Awards

AWARDS

Commanding Officers Award

  • Awarded to the cadet who has stood out the most during the course of the training year as chosen by the Commanding Officer of 358 RCSCC

Coxswains Award

  • Awarded to the cadet who shows true leadership, excellent conduct and demonstrates true ability for Coxswain ‘like’ qualities as chosen by the Coxswain of 358 RCSCC

Top Phase 1 Cadet

  • Top Phase 1 Cadet for the training year:  Awarded for attendance, behaviour, discipline, dedication, and overall conduct

Top Phase 2 Cadet

  • Top Phase 2 Cadet for the training year:  Awarded for attendance, behaviour, discipline, dedication, and overall conduct.

Top Phase 3 Cadet

  • Top Phase 3 Cadet for the training year:  Awarded for attendance, behaviour, discipline, dedication, and overall conduct

Top Phase 4 Cadet

  • Top Phase 4 Cadet for the training year:  Awarded for attendance, behaviour, discipline, dedication, and overall conduct.

BELLEROPHON Award

  • Top Cadet of the Cadet Corps:  Awarded to the cadet who has shown outstanding leadership, dedication, ability and conduct for the training year.  Named after 141 RCSCC BELLEROPHON (Welland, ON – 1917-2010)

VALIANT Award

  • Conduct Award:  The cadet that is always a gentleman/lady at the corps, on shore, at sea, and in public who is helpful, courteous, enthusiastic, and polite.  Named after 78 RCSCC VALIANT (Port Colborne, ON – 1950-2010)

RENOWN Award

  • Most Improved Cadet:  Awarded to the cadet who has improved the most during the training year.  Named after 125 RCSCC RENOWN (St Catharines, ON – 1925-2004) & 125 RCSCC RENOWN II (Port Colborne, ON – 2010-2015)

NIAGARA Award

  • Public Relations Award: Presented to the cadet who promotes, contributes and leads through public relations, recruiting and positive messaging for the corps and the Canadian Cadet Organizations.  Named in honour after 103 RCSCC NIAGARA (Niagara Falls, ON) for their support in creating 358 RCSCC SIR ISAAC BROCK.

PEGASUS Award

  • Teamwork AwardPresent to the cadet who is always a valued shipmate, a team player and someone their fellow cadet can always look to for help, assistance, mentorship and be counted upon to improve the corps from within.  Named after NLCC PEGASUS (Welland, ON) – which was attached to 141 RCSCC BELLEROPHON.

VICTORY Award

  • Community Service Award: Presented to the cadet who is active in the community (charity, not-for-profit or person), through service and/or actions, and is a role model for other cadets and inspires them to volunteer.  Named after NLCC VICTORY (Port Colborne, ON) – which was attached to 125 RCSCC RENOWN II.

McRitchie Memorial Family Award

  • Esprit de Corp: Awarded to the Cadet that has shown the most enthusiasm and teamwork towards the corps.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 418 – Aspiring Leader Award

  • Future Leader Award: Presented to the cadet who has demonstrated a keen interest in leadership and aspires to mentor and help develop their fellow cadets leadership ability.

Lieutenant (N) J.J. Tremblay, CD Award

  • CCO Award: Present to the cadet who has consistently achieves the three aims of the Canadian Cadet Organizations (CCO):  Physical Fitness / Community Service & Leadership / An interest in the CAF.  Named after Lt(N) J. Tremblay – First Commanding Officer of 358 RCSCC SIR ISAAC BROCK

Lieutenant (N) T.J.E. Reilly, CD Award

  • Top Instructor Award: Presented to the Cadet who has been the best instructor and mentor in the corps for the entire training year.  Named after Lt(N) T. Reilly – Second Commanding Officer of 358 RCSCC SIR ISAAC BROCK

Marksmanship Award

  • Presented to the Cadet who scored the highest on the Marksmanship Team

Seamanship Award

  • Present to the Cadet who was the best or showed the most enthusiasm for seamanship.

Band Award

  • Present to the Cadet who was the best or showed the most enthusiasm for band/music.

Sportsmanship Award

  • Present to the Cadet who was the best or showed the most enthusiasm for sports/physical fitness.

Orienteering Award

  • Presented to the Cadet who scored the highest on the Orineteering Team

Best Overall Attendance Award

  • Present to the Junior (OS-MS) and Senior (PO2-CPO1) Cadets with the highest overall attendance average from the entire corps

Citizenship Award

  • The cadets (multiple) who have accumulated more than 45 hours of volunteering with the cadet corps during the training year.

Medals and Decorations

Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Long Service Medal

  • Awarded to Cadets who have completed at least four years of continuous service in the Canadian Cadet Organization. Recipients of the Sea Cadet Service Medal must be in the sea element at the time of receiving the award, though time spent in army or air cadets also counts towards the award.  Time spent in other Royal Canadian Sea Cadet corps also counts towards the medal. Cadets can only receive one service medal, even if they have spent a total of four years in sea, army and air cadets.

Lord Strathcona Medal

  • The Lord Strathcona Trust Fund Medal, most commonly referred to as the Lord Strathcona Medal (LSM), is the highest award which can be bestowed on a Cadet in recognition of exemplary performance in physical and military training.

Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence

  • The cadet who has attended 75% or more of all mandatory functions, participated in at least three community service events, seen by his peers as a model to cadets by: co-operating with peers, comradeship, promotion of goodwill and esprit de corps, supporting corps members and enhancing the image of the cadet program in the community.

ANAVETS Medal

  • The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada (ANAVETS), as a legacy to its desire to promote excellence and awareness of the Canadian Cadet Organization (CCO), have established the ANAVETS Cadet Medal of Merit. One medal will be awarded to the top cadet, male or female for each course listed below at each CSTC even if the cadet has already received the ANAVETS Cadet Medal of Merit for another course.

Scholarships

Royal Canadian Legion Youth Scholarship (more to come)

Sea Cadet Scholarship (more to come)