2014 Ambassador Coronation awards

Appreciation and awards are presented during coronation night at the Riverside Centre.

A number of youth ambassadors from throughout B.C.

Alex Burke, whom also received the title of Friendship Ambassador, is the Princeton Youth Ambassador for 2014. Vice-Ambassador is Kassidy McCutcheon. Both young ladies received their titles during the coronation ceremony held on Friday, June 27 at the Riverside Centre.

Owen Bartlett and Alex Burke both were presented with the Formal Wear Award.

Zach Jwaszko won both the Judges Interview and the Most Improved awards.

The Princeton Exam and the Speech Awards were presented to Alex Burke.

Kassidy McCutcheon was the recipient of the Talent Award.

All four candidates were presented with their Speech Craft Certificates designed by Cari Dearden and presented to them by Distinguished Toastmaster, Sandi Lawlor.

As well as the businesses and or groups who sponsor candidates each year, the Ambassador Program is successful with thanks to the efforts of the volunteers who assist: The parents who chauffeur ambassadors to and from events, the judges: Gail Madill, Donna Wilson and Sandi Lawlor, (also Toastmasters -Speechcraft), Darnella Armitage – Etiquette Training, Morgan Dobbs – lights and sound for events, Isabella Brodie – music, Sweet Sensations – flowers, Diane Blank photography, the Chamber of Commerce, BC Ambassador Candidate/assistant coordinator, Megan Pateman, and coordinator Lori Thomas.

An extra special amount of appreciation goes out to Brownie Buddies: Kabrie Hartwell, Mya Robbins, Aivry Thomas, Shaelin Tomusiak and Hannah Zirk for their work and support with the Ambassador Program this year.

 

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