Squadron Trophies & Awards

Squadron Trophies & Awards

151 Squadron is very fortunate to have many supporters who have donated trophies to be awarded to our cadets. Since the formation of the Squadron in 1942, many of these trophies have become synonymous with the high standards we hope to instill and maintain within our ranks.

Please click on the names of the trophies below, to see both the background of the award and the names of the recipients.

Squadron Awards

AwardBrief Description
Squadron Leader Percy Jobb AwardTop Level 1 Cadet
Squadron Leader Lawrence Beal AwardTop Level 2 Cadet
Flight Lieutenant Don McIlveen AwardTop Level 3 Cadet
Lieutenant Colonel R.E. (Gil) Gilbank AwardTop Level 4 Cadet
Perfect Training Night AttendancePresented to all cadets who were present for every Monday night training session for that training year.
Esprit de CorpsVoted on by all cadets for their peer who they feel best embodies and exemplifies pride, fellowship and common loyalty of 151 Chadburn Squadron.
Major Bert Weigel ShieldMost Improved Band Member Award
Douglas S. Kerr AwardMost Proficient Band Member Award
Flying Officer Jack Houston TrophyMost Proficient Open Biathlete
TBDMost Proficient Junior Biathlete
TBDMost Proficient Open Marksman
TBDMost Proficient Junior Marksman
TBDTop Achievement Points
John Walker Memorial AwardMost Proficient Senior Drill Team Member
Major Robert Forbes TrophyMost Improved Drill Team Member
Lieutenant(Navy) Jim VanderendeSports Award
420 Wing RCAFATop Glider Pilot Candidate
Captain Michael VandenBosTop Power Pilot Candidate
Rotary International Citizenship AwardIACE Participant
Reviewing Officer’s TrophyTop Fundraiser
Commanding Officer’s TrophyTop Squad Leader (Team Commander)
Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Beaton TrophyTop Flight Commander
Sergeant Kathleen Hutchings TrophyTop Junior NCO
Major Garry Burns TrophyTop Instructor
Patricia McLellan Memorial Trophy
Wing Commander Lloyd Chadburn Trophy
Flying Officer Don Hill TrophyMost Proficient Cadet


The following are medals that Royal Canadian Air Cadets are eligible to be awarded.

Air Cadet Service Medal
Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence
Lord Strathcona Medal

Academic Scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded to the cadets who best demonstrates Rotary’s motto “Service above Self”.

The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage and promote community service, leadership and pride in their squadron. Rotary International’s mission is to provide service to others and Oshawa Rotarians believe that those who develop a lifestyle of serving others will enhance our community

John A Walker Memorial Scholarship
Rotary Club of Oshawa Scholarship
Bonnie Brown-Grundy Scholarship

Other Awards

AwardBrief Description
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Old awards list

Gliding Award – 420 Wing RCAFA

Capt. Michael VandenBos

Commanding Officers Trophy

Major Burns Trophy

Houston Trophy – Parent & Cadet Shoot ?????

LCol Gilbank Trophy – Top LAC

Major R. Forbes Drill Trophy

Rotary International Citizenship Award

LCol S.Beaton Trophy

Douglas S. Kerr Award

Sgt. Kathleen Hutchings Trophy

McLellan Memorial Trophy

W/C Lloyd Chadburn Trophy

Don Hill Trophy

Lord Strathcona Medal

Royal Canadian Legion

Air Cadet League – Cadet Service Medal

Rotary Academic Scholarship

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

John Walker Award