Cornet's Lass 2014Cornet's Lass 2014

The Cornets Lass for 2014 is Michelle Paxton of Lothian Street, Hawick. Michelle is the Oldest daughter of Graeme and Sandra who were acting Father and Mother in 1996 to Ex-Cornet Alan Wear and his Lass Julie Hodgins. She has a younger sister Becky who is a Dental Nurse.

Michelle was educated at Trinity and then Hawick High School. On leaving school she started work as a Dental Nurse before going to University. She graduated with a BSc, with Distinction, in Oral Health Science and now works for the NHS as a Dental Hygienist Therapist alongside her sister at the Hawick Dental Centre. This is a Career she worked very hard to achive and thoroughly enjoys. Michelle also works at Weekends as a Barmaid at Coopers Bar.

The Common-Riding has always been a big part of Michelle's life supporting it each year she rode her first ride out to Redeswire in Jedburgh at the age of 13.

Michelle has many hobbies wich include walking her dog Noel, Going to Hibs Games shopping, running and socialising with her friends.

Michelle is honoured to be the Cornet's Lass for 2014 and hopes she will make her family and friends proud. She is looking forward to the whole experience, especially seeing Ross carry the Banner Blue on his horse George and visiting the schools. She hopes everyone has a great Common-Riding.

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