Watson’s and Dollar best of class at Scottish Schools

Published: March 13, 2016
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Edinburgh – March 13, 2016 – A total of 118 schools from across the country were represented at the annual Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships, the world’s largest schools piping competition. More than 700 students of piping and drumming participated in contests held at Broughton High School. George Watson College took the top-grade Juvenile event, while Dollar Academy won the Grade 1 Novice Juvenile category.

A scene from the 2016 Scottish School Championships in Edinburgh. [Photo: Wullie Marr]

1st George Watson’s College
2nd Dollar Academy
3rd Preston Lodge High School

Novice Juvenile A
1st Dollar Academy
2nd North Lanarkshire Schools
3rd George Watson’s College

Novice Juvenile B
1st Lochalsh Juniors
2nd George Watson’s College
3rd Knox Academy

Junior A
1st St. Columbus School
2nd Gordonstoun School
3rd Fettes College

Junior B
1st Ullapool High School
2nd Glasgow Academy
3rd Dundee Schools

1st Dumfries Schools
2nd Lochgilphead High School
3rd St Andrew’s R.C. High School A

Freestyle Musicianship
1st High School of Glasgow
2nd Gordonstoun School
3rd Sgoil Loinacleit

1st Portree High School
2nd Stranraer Academy
3rd Tobermory High School

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