TMI student receives piping honors

Lincoln Abbott, a freshman at TMI, displays the medals and trophies he won in a Houston bagpiping competition.

Lincoln Abbott, a freshman at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, received two first places for bagpiping in the 2/4 March and Piobaireachd (extended art music) junior competitions at the Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games, held April 27 at the Houston Farm and Ranch Club.

His judges were Bob Worrall, who has judged the World Pipe Band Competition in Glasgow, Scotland; and Ken Eller, a 15-time winner of the North American Pipe Band Championships.

Abbott will attend piping camp this summer and will resume competition in the fall.