Congratulations to Castlebay School pupil Catherine Sinclair who was recently presented with the Volunteer Centre Award for Volunteering Excellence on Barra. The award is presented annually to the Secondary pupil who, during their school years, has contributed to school life and to the community by volunteering.

Catherine began volunteering formally in 2012 when she registered for Saltire Awards. Since then she has accumulated over 500 volunteering hours with various groups. Catherine is an active member of her school Youth Council where she represents the pupils in her year group, she is also a keen dancer and performs for many community charity fundraisers.

The trophy was presented at Castlebay School’s awards ceremony by Katag MacNeil, a representative from the voluntary sector.