Old Colcestrian Awarded MBE

Posted On: 06/02/17

Old Colcestrian Society member Sam Duerden has been appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in this year’s New Year’s Honours list for services in response to humanitarian crises. Sam, 33, has worked with the International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian aid, relief and development organization, in Thailand, Afghanistan, South Sudan and the Middle East including Iraq. After A Levels at CRGS, Sam, from Mersea, read English language and literature at Oxford.