Presentation Evening

On a wet evening of the 08 December the Sqn held its annual presentation evening at Trinity School. An occasion to showcase the unit to local dignitaries and parents, as well as present the cadets with various awards achieved during 2010, this years guests included Sqn Ldr Phil Pidgeon, a London Wing Staff Officer.

The cadets gave presentations on the years activities, with FS Robin Shaw and Cpl Arina Purzikova giving a talk on the recent NCO Cadre, FS Dan Burgess, Cpl Kris Kretovs and Cdt Dylan Snow a presentation on the Sqns Dive Trip to the Red Sea, and Sgt Finlay Bliss and Cpl Gideon Goldsmith a description of the weeks camp in the summer at RAF Waddington.

After a break Sqn Ldr Pidgeon warded a number of Bronze DoE Badges and Certificates, Flying and Navigation Scholarships and Aviation BTECs worth 2 GCSE’s. The Poppy Shield for the highest amount of money raised for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal to Cdt Leonti for raising £198.

The Best Sportsperson Trophy was then presented to Cpl Alfred Benjafield for his achievements in Rugby, the Best Exam Results was FS Yaz Gachette, Best Junior Shot, Cdt Max Lungu, and Best Senior Shot Sgt Chris Raj. The Best Recruit was Cdt Morgan Davies and the Best Cadet was Cdt Aditi Gupta and the Best Flight was won by 3 Flight (for the second year running), commanded by FS Yasmin Gachette.