Lord-Lieutenant appoints cadets for 2016/17
Date Added: 05/10/2016
HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Helen Nellis has appointed five of the “finest young people of Bedfordshire” as her cadets for 2016/17.
The five were appointed at a ceremony held at The Army Reserve Centre, in Kempston.
This year’s cadets are Fire Cadet Kieran Stevenson (Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service); Police Cadet Rosie White-McColl (Bedfordshire Police Cadets); Cadet Staff Sergeant Luke Hardwidge (Beds & Herts Army Cadet Force); Cadet Warrant Officer Louise Seddon (Beds and Cambs Wing ATC); and Leading Cadet Danielle Ashton (Bedfordshire Sea Cadets).
The cadets’ role is to support the Lord-Lieutenant in carrying out her duties and their selection and appointment acknowledges their outstanding contribution to their cadet service and to the community.
Speaking after the commissioning Mrs Nellis said: “Each year my Lord-Lieutenant’s cadets continue to impress me with their professionalism, dedication to the county and confidence in meeting a wide range of people. They represent some of the finest young people of Bedfordshire.
“I am delighted to welcome my new Lord-Lieutenant’s cadets to the lieutenancy family and I have no doubt that they will have an exciting and rewarding year."