Uddingston student receives university’s top journalism award

Connor Award - Michelle Craig
Connor Award - Michelle Craig

A FORMER Uddingston Grammar pupil has proven she has what it takes to be a journalist after receiving a prestigious award.

Michelle Craig (24) is studying for her BA Hons degree in Journalism at the University of the West of Scotland Hamilton Campus and was named the recipient of the Isobel Connor Award.

The Supercounty award is presented annually in memory of board member Isobel Connor, who became the first woman to be appointed editor of both the Hamilton Advertiser and Wishaw Press.

For full story, see this week’s Times & Speaker, dated Thursday, February 24.