This past Saturday, December 14, the De LaSalle Cadets hosted the 15th Annual Battalion Ball. The event, which is traditionally organized by our cadets, saw them engage in dinner planning, decorations, setup and learning ballroom dances with their guests. This year's event began with a reception and dinner, followed by an awards ceremony, which concluded with dancing.
Several cadets received awards and promotions this year: J. Curtin, R, Gutcher, M. Puntillo, L. Thomson and X. Villa each made their Cadet Promises, bringing the corps total to 15. C. Collins, T. Collins, O. Henein and M. Paraninfo were each recipient of their one-year service bar. L. Minion and R. Painchaud received their three-year service bar, while Minion and Painchaud also received their Loyal Service medals for three years of continuous service to the school and Corps. M. Paraninfo received his field deployment rifle for having completed three field exercises (camping trips). Finally, two cadets, C. Collins and M. Paraninfo, were elevated to the rank of Brevet Lance-Corporal.
The De LaSalle Cadet Corps would like to thank Brother Domenic, our guests and all our supporters who made the evening possible. We look forward to our next big event, the Annual Inspection, in May 2020.