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|Motto||Fide et industria
("By faith and diligence")
|Local authority||Scottish Borders|
Galashiels Academy is the high school in Galashiels, Scotland, that serves the surrounding area as well as Stow (which does not have its own high school). Although refounded in 1938, the school's history goes back as far as 1696.
Notable former pupils
- John Collins, professional football player and manager
- Ian Davidson, Labour Member of Parliament
- John Davidson, campaigner for those affected by Tourette syndrome
- Peter Dods, international rugby player.
- Arthur Lapworth, Fellow of the Royal Society
- Andy Lawrie, former professional footballer with St. Johnstone and Falkirk
- Stuart Noble, professional footballer, formerly with Fulham
- Chris Paterson (b. 1978), the youngest ever Scottish rugby player to earn 50 caps
- The Rev Canon W. Gordon Reid, Rector of St. Clement's Church, Philadelphia
- Darren Ritchie, Scottish long jump record holder.
- Gregor Townsend, gained 83 caps for the Scottish rugby side
- Michael Dods, brother of Peter Dods also an international rugby player
- Paul Johnston, HM ambassador to Sweden
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