The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined a select group of people – even the most elite of the royal family – by being awarded the gold Blue Peter badges.
William and Kate received the award for her campaigning work on mental health issues affecting children.
“It’s very touching,” said William the receipt of an honor of her grandmother, was given during its Golden Jubilee year.
Kate said receiving the badge was “very special” and “a real honour”.
William and Kate are seen given their badges, on Thursday’s Blue Peter Christmas special on CBBC.
Sir David Attenborough, JK Rowling, Steven Spielberg and David Beckham are among a small number of people have been presented with the program of the gold badge.
Last year the late Roald Dahl became the first person to receive a posthumous title.
The special badge is given to the models and public figures that show a great experience in their field and inspire children through the generations.
However, it will be replaced next year, when the program introduces a new Diamond badge to mark its 60th anniversary.
William said that it was “amazing” to get the (literal) of the badge of honor and is promised to compare with that of the Queen.
Blue Peter presenters Lindsey Russell and Radzi Chinyanganya had the honor of delivery of the badges.
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