A MEMBER of the 18th Ayrshire Scout group has received the movement’s top award.

Violet McGimpsey was presented with the Chief Scout’s Gold Award by group leader James Edwards last week.

And the group’s Beavers also had cause to celebrate after the Chief Scout’s Bronze Award was presented to another member of the group, Fraser Gordon.

Last week, 18th Ayrshire Scout group Leader James Edwards was delighted to present Violet with the Chief Scout’s Gold Award.

As the top award in Scouts the Gold Award is an incredible achievement and all the Leaders of 18th Ayrshire are incredibly proud of all that Violet has achieved.

Beavers also had cause to celebrate, with the presentation of Fraser ‘s Chief Scout’s Bronze.Award.

Beaver Leader Fiona commented: “It is fantastic to see our young people continue to achieve even through these difficult times.”

“Chief Scout Awards are an incredible achievement, they show commitment and a ‘can do’ attitude. “We are so proud of all that our young people have.”