Former Penicuik High School pupils James MacDonald and Lynsey Price will be installed as the town’s Hunter and Lass this year.
The couple will lead the week-long celebrations in May, which include their installation on May 24, and Hunter and Lass Day the following Saturday.
James (21) said he was “happy and proud” to have been selected as Hunter. “I didn’t realise how my family would be so proud and happy. I didn’t realise it was such a big deal. My mum was about in tears. I didn’t think it would mean so much to them.”
Twenty-year-old Lynsey nominated herself and James as Hunter and Lass. “I always wanted to do it since I was little. And last year I decided I was going to do it and that was it,” she said.
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