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Hannah, 16, meets Princess Royal
A 16-YEAR-OLD girl from Burnham met HRH The Princess Royal as a reward for her outstanding work as a first aider.
Hannah Dowell was among more than 80 young people invited to St John Ambulance's annual Young Achievers' Reception, at Armoury House in London last week.
The event honoured St John Ambulance Badgers, Cadets, and young carers who have made outstanding contributions during their time as volunteers with the organisation.
Hannah, a Bridgwater College student, was Somerset Cadet of the Year in 2012 and has taken part in national first aid competitions.
She said: “It's a privilege and a pleasure to be nominated as Young Achiever for all the hard work I've put in.
“Being part of St John Ambulance has given me the chance to learn new skills and, by going out on duty, put them into practice helping people in my local community.
“I've learned many things that have helped me grow in confidence, better preparing me for the future.”