2019 The Honorary Colonels' Army Cadet Scholarship Award Recipient

Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill
2295 Royal Winnipeg Rifles RCACC

Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill graduated from the Maples Collegiate and is attending the University of Winnipeg where he will pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Kinesiology. He hopes to become a physical education teacher, fitness instructor and coach.

As a cadet, Arshdeep has attained Basic and Advanced Levels in Band, has taken the CF Basic Parachutist Course, and has taken part in both Regional and National Expeditions. He has also participated in Biathlons, and Marksmanship. He has received the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award and the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence and the ANAVETS Cadet Medal of Merit. He was the Drum Major for the Rifles Cadet Band. He follows four basic tenets with respect to leadership: lead by example; know your troops and look after them; make sound and timely decisions; and treat others as you would like to be treated.

He volunteers with the Seven Oaks Hospital Gym as an assistant with the Gym and Swim Program, and as a volunteer in the Emergency Unit. As well, he was a member of the Peer Tutoring Program at the Maples Collegiate where he assisted many fellow students – this gave him a first-hand look at teaching.

Arshdeep maintains a rigorous physical fitness regime, participating in various track and field events, long-distance running, soccer and field hockey. He has participated in Cadet Biathlon and Marksmanship Teams. He attained the Duke of Edinburgh – Gold Level and was also awarded the Maples Athletic Award of Excellence.


MGen Alain Pelletier, Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill, Mr. Jon Reyes and
Mr. Robert Vandewater

Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill and family

Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill

Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill

2019 Scholarship Recipients with MGen Alain Pelletier,
CWO J-C Parent and BGen (Retd) Eldren Thuen

2019 Scholarship Recipients with MGen Alain Pelletier, Mr. Jon Reyes and BGen (Retd) Eldren Thuen

CWO J-C Parent, MGen Alain Pelletier, Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill and
Mr. Jon Reyes

2019 Scholarship Recipients (Royal Canadian Army Cadets)

Cadet WO2 Beth Ladyka, Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill, BGen (Retd) Eldren Thuen and Cadet MWO Arshdeep Gill

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