CADET Colour Sergeant Jason Spence has been presented with a Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate At a ceremony at the Army Cadet Force’s Jedburgh Detachment, having been selected as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale for 2011-12.
His duties will include assisting the Lord Lieutenant, Captain Gerald Maitland Carew, at official events including the forthcoming Remembrance Sunday parades and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations next year.
Jason is a member of Lothian and Borders Battalion Army Cadet Force and excels in shooting, having recently been awarded colours for this sport. He hopes to attend college to study mechanics and is considering an army career in this field.
At the same ceremony rugby colours were awarded to Corporal Chris Mirk and a Youth First Aid Certificate to Cadet Adam Thompson.