Contingent Commander Awarded MBE

Keith Smith MBE 1

Mr Keith Smith, who joined the staff at Whitgift in 1985, has been awarded an MBE for services to the School’s Combined Cadet Force.

Mr Smith is the Contingent Commander of the thriving Whitgift CCF that currently has over 400 boys across its three sections, including two other schools, in partnership. He said, “Being appointed MBE was a fantastic surprise and a real honour. It shows how very good our CCF is, and it’s a privilege to be part of a great team. I am looking forward to my investiture at Buckingham Palace, although I am a little bit nervous about it too!”

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