The Queen of England’s son was in Nashville today and I helped serve as ambassador for his welcoming. By ‘the Queen of England’s son’, I of course mean Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. And by ‘serve as ambassador’, I mean I was photographing an award ceremony for WPLN.
The prince presided over the ceremony for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, honoring Tennessee youths who were part of the leadership and character program. The event, held at the Tennessee Governor’s mansion, was also attended by Governor Bill Haslam, Miss America 2013 Mallory Hytes Hagan and perhaps most importantly, Sam Haskell, the guy who helped bring The Fresh Prince of Bel Air into the world.
A very brief look at the event, featuring the seventh in line to the British throne: