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2018 Student Contest Poster

We would like to thank the hundreds of students who entered the contest. The judges appreciated the time and energy that you invested into developing very creative submissions.

 

Prizes for the Teachers!

All of the teachers of the winners will receive a $200 gift certificate from Chapters for use with their students

GRADES 7-9 Winners

First Prize: Essay

Salma Zein portrait

Salma Zein, Grade 9 of Fairview School (teacher Ms. Roach)
Essay: “Her Inability to Accept Injustice, An Essay about Ruth Gorman”

Winner of $500 gift certificate

Essay by Salma Zein about Ruth Gorman

Second Prize: Essay

Jolie Gan portrait

Jolie Gan, Grade 9 of Tom Baines School (teacher: Ms. Sarro)
Essay: “Canada’s Unsung Champion” about Ruth Gormann

Winner of $350 gift certificate

Third Prize: Essay

Ashley Lam portrait

Ashley Lam, Grade 7 at Colonel Irvine (teacher Ms. Duval)

Essay:  “Stronger Together,” on Peter Lougheed

Winner of $200 gift certificate

thumbnail of Ashely Lam essay on Peter Lougheed

GRADES 4 – 6 Winners

First Prize: Story

Jonah Chan portait

Jonah Chan, Grade 4 of Highwood School (teacher: Ms. Kennard)
Story “Lougheed’s Lasting Legacy” on Peter Lougheed

Winner of $300 gift certificate

*** Note that rather than accepting this prize, Jonah is planning to donate this amount instead to the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Jonah Chan story on Peter Lougheed

Second Prize: Story

Ariah Pinto portrait

Ariah Pinto, Grade 5 of St. Joan of Arc School (teacher: Mr. Newton)
Story “Her Story” on Nellie McClung

Winner of $200 gift certificate

Ariah Pinto story on Nellie McClung

Third Prize: Story

Marcus Scantlebury portrait

Marcus Scantlebury, Grade 6 of Heritage Christian Academy (teacher: Mr. Ward)
Story: “Alice Jamieson”

Winner of $100 gift certificate

Marcus Scantlebury story on Alice Jamieson