Motion Number: S5M-04093
Lodged By: Gail Ross
Date Lodged: 17/02/2017
Title: Congratulations to Ellora James
That the Parliament congratulates Wick High School student, Ellora James, on winning the one to watch category at the 2017 FDM Everywoman Technology Awards, which were held in London; notes that the award is given to an individual under 20 who is actively encouraging girls to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects at school level and identify inspirational students or apprentices; further notes that Ellora won the award after self-teaching in HTML and CSS coding and who now teaches these skills to other students through her Apps for Good Course mentoring programme; wishes Ellora the best with her future endeavours, and considers this an excellent achievement and shows that she is a great credit to herself, her school and the wider community.