Patron: Simon Weston OBE
We are thrilled and delighted that such a well respected person such as Simon has accepted the Trustees’ invitation to the be the Patron of the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation. Simon served in the Welsh Guards and was badly injured during the Falklands Conflict. His recuperation and story is an inspiration to millions.
You can read about Simon’s inspirational life at www.simonweston.com
Linda and Pete Thornton commented;
“Simon was a hero to our son John, who often commented what an “awesome bloke” he is. To have Simon as our Patron is unbelievable. He is a great man whose values resonate so clearly with ours. We are thrilled.”
Simon Weston OBE commented;
“Lt John Thornton RM laid down his life for our country and I am honoured and privileged to be invited to be the Patron of the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation. I will do all I can to help this great charity promote the success and the achievement of true potential in young talented people.”