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Notable Alumni

A number of former pupils have brought great honour to Boroughmuir. These include

  • a Moderator of the Church of Scotland,
  • a Secretary of State for Scotland,
  • an HM Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland, a Director of the Scottish National Museum,
  • an Edinburgh Director of Education

Although by no means an exhaustive list, other noteworthy attendees include:

  • Tom Palmer (rugby union) England national rugby union team player
  • Willie Duff Hearts Footballer during 1950s
  • Scott Robinson ex-Footballer for Heart of Midlothian FC
  • Sarah Smith Journalist (BBC News)
  • Annette Crosbie Actress
  • Dale Carrick ex-Footballer for Heart of Midlothian FC
  • Robin M Hochstrasser, a Benjamin Franklin Medal Award winning scientist for his work on molecular spectroscopy
  • Lawrie Reilly, Footballer, Hibs Famous Five during the 1940s
  • Sir Alex Trotman, CEO Ford Motor Company
  • Neve Macintosh, Actress
  • Ian Murray, ex-Footballer, ex-Hibs FC and ex-Manager of Dumbarton
  • Jordan Foster, Hibs Footballer