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Mr Stuart Langworthy receives prestigious award

posted 30 Jul 2013, 07:24 by Google Google   [ updated 30 Jul 2013, 07:24 ]
Mr Stuart Langworthy recently  received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion from Vince Cable, Business Secretary.  This Award for individuals: The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion has the objective to encourage and reward outstanding achievement by UK based individuals.

A total of 209 business Awards have been announced this year from a total of 862 entrants:Eleven individuals have received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion for their inspiring efforts to encourage UK entrepreneurship.

There was an increase in the number of applications received this year over last year. Winners of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise enjoy widespread respect from their peers and are presented with a crystal bowl and a grant of appointment, and a special reception at Buckingham Palace. They use the title Holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion for the rest of their lives.

Winners each year are announced on the Queen’s birthday, 21 April. Stuart Langworthy became the first individual in Gloucestershire to win the individual award and was the only teacher to win it this year.

“I am incredibly honoured to win this award. Getting the award from Vince Cable was an honour, and it was great to network with other winners who do so much to motivate and inspire people where they live in developing their Enterprise Skills. Meeting and talking to the Queen was quite surreal – she asked me what I did and told me that developing Enterprise Skills in young people is vital for the future of our country and that we must continue to do it”

Congratulations to Mr Langworthy.