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Squadron Awards

Pathfinder Trophy Recipients:
Pathfinder Trophy


In recognition of the contributions of the earliest members of the 199 St Vital Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron.  The Pathfinder trophy is awarded to the senior cadet (Sargent 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 recipient 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
Sarah Orchard
Keelee Sproule
Liam Lokstet


Commanding Officers Academic Achievement Award Recipients:



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
Juliana Papaioannou
Megan Lokstet
Dominic Donoto


Chairman's Trophy for Aviation Excellence Recipients:



Awarded to the cadet who demonstrates the best performance and potential in the Aviation Training program, Ground School program, Scholarship entrance exams or general aviation training. The recommendation is to be passed by the Aviation Training Officer 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
Ho-Joon Lee
Adam Gislason
Juliana Papaioannou


Top Cadet: Griffon Flight Recipients:



Awarded to the cadet of Griffon Flight who demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment, knowledge and participation during the current cadet year. Each Flight Officer, in consultation with the Squadron Warrant Officer and the Flight Commander 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
Liam Lokstet
Samuel Behnke
Uday Shekhawat

Top Cadet: Hawk Flight Recipients:



Awarded to the cadet of Hawk Flight who demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment, knowledge and participation during the current cadet year. Each Flight Officer, in consultation with the Squadron Warrant Officer and the Flight Commander will recommend a recipient to the CO.

Justin Meilleur
Amitoj Singh
Godwin Hui
Justin Johnson
Cassim Hosein
Stuart McCorrie
Apoorav Soni
Eduardo Garcia
Ian Ponce
Phillip O'Reilly
Millicent Maingi
Isaac Bichon
Vrinda Vyas

Top Cadet: Voodoo Flight Recipients:



Awarded to the cadet of Voodoo Flight who demonstrates the highest level of attendance, dress, deportment, knowledge and participation during the current cadet year. Each Flight Officer, in consultation with the Squadron Warrant Officer and the Flight Commander will recommend a recipient to the CO..


Darian Simard
Cassandra Roberts
Micheal Reeve
Flight Lieutenant Findlay Trophy Recipients:



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
Adam Gislason
Cole Murdock
Megan Lokstet


Top Junior NCO Recipients:



Awarded to the LAC, Corporal or Flight Corporal 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 Squadron Warrant Officer will be reviewed by the CO.

Brendan Ramsay
Keenan McCallum
Eric Barnson
Brianne Jeanson
Kassandra Poirrier
Cole Myrowich
Ian Ponce
Ho-Joon Lee
Daniel Jacobs
Samuel Behnke
Megan Lokstet

Recruit of the Year Recipients:



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
Megan Lokstet
Nicol Marshall
Tae Gyoem Ahn

Parents Committee Participation Award Recipients:



Awarded to the cadet in 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
Sarah Orchard
Adam Gislason

Winnipeg East AM Rotary Community Service Award Recipients:



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
Paul Zorbas
Mozidat Wahab

Outstanding Drill Award Recipients:



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 Squadron Warrant Officer will be reviewed by the CO.

Eric Elder
Frederick Page
Cassim Hosein
Stuart McCorrie
Brianne Jeanson
Taylor Judd
Elishia Ratel
Paul Zorbas
Isaac Bichon
Paul Zorbas
Sijun Zhao

Outstanding Marksman Award Recipients:



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
Andrew Lamb
Dominic Donato
Juliana Papaioannou

Phoenix Cup
Recipients:



Presented by the Training Officer to the Flight who performs above all others at our annual Rising Phoenix competition. Cadets are presented with, and assessed on, individual and group tasks in the areas of citizenship, aviation, physical fitness and various other topics within the Air Cadet Program. While the competition serves as an opportunity for the Cadets to make use of the knowledge and skills they have developed throughout the year, the Phoenix Cup would recognize the effort put forth by the Cadets.

Buffalo Flight


Commanding Officer's Certificate of Recognition
Recipients:



Presented by the Commanding Officer in recognition of exemplary dedication, ingenuity and perseverance under adversity. This recognition can be awarded anytime during the training year..


Sarah Orchard

Officer of Merit Award Recipients:



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 decide on this officer based on the following criteria: being a present and integral part of the unit, time spent on parade night and weekend activities and being approachable and easy to work with.

Capt Marc Pelletier
2LT Doug Rogers
OCdt Joseph Darcel
LT Doug Rogers
Capt Marc Pelletier
OCdt Julien Hosein