The Combined Cadet Force held it annual Sword of Honour
Parade on Wednesday 19 March in glorious sunshine. The parade is an annual event in the Spring
Term where senior cadets are given awards in appreciation of their efforts
towards the CCF during their time at College. All 234 Cadets of the Combined
Cadet Force were awaiting the arrival of the Inspecting Officer, Rear Admiral
Henry Parker CB (Director Carrier Strike), an OC and former CCF Naval Cadet.
Senior Cadet WO1 Pippa Hughes controlled the parade and
Colour Party and invited Admiral Parker to inspect the CCF and present a variety of awards.
Lieutenant Christine Harrison who is the Officer In Charge
of the Naval Section was awarded the Lord Lieutenants Certificate for
Meritorious Service to the CCF. She has
done an outstanding job in refocusing the Navy Section and the ‘direction it is
sailing’ and regularly gets cadets and staff away on courses.
Awards to cadets were as follows:
Cadet Corporal Jana Bourhill (Army) – The Adjutants Cup
Cadet Corporal Tom Dowley (RAF) – The Chocks Away trophy
Cadet Colour Serjeant Percy Bodington (Army) – The Rifles
Cadet Petty Office Evgeny Godlevskivy (Navy) – The Nelson
Cadet Warrant Office Class One William Martin (Army) – The
Rifles Sword of Honour
Cadet Chief Petty Officer Tobi Ade-Odiachi (Navy) – The Nash
Sword of Honour
Cadet Sergeant Stephen Abraham (RAF) – RGBW Sword of Honour