President and RVP, and Clan Awards Chairman, Franklin Wyatt presenting the 2023 Winner of the Dame Flora MacLeod Piping Trophy to Andrew Donlon



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.

Charlene Boyd was awarded the 2023 Clans Person of the Year medal for her outstanding service to CMUSA while attending the 2023 Clan MacLeod Parliament in Dunvegan, Scotland


Dame Flora MacLeod Piping Trophy for the Open Piobaireachd:

Clans Person of the Year:

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."

2023 Dame Flora MacLeod Piping Trophy Winner:

2023 Clans Persons of the Year Charlene Boyd