Eilidh Child Named Scottish Athlete of the Year

Eilidh Child Named Scottish Athlete of the Year
That the Parliament congratulates Eilidh Child from Kinross on being named Scottish Athlete of the Year; notes that Ms Child won medals individually and as part of the relay team for Great Britain at the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships and a silver medal representing Scotland at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, and wishes her luck in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Judy Murray to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Judy Murray to Receive Honorary Doctorate
That the Parliament congratulates Judy Murray on receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of Stirling for her contribution to tennis and her charitable causes; commends her contribution to developing future tennis players in the heart of Scotland, with a planned tennis centre in Bridge of Allan to provide children from more deprived areas with the opportunity to play tennis; applauds her continued commitment to raising the profile of women in sport and more specifically women’s tennis through supporting charities such as Women in Sport, whose aim is to aid sportswomen to reach their full potential, and acknowledges her determination to propel the Great Britain’s women’s Fedcup team to a higher ranking.