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23 October 2021

Winners of Scots Language Awards 2021

27 September 2021

Well-known Scots, artists and speakers got together for the Scots Language Awards 2021 in Dundee on Saturday 25 September 2021 to celebrate Scots culture and language.

The Awards give deserved recognition to those dedicated to sharing Scots Language, helping it thrive and showcasing it in culture, music and words.

 

The 13 Award Categories, Sponsors & Winners are:

Scots Project o the Year sponsored by Scots Hoose: Scots Dictionary for Schools app

Scots Bairns Book o the Year sponsored by Scottish Government: The Glasgow Gruffalo's Wean, by Elaine C. Smith (Itchy Coo)

Scots Book o the Year sponsored by Scottish Book Trust: The Young Team by Graeme Armstrong (Picador)

Young Scots Writer o' the Year sponsored by Education Scotland: Hope and Lucy Freeman

Scots Writer o the Year sponsored by National Library of Scotland: Victoria McNulty

Scots Schuil o the Year sponsored by Itchy Coo/Black & White Publishing: Troqueer Primary School, Dumfries

Scots Speaker o the Year sponsored by Scots Language Centre: Iona Fyfe

Scots Performer o' the Year sponsored by Traditional Arts & Culture Scotland (TRACS): Len Pennie

Scots Teacher o the Year sponsored by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA): Kerry Fraser, Perth High School

Scots Champion Award: John Hodgart

Scots Business o the Year sponsored by Scots Language Society: Lidl

Janet Paisley Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Creative Scotland: Derrick McClure

Young Scots Writer o' the Year sponsored by Education Scotland: Hope and Lucy Freeman

Scots Media Person o the Year sponsored by Dictionaries of the Scots Language: Littlest Chicken