Chilliwack’s Nelson Gidney, winner of the 2021 President’s Award for the Army Cadet League of Canada (ACLC), British Columbia Branch Pacific Region. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Nelson Gidney, winner of the 2021 President’s Award for the Army Cadet League of Canada (ACLC), British Columbia Branch Pacific Region. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack Army Cadet Nelson Gidney wins President’s Award

Gidney was recognized for demonstrating leadership, initiative, mentorship and dedication

A Chilliwack teenager’s dedication to the Army Cadets has earned him a prestigious award.

Each year, the Army Cadet League of Canada (ACLC), British Columbia Branch recognizes one deserving cadet in the Pacific Region who has demonstrated leadership, initiative, mentorship, and dedication to the support of the Army Cadet Program in his/her community.

Cadet CWO Nelson Gidney from the 1725 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps in Chilliwack is this year’s winner of the President’s Award.

The award was created in 2007 by Col. Gene Lake, who was president of the ACLC B.C. Branch from 2000 to 2010.

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