2019

Congratulations to Lleyton Maday from Morinville, Alberta for winning first place in the Youth Reporter Competition!

His story entitled Royal Canadian Air Cadets allows Alberta teen with ADHD to grow and succeed! has  received the most votes.

As the winner of the Youth Reporter Competition, Lleyton will receive the grand prize package and a scholarship valued at $2,500!
“My sincere congratulations to Lleyton for his winning entry!  Lleyton showed real courage and strength in sharing his personal story!”, says Sean N. Cantelon, CEO, CFMWS. “I’m proud CFMWS was able to engage our CAF community and give young people an opportunity to stretch their wings, explore their skills and develop confidence in doing so.”
The Canadian Armed Forces Newspapers would like to thank all Youth Reporter Competition’s finalists and all entries for their hard work and for sharing their story with all of us.

We would also like to thank all of you who took the time to read and vote for your favourite story. The winner of the voters' prize, a $50 Tim Hortons' gift card, is Brad Geddes from Leduc, Alberta. However, when informed, Brad kindly decided to donate his gift to the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.   

Thank you to our sponsor, The Royal Canadian Legion!

Watch our virtual ceremony here