Finvoy 9th Route BB display

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A capacity crowd attended the Boys’ brigade annual display on Friday, March 17 in Finvoy Presbyterian Church Hall.

The Chaplin of the Company the Rev. Roy Gaston acted as chairman for the evening and welcomed everybody to the display. The Inspecting Officer was the Rev. Dr. Ian McNie a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. The programme consisted of drill, figure marching, sketches, singing, interspersed with P.E. and humorous items under the Captain Ian Bolton. Jordan Moon was awarded his Queens badges pinned on by his mother. Andrew Dysart, Adam Rea and Matthew Campbell also had their Presidents badges pinned on by their mothers. The inspecting Officer the Rev. Dr. Ian McNie gave a glowing report on the Company activities saying how much he had enjoyed the display put on by the Company.

Prize winners:

The prizes were presented by Mrs. Ann McNie wife of the inspecting Officer

The cup winners were as follows

Anchor boys;

The Dunlop cup, Luke Sloan

The Beattie Shield for endeavour, Kristopher Morrison

The Granagh cup, Jack Bolton

Junior Section;

The Rosnashane cup for P.E, James Reid

Junior scripture cup, Tie Harry Speers & Cameron Morrison

2nd Year scripture, Tie Harry McKendry & Samuel Blair

3rd Year scripture, Matthew Keers

Best Junior the Cooper cup, Matthew Keers

125 Anniversary shield, Isaac Hanna

The Mc Cartney cup for endeavour, Sam Speers

Company Section;

The Millar cup for sport, Andrew Dysart

Grade one scripture, Andrew Gilmore

Grade two scripture, Sam Reid

Grade three scripture

Grade four scripture, Jordan Moon

Recruit cup, Adam Faulkner

Best senior boy Hughes cup, William Gilmore

Centenary cup for drill, Matthew Campbell The Gillen cup for character & influence, Matthew Campbell The Hanna cup for uniform, Jordan Moon

The captain Ian Bolton thanked all the boys, Officers, Parents, Friends, and the audience for their generous donations to Company funds and for ending another successful year with the display.