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The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2017 Dale Scholarship Recipient
OTTAWA, ON (May 23, 2017) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Christopher Hobden who has been awarded the $1,000.00 Robert Gordon Dale and Mrs. Mary Dale Scholarship.
WO2 Hobden from 699 Jasper Place Royal Canadian Air Cadets Squadron in Edmonton, Alberta, has excelled in the fundamental aims of the Cadet Program: leadership, citizenship, and physical fitness. He is recognized for his academic excellence, his significant contributions to the Cadet Program, and his initiative and innovation. WO2 Hobden will be pursuing a degree in engineering at the University of Alberta, in hopes of working in the fields of nanotechnology and biotechnology.
Sarah Matresky, ACL Executive Director, says “the Air Cadet League of Canada is proud to be able to offer this scholarship and we acknowledge with thanks and appreciation the late Robert Dale and his wife Mary Dale. They have given exceptional service to Canada in times of both war and peace. Robert Dale served as our National President in 1972 and had continued to serve diligently as our Honorary President until March of 2013.”
The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.
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