PREPARATIONS for the 2013 Carluke Gala Day can now officially begin as next year’s Gala Queen and her Court have been chosen.
The 2013 Gala Queen will be Chantell Aitken (10).
Chantell’s Champion will be 10-year-old Darrel Hill; both Chantell and Darrel attend High Mill Primary School.
Chantell and Darrel will be joined in the Gala Court by fellow High Mill Primary pupils Eilidh Kerr, who will be a Flower Girl and Crown Bearer Kyle Hunstone.
Braidwood Primary will be represented by Maids Morgan Leith and Ailie Shearer while Erin Garrity and Emily Lebica, from St Athanasius Primary, will also be Maids.
The two Carluke Primary Maids will be Lucy Jackson and Abigail Phillimore while the two Crawforddyke Primary Maids will be Rebecca Rintoul and Zoe Campbell.
The final four Maids will be Abbie Mountfort and Katie Haddow and Courtney Watson and Rebecca Nelson from Law Primary.
A Sceptre Bearer, from Victoria Park School, has yet to be chosen.
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