Rushcroft gets a Duke of Edinburgh Award boost.
John May the Secretary General to the Duke of Edinburgh scheme visited Rushcroft on Wednesday to promote and see students who will be involved in the programme this year. Year 9 and year 10 are eligible this year and with our new Duke of Edinburgh co-ordinator Ms O'Dell in post now we are looking forward to a successful year with the award.
Any student looking to get involved can speak with Ms O'Dell or any of the team to get advise on how to be selected.
John C. C. MayFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John C.C May Nationality British Other names John May Education M.A. (Education), P.G.C.E., B.A. (Joint Honours), Drama and English Organization World Scout Committee, Duke of Edinburgh's Award Known for Vice-Chairman of the World Scout Committee, Secretary General of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Association Board member of Teach First Awards
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, 2008 The Silver Wolf Award, The Scout AssociationThe Bronze Wolf Award, World Organisation of the Scout Movement
John C.C. May (born 1964) from London, United Kingdom, was the Vice-Chairman of the World Scout Committee, the main executive body of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. He was elected at the 38th World Scout Conference in South Korea for a six year term, the first United Kingdom Scouter elected since former Chief Scout (now Vice-President) of the Scout Association, Sir Garth Morrison. In his youth, May worked for Colony Holidays (predecessor body to ATE Superweeks).
May has been a Section Leader, a District Commissioner and an elected member of the Committee of the Council. He was appointed International Commissioner in 1991 at the age of 27. He was a member of the organizing committee of the 21st World Scout Jamboreein the United Kingdom in 2007. He was awarded the Bar to the Silver Acorn for his services to Scouting in 2008.
May is the Secretary General of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award International Foundation, which co-ordinates and develops The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award worldwide.
May was formerly the chief executive, Career Academies UK, London.
May was awarded the Freedom of the City of London in 2009.