Eleven-year-old Rosie Hermiston burst into tears when she discovered she was to be crowned Loanhead Gala Queen.
Rosie, a P7 pupil at Loanhead Primary, will be crowned by Mrs Christina Rygula on Saturday, June 25. The 2011 Herald will be classmate Rhys Thomson.
Loanhead’s Gala festivities, the oldest in Midlothian, will begin with the colourful carnival parade on Friday June 17. The crowning ceremony will take place on Fountain Green eight days later.
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