Rosehearty boy presents cheque to charity

Aaron-James and Ruth Brown from CLAN.
Aaron-James and Ruth Brown from CLAN.

A boy from Rosehearty who had his head shaved for CLAN Cancer Support has presented a cheque to his chosen charity.

Aaron-James Smart, who is a P7 pupil at Rosehearty School, presented the cheque during an assembly at the school.

Aaron-James had his hair shaved off at Men’s Style in Fraserburgh a few weeks ago as he had a family member who was battling cancer.

Thanks to Aaron-James’ bravery and generous donations, the fantastic sum of £1,715.42 was raised for the charity. His initial fund-raising target was £150.

During the cheque presentation at his school, Aaron-James was joined by his granny, Maureen Smart, and Ruth Brown from CLAN.

Commenting, Aaron-James said: “I’m feeling really happy and proud. I never expected to raise so much money.”

Rosehearty School head teacher Roselynn Birnie commented: “It’s a great thing to do to help others.

“It’s also quite a brave thing to do to have your head shaved and we’re very proud of his achievements.”

Ruth Brown from CLAN added: “I feel it’s such an honour that someone this age would think of doing something like this.

“It’s very humbling and CLAN are very grateful for this cheque.”