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Thurso Pupil Phillip Todd Wins Council Sponsored Mod Award

15th October 2007

Photograph of Thurso Pupil Phillip Todd Wins Council Sponsored Mod Award

Sixteen year old Phillip Todd of Thurso High School was the recipient of the Council sponsored Mairi Mhor Felllowship silver kilt pin for his performance in the 'Singing in Traditional style for Gaelic Learners' competition at Mod Lochabair on Monday 15th October 2007.

The prize of a specially commissioned silver kilt pin incorporating the Fellowship logo, designed and made by South Uist Jeweller Roddy Johnson of Dingwall was presented by Chairman of the Highland Council Gaelic Committee, Hamish Fraser

Councillor Fraser said: "The Highland Council is very keen to encourage Gaelic learners of all ages to sing traditional songs, much in the style that the great Gaelic Bardess Miri Mhr nan ran would have herself sung. I would like to congratulate Phillip and wish him well for his singing future."

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