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Sophie is cadet of the year

PUBLISHED: 14:18 15 January 2009 | UPDATED: 12:46 03 July 2010

AIR Cadets of 222 (Broadlands) Squadron ATC, celebrated the achievements of its cadets at their annual awards dinner for 2008.

Over ninety cadets, staff, parents, family and friends attended the evening held at The Lodge Inn, Salhouse.

AIR Cadets of 222 (Broadlands) Squadron ATC, celebrated the achievements of its cadets at their annual awards dinner for 2008.

Over ninety cadets, staff, parents, family and friends attended the evening held at The Lodge Inn, Salhouse.

Guest of Honour was Graham Warr. a retired Warrant Officer who was part of the unit for 15 years. Other guests included representatives from Broadland High School in Hoveton where the squadron is based and Chris Green, store manager of Roys of Wroxham, accompanied by his wife.

After dinner, commanding officer Flt Lt Ian Fuller, reflected on the cadets activities throughout the year including adventure training camps in Llandbedr, Wales, flying and gliding and fund-raising successes for both the squadron and the East Anglian Air Ambulance. The evening was rounded off with entertainment and a disco.

The winning cadets included Cdt Rebecca Devlin of South Walsham who was named best new recruit for 2008 and Cdt Cpl Daniel Armitage, who received two awards - for drill and deportment and squadron marksmanship.

Cdt Sgt Jennifer Frapwell of Tunstead collected an award for best attendance, but it was her younger sister - newly-promoted Cdt Cpl Sophie Frapwell, who scooped the evening's most prestigious award, being named the squadron's 'Cadet of the Year'.

Children from 13 to 16 years are welcome to join 222 Squadron.

For more information email mail@222-atc.org.uk or call 01603 781222.


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