Annually-Presented Squadron Awards
Outstanding First Year Cadet
Awarded to the first year cadet who has demonstrated the most dedication to Squadron activities through regular attendance, participation, dress and deportment.
Capt Norman L. Harding Memorial Trophy
Awarded to a junior cadet who has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential through excellence in dress and deportment throughout the current training year.
Most Improved Junior Band Member
Awarded to a junior member of the Squadron band who has demonstrated the most improvement in the areas of performance, attendance, dress and deportment throughout the current training year.
Best Overall Band Member
Awarded to the Squadron band member who has demonstrated consistent excellence in the areas of practice, performance, attendance, dress and deportment throughout the current training year.
Michael Garrioch Award
Awarded to a Senior cadet who has demonstrated the largest improvement in dress, deportment and dedication to the Squadron and the Air Cadet Program over the course of his or her cadet career.
Jim Webb Award for Shooting
Awarded to the cadet who achieves the highest average score in the Squadron’s Cadet Air Rifle Marksmanship Program during the current training year.
Jim Rendles Memorial Trophy
Presented to the cadet who – regardless of rank – through his or her active attendance and participation over the course of the year, has demonstrated the most initiative and enthusiasm in the betterment of the Squadron (ie. Fundraising, community & public relations, overall efficiency)
Overall Proficiency Award
Awarded to the cadet who best demonstrates the attributes of leadership, citizenship, and physical fitness as promoted by the Air Cadet Program throughout the current training year.
Col J.J. Parr Memorial Fitness Trophy
Awarded to the cadet who – regardless of rank – has either achieved the highest level of fitness, or has greatly improved their fitness level throughout the training year.
Capt Maciej “Match” Hatta Award
Awarded to a Proficiency Level 3 or Proficiency Level 4 cadet who has achieved the highest marks in the Combined Aviation Performance Objectives Test, while consistently maintaining a high standard in participation, leadership, dress and deportment throughout the current training year.
Colonel Chris Hadfield Award
Awarded to the cadet who has achieved the highest marks in the Squadron’s Ground School Program and aviation scholarship entrance exam during the current training year.
Commanding Officer’s Award
Awarded to a Senior cadet who, through his or her participation and dedication to the Squadron, has consistently demonstrated exemplary leadership and esprit de corps throughout the course of his or her cadet career.
Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence
Awarded to the cadet who meets all requirements of the squadrons annual mandatory and optional training program, has participated in a minimum of three community service events, in addition to those supported by the squadron, is regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet and has enhanced the squadron through co-operation with peers and subordinates, comradeship, promoting good will and morale, aiding in the development of group identity and cohesiveness, supporting and assisting fellow squadron members and the cadets involvement in the local community.
Lord Strathcona Medal
Awarded to the cadet who has a high level of physical fitness, has completed the Level 3 training program, has met all requirements of the mandatory training program and attended at least 75 percent of the scheduled parade nights during the nomination year, has met all requirements of the optional/support training program and participated in at least 50 percent of scheduled activities in the year of nomination, has been a cadet for three years and be regarded by peers and supervisors as exemplifying the model cadet.