We are very proud to announce that SSgt Keylock has been awarded the Lord Lieutenants Certificate of Meritorious Service, in recognition of his work with the Combined Cadet Force at St Edward’s School.

This Award is given for exceptional meritorious service rendered to the Reserves and Cadet forces in the county and recognises those among the community, whose performance is exceptionalHer Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. Men and women of all backgrounds, they are appointed directly by Her Majesty the Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister.

SSgt Keylock, who holds the rank of Staff Sergeant Instructor, has committed 25 years of service to the Cadet Force. His professional approach, passion and determination has gained the very best from all those under his command over the years. Driven to develop our young leaders, he never fails to go above and beyond to find the energy to motivate, create opportunities to learn and invest his time to nurture our students.

Contingent Commander Major Winfield who nominated SSgt Keylock for the Award commented:

 “Having operated within the Cadet Force system for over two decades it is remarkable to see such a visionary approach to training; innovative in delivery and forward thinking in new concepts and ideas. The St Edward’s Combined Cadet Force Contingent has had considerable success that must be attributed to SSgt Keylock and his unwavering commitment.”

CCF is one of the most popular extra-curricular activities at St Edward’s and provides an excellent opportunity for developing leadership skills, confidence and self-discipline.

Senior School | 25/06/2020