Squadron Annual Awards 2017

On Friday 22nd December 2017, members of the 2120 Squadron community were joined at the Corn Exchange by the Mayor, Cllr Chris Woodward, Wing Chairman, Mr Jon Payne and representatives of the Royal British Legion and Royal Air Forces Association. This assembly was in order to celebrate the successes of the year, and award the Squadron trophies to the surprised recipients.

As usual, the Squadron also premiered its annual review film to a delighted audience. This short film features photographs and video captured through the year of Cadets and Staff enjoying the myriad of Cadet activities, and brings back happy memories for all the participants.

Speaking after the awards ceremony, Squadron Officer Commanding, Flight Lieutenant Michael Caffrey said:

“The annual awards evening is always an enjoyable event, giving the perfect chance for the whole Squadron to reflect on successes past whilst looking forward to future challenges and opportunities. It also provides a fun event for the wider Squadron family to come together in a social setting and join with me in celebrating and congratulating all the winners.

We remain grateful to Witney Town Council for the generous grant which annually permits us the use of the Corn Exchange, and for the attendance of the Mayor, who with the Wing Chairman, added to the event by presenting the awards.”

The Squadron eagerly awaits the challenges and opportunities of 2018, and welcomes new supporters and members at all levels. More information is available by contacting the Squadron via this website or telephoning 01993 862974.

 

 

 

The awards nominations and winners can be found below.

Award Purpose Nominations 2017 Winner
Venture Adventure Award Awarded to the Cadet that has, in the view of the judges, embraced the most diverse ATC experience possible in the past year, and meets the aims of the Corps. Cdt Melissa Aird

 

Cdt Hannah Fenwick

 

Cpl Luke Saunders

 

Cdt Sophie Young

Cdt Hannah Fenwick
Community Shield The Cadet who has contributed most to the local community through action and fundraising.  

Cpl Meggie Andrews

 

Cdt Harry Cairns
Cpl Aidan Paterson

 

Cpl Josh Sigsworth

 

Cdt Harrison Tyla

 

Cpl Josh Sigsworth
Sportsperson of the Year Participation, sporting diversity, achievement and effort.  

Sgt Julietta Day

 

Cdt Mark Hazell

 

Cpl Marek Prielozny

 

Cpl Josh Sigsworth

 

Cdt Sophie Young

 

Cdt Sophie Young
The Adventure Training Cup For commitment, contribution and effort to undertake or learn new AT skills.  

Sgt Julietta Day

 

Cdt Mark Hazell

 

Cpl Marek Prielozny

 

Cdt Sophie Young

 

JOINT:

Cdt Mark Hazell

Cpl Marek Prielozny

Drill Plate For excellence or improvement in foot and/or arms drill.  

Cdt Sam Gundry

 

FS Alex Roberts

 

Cpl Josh Sigsworth

 

Cdt Jack Ward

 

FS Alex Roberts
Most Improved Cadet For improvement in all facets of Air Cadet training.  

Cdt Alice Grant

Cdt Jamie McNeil

Cdt Owen Morris

Cdt Jack Newbery

Cdt Tia Smith

Cdt Jack Ward

 

Cdt Jack Newbery
Best ‘new’ Cadet Best new Cadet (recruited during period 30 Sep 16 to 30 Sep 17).  

Cdt Bela Doolub

 

Cdt James Gullett

 

Cdt Alfred Key

 

Cdt George Key

 

Cdt James Gullett
Best Cadet Best Cadet on Squadron (excluding those eligible for best new cadet).  

Cdt Harry Cairns

 

Cdt Harrison Tyla

 

Cdt Sophie Young

 

Cdt Harrison Tyla
Best NCO Best Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer on Squadron.  

Cpl Meggie Andrews

 

Sgt Julietta Day

 

Cpl Aidan Paterson

 

FS Alex Roberts

 

Cpl Josh Sigsworth

 

Cpl Meggie Andrews
Officer Commanding’s Cup Awarded at the discretion of the Squadron OC for any reason he/she desires.  

Cdt Sophie Young

 

Sgt Julietta Day

 

Cpl Aidan Paterson

 

Sgt Julietta Day

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