Pupils at Doon Academy were recently awarded for their hard work throughout the year.

The school held its 'Celebrating Success' prize-giving evening on Wednesday, September 20, with many worthy winners picking up a prize.

Owen Given was awarded for services to the school.

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Ayr Advertiser: He is so proud to represent the school in every area, with his leadership skills, creativity and passion being described as "exceptional".

Owen plays a key role in the drive towards LGBT Youth Scotland Silver Charter Status and is always willing to offer his time, energy and enthusiasm.

Ayr Advertiser: Proud parents stand with serial achievers Teagan and Neve Cavanagh-Smith in celebration of their daughters' outstanding achievements.

Teagan swept up the prestigious Dux Medal Award for being the top performer in the school's 2022-23 exams.

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Stephen Holland and Zack Miller hold aloft the trophy much to a delighted Guidance team of Mrs Telfer and Mr Rowantree.

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Ayr Advertiser: In a step away from the school's traditional format, pupils, staff and parents mingled, chatted and joined together in one big celebration of the pupils' achievements.

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Special prizewinners standing with the school's senior leadership team: left to right Teagan Cavanagh-Smith, Jack Young, Skye Crossan, Stephen Holland and Zack Miller.

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Ayr Advertiser: Musician Scott Sturgeon showcases his skills and talents on the drums.

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Well done to all the winners and all who took part in the evening.