited Lathallan School to present at the first Sports Dinner on Friday 1 December.
The evening celebrated the many sporting successes of Lathallan School pupils. There were caps awarded for pupils who had reached national level in sport; Ross Milne S6 who plays for the U17 Scotland Rugby Team, Phoebe Verstralen S5 who plays for the U17 Scotland Netball Long Squad, Sophie Presslie S3 a member of the GB Ski X Development Squad, Lucy Sanger S5 part of the Scottish Schools Shooting Team, Lydia Broadley S4 and Anne Murrie S6 Scottish Independent Schools U16 Football Team, Maxwell Cattermole S5 Scotland U16 200m freestyle swimming champion and national 4x100m freestyle record holder, Lydia Broadley S4 and Olivia Shannon S3 Scottish U16 Pentathlon Training Squad and most recently Ross Milne S6, Drew Christie S5 and Bruce Cromar S6 broke Scottish bench press records for their age categories.
Over 20% of Lathallan Senior School pupils represent a sport at national, regional or record breaking levels.
Staff and pupils also voted for Sports Personality of the Year which went to Lydia Broadley and Sports Team of the Year which went to the U17 Rugby Team who won the Hutcheson’s Grammar School Rugby 7s tournament earlier this year.
Hannah Miley presented all of the awards and delivered an inspirational speech encouraging pupils to keep pursuing their dreams even when they have difficult days.