Nelson’s Sebastian Bodine (right) accepts the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence from Steve MacDonald of the Royal Canadian Legion. Photo submitted

Nelson’s Sebastian Bodine wins cadet medal of excellence

Bodine had already been named Canada’s top cadet in June


A Nelson sea cadet has been awarded the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence.

Chief petty officer Sebastian Bodine, who is aging out of the 81 Hampton Gray Sea Cadets Corps, was given the medal for showing a high degree of participation, outstanding service, volunteering, citizenship and comradeship.

“The last seven years with the Canadian sea cadets has been an incredible journey,” said Bodine.

“I learned so many life skills… experienced training opportunities and have earned numerous certifications. I was able to travel throughout Canada and Europe representing my cadet corps, my community and my country.”

The annual award goes to one cadet in each unit of the Canadian Cadet Organization.

Bodine, who graduated from LV Rogers Secondary School this year, is currently a student in the law and justice program at Selkirk College. He was named Canada’s top cadet by the Navy League of Canada in June.


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