Today's Archive Hour story takes us back to 2003 and our coverage of the annual prize-giving at Lomond School in Helensburgh.

Whose faces can you spot in the winners' picture above?

Here's how we reported Angus Macdonald's speech in the Advertiser 15 years ago this week...

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LOMOND School is bucking the national trend — and investing to secure its future, head teacher Angus Macdonald said last week.

In his annual speech, the head said the highlight of the last year had to be the opening of Burnbrae, the first co-educational boarding house in Scotland.

“It is an all too concrete example of our confidence in, and commitment to, the future of boarding,” he said.

“It acknowledges the significant benefits that it brings to both the school, and even more importantly, to the pupils whose home it is for such a significant part of the year.”

And to the rear of Burnbrae two all-weather five-a-side pitches and a multi-gym will soon be built, he revealed.

Mr MacDonald added: “I make no secret of the strategic intention to further invest in improving our sports facilities at the earliest opportunity.”

Looking back over the last 12 months, he said the school had been unaffected by the fiasco of delayed A level results, and although there had been debate over universities widening their admissions policy, there were no plans for discrimination against applicants from the independent sector.

He attacked ‘speculative’ reporting in the national media about threats to independent schools’ charitable status.