Duke Delegate Rachel – Alberta

Q: What level of the Award are you currently working on?
A: I am currently working on my Gold

Q: What activities do you do for each section of your Award?
Skill – Accordion
Service – Tutor
Physical recreation – Swimming and cross country skiing

Q: What was your worst Duke of Ed moment that you now look back on and laugh?
A: When I first began cross-country skiing, I decided to go off of the track while going downhill and not realizing how deep the snow I got stuck, fell, and ended up rolling down the hill!  I later face-planted while trying to maneuver out of the knee-deep snow. 

Q: What do you hope to accomplish in your term as a Duke Delegate?
A: To showcase the achievements to others who are not aware of the Duke of Ed program and to encourage those who are currently participating in the award program.  

Q: What do you think of the qualities of a great Leader what comes to mind?
A: Great leaders are people who are modest and seek help when they are unsure in which direction to proceed and who persevere in the face of an obstacle.    

Q: What excites you about being a Duke Delegate?
A: The excitement to be inspired by the stories of Canadians who are presently completing and formerly completed their Award journeys.  

Q: Can you give us one interesting fact about yourself?
A: I am bilingual in both Spanish and English languages!