Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
2012 marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession of the
throne. To celebrate, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal was
created. The last time the Diamond Jubilee medals were presented was
during Queen Victoria’s reign in 1867.
Today, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is pleased to announce
that fifty-five (55) members of the lacrosse community have joined a
very exclusive club amongst Commonwealth countries as they are
recipients of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal. This
commemorative medal is a tangible and lasting way to pay tribute to
those Canadians whose achievements have benefited their fellow citizens,
their community, their organization and the country. It provides an
opportunity to look back and recognize those who have made lacrosse what
it is today. These fifty-five individuals represent the backbone of
Canadian lacrosse; they are the volunteers, the builders of our sport,
administrators, coaches, and players. They give tirelessly to the sport
they are so passionate about and as such the CLA is thrilled to have the
opportunity to honour each of them.
The CLA wishes to congratulate all the recipients; their commitment to
Canada’s national summer sport is strengthened when we collectively pay
homage to those who distinguished themselves by virtue of their talents,
their generosity, and their service to their community, sport and to
our country. Lacrosse is better for the all the contributions and time
you each have given throughout the years.