Five members of the 3004 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps’ air rifle marksmanship team will be off to Wetaskiwin, AB, to compete in a western and northern regional meet on April 6.

Members of Cambridge Bay’s 3004 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps’ air rifle marksmanship team sharpen their skills on March 25. They will be in Wetaskiwin, AB, to compete in a regional competition on April 6. From left, Master Cpl. Dustin Sim, cadet Cameron Gillard, Cpl. Malachai Angulalik, Sgt. Dasha Erikson and warrant officer Teghan Angulalik.
Navalik Tologanak/NNSL photo

The top-placing competitors at that level will advance to the national championships in Victoria in May.

Representing the Cambridge Bay cadets will be senior-level competitors warrant officer Teghan Angulalik and Sgt. Dasha Erikson along with junior-level competitors Master Cpl. Dustin Sim, Cpl. Malachai Angulalik and cadet Cameron Gillard. Lieut. Chris Kalluk will be their coach and escort.

Sgt. Cyril Angulalik is a spare in the event a teammate is unable to compete.

The Cambridge Bay cadets qualified for the western and northern regional meet by placing second in the territorial category and first in the second stage of the Nunavut competition.

Derek Neary

Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...

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