Cadet Corps Represented in Ottawa

This year, the 254 King’s-Edgehill School Highland Cadet Corps proudly represented themselves once more on Parliament Hill for Operation Remembrance. The girls choir, consisting of Harlo Young ‘28, Kelsea Griffiths ‘27, Isabelle Sampson ‘28, Nadine Saleh ‘28, Lilian Blois ‘27, Sawyer Harris ‘28, Laura Oulton ‘27, Nathaelle Etou ‘27, Jessica Etou ‘24, and Sophie Kraemer ‘25, delivered a mesmerizing performance at the Chateau Laurier to a captivated audience, including the esteemed presence of Minister of Veterans Affairs, Ginette Petitpas Taylor. The minister’s arrival was heralded by KES student Ezra Sasaki ‘26, who piped her into the event. Their musical journey extended to the Perley Rideau Veterans Hospital, where they brought joy to hundreds of veterans.

Adding to the team's commendable efforts, James Griffiths ‘26 played a pivotal role, serving as a spokesperson and interviewer for the annual documentary spotlighting peacekeeping efforts in Cyprus. This documentary featured a noteworthy interview with former 254 King's-Edgehill School Highland Cadet Corps Commanding Officer, Major (Ret'd) Keith Hynes. You can watch the documentary by clicking here.

The students explored local attractions, immersing themselves in the rich history and culture of Ottawa. They visited prominent landmarks such as the War Museum, the Canadian Museum of Art, Notre Dame Basilica, and the Museum of Civilization. They also had the unique opportunity to witness live parliamentary proceedings and enjoyed an Ottawa Senators game.

Kevin Lakes
Junior School Faculty

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King’s-Edgehill School is located in Mi'kma'ki, the unceded ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People.