Ronnie Watt OBE ORS
The O.R.S. (Order of the Rising Sun)
On the 25th May 2010, Consul General of Japan Mr Tarahara, on behalf of the Emperor and Government of Japan, presented the Order of the Rising Sun with Gold and Silver Rays to Burgess Ronnie Watt 8th Dan WKC .
Twenty special guests attended the ceremony headed by the Lord Provost of Aberdeen, Peter Stephen, Gordon McIntosh, Director of Enterprise Planning & Infastructure with Aberdeen City Council, close friends of Ronnie.
This award makes Ronnie only the second Scot to receive Japan's highest honour after the First Scottish Samurai Thomas Blake Glover.
Honorary Masters Degree for Ronnie Watt
On 20th June 2019 Ronnie Watt received and Honorary Masters Degree from Aberdeen University.