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Quartet’s hard work results in Queen’s Award

Four girls from Second Linlithgow Company received the Queens Award at the National Presentation day.

Four girls from Second Linlithgow Company received the Queens Award at the National Presentation day.

Four Linlithgow teenagers did a royal double, collecting Queen’s Award and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award in the same ceremony in St Michaels Church, Linlithgow.

The Queen’s Award, gained by Kirsty Graham, Barbara Hogan, Joelle Yu and Heather McCorriston, all 17, is the highest in the Girls Brigade and was presented by Sally Conway, British Olympic Judo athlete.

For the girls, members of 2nd Linlithgow Company, the presentation was a culmination of two years hard work.

The ceremony saw members of the Girl’s Brigade from across Scotland receiving their Gold Duke of Edinburgh and Queen’s Awards.

To obtain this award, the girls completed two years of work comprising of volunteering, a written exam paper, a project on a subject of their choice and a residential weekend.

Kirsty, Barbara, Joelle and Heather completed all of this and in addition completed the work for their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards.

 

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