Fraserburgh teenager, Eilidh Kirkwood, 18, has achieved the Queen Scout award, the highest award for youth members in Scouting. Eilidh was presented with her award at her local Thinking Day service on February 26 by the Hon Mrs Kate Nicolson, Deputy Lord Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire.
Eilidh is a member of Fraserburgh Scouts and has been in Scouting for 4 years. She has also been a member of Guiding from the age of 5.
The Queens Scout Award requires high standards of self discipline, leadership and achievement in activities, interests and community service.
Other award recipients at the ceremony were:
Paula Porter, 1st Rosehearty Brownies, received her 20 years long service certificate; Emma Porter 1st Rosehearty Brownies, received her Young Leader’s Certificate; Gillian Downie, 1st Rosehearty Brownies, received her
Adult Leader’s Certificate; Alyson Mowat, 6th Fraserburgh Brownies, received her 10 year long service certificate; Iain Rankin, Group Scout Leader for Fraserburgh Scouts, received his 30 year long service certificate, and Isobel Stewart, District Commissioner for Cubs in Buchan, received her 30 year long service certificate.