Scott is Young Athlete of the Year

Published on 28 January 2008 Categories: Sports,  Senior School

Watson’s pupil, Scott Hughson (S6) has won the Daily Record Young Athlete of the Year award for 2007, which was presented at the Norwich Union International in Glasgow's Kelvin Hall at the weekend.

It was a double celebration for Scott, as he was competing in a UK Athletics and scottishathletics 400m development race at the competition. He came from behind to win the race in 49.23secs.

Scott was a double gold medallist at last year's Scottish Schools Championships and has recently found out that he will be representing Scotland at senior level for the first time at the Celtic Cup Indoor International in the individual 400m. This takes place in Wales on Sunday 3 February.

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