Duke Delegate Meaghan - Prince Edward Island

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

Q: What activities do you do for each section of your Award?
A: For my physical recreation, I participate in my squadrons biathlon team, and do recreational yoga. For my service, I volunteer with the squadron, with the Free the Children Group at my high school, and help support band fundraisers. I am very creative, and have chosen art as my skill to work on.

Q: What was your worst Duke of Ed moment that you now look back on and laugh?
A: Honestly, my worst duke of Ed moment was probably the first time I went running this year for biathlon training. I was so out of shape for the training, and it was horrible, but all worth it.

Q: What do you hope to accomplish in your term as a Duke Delegate?
A: In my term as Duke delegate I hope to inspire other young people to rise to the challenge of pursuing this wonderful program.

Q: What do you think of the qualities of a great Leader what comes to mind? What does Leadership mean to you?
A: In order to be a great leader you have to be willing to compromise. Listen to your teammates, and solve problems effectively. To demonstrate strong leadership, is to be a good role-model. A true leader supports the people they're leading. They skillfully delegate to them.

Q: What excites you about being a Duke Delegate?
A:I am excited to meet amazing people. I am excited to share my experiences with others, and find people that have similar goals to me.

Q: Can you give us one interesting fact about yourself?
A: I am an avid musician, and I play in the senior jazz band at my school. Our band is quite professional, and rehearsals consume my life. Music is one of my favorite things about life, I require it to survive.