Squadron Hold its Annual Awards Ceremony at Army Reserve Centre

The 301 (Bury St Edmunds) Squadron has held its annual awards ceremony at the Army Reserve Centre, on Newmarket Road.

Around 90 cadets and their parents attended the event which is the one night of the year where parents can see what the squadron and their children have done in the last 12 months.

Wing Commander (retired) Andy Tucker, a former RAF Tornado pilot who saw active service in the first Gulf War and who had previously been the squadron’s reviewing officer whilst serving at RAF Honington, carried out the inspection and handed out the awards.

The cadet who raised the most money for the local branch of RAFA during this year’s Battle of Britain parade went to Cadet Corporal Elliot Potter who was the recipient of the award in Adventure Training for his commitment in squadron activities, including Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.

The other awards included Attendance Trophy presented to Cadet Thomas Wreathall; Drill and Deportment Plate, Cadet Oliver Green; Best Junior Cadet, Cadet Ashley Wiggins; Sports Award, Cadet Jack Treacey; Inter Flight Shield, A Flight, led by Cadet Sergeant Matthew Osborne.

The Best Overall Cadet trophy, which is judged on attendance, attitude, appearance, commitment, leadership and participation in activities, Cadet Corporal Owen Borley, who also picked up the Shooting Award.

The award winners with their trophies: Oliver Green, Matthew Osborne, Owen Borley, Elliott Potter, Jack Treacy, Thomas Wreathall and Ashley Wiggins

 

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