June 19, 2011
receives highest St John Ambulance cadet award
15-year-old St John Ambulance Cadet from Burnham-On-Sea has this
week received the highest award a cadet can achieve.
Thomas Fincham, pictured, received his Grand Prior Award during
the Highbridge and Burnham St John Ambulance Cadets Presentation
"This is the highest award a Cadet can achieve and requires
studying 24 different subjects in addition to keeping your first
aid skills up-to-date," Sarah Westlake, St John Divisional
Superintendent, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Thomas studied a whole range of subjects including Crime
Prevention, Crafts, Media, DIY, Nutrition, General Knowledge,
Child Development and Casualty Simulation."
Meanwhile, two new cadets - Angelina Mitchell and Shannon Edwards
- were also enrolled during the evening and welcomed into the
Pictured: Top, Thomas with his Grand prior Badge on his arm
and holding his certificate and, below, new cadets Angelina Mitchell
and Shannon Edwards with Cadet Leader Rhiannon Parsons (Pics: