Awards & Prizes for Soon to be Jr Officers

Awards and Prizes

Photos by 25881 OCdt (III) Anthony Matlock

 (All photos L-R) Following is a list of the major major awards & prizes for the Class of 2012.

25447 OFFICER CADET DE SOUZA

The Sword of Distinction for Leadership is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP officer cadet who displays outstanding leadership through attaining the highest cadet appointment of Cadet Wing Commander (CWC) in their graduating year. PRESENTED BY THE COMMANDER OF THE CANADIAN ARMY LIEUTENANT GENERAL DEVLIN

25492 OFFICER CADET ISKANDARANI

The Department of National Defence Award of Merit is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP officer cadet attaining highest standards in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRESENTED BY THE CHIEF OF DEFENSE STAFF GENERAL NATYNCZYK

25465 ÉLÈVE-OFFICER ROETERINK

The Sword of Honour is awarded to the ROTP/RETP officer cadet of the Graduating Class who best combines high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. The sword is donated by GE Canada. PRESENTED BY THE CHIEF OF DEFENSE STAFF GENERAL NATYNCZYK

25492 ÉLÈVE-OFFICIER ISKANDARANI

The Victor Van der Smissen-Ridout Memorial Award is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP officer cadet deemed to stand highest morally, intellectually, and physically at RMCC (based on a vote by the officer cadets). PRÉSENTÉ PAR MME SUSAN MCCOLL


25440 OFFICER CADET LAVICTOIRE

The MacArthur Leadership Award is awarded to the officer cadet who demonstrates outstanding leadership performance based on General Douglas MacArthur’s credo of Duty-Honour-Country and potential for future service in the profession of arms. PRESENTED BY LGEN [RET’D] MAISONNEUVE

25465 ÉLÈVE-OFFICER ROETERINK

The Generalissimo Jose-Maria Morelos Sabre of Honour is awarded to the graduating ROTP/RETP officer cadet who has demonstrated outstanding dedication and leadership in the attainment of the highest standards in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRÉSENTÉ PAR LE REPRÉSANTANT DE L’AMBASSADE DU MEXIQUE, LE COLONEL MONDRAGON POLO

25182 Naval Cadet Beaudry

The Navy League of Canada Prize is awarded to the best Sea Operations naval cadet (Maritime Surface and Sub-Surface or Maritime Engineering) in the Graduating Class, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRESENTED BY MRS. LOUISE MERCIER-JOHNSON

25705 ÉLÈVE-OFFICIER BOUCHER

The Royal Canadian Artillery Association Prize is awarded to the best Land Operations officer cadet (Armoured, Artillery, Infantry) in the Graduating Class, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRÉSENTÉE PAR LE CHEF D’ÉTAT-MAJOR QUARTIER GENERAL DU SYSTÈME DE DOCTRINE DE LA FORCE TERRESTRE COL DALTON


25314 ASPIRANT DE MARINE FORBES

The Military Support Award of Merit is awarded annually to the best officer cadet in the Graduating Class from the Logistics, Health Care Administration, Military Police Officer, or other military occupation of the Support Group, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRÉSENTÉ PAR LE COMMANDANT ADJOINT DU COMMANDEMENT DU CANADA, MAJOR-GENERAL COLLIN

25182 Naval Cadet Beaudry

The Commander Arturo Prat Leadership Award is awarded in conjunction with the Navy League of Canada to the graduating naval cadet who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, moral values, performance, and potential for future service in the Profession of Arms. The award is sponsored by the Government of Chile. PRESENTED BY CHILEAN NAVY ATTACHÉ: CAPTAIN NAVAJAS

M0974 ÉLÈVE-OFFICER ROY 

The UTPNCM Award of Merit is awarded to the graduating UTPNCM officer cadet attaining the highest standards of proficiency in the four components of the RMCC programme. PRÉSENTÉ PAR LE COMMANDANT DE LA MARINE ROYALE CANADIENNE, VICE ADMIRAL MADDISON

 25184 OCDT CAMBELL

The Air Force Association of Canada Award of Merit is awarded to the best Air Operations or Aerospace Controller graduating cadet, based on high standards of proficiency in each of the four components of the RMCC programme. PRESENTED BY 13077 MR. DEAN BLACK – Executive Director of the Air Force Association of Canada; Publisher – of the highly professional Airforce Magazine


25465 OFFICER CADET ROETERINK

The Harris-Bigelow Trophy is awarded to the Fourth Year officer cadet who has displayed the best combination of academic and athletic ability throughout the entire course of study at RMCC. This trophy was given for annual competition by the Class of 1932 in memory of their classmates, No. 2039 T.W.E. Harris and No. 2021J.G. Bigelow. PRESENTED BY THE RMCC COMMANDANT BRIGADIER GENERAL TREMBLAY

25048 OFFICER CADET TRUDEAU

The J. Douglas Young Sword of Excellence is awarded in conjunction with the Leinster Shield on Graduation Parade to the Cadet Squadron Leader (CSL) of the squadron winning the Commandant’s Competition. The sword will be carried by the CSL of the squadron until the next graduation parade. The fall and winter term CSL of the winning squadron will receive a commemorative plaque for personal retention. The college number of the Honour Slate CSL will be engraved on the scabbard to permit a continuing record. PRESENTED BY THE RMCC COMMANDANT BRIGADIER GENERAL TREMBLAY

25484 NAVAL CADET BARRY

The Canadian Defence Academy Profession of Arms Award for Excellence in Military Professionalism (CDA) is awarded to a CDA student for demonstrating excellence in military professionalism, leadership and character, and who has consistently displayed the highest values of the Canadian Forces – integrity, courage, academic achievement, fitness, loyalty, comradeship and commitment. PRESENTED BY THE COMMANDER OF CDA, MAJOR GENERAL FORGUES

25288 OFFICER CADET BRUCE

The Duncan Sayre MacInnes Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to the graduating officer cadet who is considered the most deserving of those who accept a regular commission in the military occupation of Aerospace Controller by reason of academic standing, character, and proficiency in occupational training. PRESENTED BY THE DEPUTY COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIRFORCE MAJOR GENERAL BLONDIN


24992 OFFICER CADET ROBB

The Panet Cup is awarded to the graduating officer cadet who achieves the highest average score in all four years in the Spring RMCC Physical Fitness Test. PRESENTED BY DIRECTOR GENERAL MILITARY CAREERS BRIGADIER GENERAL OVERTON

25438 OFFICER CADET VINCENT

The Toronto Branch RMCC Club Prize is awarded to the Fourth Year ROTP/RETP officer cadet who obtains the highest combined marks in Drill and Physical Education during the entire course of study at RMCC. PRESENTED BY 7077 Paul Wehrle

25060 NAVAL CADET BELAND

The Padre W.A. Ferguson Shield of Duty is awarded to the officer cadet who best exemplifies the qualities of civic duty that are the hallmark of an Ex-Cadet, through contributions to the College, the Club, and his/her community. PRESENTED BY MR JOEL FERGUSON

25509 ÉLÈVE-OFFICER SCHABETSBERGER

The Bradshaw Award is awarded each year to the officer cadet beginning his Fourth Year who has distinguished him/herself in the field of mentorship. PRÉSENTÉ PAR LE RECTEUR DU COLLÈGE, LE DR JOEL SOKOLSKY


M0963 ÉLÈVE-OFFICIER DESILETS

UTPNCM Drill and Physical Education Departmental Prize is awarded to the graduating UTPNCM officer cadet who has maintained, throughout the complete course of study, the highest standard in drill and physical education among those graduating. PRÉSENTÉ PAR LA DIRECTRICE DES ÉLOFS DU CMR, LCOL WIGG

25440 OFFICER CADET LAVICTOIRE

The Jack C. Sargant Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a varsity athlete who demonstrates combined proficiency in academic standing, sportsmanship, leadership, and athletic ability.  PRESENTED BY DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS, MR DARREN CATES

M0974 OFFICER CADET ROY

The Class of ‘78 – Dr. Walter S. Avis UTPNCM Honour Shield is presented annually to the UTPNCM graduate who has contributed most to the positive development of the UTPNCM squadron, during the entire time at RMCC as determined by a secret ballot of the members of the UTPNCM squadron. PRESENTED BY CAPTAIN (NAVY) (RETIRED) PETER AVIS