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SCOT is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the culture of Scotland with residents and visitors in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Membership is open to all people who are interested in promoting knowledge of and appreciation for Scottish culture and history.

SCOT Beer Tasting

Beer Tasting

This Year we are heading back to Raleigh Brewing Company on Sunday the 13th November from 4.00-7.00pm

Full Details and sign up here....

Here is our 2016 Senior Scholarship

Elaine Hinkel

2016 Scholarship Winner

   The SCOT  2016 Senior Scholarship Winner is Elaine Hinkel of Raleigh, NC.
Elaine Graduated from Longleaf School of the Arts and will be attending The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a major in Kinesiology.
Elaine has been involved in Scottish activities all her life as a Highland Dancer and through her extended Family.
She is one of the most dependable volunteers when running competitions, classes, camps and workshops, She has the kind of eye and technical understanding that will serve her well as she continues with professional exams, Elaine has passed her full teachers examination in Highland Dancing with the goal of becoming a Highland Dance judge.
Elaine has managed to balnce highland classes, competitions and performances with an active involvement in competitive gymnastics and the rigor required of a student at a performing arts high school. She has excelled in all three.Every one of Elaine's letters of recommendation from her high school dance teacher, her gymnastics coach and from her Highland Dance teacher emphasized her work ethic and her role modeling and mentoring for younger dancers or gymnasts. She is a leader in all her classes, helpful with other students while continuing to be hard working and dedicated to all of her activities. SCOT was pleased to award Elaine Hinkel a $1000.00 scholarship to  apply to her future education.

Here is an interesting read for everyone
The Burns World Federation Newsletter for January 2015

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