Mock Interview's, Sanquhar 2016
A group of over 70 senior students at Sanquhar Academy were recently put through their paces in the Rotary Club of Thornhill and District"™s Annual Mock Interview Programme for local schools.
A group of over 70 senior students at Sanquhar Academy were recently put through their paces in the Rotary Club of Thornhill and District’s Annual Mock Interview Programme for local schools. The Rotary programme is designed to offer students the opportunity to hone their interview skills before facing the real thing when they leave school.
This year, the Rotarian interviewers were joined by representatives of local employers Thomas Tosh, Drumlanrig Castle, Police Scotland and Cadham Consultancy.
Rotarian Joan Neilson, convenor of Youth Services at the Thornhill Club said ‘We were delighted to offer this service to Sanquhar Academy. I am very grateful to those representatives of the local business community who set aside time to help us with the delivery the interview programme. The students themselves were well prepared and hopefully this experience will stand them in good stead when the face the real thing in the future.’
Picture shows student Chloe West being interviewed by Cadham Consultantcy Managing Director Bill Harley. Looking on are a group of students and Rotarians. Also in the picture is Paul O’Keefe of Thomas Tosh, Sanquhar Academy Student Support Manager Isobel Miller and Rotarian organiser Joan Neilson.
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