REPORTING · 4th June 2013
The 205th Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp in Kitimat held its annual Ceremony Review on Saturday, May 25th. Dignitaries and officials, as well as proud parents came out to support the youth on parade.
The Sea Cadet Corp’s history was introduced. It was formed on June 11th, 1966 parading in a church basement. The Corp obtained its own building in the 1969 / 1970 year which it still uses. The cadets learn about navel and maritime environments and learn about sailing, seamanship, shipboard life, navel communications, power boat handling, boat repair and marine Engineering.
Reviewing the cadets was Reviewing Officer, Ernie Archer. Once the inspection and the marching was complete, the cadets demonstrated the heaving line, a skill used to throw a rope from ship to ship.
Following the contest, the cadets received their awards. PO2 John Polyck received the most improved Ordinary Cadet, Best All Around Cadet, Commanding Officers Award, Marksmanship Award and his 4 years long Service Medal.
AC Zena Lablanc received the Most Improved Able Cadet. The General Efficiency Award went to AC Nolan Maggs. PO1 Kyle Germuth received the Navy League Award and the 5 Year Long Service Medal.
Each of the officials received an opportunity to congratulate the Cadets.