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Duke of Edinburgh’ Award Gold badges 26 March 2013

25 young people have been invited to receive their Duke of Edinburgh’ Award Gold badges from His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor at Government House on Thursday 28 March 2013. They are:

  • Angus Bonnett – Queen Elizabeth II High School (QEII)
  • Molly Canavan – Ramsey Grammar School (RGS)
  • Scott Christian - Independent
  • Duncan Churcher – RGS
  • Juan Churcher – RGS
  • Lucy Connors – Independent
  • Rebecca Corner - RGS
  • Hollie Devlin – RGS
  • William Dunn – RGS
  • Ben Harris – The Foundry
  • Samantha Hewins – the Foundry
  • Thomas Howitt – Southern Explorers
  • Alistair Johnston – The Foundry
  • Gwilym Jones – QEII
  • Aimee McGarry - Ballakermeen High School (BHS)
  • Rhys Moore – QEII
  • Madeleine More – the Foundry
  • Polly Rogerson – Independent
  • Josh Rowlands – The Foundry
  • Katie Watson – QEII
  • Alyssa Whittam - QEII
  • Naemie Wilson – The Foundry
  • Tabby Wright – QEII
  • Moira Pain - QEII
  • Peter Naylor - The Foundry

Details of the activities they completed for their Award is attached below:

Angus Bonnett QEII
Volunteering – helping in a charity shop
Skills – learning Russian
Physical – squash
Expedition – walking in the Yorkshire Dales
Residential – Residential Volunteer at the Venture Centre
Molly Canavan RGS
Volunteering – working with children with special needs
Skills – cookery
Physical – fitness activities, circuit training
Expedition – walking in Snowdonia
Residential –outdoor activity week at Thurston Outdoor Centre
Scott ChristianIndependentVolunteering – Outdoor Leadership as a Trainee Instructor at Ardwhallan
Skills - games and sports kayak coach
Physical - kayaking
Expedition - sea kayaking in the Isle of Skye
Residential - volunteer instructor at adventure week at Ardwhallan
Duncan ChurcherRGSVolunteering - helping at a youth club
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - basketball
Expedition - walking in Snowdonia
Residential - watersports course in Wales
Juan ChurcherRGSVolunteering - Award scheme leadership, helping with a DforE unit
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - basketball
Expedition - walking in Snowdonia
Residential- watersports course in Wales
Lucy ConnorsIndependentVolunteering - outdoor leadership
Skills - creative arts (beadwork)
Physical - fitness activities in the gym
Expedition - walking in the Brecon Beacons
Residential - volunteering leader on an outdoor activity summer camp
Rebecca CornerRGSVolunteering - helping at a nursing home and in a school
Skills - first aid with St John Ambulance
Physical - cycling
Expedition - walking in Snowdonia
Residential - volunteering with Chest, Heart and Stroke Association centre in County Fermanagh
Hollie DevlinRGSVolunteering - helping at Girl Guides
Skills - Young Enterprise
Physical - badminton
Expedition - walking in Snowdonia
Residential - volunteer leader on Guide and Brownie pack holidays
William DunnRGSVolunteering - helping at church with services and choir
Skills - playing the clarinet
Physical - rugby
Expedition - walking in Snowdonia
Residential - National Trust volunteering week
Ben HarrisThe FoundryVolunteering - supporting events at church by running the sound system for events
Skills - IT
Physical - fitness activities, working out in the gym
Expedition - walking in the Lake District
Residential - volunteer leader at Firestarter youth festival
Samantha HewinsThe FoundryVolunteering - supporting the elderly through the charity Southern Befrienders
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - walking
Expedition - walking in the Lake District
Residential - Christian conference at Capenwray Hall
Thomas HowittSouthern ExplorersVolunteering - helping at a sailing club
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - swimming
Expedition - kayaking in Greenland
Residential - trail marking in Greenland
Alistair JohnstonThe FoundryVolunteering - sports leadership, coaching tennis
Skills - playing ther clarinet
Physical - badminton
Expedition - walking in the Lake District
Residential - Raleigh International, India
Gwylin JonesQEIIVolunteering - a marine environment project
Skills - playing the clarinet
Physical - running
Expedition - kayaking in Greenland
Residential - trail marking in Greenland
Aimee McGarryBHSVolunteering - Running activities for Gateway Club members
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - kayaking
Expendition - kayaking around the Isle of Skye
Residential - volunteer leader on an outdoor activity summer camp
Rhys MooreQEIIVolunteering - sports leadership, coaching primary sports sessions
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - archery
Expedition - walking in the Yorkshire Dales
Residential - working with the warden on the Calf of Man
Madeleine MoreThe FoundryVolunteering - youth work with the girls' Christian disciple group
Skills - cookery
Physical - Irish dancing
Expedition - walking in the Lake District
Residential - volunteer leader on a youth camp at Capenwray, Carnforth
Pollyanna RogersonIndependentVolunteering - fundraising for charities
Skills - pistol shooting
Physical - rowing
Expedition - walking in the Lake District
Residential - volunteer on an environmental project, adventure activities and personal development at Shannagh More outdoor education centre
Josh RowlandsThe FoundryVolunteering - trainee instructor in Outdoor Leadership at Ardwhallan
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - walking
Expedition - kayaking around the Isle of Skye
Residential - volunteer leader on an adventure week at Ardwhallan
Katie WatsonQEIIVolunteering - helping at the Manx Wildlife Trust
Skills - singing
Physical - yoga
Expedition - walking in the Yorkshire Dales
Residential - Capenwray Christian study week
Alyssa WhittamQEIIVolunteering - helping at the MSPCA
Skills - Young Enterprise
Physical - dance
Expedition - walking in the Yorkshire Dales
Residential - Capenwray Christian study week
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Volunteering - trainee instructor in Outdoor Leadership at Ardwhallan
Skills - first aid
Physical - kayaking
Expedition - walking in the Brecon Beacons
Residential - volunteer instructor at ski school in Canada
Tabby WrightQEIIVolunteering - helping at a youth club
Skills - horse handling and care
Physical - horse riding
Expedition - kayaking in Greenland
Residential - trail marking in Greenland
Moira PainQEIIVolunteering – teaching at a theatre school
Skills -playing the flute
Physical - dance
Expedition - walking in the Yorkshire Dales
Residential - Christian Study week at Capenwray, Carnforth
Peter NaylorThe FoundryVolunteering - Award Scheme Leadership, helping with a DofE unit
Skills - learning to drive
Physical - mountain biking
Expedition – walking in the Lake District
Residential – film-making school residential course

For more information on the Awards, please contact Alison Gawne, Awards-Co-ordinator, on 01624 686051, or visit the Duke of Edinburgh web page.

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