Young Scot Award for our Young Person’s Ambassador?

It is official and we are excited to announce that Ellie has been nominated as a finalist in the Young Scot Awards 2013.


Ellie was nominated for the Health category and will be up against two other finalists for the award. We nominated Ellie for this prestigious honour for the work she has done to raise awareness of Dyslexia and Dyslexia Scotland through her Blue Ribbon Campaign (read Ellie’s Story here) and for her continued efforts and enthusiasm.

Cathy Magee CEO of Dyslexia Scotland says “we are very proud of Ellie and the work that she has done, we wanted to show our gratitude by nominating her for this award and asking her to be our first Young person’s Ambassador. She is a real inspiration and we appreciate all she has done and continues to do to raise awareness about Dyslexia and Dyslexia Scotland.”

Ellie will attend a start studded event on the 19th April,  A VIP Gala dinner will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and the awards will be announced at 8.30pm at the SECC Clyde Auditorium.  For the first time, this year, highlights of the awards will be broadcast on STV – It will be shown at 10.15pm on the 21st April.

Good Luck Ellie