RVP, and Clan Awards Chairman, Franklin Wyatt presenting the 2017 winner of the Dame Flora MacLeod Piping Trophy to Nick Hudson
The "Dame Flora MacLeod of MacLeod Trophy for Open Piobaireachd" is presented to the best Open Piper in Piobaireachd at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina. The Trophy has been given out at the Games since 1969.
Clans Person of the Year is the most prestigious award given by the Clan MacLeod USA. This award goes to the Clan MacLeod USA member that has contributed greatly to the goals of the Clan. The award has existed since 1966, with only about
40 recipients, among the thousands of USA members. It is a privilege to honor the recipients of the “Clans Person of the Year” in the following page.
The recipient is selected yearly, through recommendations of the Clan Council and Past Presidents. Franklin Wyatt, as awards chairman polls the Council to select the recipient of "The Clans Person of the Year."