Honours and Awards


Edward Vopni Award: Awarded to Manitoba's most proficient Squadron during a specific training year. Honouring Mr. Edward Vopni's service with the Manitoba Air Cadet League from 1948 until 1957.

Awarded for training year:

2005/2006



Nominations for the following awards to be received by the DCO NLT 15 April every training year.
Applications for the CO's Academic Achievement Award and  Winnipeg East AM Rotary Community Service Award can be downloaded here

Award

Previous Recipients

Year received

Pathfinder Trophy

In recognition of the contributions of the earliest members of 199 St Vital Air Cadets (Nov 1942-Nov 1946) The Pathfinder trophy is awarded to the senior cadet (Sgt or above) who performs best in the three goals of the Air cadet Movement: good citizenship and leadership; physical fitness; and interest in aviation. The winner will be chosen from names recommended by staff and senior cadets to a panel consisting of the CO, Chair of the Sponsoring Committee and the Training Officer.

 

Jesse Zillman

Mitchell Funk

Curtis Shonoski

Carl Barnson

Jordon Kozak

Cassim Hosein

Cassim Hosein    

Stuart McCorrie

Cassandra Roberts

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

CO' Academic Achievement Award

Awarded to the cadet who, during the current school year, achieves the highest academic standards (grade average) as judged by a review of the cadets' latest school transcripts. This award is to be applied for by the individual cadet.


Spencer Libbrecht

Daniel Bilodeau

Carl Barnson

Robin Wainwright

Thyaharajan Visweswaran

Micah Doerksen

Brianne Jeanson

Sarah Orchard

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

Chairman's Trophy for Aviation Excellence

Awarded to the cadet who demonstrates the best performance and potential in the Aviation Training program, Preflight program, Scholarship entrance exams or any of the above. The recommendation is to be passed by the Aviation Trg O to the Chair of the Sponsoring Committee for review.


Steven Rogers

Richard Gagnon

Cameron Kessler

Janelle Normandeau

Curtis Shonoski

Joseph Darcel

Carl Barnson

Keenan McCallum

Frederick Page

Owen Ginn

Alexandre Darcel

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Top Cadet Griffon Flight

Awarded to the cadet who demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment, knowledge and participation during the current cadet year. Each Flight Officer, in consultation with the Sqn WO and the Flt Cdr will recommend a recipient to the CO.


Amy Logan

Cody Todd

Dirk Sellsted

Jude Johnson

Aaron Penner

Fausto Melendez

Stuart McCorrie

Joshua Lambert

Brendan Brisbois

Kieran Schellenberg

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Top Cadet Hawk Flight

Refer to Griffon Flight


Justin Meilleur

Amitoj Singh

Godwin Hui

Justin Johnson

Cassim Hosein

Stuart McCorrie

Apoorav Soni

Eduardo Garcia

Ian Ponce

Phillip O'Reilly

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

 

 

Top Cadet Voodoo Flight

Refer to Griffon Flight

This flight was disbanded during the 2013-2014 Training Year


Darian Simard

Cassandra Roberts

2012

2013

F/L Findlay Trophy

Awarded to the band member who, in the judgment of the Band Officer, demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment and either overall musical ability or level of improvement thereof during the current cadet year.

Kirk van Wyk

Cameron Kessler

Joseph Darcel

Michael Honke

Coralie van Wyk

Tanner Vasquez-Boehm

Kassandra Poirrier

Henry Li

Eduardo Garcia

Adam Gislason

Ho-Joon Lee

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013 

2014

 

Parents Committee Participation Award

Awarded to the cadet at any training level who shows the most effective level of participation in advancing the aims, goals and activities of the unit during the current cadet year. Recommendations will be passed from staff and the Parents' Committee to a panel made up of the CO, the Chair of the Sponsoring Committee and one parent not related to any of the candidates.


Jason Nault

Nikita Nault

Justin Krahn

Jeanette Dugas

Rachel Grossman

Devontae Sarrasin

Cassandra Marsh

Mathieu Perrin

Cole Myrowich

Sarah Orchard

Sarah Orchard

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Winnipeg East AM Rotary Community Service Award

Awarded to the cadet whose service to the community demonstrates the highest degree of social awareness and responsibility and enhances the reputation of Air Cadets. Applications from individual cadets will be reviewed by a panel consisting of the CO, the Chair of the Sponsoring Committee and one other officer.


Justin Meilleur

Curtis Shonoski

Curtis Shonoski

Curtis Shonoski

Curtis Shonoski

Curtis Shonoski

Brianne Jeanson

Brianne Jeanson

Kirby Oryniak

2004

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

Recruit of the Year

Awarded to the recruit judged to best demonstrate the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment and learning among the first year cadets in the current training year. The recommendation of the Training Officer will be reviewed by the CO.


Filip Kurlowicz

Aaron Penner

Robin Wainwright

Fausto Melendez

Abbigail St Germain

James Ouellet

Elishia Ratel

Paul Zorbas

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Outstanding Drill  Trophy

Awarded to the cadet who achieves the highest degree of proficiency and perfection on the parade square during the current cadet year. The recommendation of the Training Officer and the Sqn WO will be reviewed by the CO.

 

Eric Elder

Frederick Page

Cassim Hosein

Stuart McCorrie

Brianne Jeanson

Taylor Judd

Elishia Ratel

Paul Zorbas

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Top Marksman Award

Awarded to the cadet who achieves the best results during regular marksmanship training and, if applicable, during local, provincial or national competition. The recommendation of the Marksmanship Training Officer will be reviewed by the CO.

 

Janelle Normandeau

Aaron Penner

Eric Barnson

Carl Barnson

Barrett Pineau

Jerome Guay

Ian Ponce

Ian Ponce

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Top Junior NCO

Awarded to the LAC, Cpl or FCpl who best demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment and professional advancement in the current training year. The recommendation of the Training Officer and the Sqn WO will be reviewed by the CO.

 

Brendan Ramsay

Keenan McCallum

Eric Barnson

Brianne Jeanson

Kassandra Poirrier

Cole Myrowich

Ian Ponce

Ho-Joon Lee

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

 Officer of Merit Award

The recipient of this award is an officer who always puts in the extra time and effort to make sure that the squadron is running smoothly.  The senior cadets decided on this officer based on the following criteria: being a present an integral part of the unit, time spent on parade night activities as well as weekends, being approachable and easy to work with.    

    
 Capt Marc Pelletier

 2LT Doug Rogers

 OCdt Joseph Darcel

 2012

 2013

 2014
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