Former Weston schoolgirl receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

PUBLISHED: 16:00 24 October 2011


A WOMAN who went to school in Weston received an OBE for services to the Ministry of Defence last week at Buckingham Palace.

Dr Deborah Fish, aged 42, who went to Priory Community School and Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College lived in Worle until she was 18 years old.

She received her award from the Princess Royal, Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace on October 18.

She attended Cambridge University before eventually landing a job at the MOD, where she currently in Salisbury.

Parents Brian and Pat fish, of Hawthorn Hill, Worle, said how proud they were of her achievement.

Mrs Fish said: “It’s really good for her to have achieved something like this after coming through our Weston schools. She didn’t go to private school yet she has done really well.

“She is very modest about her award but we are so proud of her.”

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