The Ambassador Award students were chosen from across the province at the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador's regional Heritage Fairs.  A part of the Honour 100 program, the Ambassador Awards recognize exceptional Heritage Fair projects on WW1 topics.

2015 Ambassador Award Recipients

  • Labrador West Regional Heritage Fair: Julia Farrell (Age: 13, Menihek High School)
  • Labrador West Regional Heritage Fair: Jailen Spurrell (Age: 14, Menihek High School)
  • Western Regional Heritage Fair: Shelby-Lynn Kerfont (Age: 15, École Sainte-Anne)
  • Western Regional Heritage Fair: Carley Rowe (Age: 14, École Sainte-Anne)
  • Western Regional Heritage Fair: Shelby Lynne Gallant (Age: 12, St. Peter’s Academy)
  • Central Regional Heritage Fair: Kyra Morgan (Age: 13, Fogo Island Central Academy)
  • Central Regional Heritage Fair: Mackenzie Tee (Age: 13, Mobile Central High)
  • Vista Regional Heritage Fair: Carrie Hookey (Age: 14, Bishop White School)
  • Burin Regional Heritage Fair: Charlotte Parrott (Age: 13, Pearce Junior High School)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Ethan King (Age: 14, Beaconsfield Junior High)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Emma Jacobs (Age: 15, Frank Roberts Junior High)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Jenna Lee Ralph (Age: 14, Holy Redeemer Elementary)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Mackenzie Kirby (Age: 14, St. Kevin’s Junior High)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Sophia Wells (Age: 13, St. Paul’s Junior High)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Kayla Ford (Age: 16, St. Michael’s Regional High School)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Phoebe Burrows (Age: 12, Frank Roberts Junior High)
  • Avalon Regional Heritage Fair: Kristen Branton (Age: 13, Crescent Collegiate)

Highlights from the 2015 "Trail of the Caribou"

17 students from across the province spent a week touring WW1 European battlefields as part of the Ambassador Award Program. The participating students accompanied educators, government officials, Legion members and student Legion contest winners on an educational tour through England, France and Belgium. The delegation visited the five bronze caribou monuments to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, visited various sites and cemeteries recognizing the sacrifice of WW1 soldiers, and also participated in numerous memorial services.

  • Beaumont Hamel Park
  • Thiepval WWI Memorial
  • Ulster Tower Memorial
  • Wellington Quarry
  • Auchonvillers
  • Vimy Ridge Historic Site
  • Monchy-le-Preux
  • Masnières
  • Gueudecourt
  • Essex Farm
  • Duhallow Cemetery
  • Menin Gate
  • Kortrijk
  • Tyne Cot Cemetery
  • Langemarck German War Cemetery
  • Ypres Salient In Flanders Field Museum