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Sergio
Casci


Writer

Sergio is a successful screenwriter. He worked for the BBC as a reporter before he decided to try writing plays and film scripts. He has now written a number of films and in 2004, he won a BAFTA  for the Best Screenplay with his film American Cousins which is set in Glasgow.


Douglas
Payne


Music

Douglas is the bass player with Glasgow group Travis who over the past few years have become one of the most successful bands in the world. Douglas knows that their success has a little to do with luck, but a lot more to do hard work and regular practice long before Travis became famous.


Gordon
Richardson


Business

A successful business person such as Gordon creates jobs in the community. After starting out in the music industry, he launched the Beanscene chain of coffee shops which use music to attract and entertain customers. A great idea and a big success.


Bis
 


Music

Brothers Steven and John Clark formed Bis with another former Woodfarm student, Amanda McKinnon, in the mid 90s. They have since become one of Britain's most enduring bands. Bis have seen many highs and lows but have continued to produce innovative music to delight their many loyal fans.


Iain
Grubb


Sport

Iain is one of the  best volleyball players Britain has produced ... and he has more than 100 international caps for Scotland to prove it. He has captained the UK as well as the Scottish team and has enjoyed a lot of success with his club Su Ragazzi. Iain first played volleyball while at Woodfarm.


Lesley
Robb


Sport

Lesley is a top volleyball player who on leaving Woodfarm benefited from the University of Glasgow Sports Bursary Programme.  This helped her continue with her studies as well as make the grade in volleyball.  She has played for Scotland and is now based at a top club in Germany.

 

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