Thinking Day service sees a host of awards presented

SCOUTS: (From left) Iain Rankin, the Honourable Kate Nicolson, Eilidh Kirkwood, and Isobel Stewart.
SCOUTS: (From left) Iain Rankin, the Honourable Kate Nicolson, Eilidh Kirkwood, and Isobel Stewart.

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.

GUIDES: (From left) Paula Porter, Marlene Partridger, Emma Porter, Gillian Downie, Annie Sellar, Alyson Mowat, and Seonaid Morrison.

GUIDES: (From left) Paula Porter, Marlene Partridger, Emma Porter, Gillian Downie, Annie Sellar, Alyson Mowat, and Seonaid Morrison.

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.

GUIDES: Members of the 6th Fraserburgh Guides winning the annual Kathleen McKenzie Memorial Challenge Shield along with Young Leader Chloe Pearson and District Commissioner Seonaid Morrison. The evening's challenges were based on the Olympics.

GUIDES: Members of the 6th Fraserburgh Guides winning the annual Kathleen McKenzie Memorial Challenge Shield along with Young Leader Chloe Pearson and District Commissioner Seonaid Morrison. The evening's challenges were based on the Olympics.

BROWNIES: Jayne and Edwin Wiseman of Starfish Project, which helps disadvantaged children in Kenya, accepted a cheque for �412.18 from the Rosehearty Brownies on behalf of all who attended the Annual Thinking Day Service. Starfish has recently opened a 'new to you' shop in Saltoun Square, Fraserburgh, and would welcome any donations.

BROWNIES: Jayne and Edwin Wiseman of Starfish Project, which helps disadvantaged children in Kenya, accepted a cheque for �412.18 from the Rosehearty Brownies on behalf of all who attended the Annual Thinking Day Service. Starfish has recently opened a 'new to you' shop in Saltoun Square, Fraserburgh, and would welcome any donations.