Duke Delegate Nicole - Manitoba

Q: What level of the Award are you currently working on?
A: I have completed my gold, silver and bronze awards.

Q: What activities do you do for each section of your Award?
A: My activities include figure skating for my physical activity and saxophone for my skill. For volunteering I teach Sunday school, volunteer at a hospital and was volunteered as a program assistant for CanSkate. My adventurous journeys included canoeing down the Red River, winter camping and a week long canoe trip in the Whiteshell. 

Q: What was your worst Duke of Ed moment that you now look back on and laugh?
A: Definitely winter camping! It was minus fifty with the wind chill and we were sleeping in quinzees but it was all worth it.

Q: What do you hope to accomplish in your term as a Duke Delegate?
A: Bring more awareness to this awesome program, inspires more people to join and inspire others to continue to reach their goals.

Q: What do you think of the qualities of a great Leader what comes to mind? What does Leadership mean to you?
A: Qualities of a great leader include good communication skills, willingness to listen to others ideas and very dedicated to the tasks at hand. Leadership means taking charge but also working with others and taking their suggestions into consideration to perform a task to the best of the groups abilities. You cannot be a great leader without great followers and open ears.

Q: What excites you about being a Duke Delegate?
A: Interacting with individuals that are excited about setting goals and achieving them, inspiring people and working with people who love trying new things.

Q: Can you give us one interesting fact about yourself?
A: I have the honour of meeting His Royal Highness, Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, who presented my Gold Duke of Ed award to me this past year.