Local Air Cadets Receive Top Awards
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By Flt Lt Jo Ryan RAFVR(T) - 145 (Altrincham & Hale) Squadron
On Friday 12th September, cadets, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of 145 (Altrincham & Hale) Squadron Air Cadets at the Cresta Court Hotel? in Altrincham.
The Deputy Mayor of Trafford, Cllr John Holden inspected the cadets before they entertained their parents and guests with continuity drill, music from the Squadron band and a field craft display.
After a splendid buffet the cadets were presented with their awards and certificates of achievement covering the last 18 months.
The main awards presented, covering two awarding periods were:- Best Cadet - CWO Jamie Andrews & Cpl Rebecca Fregene, Best New Cadet - Cdt Matt Robinson & Cdt Angie-Lee Stefaniw, Best Shot - CWO Jamie Andrews & Cpl Liam Quantrill, The Lunt Award for Endeavour - Cdt Jack Moss & Cdt George Zoggas, Best Sports Cadet - Cpl Eleanor Canham and Cadets' Cadet Award - Sgt Billy Waters
Flight Lieutenant Jo Ryan RAFVR(T), Officer Commanding commented “Nights like this give our cadets the chance to shine and to ‘show off’ their achievements in front of families and friends. They have all worked very hard and we are extremely proud of them. Well done 145!”