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Havant Air Cadets gain their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s

SQN Staff with one of our Cadets

12 Air Cadets from across Hampshire & the Isle of Wight attended St James's Palace, on Wednesday 19th march 2014 to accept their Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award from HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh. Of these 8 were from Havant Squadron:

  • Danni Arnold
  • Connie French
  • Leah Gilbert
  • Adam Grace
  • Oliver Lambert
  • Elliot Sexton
  • Emily Stray
  • Helen Taylor

Also in attendance were Civilian Instructors Louise & George Padelopoulos as VIP guests and Flt Lt James Noble who was the marshal for the Throne Room.

They all met HRH in the Throne Room at St James's Palace and then received their Certificates from the BBC's Country File Presenter Ellie Harrison. Also in attendance was Benedict Cumberbatch, Darcey Bussell and Larry Lamb to present other awards.

An impromptu photo call outside with Ellie Harrison with all the Hampshire Cadets helped commemorate the day for all.

A great day and one which all recipients should proudly remember for the rest of their lives.

Hampshire Cadets with their Gold DofE Awards
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