Strathpeffer Events

Strathpeffer Community Collage
The plaque reads:  Strathpeffer Primary School and Strathpeffer Community Centre opened by Peter Peacock, MSP, Deputy Minister for Finance and Local Government, on 1 December 2000.

Opening of new Strathpeffer School

Guests arriving ....

Fiona Hawthorn

Mr Duncan Macdonald, former head teacher, and Mrs Jean Macdonald.

Captain Roderick Stirling, Lord Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty.  On right of photo: Mr Hugh Fraser, Assistant Director of Education, Sir Neil Macintosh, Mrs Moira Snodgrass, head teacher.

Councillor Margaret Paterson with pupils.

Mrs Moira Snodgrass, head teacher, and Councillor Andy Anderson.

Rev Ivan Warwick and Councillor Douglas Briggs.

Councillor John Farquhar Munro and Mr Duncan Mackay.

Piper Donald Armstrong with Mrs Snodgrass.

Mr Huisdean Campbell, shinty coach.

Dr Paddy Newton and Mr Neil Macdonald.

Mr Hugh Fraser, assistant director of education, Mrs Moira Snodgrass and two guests.

Assembled audience.

School pupils entertaining ....

On chanters

On violins

A choir

Another choir (conductor Kirsteen Menzies)

A small orchestra

Top table:  Dr Paddy Newton, Councillor Val Maciver, Mrs Moira Snodgrass, Sir Neil Macintosh, Mr Peter Peacock, ?,  Councillor Andy Anderson.

Speech by Dr Paddy Newton

Speech by Councillor Val Maciver, chairman of the Education Committee.

For which she was presented with a bouquet.

Following his speech, Peter Peacock,Depute Minister for Finance and Local Government,  Scottish Executive, was presented with a shinty caman.

Formal proceedings over, everyone moved outside

?, Lord Lieutenant, Councillor J F Munro, ?, ?, ?, The Earl of Cromartie, ?, Councillor Margaret Paterson, ?

Viewing the school's new flag.

Mrs Moira Snodgrass and Deputy Minister Peter Peacock after he had unveiled the commemorative plaque.

The plaque

Then back for tea ...

.... and cake ....

.... cut by Sir Neil Macintosh assisted by two pupils.

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