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We are the champions!

Ten students are set to transform health and wellbeing in their communities after graduating from a seven-week course at Borders College in Galashiels.
Run in partnership between the college and Scottish Borders Councils learning disability service, the Health Champions course offers adults with a learning disability the chance to find out more about good nutrition and the benefits of regular physical activity. Successful students earn three credits at SCQF Level 2, opening the door to further learning. Qualified Health Champions help others enjoy healthier lives by raising awareness of health and healthy choices, sharing health messages and creating supportive environments.
The 10 students who graduated are: Laura Bandeen (Galashiels), Stewart Bell (Abbey St. Bathans),Heather Burton (Kelso), Tracy Cockburn (Greenlaw), Jean-Pierre Cossigny (Kelso), Matthew Holmes (Innerliethen), Frankie McBrier (Galashiels), Claire McKenzie (Coldstream), Samantha McLaren (Reston), Helen Rodger (Peebles).

Ten students are set to transform health and wellbeing in their communities after graduating from a seven-week course at Borders College in Galashiels. Run in partnership between the college and Scottish Borders Councils learning disability service, the Health Champions course offers adults with a learning disability the chance to find out more about good nutrition and the benefits of regular physical activity. Successful students earn three credits at SCQF Level 2, opening the door to further learning. Qualified Health Champions help others enjoy healthier lives by raising awareness of health and healthy choices, sharing health messages and creating supportive environments. The 10 students who graduated are: Laura Bandeen (Galashiels), Stewart Bell (Abbey St. Bathans),Heather Burton (Kelso), Tracy Cockburn (Greenlaw), Jean-Pierre Cossigny (Kelso), Matthew Holmes (Innerliethen), Frankie McBrier (Galashiels), Claire McKenzie (Coldstream), Samantha McLaren (Reston), Helen Rodger (Peebles).

Ten students are set to transform health and wellbeing in their communities after graduating from a seven-week course at Borders College in Galashiels.

Run in partnership with Scottish Borders Council’s learning disability service, the Health Champions course offers adults with a learning disability the opportunity to find out more about nutrition and the benefits of regular physical activity.

The 10 students who graduated are: Laura Bandeen (Galashiels), Stewart Bell (Abbey St. Bathans),Heather Burton (Kelso), Tracy Cockburn (Greenlaw), Jean-Pierre Cossigny (Kelso), Matthew Holmes (Innerliethen), Frankie McBrier (Galashiels), Claire McKenzie (Coldstream), Samantha McLaren (Reston) and Helen Rodger (Peebles).

 

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