The 1st Lesmahagow Boys' Brigade Annual Display and Presentation
The 1st Lesmahagow Boys' Brigade at their 2015 Annual Display and Presentation. Photograph: Captain James Reid
The Company held its display and presentation of awards on Friday, May 8th in the Miners' Welfare in Coalburn.
The Chairman for the evening was the Rev. Harry Findlay and his wife Irene presented the awards. The Company was inspected by Peter McLeish of Coalburn.
The evening was opened by Rev. Findlay and was well supported by parents and friends of the Company. They were treated to a varied and interesting programme of activities from the Anchor Boys, Junior Section and Company section, which included a biblical display of the 12 Disciples, Figure Marching, PE, Games and a taste of camping.
Captain James Reid, in his report, expressed his delight in what had been achieved in all three sections this year, stating that it was a very successful and enjoyable session. He thanked all the parents and friends who so generously supported the various fundraising events and especially thanked all his officers and helpers for supporting him.
The award winners were:-
|Green Award and First Year Service Badge||Johnny Andrew|
|Red Award and Second Year Service Badge||Tom Armstrong|
|Best Group||Sponge Bob|
|Regular Church Attendance||Tom Armstrong|
|Best Boy||Cayden Forrest|
|Target Badge, Bronze Award and Third Year Service Badge||Corey Stevenson|
|Silver Award and Third Year Service Badge||Kian O'Rourke|
|Silver Award and Fifth Year Service Badge||Robert Armstrong|
|Gold Award and Sixth Year Service Badge||Euan Dempster|
|Best Team||Team One|
|Regular Church Attendance with Boys Brigade||Euan Dempster|
|General Church Attendance: Perfect Attendance||Findlay Hynd|
|Best Boy||Euan Dempster|
|Promotion to Company Section||Euan Dempster|
|Community, Recreational and Skills Level One, Compass Badge and Sixth Year Service Badge||Private Aaron Meikle|
|Community, Recreational and Skills Level Two, Discover Badge and Sixth Year Service Badge||Private Ben Miller|
Private Robert Nimmo
Private Michael Reid
|Community, Recreational and Skills Level Three and Sixth Year Service Badge||Private Jack Hickie|
|Community, Recreational and Skills Level Four and Sixth Year Service Badge||Lance Corporal Jack Dempster|
|Best Squad||Squad One|
|Perfect Church Attendance with Boys Brigade||Lance Corporal Jack Dempster|
Private Aaron Meikle
|Regular Church Attendance with Boys Brigade||Lance Corporal Jack Hickie|
|Perfect Attendance at Other Church||Private Michael Reid|
|Best Boy||Lance Corporal Jack Dempster|
|President's Badge||Lance Corporal Jack Dempster|
The new session resumes on Wednesday, September 2nd for the Anchor Boys and Friday September 4th for the Company Section at Lesmahagow Old Parish Church. All new and existing boys will be made welcome.