Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

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Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Post by down south » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:57 pm

Beginning in 1964, the Ardrossan Academy school magazine began recording successes of former pupils at universities and colleges. At this stage they were recording only final awards. Of necessity the list is in arrears, that is it refers to the previous session, 1962-63.

I've expanded some of the less familiar initials where I can, but unfortunately I couldn't find out what a CMB was.

NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND HOSPITALS

UNIVERSITY AWARDS

Edinburgh University : BSc, Robert Bonnar.

Glasgow University : MA, David D C Maxwell, Ian F Milne, Evelyn M Paterson, Josephine Wydymus.

BSc ( Hons ) : with first class honours in Chemistry, Ernest W Colvin; with first class honours in Engineering, John Moses; with second class honours in Geography, James P McCully; with second class honours in Natural Philosophy, Graham W McMaster; with second class honours in Chemical Engineering, Reginald C Pole; with second class honours in Physiology, Nancy E Wilson.

BSc ( Ord ) : Robin Dick, James Jenkins, Elizabeth Lee, George Lyons.

In the Dental School : BDS ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery ), John Hardie.

St Andrews University : MA (Hons ) , with second class honours in English Language and Literature, Mary Sillitto.

BSc ( Hons ) , with second class honours in Physics, Gavin Savage.

COLLEGE AWARDS :

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow : ARCST ( Associate of the Royal College of Science and Technology ), Ian D Millar.

Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science : Teacher's Diploma, Mary Barbour (iii ), Aileen Murray (iii ), Fiona Risk (i ).

Jordanhill College : Teacher's Diploma, Coralie Campbell, Marjorie Glen, Phyllis Hamilton, Isabel McInnes MA ( Hons ), Elizabeth O Nisbet MA, Jean E W Ramage, Patricia S Smith, Margaret C Wales.

Moray House : Teacher's Diploma, Ann N Pae MA (Hons ).

Trinity College of Music, London ( External ) : LTCL ( Licentiate of Trinity College London ), John Howard Marshall.

HOSPITAL AWARDS :

Perth Royal Infirmary : CMB, Lyndsay L Christie RGN ( Registered General Nurse ), RSCN ( Registered Children's Nurse ).


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Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

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CMB?

Combat Medical Badge

Nurse trained for combat situations
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Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Post by Penny Tray » Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:59 pm

CMB - Central Midwife Board - used by a nurse who is also a qualified midwife.
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Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Post by down south » Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:38 pm

I had a sneaking suspicion that you would have the answer, PT; thank you. Seems a lot more likely than the other suggestion!

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Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Post by down south » Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:02 pm

Here now is the list for 1964, published in the school magazine of 1965. This time it includes prizes and scholarships.

NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES

Degrees conferred :

PhD : William Brown, BSc, Richard Hamilton, BSc, ( Glasgow ) ; William Matthew , MA ( Glasgow and London ).

MA ( Honours ) : Colin Jack ( Political Economy and Economic History ) , James McLauchlan ( History ) ( Glasgow ).

MA ( Ordinary ) : Ronald C Christie ( Edinburgh ); Margaret Hadden, Margaret Jackson, Gillian Mallinson, Janice Martin, Jean Martin, Keith Steed ( Glasgow ).

BA (Honours ): F R Berchem ( Lieutenant-Commander in the Royal Canadian Navy ) ( Toronto ).

MB, ChB : Maureen C Cambridge, Sheila Currie, David McCall ( Glasgow ).

BSc ( Honours ) : David Hall ( Edinburgh ); Ian C Mills ( Civil Engineering - 1st class ), Neil Brown ( Chemistry ), William Gibson ( Pharmacy ) , Ian B Jones ( Pure Science ), Mary B Y Seggie ( Pharmacy ) ( Glasgow University ); Robert Havlin ( Chemistry ), Robert Hayley ( Chemistry ) ( Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow, now Strathclyde University ).

BSc ( Ordinary ) : Marion M Banks ( Pharmacy ), Ian Berchem ( Civil Engineering ), John Deans ( Pure Science ) ( Glasgow ).

BEd ( Diploma stage ) : Ian F Milne, MA ( Glasgow ).

Teacher's certificates gained :

Teacher's certificate : Elizabeth Lee , BSc, Ian F Milne, MA.

Teacher's general certificate and college diploma : Judith Alexander ( with merit in academic subjects ), Anne Pausey, Marion Robertson, Alison Waddell ( who also gained the Scottish Country Dance Society's Teacher's certificate ), Margaret Wilson.

The College certificate and Teacher's technical certificate in Music : Howard Marshall, LTCL; in applied science/ technical industry : Alistair C Christie.

All at Jordanhill College of Education.

Prizes, scholarships, etc :

At Glasgow University : In the Faculty of Divinity - Alexander McLachlan, MA, prize in Ecclesiastical History.

In the Faculty of Arts - Margaret Hadden, Ewing Prize for Scottish History; T J Kinross Mooney, Higher Ordinary class prizes in French (1st ), German (4th ) and an Ordinary class prize in Moral Philosophy , and a travelling scholarship to the Ludwig-Maximillians Universitat in Munich.

In the Faculty of Medicine - Nancy Wilson, BSc, prizes in Opthalmology ( 1st ) and Otolaryngology ( 1st ).

In the Faculty of Science - Thomas McCreadie, Ferguson Prize in Organic Chemistry ( 2nd year ) and a prize in Bacteriology ( too late to mention last year was the award to Tom of the Joseph Black Medal and the George Muirhead Prize for Chemistry in the 1st year class ); Mary B Y Seggie, the Boots dispensing prize .

In the Veterinary School - Maureen Aitken, Silver Medal of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society for Veterinary Materia Medica and Pharmacology .

At the RSCTG ( now Strathclyde University ) : Robert Havlin, a post-graduate research scholarship in Organo-Metallics.

At the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science : Gladys Howie, the May J H Tolmie Prize for Household Management.

At Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen : Brownley Armour, under the Patrick Allen-Fraser of Hospitalfield Trust, admitted for the summer vacation to Hospitalfield House, Arbroath.


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Re: Ardrossan Academy former pupils: academic successes 1963-71

Post by down south » Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:03 pm

Moving on now to the list of 1965 successes, published in the 1966 school magazine.

NEWS FROM THE UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND HOSPITALS

University awards :

The following degrees and diplomas were conferred :

By the University of Oxford, B Litt - Thomas G Duncan, MA.

By the University of Glasgow , BD ( Bachelor of Divinity ) - Alexander McLachlan, MA; MA ( Honours in English Language and Literature ) - Moira C Currie, H Colin Kirkwood, Kenneth G Simpson; MA ( Ordinary ) - Margaret E Kerr, Fiona G Seggie ; LL B ( Bachelor of Law ) - Iain M Cook ; MB ChB - Kerr W Clark, Conrad Ewing ( 1964 ), James F B Jack, Nancy E Wilson, BSc; BSc ( Honours ) - William Angus ( Natural Philosophy ), J Ian McNab ( Chemistry ), Catherine Ross ( Pharmacy ), Ronald J Sim ( Chemistry ), William S Stevely ( Chemistry ); BSc ( Ordinary ) - William Campbell ( employed with Hawker Siddeley Aviation ); BDS ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery ) - William Burns; BVMS ( Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery ) - Maureen M Aitken.

By the University of Aberdeen, MB ChB - Sheila M Pirie.

By the University of Edinburgh , MB ChB - Robert C Davidson .

By the University of Glasgow, DipEd - Ian F Milne, MA, J B Muir, BSc.

By the University of Strathclyde, School of Business and Administration, Diploma ( 1st Class ) in Secretarial Science - Frances S Ramage.

College Awards :

Diplomas and certificates have been awarded as follows :

By the Dunfermline College of Physical Education - Beverley Bruce ( with merit in swimming ) .

By Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science - Muriel Glen ( Group I ), Janet K Neilly ( Group I ), Janette Tait ( Group III ).

By Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen - Brownlee Armour,

By Jordanhill College of Education , College Certificate ( Honours Graduates ) and Teacher's Certificate ( Secondary Education ) - I B Jones, BSc ( with merit in professional subjects ) , J B Muir, BSc, DipEd; College Certificate and Teacher's Certificate ( Secondary Education, Primary Education ) - J C Hutchison, BSc , Jean Martin, MA, K A Steed, MA; Teacher's Certificate ( Primary Education ) and College Diploma - Maureen A S Cramb, Pauleen R Frew, Joyce S Lawson ( with merit in academic and professional subjects ), Marion H G Seggie.

By Moray House College of Education , Teacher's Certificate ( Primary Education ) and College Diploma - Mary Sesson.

By the Royal Scottish Academy of Music , DRSAM ( Diploma of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music ) - Alexander B Young.

By Trinity College of Music, London ( external ) , LTCL ( Licentiate of Trinity College London ) - Andrea A Steele ( 1964 ).

By the British Horse Society , BHSAI ( British Horse Society assistant instructor's certificate ) - Patricia Westwood.

Scholarships, Prizes, Certificates of Distinction ( awarded by the universities, colleges and hospitals ) :

At Edinburgh University :

In the Faculty of Medicine - Robert C Davidson, Distinction in Dermatology, Opthalmology and Psychological Medicine.

In the Faculty of Science - Michael E Brookfield, Merit in Geology.

In the Faculty of Commerce - Finlay S B Hamilton, Merit in Politics and in Organisation of Industry and Commerce.

At Glasgow University :

In the Faculty of Arts - Olive Carson, Prize ( 5th ) in German and Distinction in French ( Ordinary classes ) ; David T Denver, Prize ( 1st ) in Politics ( Ordinary class ) , Merit in History ( Higher Ordinary ) , George J Evans prize ( 1st ) in Logic , together with the Lorimer ( Logic ) Bursary of £25 tenable for two years, and Merit in Moral Philosophy ( Higher Ordinary ); Margaret E Kerr, Merit in Scottish History ; Maureen A Kilpatrick, Prize ( 4th ) in English ( Ordinary class ) ; Robert Park, Merit in French ( Ordinary class ) .

In the Faculty of Medicine - Nancy E Wilson, BSc, 1st class certificates in Child Health and Clinical Medicine and 2nd class certificates in Gynaecology and Clinical Surgery.

In the Faculty of Science - Judith Altham, 1st class certificate in Geography ( Ordinary class ) and 2nd class certificate in Chemistry ( Higher Ordinary ) ; Thomas McCreadie , the E E Gibson Prize (1st ) in Chemistry ( Junior Honours ) .

In the Dental School - Margaret Evans, 1st class certificate in Biology and 2nd class in Physics and Chemistry.

In the Veterinary School - Maureen M Aitken, Veterinary Research Scholarships in Veterinary Pharmacology.

At St Andrew's University ( Queen's College ) , in the Faculty of Social Science - Lesley Bidmead, 2nd class honours certificate in Psychology ( Part II ).

At the University of Strathclyde - Brian A Nettlefold, Muir Essay Competition 1st prize.

At Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen - Brownlee Armour, Summer Competition Prize.

At the Royal Scottish Academy of Music - Alexander B Young, Prize for Flute, and Travelling Scholarship.

At Skerry's College - Jennifer M Gazely, College SEcretarial Prize and College Syndicate Project Prize.

At the Western Infirmary, Glasgow - Ella E Hamilton, George and Alice Mason Prize for the best First Year Nurse.

Glasgow University Open Bursary Competition, 1965 - Lilian Seggie ( placed 25th ) was awarded an Ayr Educational Trust Bursary of £50 a year for 4 years and the Sir Walter Scott Bursary of £30 a year for 4 years.


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Post by down south » Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:58 pm

Here now is the list for 1966, which appeared in the 1967 school magazine.

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University awards :

Degrees and Diplomas were conferred as follows :

St Andrew's University :

Mary C Bonnar MA; Angela C Powell BSc ( with second class honours in Pure Mathematics ) ; Lesley Bidmead ( Queen's College ) MA; Jenifer L Brown ( Queen's College ) a Certificate in Social Administration.

Glasgow University :

David B Hutchison MA ( with second class honours in English Language and Literature ) ; Maureen Kilpatrick MA ; George J Perry LL B ; Ian D C Douglas MB ChB; Robert McCreadie BSc ( with first class honours in Chemistry ) ; Thomas McCreadie BSc ( with first class honours in Chemistry and the Mackay Smith Prize for the most distinguished candidate in the final honours degree examination in Chemistry ) ; Thomas C Hamilton BSc ( with second class honours in Pharmacy ).

Edinburgh University :

Michael E Brookfield BSc ( with second class honours in Geology ) ; Christopher Gay BSc ( Engineering ) ; Finlay S B Hamilton BComm ( with second class honours ) .

University of Strathclyde :

Sandy Primrose BSc ( with first class honours in Applied Microbiology ) ; Colin G Robertson BSc ( with second class honours in Chemistry ) ; Anthony Franks BSc ( with honours in Civil Engineering ) ; Frances S Ramage, Teacher's Diploma in Commerce; Wendy A McNab, Diploma in Secretarial Science ( now employed as secretary to the Manager GEC at Hunterston Atomic Power Station ) .

Prizes and Distinctions were won as follows :

St Andrew's University :

Pamela Mackay, 2nd rank certificates in Chemistry and Physics.

Glasgow University :

Olive Carson, prizes in Higher Ordinary French ( 1st equal ) , Higher Ordinary German ( 2nd ) , and Principles of Religion ( 1st equal ) ; Christine Cochrane, Certificate of Merit in Ordinary French ; Blair Cowan, 2nd class certificate in Regional Geography; Thomas I Davis, 2nd class certificate in Natural Philosphy; David Denver, prize in Higher Politics ( 1st equal ) and a Certificate of Merit in the History of the USA; George J Evans, 2nd class certificate in Junior Honours Logic; Margaret A Evans, 1st class certificate in Anatomy and Pass with Distiction and 2nd class certificate in Physiology; Joyce Hardie, Certificate of Merit in Ordinary German; John Hutchison, Certificate of Distinction (4th in class ) in Mathematics ( Engineering ) ; Anne Jardine, 1st class certificate in Geography;Maureen A Kilpatrick, 2nd class certificate in Higher Ordinary English; Cameron McLatchie, Scottish Private Law I ( Tut Class ) placed 1st equal and Public International Law 3rd equal; Roy Mills, 1st class certificate in Natural Philosophy and 2nd class certificate in Mathematics; Robert Muncaster, prize in Mathematics ( Engineering ) 2nd; Lilian Seggie, Certificate of Merit in Ordinary French; Wendy Stewart, 1st class certificate in Higher Ordinary English; Elizabeth Stirrat, 2nd class certificate in Botany.

Aberdeen University :

David H Rodger, 2nd class Merit Certificate in English Literature.

Edinburgh University :

Helen Howat, 2nd class Merit Certificates in French and German; Judith Powell, 2nd class Merit Certificates in Geography and Economic History; Ralph D Slater, Merit Certificates in Economic History II and and Organisation of Industry and Commerce I.

College Awards :

Jordanhill College of Education : College Certificate ( Honours graduates ) and Teacher's Certificate ( Secondary Education ) , Moira C Currie MA, Kenneth Simpson MA; College Certificate and Teacher's Certificate, Margaret E Kerr MA; Teacher's Certificate ( Primary Education ) and College Diploma, Eleanor M Baird, Grace A Colvin, Una H Macdonald, Mary E MacFarlane,Hughena C McLatchie ( with Merit in Teaching ) , Maureen McVeigh ( with Merit in Teaching and Academic Subjects ), Carol M C Ritchie, Elaine D Savage ; additional Froebel qualification, Maureen Cramb.

Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science : Teacher's diploma, Dorothy A S Chalmers, Elma Guy; Household and Catering Management Certificate and EAW Certificate , Anne Hamilton ( Appointed Research Assistant in assessment section with Unilever, Bedford ).

Heriot Watt College ( now the Heriot Watt University ) : John R Gill MPS ( Member of the Pharmaceutical Society ).

Stow College of Engineering : Arthur Taylor FSAO (Fellowship Diploma of the Scottish Association of Opticians ) ( gained the 1912 Committee of Glasgow Opticians award for the best final year project report ).

Institute awards :

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland : Peter McNab CA ( 1965 ) , based in Stockholm; David Stevely CA ( 1965 ) , employed in Birmingham; Ann Armstrong gained commendation in Part IV of the Institute's examination.

Hospital awards :

Glasgow Royal Infirmary : Mary Erskine RGN ; Morag McMillan RGN ( gained the Bronze Medal for 1965-66 and prize in Opthalmology, Throat and Ear, Skin Diseases and Radiotherapy ) .

Western Infirmary, Glasgow : Sandra Lawson RGN ( appointed a staff nurse at the Western ).

Oakbank and Robroyston Hospitals, Glasgow : Ellen Dunlop RGN, SCM ( State Certified Midwife ) ( placed first in midwifery ).

Scholarships and bursaries :

Glasgow University Open Bursary Competition, 1966 : Margaret E Scott ( placed 7th ) was awarded a Malcolm Bursary of £100 a year for 4 years.

Rolls Royce Scholarship in Engineering : Ian J Wilson ( this scholarship is tenable for 5 years at Edinburgh University ) .


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