Rossall School CCF were delighted to be named winners of the 2014 Lancaster Heritage Military Skills Competition.
The event aims to bring Sea Cadets, Army Cadets and Air Cadets together to compete against each other at a regional level. All cadets taking part are between the ages of 13-18.
Taking place over two days at Halton Training Camp, the event comprised seven stands where cadets were scored on their team performance. Challenges included Shooting Skills, Watermanship, Archery, Drill, Navigation, First Aid, and Command Tasks.
Rossall School CCF entered two teams into the competition and won three of the seven stands – Shooting, Navigation and First Aid, finishing with the highest overall score.
Speaking after the event, 2Lt Jake Gartside said: “It was a very close run competition. The cadets have trained hard and really deserved the win. I’m delighted.”
Sub/Lt Peter Baldwin (RN) said: “I’m immensely proud of all of the cadets; they each performed to the best of their ability and conducted themselves in an exemplary manner.”
The winning team was made up of RSM WO1 Harley Howard, Jay Henderson (RN), Cpl Catrina Rooker, Will Gair, Taylor Walkden, Max Lobola, and Kirsty Swarbrick (RAF). Well done too to Max Haywood, Sam Pellowe, L/Cpl Alex Bryce, Cpl Charis Hahn, Sallie Stom-Eckersley and Jude Stringer (RAF).