Nominations are now open for The Lord Strathcona Trust Fund Medal
The Lord Strathcona Trust Fund Medal is the highest award that can be bestowed upon a cadet in recognition of exemplary performance in physical and military training.
Lord Strathcona’s objectives in establishing his endowment were to:
1. encourage the improvement of the physical and intellectual capabilities of cadets; and
2. foster patriotism in cadets through the acquisition of a good knowledge of military matters.
3. The recipient must have a complete knowledge of the activities of the cadet movement and must meet the following requirements:
have a high level of physical fitness;
have qualified to a training level not below Level 3 in the Air Cadets;
have met all requirements of their corps/sqn’s mandatory training program and attended at least 75 per cent of the scheduled training parades in the year of nomination;
have met all requirements of their corps/sqn’s optional/support training program and participated in at least 50 per cent of scheduled activities in the year of nomination;
have completed three years as a cadet; and
be regarded by peers and supervisors as exemplifying the model cadet.
Nominations must be submitted in writing to Lord Strathcona Medal Nominating Committee, c/o Lt C. Dunnill Jones NLT 20 Mar 18. The nomination shall describe how the member meets each Points 1-3 above. Cadets who wish to be considered may obtain a copy of their Cadet Information Card and Training Summary from Lt C. Dunnill Jones, contact info below.
A nomination committee will review the nominations submitted. Should a suitable candidate be identified, the CO may submit this nomination to Regional Awards Committee.
Full details of this Medal are found in CATO 13-16 Annex D Lord Strathcona Medal.
Lt C. Dunnill Jones