Award History

At the culmination of the training year, awards are presented to those cadets who have strived and achieved their very best. Each award is based on performance and application throughout the entire year. Awards are presented at the End of Year Parade and End of Year Dining In Night. There are eleven individual awards and one team-oriented award available in a number of diverse areas to cadets within the Squadron. There is one individual award available for staff members.

Top Gun

Awarded to the cadet who has regularly attended shoots and achieved the highest average score in .22 rifle shooting at both Squadron and Wing level. Awards for second and third place may also be presented.

2018

CWOFF J Tran

2017

LCDT V Nicolich

2016

CCPL J Tran

2015

Not Awarded

2014

CSGT H McKertich

2013

CSGT J Butler

2012

LCDT A Biankin

2011

CUO M Thom

2010

LCDT A Tran

2009

CFSGT B Traynor

2008

CSGT T McKertich

2007

CWOFF B Scholfield

2006

CCPL H Cullen

2005

CUO R Killian

2004

CSGT C Pascoe

2003

CSGT P Gow

2002

CCPL M Gow

2001

LCDT T Lowther

 

FLTLT GEV Townsend Perpetual Trophy

Dux of Induction Stage

Awarded to the cadets achieving the best overall result after completing the Induction Stage of training during the year.

This award is no longer presented since the removal of Induction Stage in 2007.

1/2007

CDT M James

2/2006

CDT K Lachmaiya

1/2006

CDT E Parker

2/2005

CDT E Githii

1/2005

CDT K Sandjaja

2/2004

CDT A McIntyre

1/2004

CDT B Watiwat

2/2003

CDT D Thompson

1/2003

CDT D Morgan / CDT J Geelan

2/2002

LCDT D Inder

1/2002

LCDT MC Mane / LCDT B Scholfield

2/2001

LCDT M Saunders / LCDT Z Xu

1/2001

LCDT J Cheng / LCDT G Partridge

 

FLTLT B Priestley Perpetual Trophy

Dux of Basic Stage

Awarded to the cadet achieving the best overall result after completing the Basic Stage of training during the year.

2018

LCDT A Agnihotri / LCDT N Colvin

2017

LCDT A Phelps / LCDT V Devagudi

2016

LCDT C Anderson

2015

LCDT F McLellan / LCDT D Wilson

2014

LCDT R Mo / LCDT J Pan

2013

LCDT M Cowan

2012

LCDT H Singh / LCDT A Chitre

2011

LCDT S Webb

2010

LCDT J Bronger / LCDT G Firmer/ LCDT H Short

2009

LCDT M McKertich

2008

LCDT J Perry

2007

LCDT D Patchett

2006

LCDT F Basbas

2005

LCDT L Parfait

2004

LCDT S Vassallo

2003

CCPL MCMane / LCDT B Scholfield

2002

LCDT L Drysdale

2001

LCDT P Gow

2000

LCDT M Esposito

1999

CDT J Wilson

1998

LCDT R Walls

1997

LCDT C Forrester

1996

LCDT P Gregson

1995

CDTCPL D Warner

1994

LCDT S Hook

1993

CDT P Lawrence

1992

LCDT T Marshall

1991

LCDT K Derrett

 

FLTLT A Howland Perpetual Trophy

Dux of Proficiency Stage

Awarded to the cadet achieving the best overall result after completing the Proficiency Stage of training during the year.

2018

LCDT R Chira

2017

CCPL M Boyd

2016

LCDT F McClellan / LCDT L Chiang

2015

CCPL H Tompsett

2014

CCPL M Cowan

2013

CCPL F Werdi / LCDT R Mayekar / LCDT H Singh

2012

CCPL A Colli

2011

CSGT H Short

2010

LCDT C Duck / LCDT Y De Silva

2009

LCDT J Petry

2008

CSGT D Patchett / CCPL N Baker

2007

CCPL E Parker

2006

LCDT T McKertich

2005

CCPL R Mane

2004

CSGT MC Mane / CCPL E Tse

2003

CCPL J Roose

2002

CCPL P Gow

2001

CCPL C Pascoe

2000

CCPL J Wilson

1999

CDTCPL B Lyn

1998

CDTCPL I Whitson

1997

CDTCPL N Bird

1996

LCDT P Kucharczyk

1995

CDTCPL S Chapman

1994

LCDT M Cahill

1993

CDTCPL T Marshall / LCDT J Boardman

1992

CDTCPL J Pendlebury / LCDT A Grunbach

1991

CDTCPL B Morath

 

FLTLT AM Browning Perpetual Trophy

Dux of Advanced Stage

Awarded to the cadet achieving the best overall result after completing the Advanced Stage of training during the year.

2018

CSGT M Boyd

2017

LCDT L Chiang

2016

CCPL R Hughes / LCDT V Nicolich

2015

CCPL T Bradford / CCPL M Goopy

2014

CSGT JJ Norris

2013

CSGT A Oblea

2012

LCDT J Wong

2011

CCPL Y De Silva

2010

CSGT N Shortland / CCPL H Suen

2009

CFSGT B Traynor

2008

LCDT P Keen

2007

CSGT L Parfait

2006

CSGT R Mane

2005

CSGT B Scholfield

2004

CCPL L Drysdale

2003

CSGT M Gow

2002

CSGT M Esposito

2001

CSGT G Underwood

2000

 

1999

CDTCPL I Whitson

1998

CDTSGT N Bird

1997

CDTCPL G Odlum

1996

CDTCPL S Chapman

1995

CDTSGT P Laycock

1994

CDTCPL J Boardman

1993

CDTCPL A Grunbath

1992

CDTSGT B Morath

1991

CDTSGT S Tuckwell

 

FLTLT F Fielding Memorial Trophy

Most Improved Cadet

Awarded to a cadet of any rank whose performance in all areas has improved substantially over the last 12 months.

2018

CSGT R Hughes / CCPL I Tam

2017

CSGT S Fraser

2016

CSGT B White-Jennings

2015

CSGT K Thompson

2014

LCDT J Baskerville

2013

CCPL JM Marin

2012

CSGT Y De Silva

2011

CCPL L Williams

2010

LCDT S Nicholls

2009

CCPL C Bond

2008

CCPL P Dunand

2007

CCPL T McKertich

2006

CCPL K Sandjaja

2005

CSGT ML Mane

2004

LCDT R Lennon

2003

CCPL MC Mane

2002

CCPL J Eisen

2001

CCPL A Killian / CCPL T Robertson

2000

CCPL J Wilson

1999

LCDT R Beevor

1998

CDTCPL A Wilson

1997

CDTCPL B Damary

1996

LCDT F Hamilton

1995

LCDT G Stewart

1994

LCDT T Biesiek

1993

LCDT D Damary

1992

CDTCPL D Barron

1991

LCDT I Casha

1990

CPL A Hastwell-Batten

1989

CPL M Forbes

1988

CPL A Wheadon

 

FLTLT M Thompson Perpetual Trophy

Flight Commander's Award

Awarded by the Commanding Officer to a cadet who they consider to have shown impressive service, dedication and loyalty regardless of rank and position.

2018

CUO C Norris / CWOFF H Thompson

2017

CSGT J Tran

2016

CSGT H Thompson

2015

CUO M Graziano

2014

CWOFF A Oblea / CWOFF M Awkar

2013

CSGT H Suen

2012

CFSGT S Ehret

2011

CSGT H Short

2010

CSGT M Thom

2009

CFSGT B Traynor

2008

CWOFF S Parker

2007

CSGT L Parfait

2006

CCPL R Jameson

2005

CSGT B Scholfield

2004

CFSGT R Killian

2003

CWOFF J Eisen / CWOFF A Morgan

2002

CSGT J Flower

2001

CCPL B Picard

2000

CSGT W L’Orguilloux

1999

CUO N Bird

1998

CDTSGT G Odlum

1997

CDTFSGT P Laycock / CDTFSGT P Stewart

 

FLTLT R Rhode Perpetual Trophy

Most Outstanding Cadet

Awarded to a cadet who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership, dedication, loyalty and service beyond that required and expected of their rank.

2018

CUO M Cowan

2017

CUO K Thompson

2016

Not Awarded

2015

CWOFF M Awkar

2014

CUO H Suen

2013

CWOFF G Firmer

2012

CWOFF N Shortland

2011

CUO M McGee

2010

CUO R Jameson

2009

CUO L Parfait

2008

CUO R Jameson / CUO L Parfait

2007

CUO MC Mane / CWOFF B Scholfield

2006

CWOFF B Scholfield

2005

CFSGT MC Mane

2004

CUO A Killian

2003

CFSGT J Flower

2002

CFSGT A Killian

2001

CUO G Odlum

2000

CUO N Bird

1999

CDTFSGT G Odlum

1998

CDTSGT N Bird

1997

CUO G Neal

1996

LCDT P Kucharczyk

1995

CDTCPL G Neal

1994

CDTWOFF J Pendlebury

1993

CDTSGT J Stephenson

1992

CDTCPL J Pendlebury

1991

CPL B Morath

1990

FSGT M Forbes

1989

CPL A Parcsi

1988

CPL A Mihno

1987

CDT CPL S Lysaght

1986

CDT WO D Dalton

1985

CDT SGT D Dalton

1984

CDT LAC S Watson

 

FLTLT CB Clark Cup

Cadet of the Year

1967

CPL B Adam

1966

CPL S de Plater

1965

CPL J Heddles

1964

CPL R Clarke

1963

SGT R Ghiggino

 

Rfn Stuart Nash "Distinction in the Field" Trophy

This trophy is for the cadet, between the rank of CDT to CFSGT, who has imparted their fieldcraft knowledge with enthusiasm, passion and inspiration over a minimum of two 2-day Squadron fieldcraft-related (including Duke of Edinburgh Award) activities, regardless of their position.

2018

CSGT C Hucker

2017

CCPL M Boyd

2016

CCPL T Wills

2015

CSGT M Cowan

2014

LCDT T Bradford

2013

LCDT C Norris

2012

CSGT C Davis

2011

LCDT A Colaco

2010

CSGT M McGee

2009

CCPL M Thom

 

Charles Harris Memorial Encouragment Award

This award was established by the WWII RAAF Sunderland Flying Boat Squadron as a memorial trophy commemorating Charles Harris, the first crew member of 10SQN to be killed in action, on 18 June 1940. The award is presented by the Sunderland Squadrons Branch, NSW Division of the RAAF Association, to a junior cadet acknowledging their continuous efforts to achieve.

2018

LCDT K Trivedi

2017

LCDT V Nicholich

2016

LCDT L Zaccaria

2015

CCPL B O'Brien

2014

LCDT M Goopy

2013

LCDT M Cowan

2012

LCDT M Brooks

2011

CCPL Y De Silva

2010

LCDT H Short

2009

LCDT D Sadgrove

2008

LCDT P Keen

2007

LCDT J Evans

2006

CCPL R Jameson

2005

CDT L Parfait

 

RAAF Association Gliding Scholarship

This scholarship is generously sponsored by the Sunderland Squadrons Branch, NSW Division of the RAAF Association, and aims to provide a cadet with the opportunity to work towards achieving a 'solo flight' standard in gliding. The recipient must demonstrate an interest in flying/gliding and a commitment to 322 Squadron and the AAFC.

2018

LCDT JH Norris

 

Cadet Instructor of the Year

This award is presented to a cadet who shows excellence in training whilst maintaining Squadron training standards.

2018

CSGT C Hucker

2017

CWOFF H Thompson / CSGT J Newton

2016

Not Awarded

2015

CSGT K Thompson

2014

CSGT L Williams

2013

CSGT A Oblea / CSGT H Suen

2012

CFSGT S Ehret

2011

CSGT H Suen

2010

CSGT M McGee

2009

CUO L Parfait

2008

CWOFF S Parker

2007

CSGT R Jameson

2006

CUO MC Mane

 

Most Outstanding Section

This award is presented to the section with the highest accumulated points over the training year. This section will have shown good teamwork and continuous efforts to improve their standards. Points are awarded for attendance at parades and activities, following procedures, achievement in section team competitions and displaying overall high standards throughout the year. Click the below winners to see the cadets that helped bring their section to be the most outstanding of the year.

2018

McNamara Section

2017

McNamara Section

2016

Newton Section

2015

Newton Section

2014

Middleton Section

2013

Middleton Section

2012

Middleton Section

2011

Middleton Section

2010

McNamara Section

2009

Newton Section

2008

Middleton Section

2007

Edwards Section

2006

McNamara Section

 

Staff Development and Recognition of Achievement Award

This award is presented to the staff member that has shown the greatest amount of effort and dedication to the development of cadets for that year as decided by the cadets of the squadron.

2018

FLTLT(AAFC) L Parfait / FSGT(AAFC) M Mane

2017

Not Awarded

2016

Not Awarded

2015

Not Awarded

2014

LAC(AAFC) R Jameson

2013

FLTLT(AAFC) M Thompson