It has been announced by BC Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, that Reid Maxwell, Lead Drummer of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and Director and Life Member of the BC Pipers’ Association, has been named as a recipient of the British Columbia Community Achievement Awards for 2015.
The award recognizes and celebrates the spirit, imagination, dedication, and outstanding contributions of British Columbians to their communities.
Reid is being honoured for his contributions as a teacher, adjudicator and mentor and for making BC and SFU a centre of excellence in pipe band drumming.
Reid will receive his award with the other recipients at a formal presentation ceremony at Government House in Victoria on April 24.
On behalf of the Association, we would like to congratulate Reid on receiving this significant honour.