Felpham Sea Scouts go for gold with awards

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TWO PROUD Felpham Scouts have received their ultimate recognition.

Holly Lewis, 14, and Sarah Pawley, 13, of 1st Felpham Sea Scouts, have gained the Chief Scout Gold Award.

They were presented with their certificates at a county presentation ceremony held at Billingshurst.

Ally McCaffrey, the Scouts’ district commissioner for Bognor Regis, said: “These awards are the highest that can be achieved in the Scout section.

“They involve considerable commitment and hard work.”

To qualify for the award, Scouts have to complete promise, community, fitness, creative, global and outdoor challenges. They also have to finish two of the following challenges: outdoor plus, adventure or exploration.