Cadet Corporal Elise Faragher has been appointed a Lord Lieutenants Cadet for 2020 by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd Mr. Edmund Bailey Esq.
Lord-Lieutenant cadets are selected for their outstanding extra-curricular achievements and can be called upon to accompany Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant Mr. Edmund Bailey Esq. at official engagements. Include playing an active role at ceremonial events, such as Royal visits and Remembrance services held in Gwynedd.
Elise is one of Minden Company’s senior cadets, whose skills and self-confidence have grown immeasurably since she joined Clwyd and Gwynedd Army Cadet Force in January 2018. Elise is an enthusiastic role model for junior cadets who attends regularly and takes every training opportunity that is open to her. Cadet Corporal Faragher is always smart, well presented, and displays great self-discipline that exudes a positive demeanor.
During lockdown Cadet Corporal Faragher has actively progressed her Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award, completing all sections apart from the expedition phase as this is currently not running. She has learned British Sign Language as her skill and has been awarded a Duke of Edinburgh Silver Certificate of Achievement for 2020.
Elise has also produced and delivered virtual training sessions for other cadets in her detachment during the lockdown, thus ensuring that they remain engaged and connected despite the absence of face-to-face training. She is a credit to the Army Cadet Force.
Commandant Col Martin L Craven said “Cadets like Elise epitomise everything that the ACF stands for. Pride, integrity, confidence, humility, compassion: a leader who empowers and strives to support the development of others” adding “Elise is a deserving recipient of the role she has been selected for, and we know that she will take every advantage of the opportunities and challenges that it brings her way when the current restrictions are lifted.”
Elise said” Cadets has been like a second family to me and I have made some unbreakable friendships, the opportunities and activities are absolutely amazing and there is a massive sense of achievement being a cadet. I am honoured to be appointed a Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for Gwynedd. I feel proud that I was chosen, it came as a shock to me however I am ready to carry out any of the duties I am appointed.”
Congratulations Cadet Corporal Elise Faragher