Daniel McCoy (17-19) was awarded a bursary from The Royal Springboard foundation who believe “the opportunity of a boarding school education can be genuinely life-transforming for disadvantaged and vulnerable children”. Daniel achieved his goal of reading Law at Newcastle University. Daniel has written a few words on his time at Merchiston and how the opportunities since have prepared him for his life in Newcastle.
"Boarding school has really set me up. Not only what I experienced when I was there, but also now I feel confident that nothing can stop me from realising my dream to become a lawyer."
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