Major to receive MBE

Major Darren Cook.
Major Darren Cook.

An army major and former pupil at The Market Weighton School has been honoured with the award of MBE for services in Afghanistan in the 2013 Military Honours.

Darren Cook, of The Mercian Regiment, will be presented with the honour in the New Year.

Darren left The Market Weighton School in 1996.

Headteacher Gavin Chappell said: “We are extremely of proud of Darren and his achievement.”