Margaret Rollo entered BBS in 1923. She graduated MA from St Andrews and married James Cellars (qv). Mrs Cellars taught at Mosside and Wormit.
Howe of Fife Rugby Club benefited to the tune of £600 in 2002 as a result of the efforts of PE teacher and Sports Co-ordinator Pat Rollo (daughter of Dave, of Rugby fame). She had filled in a questionnaire which came as part of an SRU investigation of the involvement of schools in rugby development Her responses indicated the value of the work done by Howe of Fife Rugby Club with the school, and it was decided that the money should be awarded to the Club to enable further work to be done.
Pat was athletics coach to the School’s under-15 Boys’ Relay Team that won the Scottish Title in the 4x100m in 2003.
Pat will be swapping north east Fife for more exotic climes in the autumn of 2010. She has been appointed athletics team leader for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
She told the Fife Herald she was ‘absolutely delighted’ with her new rôle, which follows a decade of involvement with Scottish Athletics.
A former record-breaking athlete herself, Pat will take charge of the day-to-day management of Scotland's track and field competitors in India, as well as assisting the overall team manager.
Since joining Scottish Athletics she has looked after young athletes at Olympic and Commonwealth Youth Games.
During 2002 Pat extended her work into the feeder Primary Schools. This is part of her work as Sports Co-ordinator. She has made contact with all 22 feeder primaries to offer help in the promotion of fitness and sporting activity. In the case of Dunbog Primary School, Pat has been working with staff and pupils to devise programmes of work which can be done in either a hall or a classroom.
In her own career as an athlete, she has held the Scottish record for the 100 m hurdles since 1983 and she represented Scotland in the 1986 Games in Edinburgh.
T Landale Rollo
MA (St Andrews); LLB (Glasgow); OBE; distinguished war record serving with 51st Highland.Division; awarded MC; Joined family legal business and took an active part in many local associations; was Town Clerk for Burgh of Falkland.
BSc (St Andrews) in Civil Engineering; AMICE; has been connected with various Hydro-Electric Schemes in Scotland and in Kenya and Iraq; Chief Engineer with East African Power and Lighting Co., P.O. Box 30099, Nairobi, Kenya. Attended BBS prior to 1930.
William Rollo entered BBS in 1928. He attended the University of Edinburgh and took a degree in Agriculture then had posts in Edinburgh, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire, Shropshire. He retitred to Collessie.
Steven Romans, a pupil in 5th form, during 1999-2000, responded to Fife Council's "Safer Routes to School" and took the initiative in encouraging the provision of "Cycle bins" for the safe storage of cycles. As a result the School was given £5000 of Council support.
Steven was awarded the Balgonie Gold Medal for the Dux of the School in June 2002.
School Captain for Session 1993-94 was William Romans (Foodieash).
Mrs Margaret Littwin entered BBS in 1930. After School she was a Post Office Clerk at Cupar until 1948, thereafter she helped as a holiday relief at various sub-post offices around Cupar. She retired in 1978.
John M Rose
MA (Edinburgh); was minister at Erchless and Arbroath; missionary at Blantyre; during World War II Chaplain to Central and East African Troops and served in East Africa, Ceylon and Burma; Mentioned in Despatches; minister of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, and was invited by HM the Queen to preach at Crathie in 1960.
Colin Ross of Strathmiglo is an architect, who studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College in Dundee. He has had two spells of work in Dundee, including some time lecturing on architecture. In 1998 he spent about three months in Colombia teaching architecture, and he hopes to return to that country which has clearly exercised its fascination on him.
While he was there, he visited Cali and was entertained by Luisa Ferrara di Valencia, also from Strathmiglo, who has lived there for over 30 years.
Mrs Elizabeth Croal (née Roy) (1957) died on 18th May 2000 in hospital in Dundee, after a long illness. She is survived by her husband, 3 daughters and 2 sons.
Nicola Royan graduated with 1st Class Honours in Latin and Scottish Literature from Glasgow University. She was awarded a Snell Exhibition to study for a PhD at Balliol College, Oxford, which she completed in 1996.
Gary Rubin (1984) of Craigrothie graduated in 1998 with a PhD in Medical Science from Dundee University and went to Melbourne to conduct research into breast cancer.
Isabel Russell (Mrs Lamb) entered first year in 1950. She had a career in education. She has two sons.
Mrs Joan France (née Russell) died on 28th July 1999 after a short illness. Joan had been very actively involved in the organisation of the 1949 reunion in June and her death so soon after caused great shock among those who saw her there in good health. After leaving school, Joan worked for many years in Johnston's Dairy Shop and later at Hawklaw. She was widowed in 1998. She is survived by her daughter, Linda, and one grand-daughter.