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West Kilbride Primary pupils have been recognised for their daffodil growing efforts this year.

Despite the cancellation of the West Kilbride Horticultural Society’s annual Spring Show, the judging of the Schoolchildren’s Daffodil Cup went ahead.

There were many excellent flowers to choose from, but the panel of judges went with Primary 3 student Molly McCrindle’s as the winner. The trophy is on its way to Molly, who will keep it until the next show in 2021.

In October 2019 the Society donated daffodil bulbs to West Kilbride schoolchildren to grow through the winter. The children nurtured the bulbs into fully formed flowers. They were due to be presented as part of the Spring Show, but this event was cancelled owing to the spread of coronavirus.

Other winners for each age group were declared, but Molly’s was judged to be the best of the bunch.

Other winners for their age groups were P1 student Scott McCalmon, P2 Maya Wood, P4 Ruairidh Sawyer, P5 Kate McCalmish, P6 Kate Shelley, and P7 Cara Robertson.