OVERALL winner of the 2009 "Burns Competitions" at Laurencekirk Primary was Max McGinlay who was first in the P7 recitation category with his Address to the Haggis.
Recitation: P1: 1 Shannon Brown, 2 Chloe Craig, 3 Mitchell Stuart (All Fishin or Yoyo).
P2: 1 Helena Ross (Waves at the Sea), 2 Eve Curran (Fishin), 3 Michael Sutherland (Sweet Teeth).
P3: 1 Kieran Mowat (The Crocodile), 2 Leykin Walker (Roguey Poguey), 3 Callum Donald (Roguey Poguey).
P4: 1 Abigail Fraser (The Dentist), 2 Fraser Nicoll (Sair Finger), 3 Gina Gallagher (The Dentist).
P5: 1 Eilidh Watt, 2 Zach Walker, 3 Cameron Thomson (All The Neep).
P6: 1 Sam Connell, 2 Amy Shearer, 3 equal Jenni Clark and Sarah Reid (All A Dug, A Dug).
P7: 1 Max McGinlay, 2 Louise Young, 3 Kieran Sangster (All Address to the Haggis).
Singing: P4: 1 Dave Reid (Ye Canna Shove Yer Granny), 2 Beth Neill (Ye Canna Shove Yer Granny), 3 Grace Broad (Aitken Drum).
P5: 1 Eilidh Watt (Scots Wha Hae), 2 Alix McCarthy (Welly Boat Song), 3 Jordan Simpson (Scots Wha Hae).
P6: 1 Ailie McWhinnie (100 Pipes), 2 Finlay Robertson-Rintoul (100 Pipes), 3 equal Callum Warden and Rachel Gilmartin (both Brochan Horn).
P7: 1 Miranda McCann, 2 equal Louise Fowlie and Kirsty Salmon (all Auld Lang Syne), 3 Mairie Pirie (Charlie is ma Darlin).
Instrumentalists: P7 1 Hannah Elder (clarinet), 2 Miranda McCann (violin), 3 equal Bronte Allan and Mhari Pirie (both violin).
P6: 1 Ailie McWhinnie (recorder), 2 equal Jenni Clark and Sarah Reid (both drum), 3 Calum McDonald (guitar).
P5: 1 Aimee McPherson (violin), 2 Liam Wotherspoon (cello), 3 Andrew Young (chanter).
P4: 1 equal Gina Gallacher and Beth Neill (both piano).