More than 100 “exceptional” Scots from fields including science, sport, education and business have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Here is a brief look at the people from the Highlands and islands to be included on the Queen’s list.
Royal Victorian Order CVO
- Mrs Janet Margaret Bowen. Lord-Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty.
- Dr Ian William Jardine. Formerly chief executive Scottish Natural Heritage. For services to the Environment (Bridge of Earn, Perth and Kinross).
- Robert Symonds. Chair WISE Academies Trust. For services to Education (Sunderland).
- Iain Alexander Gunn. (Gunn of Banniskirk) chief, Clan Gunn. For services to the Arts, Heritage and the Economy in Caithness (Lybster).
- Archibald Robert MacMillan. Founder, The Kintyre Smokehouse, Macmillan Foods. For services to the Scottish Seafood Industry (Kintyre).
- Ms Clare Morrison. Lead Pharmacist (Quality Improvement) NHS Highland. For services to Healthcare (Avoch, Ross and Cromarty).
- Ms Christine Mary Primrose. For services to Gaelic Music to Culture and to Education in Scotland and Internationally (Isle of Skye).
- Peter John Angus. For services to the community in Dingwall, Ross-shire (Dingwall).
- Brian Robert Budge. World Wars Historian. For services to Military History in Orkney (Kirkwall).
- Miss Emily Jane Findlay. For services to Cancer Awareness and to charity in Orkney and the North of Scotland (Orphir, Orkney).
- Mrs Patricia Irene Holder. For charitable service to Save the Children (Dingwall).
- Mrs Karen Anne McCurry. Manager, Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Mid Argyll. For services to Healthcare and charity (Lochgilphead).
- Nicholas Richard Walker. Director Puffer Preservation Trust and Skipper, the VIC 32. For services to Tourism, to Marine Heritage and to charity (Lochgilphead).
Queen’s Fire Service Medal
- Rosemary Curtis. Watch Manager, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan).