For a remarkable 13th consecutive year, cadets from 310 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps and 155 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Corps (including highland dancers from MacLeod Highland Dance Studio) finished first place at the Area Band and Drill Competition. It takes incredible amount of hard work and dedication to prepare for and succeed at these competitions, and their efforts deserve recognition.

The cadet program is an asset to our community. One of the primary goals is fostering good citizenship and leadership skills in a supportive atmosphere that helps to develop our community’s future leaders. This is accomplished through the hard work of the dedicated volunteers who support the cadet program and helped developed this atmosphere.

I have been fortunate to participate in many events involving the cadets, and I am always impressed with the maturity, confidence and energy they continue to exude. I look forward to seeing what they will accomplish in the future.