Sophie Wessex presents awards for Queen in Scotland

Sophie Countess of Wessex looked sophisticated as she donned a camel blazer to present the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and the special Platinum Jubilee Moray Badges in Scotland today.

The mum of two looked good and donned an all white pleated skirt and sky blue patterned blouse when she joined Prince Edward in Moray.

Sophie, 57, paired her outfit with blue-gray suede pumps and a leather green shoulder bag.

Sophie Countess of Wessex (pictured) looked sophisticated as she donned a camel blazer to present the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in Scotland today and the special Platinum Jubilee Moray Badges

She kept her outfit lit, swept back her blonde locks in a loosely pinned style and kept her makeup simple with a pink lipstick and black eyeliner.

While Prince Edward opted for all Scottish clothing and wore a blue and camel kilt, in the same shades as his wife’s outfit.

He wore traditional knee-high woolen blue socks and a camel coat, with matching waistcoat and green silk tie.

The couple were greeted at Cooper Park before visiting the Gordonstoun Fire Department to present the students with special Platinum Jubilee Moray badges.

Prince Edward attended a Moray Badge award ceremony at St Christopher’s Chapel at Gordonstoun School, which he attended as a student and was named head boy in his last term.

The school is the only school in the UK where students are volunteer firefighters and attend community incidents.

The early and Countess of Wessex were greeted at Cooper Park before visiting the Gordonstoun Fire Department to present the students with special Platinum Jubilee Moray badges

The early and Countess of Wessex were greeted at Cooper Park before visiting the Gordonstoun Fire Department to present the students with special Platinum Jubilee Moray badges

Sophie kept her outfit lit, swept back her blonde locks in a loosely pinned style and kept her makeup simple with a pink lipstick and black eyeliner

Sophie kept her outfit lit, swept back her blonde locks in a loosely pinned style and kept her makeup simple with a pink lipstick and black eyeliner

The Moray badge is sort of a precursor to the Duke of Edinburgh award – it’s been a year-long project to help primary and secondary school pupils affected by the Covid lockdown.

It is intended to encourage them to participate in and enjoy outdoor activities and to develop their own strengths rather than competing with others.

It is hoped that the project will benefit students and schools by positively impacting mental health and well-being and classroom learning.

During their visit, the Earl and Countess of Wessex also presented The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and joined the volunteers of the Moray Food Plus food bank.

Prince Edward is pictured here with Gordonstoun firefighters.  He hands them the special Platinum Jubilee Moray Badges

Prince Edward is pictured here with Gordonstoun firefighters. He hands them the special Platinum Jubilee Moray Badges

Prince Edward opted for all Scottish attire, wearing a blue and camel kilt, with knee-high wool socks.  The pair are pictured here visiting The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Anniversary Stones and Garden

Prince Edward opted for all Scottish attire, wearing a blue and camel kilt, with knee-high wool socks. The pair are pictured here visiting The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Anniversary Stones and Garden

Sophie Wessex presents awards for Queen in Scotland

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is presented to 244 organizations in the UK in recognition of their outstanding community service.

Charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland receive the prestigious award for their volunteer-led work in a wide range of fields, including mental health, youth, community, arts and heritage.

Sophie Countess of Wessex is pictured here with a young girl.  She is holding a bouquet of pastel purple and pink flowers

Sophie Countess of Wessex is pictured here with a young girl. She is holding a bouquet of pastel purple and pink flowers

During their visit, the Earl and Countess of Wessex also presented The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service and joined the volunteers of the Moray Food Plus food bank

During their visit, the Earl and Countess of Wessex also presented The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service and joined the volunteers of the Moray Food Plus food bank

This year, 204 organizations from England, 22 from Scotland, five from Wales and 13 from Northern Ireland will receive the Queen’s Award, highlighting the continuing breadth and depth of volunteering in the UK.

The Earl and Countess later visited a new avenue of Queen’s Green Canopy trees and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Anniversary Stones and Garden.

Last week, the couple were in Cyprus for a three-day official visit.

They were welcomed by President Anastasiades and the First Lady at the start of their three-day visit to the country and its sovereign bases of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

Sophie is pictured here helping the volunteers at the food bank.  The Queen's Award highlights that he continued the breadth and depth of volunteering he did every day in the UK

Sophie is pictured here helping the volunteers at the food bank. The Queen’s Award highlights that he continued the breadth and depth of volunteering he did every day in the UK

The Earl of Wessex also helped out with the food bank and is pictured here inspecting packages of pasta

The Earl of Wessex also helped out with the food bank and is pictured here inspecting packages of pasta

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is presented to 244 organizations in the UK in recognition of their outstanding community service, and here the Earl and Countess speak to volunteers in Scotland

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is presented to 244 organizations in the UK in recognition of their outstanding community service, and here the Earl and Countess speak to volunteers in Scotland

Prince Edward inspected the guard of honor at the presidential palace and the couple looked engaged as they laughed with

Their trip was intended to ‘celebrate the bonds of friendship’ between the UK and the Commonwealth, as well as show support for the British armed forces stationed abroad.

Prince Edward attended Gordonstoun School, the only school in the UK where students are volunteer firefighters and attend community incidents

Prince Edward attended Gordonstoun School, the only school in the UK where students are volunteer firefighters and attend community incidents

Prince Edward attended a Moray Badge Presentation Ceremony at St Christopher's Chapel at Gordonstoun School

Prince Edward attended a Moray Badge Presentation Ceremony at St Christopher’s Chapel at Gordonstoun School

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, showed her prowess in diplomatic dress today as she donned the colors of the Cypriot flag to begin her official visit.

The mum of two looked summery and wore a white dress with orange and pink polka dots when she joined Prince Edward at the presidential palace in Nicosia.

During the visit, the couple also went on to celebrate the Queen’s platinum anniversary at a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner in Cyprus.

Recognition of the UK’s contribution to the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is also on the agenda, with a visit to the UN buffer zone to hear more about the wider UN mission in Cyprus.

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