Queen's Scout Award 2016

ReEleven members of Hereford & Worcester County were honored by international adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls at Windsor Castle for gaining their Queen’s Scouts Awards on Sunday 24th April 2016.  Bear was joined by Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO.

The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest honour in Scouting and is awarded for outstanding personal achievement.  This honour is achieved by young people aged between 16 and 25 who have completed a range of challenges, which includes service to their community, completing an expedition in wild country, undertaking a five-day residential project in an unfamiliar environment and learning a new skill or developing an existing talent.


The eleven are:

  • Simon Fox from Bromsgrove District
  • Michael Petta from Evesham District
  • Mark Grimes from Pershore District
  • Tasmin White from Redditch District
  • Meg Debbage from South Marches District
  • Greg Symonds from South Marches District
  • James Price from South Marches District
  • Elliot Kowal from South Marches District
  • Tom Shepherd from The Malverns District (no in the photo above)
  • Rebecca Nottingham from Worcester District
  • Tom Neachell from Worcester District


The full press release can be viewed below.