Oswestry School Sixth Form
pupils, Jessica Pugh and Benjamin Dugan, are now fully qualified ski
instructors after completing their BASI Level 1 and Level 2 training through
the Interski scholarship award.
Each winter, Interski instructors
are on the lookout for talented youngsters. Their brief is to assess
performance, personality and adaptability and, where these criteria are met, a
video is taken and submitted. Approximately 30 of these, mostly 16-18
year olds, are then invited to a day's intensive training in the UK where they
are assessed, and a final shortlist of 10 gifted scholars is drawn up.
year, two Oswestry School pupils, Jessica Pugh and Benjamin Dugan were selected
for the scholarship - out of 1500 applicants – which provides 3 weeks intensive
training in Aosta, Italy covering all costs.
The Interski representative said
that the pupils “Represented their school impeccably and should be justifiably
proud of their achievements. It was a really strong bunch of candidates