In his first 16 days, he had topped all the Munros in Argyll, plus Glen Coe and some further afield, for a tally of 49 summits.
Pupils have won and been nominated for awards
The Oban Times is asking groups, organisations and individuals to let us know if they are doing something to mark the occassion.
Senior pupils organised a Race for Life to raise money for the charity
Pippa Milne has taken over from Cleland Sneddon
The 47-year-old received an MBE for his services to conservation and wildlife film-making