Cadet Oressa Mathers-Cyr of Comox received the award as top cadet in 17 Platoon at the final parade of Delta Training Group at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.
Cadet Mathers-Cyr is a member of 189 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps of Comox.
Mathers-Cyr attended the six-week Army Cadet Marksmanship Instructor Course at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre where cadets learned the principles of Army Cadet Marksmanship, how to lead marksmanship activities, how to assist the Range Safety Officer and how to coach younger cadets. In addition, the cadets challenged the indoor climbing wall, toured Vernon and enjoyed recreational swimming.
During each summer, more than 1,150 army, sea and air cadets from western Canada will spend up to six weeks in Vernon, expanding the training they receive at their home corps, developing new skills and former new friendships.
— Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre