New Year Honours List 2020

H.M. Lord-Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Arran, Sheriff Iona Mc Donald, OBE sends her best wishes and congratulations to two residents who were recognised with an MBE in the New Year Honours list that was published on 27th December 2019.
Teresa Porter, who is the inspirational Head Teacher of Riccarton Early Childhood Centre in Kilmarnock, was awarded with her MBE for services to Education and the community in Kilmarnock. The centre recently achieved an all-time first from Education Scotland after receiving the best report ever issued under the inspection framework.
Rose Reilly, the footballing legend, was also awarded an MBE for services to Women’s Football. Mrs Reilly has had a successful international career in Women’s Football and has played for a number of clubs including AC Milan.   She was inducted in the Scottish Football Hall of Fame at the National Stadium at Hampden Park Glasgow in 2007.