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Alberta Champions Contest Poster – 2019

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 VISA gift card.

Gallery of Student Contest Winnners

Image gallery of Student Contest winners, receiving their prizes and recognition at  a ceremony at the Spruce Meadows Field of Fame unveiling

GRADES 7-9 Winners

First Prize: Essay

Emmy Wright’

Emmy Wright, Grade 9 at  Arbour Lake School  (teacher: Rubina Sayed)
for the essay: “Chief Crowchild”

Winner of a $500 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Chief Crowchild Essay by Emmy Wright
Chief Crowchild Essay by Emmy Wright

Second Prize: Essay

Maha Kahn, at G.S. Lakie

Maha Khan,  Grade 8 at  GS Lakie Middle School in Lethbridge (teacher:  Jodie Babki) for “Nellie McClung and the Quest for Women Empowerment”

Winner of a $350 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Nellie McClung Quest for Empowerment, by Maha Khan
Nellie McClung Quest for Empowerment, by Maha Khan

Third Prize: Essay

Eloísa Castillo

Eloisa Castillo, Grade 8 at St. Margaret (teacher:   Alyssa Fitzgerald) for “Socialite to Soldier- The Inspiring Story of Mary Dover”.

Winner of a $200 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Socialite to Soldier, by Eloisa Castillo
Socialite to Soldier, by Eloisa Castillo

GRADES 4 – 6 Winners

First Prize: Story

Zaara Kahn

Zaara Khan, Coalbanks Elementary School  in Lethbridge,  (teacher: Laurie Neher) for “Making the Wild Rose My Own, The Alice Jamieson Way”

Winner of a $300 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Making the Wild Rose My Own-The Alice Jamieson Way-Zaara Khan
Making the Wild Rose My Own-The Alice Jamieson Way-Zaara Khan

Second Prize: Story

Zayna Khan

Zayna Khan,  at  Coalbanks Elementary School in Lethbridge  (teacher: Kristen Gilbert)  for story “Opening My Eyes with Clara Christie Might”.

Winner of a $200 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Opening My Eyes with Clara Christie Might-Zayna Khan
Opening My Eyes with Clara Christie Might-Zayna Khan

Third Prize: Story

Ayza Morin

Ayza Morin, of Delta West Academy (teacher: Jennifer Morrison) for her story “A True Person” (Nellie McClung)

Winner of a $100 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

A True Person, Nellie McClung-Ayza Morin
A True Person, Nellie McClung-Ayza Morin