The achievements of West Sussex Scouts were celebrated at a recent award reception. Watched by proud parents and Scout leaders the Explorers and Scouts received their awards from Mrs Pat Arculus, Chairman of West Sussex County Council. Congratulations were offered by Sir Brian Barttelot, President of West Sussex Scouts and Irene Orford, County Commissioner.
Verity Baker-Irons from Arctic Fox Explorers received Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.
Chief Scout’s Gold Awards went to Bailey Misselbrook, 11th Bognor Scouts, Ben Hardcastle, 1st Aldwick & Pagham Scouts, Oliver Brown, Kai Trouchkin and Jenson Barker all from 1st Middleton-on-Sea Scouts.
Chief Scout Platinum Awards went to Alex Davies, Matthew Lane, Ben Cox-Rushbridge, Daniel Southgate and Jack Penfold from Tsunami Explorer Scout Unit.
Alex Davies also received his Chief Scout Diamond award and his Young Leader’s Belt Buckle.