Boys’ Brigade pair get royal seal of ap­proval at an­nual awards night

The Oban Times - - News -

TWO MEM­BERS of the 2nd Fort Wil­liam Boys’ Brigade Com­pany were awarded the or­gan­i­sa­tion’s top ac­co­lade at the group’s an­nual par­ents night and awards cer­e­mony in Dun­cans­burgh Mac­in­tosh Church Hall last Fri­day night.

Ewan MacGre­gor and Roddy MacLeod were awarded the Queen’s Badge, com­plete with cer­tifi­cate signed by HM The Queen.

Dur­ing the event the boys demon­strated march­ing and other skills learned over the last ses­sion and out­lined the many projects they had un­der­taken. In­spect­ing of­fi­cer was Fa­ther Roddy MacAu­ley from St John’s, Caol, who along with com­pany chap­lain Rev Richard Bax­ter praised them on their smart turnout and ex­em­plary con­duct.

Awards were pre­sented to recog­nise ex­cep­tional work, in­clud­ing four Pres­i­dent’s Badges and two of the ul­ti­mate ac­co­lade, the Queen’s Badge, com­plete with cer­tifi­cate signed by HM The Queen. Kieran Boyd, above, re­ceived per­fect at­ten­dance and best An­chor Boy in his sec­tion and was also pro­moted to the Ju­nior Sec­tion.

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