6:00 AM December 5, 2021
A coastal college manager has received royal recognition for his dedication to supporting young people to complete their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Peter Read is one of just 50 people to receive a personal letter of commendation from the Earl of Wessex and a special commemorative coin marking the life and legacy of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
The coins have been donated by The Royal Mint and were sent to mark International Volunteer Day today (Sunday, December 5).
Mr Read, Duke of Edinburgh Manager at East Coast College, has been honoured for his dedication having run the DofE at the college for four years.
The young people taking the award have the chance to take on challenges, discover new skills and passions and develop their confidence, resilience, and self-belief.
Over the last four years East Coast College has increased the numbers of learners taking part in the DofE award to around 160 and now offers the award to all learners who attend…