Cadet’s public service award

AN ARMY cadet has been presented with a public service award. Cadet Colour Sergeant Laura Outram, 17, from Stevenage, received her BTEC award in public services at a ceremony at cadet headquarters in Hertford. The award is nationally recognised and invol

AN ARMY cadet has been presented with a public service award.

Cadet Colour Sergeant Laura Outram, 17, from Stevenage, received her BTEC award in public services at a ceremony at cadet headquarters in Hertford.

The award is nationally recognised and involves individual work outside normal cadet duties, including a project on the Services and preparing a CV and a presentation along with attending a mock interview.

Laura, who joined the cadets in September 2001 and has recently completed an instructors course, assists with running the Stevenage South Detachment in Valley Way.


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With an age range of 13 to 18 years old, the army cadet force is a national voluntary youth movement.

Sponsored by the Army, it works across all environments and cultures, providing challenging, adventurous community activities to over 43,000 young people.

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