The Upper Thompson Cadet 2941 “Rocky Mountain Rangers” Royal Canadian Army Corps annual Cadet Review was held on June 1, at the Barriere Legion.
Seven cadets were in attendance with Captain Hethar McIntosh officiating, and District of Barriere special guest and acting mayor Bill Kershaw.
Cadets in attendance were: Lance Corporal Darren Mikkelsen, Lance Corporal Kelley Dionne, Lance Corporal Lee Dionne, Lance Corporal Stacy Walsh, Cadet Brendan Manion, Cadet Jonathan Elliot, and acting Warrant Sargent Austin Greene. Missing was Lance Corporal Ian Tomlinson.
Lance Corporal Mikkelsen was presented with the Lord Strathcona Medal, and the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence was announced as going to Lance Corporal Ian Tomlinson. The Commanding officers Trophy was awarded to Lance Corporal Stacy Walsh, and the most Improved Cadet was awarded to Cadet Jonathan Elliot.
Promotions were awarded to: Mikkelsen – from Master Corporal to Sargent, Tomlinson – from Lance Corporal to Corporal; Dionne (Kelly) – from Lance Corporal to Corporal, Dionne (Lee) from Lance Corporal to Corporal, Walsh – from Lance Corporal to Corporal, Manion – from Cadet to Lance Corporal, and Elliot – from Cadet to Lance Corporal.
Acting Warrant Sargent Greene and Corporal Stacy Walsh then made a presentation of flowers to Captain McIntosh on behalf of the cadets.
Once the proceedings were completed cadets, family, and attendees enjoyed the refreshments provided, while congratulations were given all-a-round.