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Duke of Edinburgh Award presentation

19 January 2017
Group of Duke of Edinburgh participants on a hike wearing backpacks.

On Friday 13 January 350 friends, families, teachers and supporters came to Chelmsford Cathedral to celebrate the achievement of 73 young people who achieved their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in 2016.

Jonathan Coggan, Team GB Wheelchair Rugby Paralympian and Cllr John Aldridge, Chairman of Essex County Council presented special certificates to the young people and praised their endeavours and fantastic achievements, they also thanked Essex Youth Service and all the people who supported the young people whilst on their journey to Gold. 

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