National Cadet Award 2018-02-21T18:58:24+00:00

D RCEME’s National Cadet Award

Director RCEME’s National Cadet Award is presented annually to a deserving cadet of an associated corps in recognition of their significant and outstanding contribution to the cadet movement. A list of associated RCEME/LEME/EME cadet corps is available at Appendix 1.

The Senior Regional Representative in each region will be responsible to manage and advertise this program. Cadet units are permitted to submit one nomination. A maximum of two nominations will be accepted per region and no group submissions are permitted. Nominations must be no longer than 2 pages.

All nominations will be forwarded to the SO RCEME no later than15 Mar 18. A National Award Board will convene and decide the winner and runner-up.

The top cadet from among all the RCEME Army Cadet Corps across Canada will receive a cash award of $200 and a framed certificate. The runner up will receive a cash award of $100 and a framed certificate.

Award Guidelines

This award is for cadets only. A cadet who has graduated to the rank of staff because of their age remains eligible if their final year as a cadet is within the year of the nomination. In these cases, the justification for the nomination must be based on their contributions as a cadet only.

A National Award Board will convene to select a winner. The Board will be chaired by
D RCEME and will be composed of the Colonel Commandant, COS RCEME, RCEME Corps SM and an OA/AOA representative from each trade.

The evaluation period for this award is from 1 April 17 to 31 March 18. Nominations should include only events and accomplishments from the evaluation period.

Evaluation Criteria

The criteria and marking scheme are available at Appendix 2. Nominations are to be submitted using the format shown in Appendix 3.

RCEME/LEME/EME Cadets will be recognized for their outstanding contribution to the Cadet Corps and to the RCEME Corps in the areas of cadet skills / bearing, and community and academic performance. The COs comments should further bolster the cadet’s performance and emphasize any points that may not have been mentioned.