The cadets, staff and Civilian Committee from 1182 (Shepton Mallet) Squadron attended their Annual Awards meal and ceremony that was hosted at Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet on Friday 21st April 2017.

The cadets and staff were joined by Air Marshal Sir Timothy Anderson RAF KCB DSO and his wife Mrs Ursula Anderson as the guests of honour.

Bowlish House served the cadets and staff a great 3 course meal which was followed by the awards being presented to the lucky recipients by Air Marshal Anderson.

Officer in Charge Warrant Officer Tom Miller said “the event was sadly postponed from the end of last year due to circumstances out of our control, it was great to finally get the event underway and i’m pleased to say that everyone had a great time” The evening was also the last official parade night for the Squadrons resident Service Instructor Lt Sam Kingdon RN who has been posted from RNAS Yeovilton to a different part of the country.

The squadron staff are pleased to announce the winning recipients are (In no particular order):

Drill – Cdt Sylvester

Best Cadet – Cdt Hawkins

Civilian Committee Cup – Cpl Gautier

Modelling – Cdt Knight (E)

Best Aviator – Cdt Wagstaff

Attendance – Cpl Scott

Most Improved Cadet – Cdt Wagstaff

Best NCO – Sgt Goodlan

Lt Kingdon RN – Last Night at the unit

1st Class classification – Cdt Glass

1st Class classification – Cdt Knight (W)

1st Class classification – Cdt Archibald