THE Principals have been announced for this year’s St Ronan’s Border Games.

Twenty three youngsters from St Ronan's Primary School were named as being part of St Ronan's Border Games 2023.

P7 pupil Ruaridh Robb was confirmed as the Dux Boy, while the role of Dux Girl will be carried out by Hannah O’Hare, also in P7.

The special ceremony at St Ronan’s Primary School on Wednesday, May 31, saw P2’s Hunter Ramsay appointed as Lantern Bearer.

Sash Girls and Monks from P3 to P7 were also revealed at the event:

  • P3 Monks – Lewis Gaffney and Myles Oliphant
  • P3 Sash Girls – Aria Lynas and Vivienne Giegerich
  • P4 Monks – Jamie Currie and Finlay MacFarlane
  • P4 Sash Girls – Gemma Campbell and Ruby Smillie
  • P5 Monks – Charlie Welsh and Rueben Rose
  • P5 Sash Girls – Isla Sibley and Maia MacDonald
  • P6 Monks – Noah Rychel and Cameron Hogarth
  • P6 Sash Girls – Rowan Farquhar and Neive Doherty
  • P7 Monks – Harry Campbell and Joe Campbell
  • P7 Sash Girls – Amber Little and Holly Welsh

A spokesperson for the Games said: “Congratulations to all the school pupils selected to take part in the Cleikum Ceremonies 2023.

"Thanks to all at St Ronan's Primary School for the warm welcome to our Standard Bearer-Elect, Lass and Flag Party and Officials at the special assembly.

"Well done to everyone who was chosen to represent our school and community, and indeed to all the children who put their names forward for a role in Games Week.

"We are so lucky to have a school full of enthusiastic children who want to represent their classes.

"Making final recommendations to the Games Week Committee is one of the hardest tasks we have each year."

Next on the agenda is the Standard Bearer’s Ball which is set to take place on July 8.

A few tickets for the event are still available and can be bought by following the link available on the St Ronan's Border Games Facebook page.

The price is set at £47 with a maximum of 12 tickets per party.

The dress code is formal – black tie and full-length evening gowns.

Games Week will take place between July 8-15.