Young cadets win places with teamwork
St John youth cadets from Matamata competed at the St John Youth Competition held at Putaruru College. Matamata Intermediate students Aaron Stephens, Talya Berry and Griffin Brown competed in the intermediate team section claiming first, second and third places.
They were also awarded first aggregate medallion.
The junior team made up of four students from various primary schools in the area were awarded fourth aggregate medallion.
The teams had to show skills in basic life support, first aid, and complete a number of drills in which both teams showed outstanding teamwork.
All the best as they progress to competing at the St John Regional Competitions in Te Aroha this Saturday, October 28.
St John currently has 27 cadets and is still growing.
Intermediate team: From left, Aaron Stephens, Talya Berry and Griffin Brown.
Junior team: From left, Antony Gold, Jessica Lowe, Cheyenne Stephens and Quinn Berry.