Ewan Doak from Carnmoney has been praised for turning in a star performance with the Cadet movement.
Ewan was awarded the Cadet 4 Star Award in recognition his of outstanding achievement and commitment to the movement. movement. He is pictured here receiving his award from Colonel Johnny Rollins MBE, chief executive of the Reserve Forces & Cadets Association in Northern Ireland.
To qualify as a 4 Star Cadet, Ewan chalked up more than four years’ continuous training in the subjects demanded for the status which include field craft, first aid, sport and adventure training and community work.
Presenting the award, Colonel Rollins said: “I’m delighted to be congratulating Ewan on this latest landmark in what has already been an impressive Cadet career.
“I commend him for the energy and enthusiasm he has brought to his Detachment and for maintaining his commitment despite having to juggle the conflicting pressures of exams, family and a hectic teenage social life.”
He added: “Ewan has already achieved a great deal in the Cadet movement and is clearly ambitious to do still more in the future. Clearly he is already a star performer and a credit to family, school and the wider community.”