IN PICTURES: Borders College students celebrate at graduation ceremony

More than 160 graduates gathered at the Borders Events Centre in Kelso’s Springwood Park for this year’s Borders College graduation ceremony.

Ashleigh Tate, Stacy Lumsden, Tracy McCallan, Sam Douglas and Sharon George at the Borders College graduation.
Ashleigh Tate, Stacy Lumsden, Tracy McCallan, Sam Douglas and Sharon George at the Borders College graduation.

Graduates donned their robes to collect their education awards from college principal Angela Cox...and our photographer Bill McBurnie was there to capture the celebrations.

College principal Mrs Angela Cox, Denise Smart and Suzanne Gillan graduating HNC in hairdressing, with honorary fellow Nick Bannerman.

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Borders College vice-principal Heather Anderson congratulates Amy Brydon on her SVQ 3 in management with wife Kirsty Brydon.
Graduates celebrate.
Dale Clancy from Selkirk, Nikki Walker from Hawick, graduating in teaching with Ann Letham and Leeanne Forbes from Coldstream.
Dawn and Emily Edgar from Morebattle graduating HNC childhood practice, with Gemma and Jackie Crombie from Ednam.
West Linton graduates, Keli Walker, Nicola Stanton, Rebecca Greenlaw with Nicky Dudgeon, SVQ 3 in children and young people.
Lindsay Holmes from Galashiels, Stella Holmes, Jade Malcolm, Vivian Murray-Bell, Leigh Murray-Bell from Hawick HNC social services.
Rachel McDonald from Hawick and Baillie Steele from Kelso graduated with a HNC in finishing make-up.
Melanie Sarah Sutherland graduating with SVQ 3 healthcare support with daughter Jodie Anderson.
Jodie Anderson,Tony Williams, Melanie Sarah Sutherland SVQ 3 in Healthcare support, Susan Williams and Andrew Hadden.
Nick Bannerman from Hawick receives his honorary fellowship from college principal Angela Cox.
Emily Happer, Justine Gosling, Rudi Johnson and Pauline Scott-Laidlaw graduate with a HNC social services.
Pauline McGurk and Karolina Madrak graduated SVQ level 3 clinical support
Rachel Jack from Stow, Aimee Holisz from Tweedbank, Roslyn Mundell and Courtney Lawson from Hawick.
Work based Learning Award went to Charlie Blance, HNC Game and Wildlife Management, Gina Walker received the SMTA Award Level 3 NVQ in Vehicle Maintenance, VP Heater Anderson and Rachael McIntosh, Best Higher Education Student, HNC Animal Care.
Samantha Crosbie, from Hawick, Katie Horsburgh from Gala and Andrea Brown from Hawick graduating with a HNC in childhood practice.
Honorary fellow Nick Bannerman.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.
Borders College graduation 2019.