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2012 Heritage Essay Contest Winners Chosen; Cowansville Takes Top 3 Prizes!

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--June 20, 2012.

larger_prize_ceremony._heroes.cowansville.2012.a_0.jpgSixty-eight students from five elementary schools around Quebec participated in QAHN’s 2012 Heritage Essay Contest. Students from the following schools submitted essays:

Terry Fox School, Saint-Hubert
Royal Vale School, Montreal
Heroes' Memorial School, Cowansville
Sainte-Agathe Academy
Royal Charles School, Saint-Hubert

Our judging committee was pleased with the quality of work submitted this year, and have awarded the following students prizes in this year’s Heritage Essay Contest:

1st Prize ($150 with Certificate): Austin Roy, “The Eastern Townships Railroads,” Grade 5, Heroes’ Memorial School, Cowansville.
Click here to read the winning essay!

2nd Prize ($100 with Certificate): Dylan Desormeaux, “George Knight Nesbitt,” Grade 5, Heroes' Memorial School, Cowansville.
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3rd Prize ($50 with Certificate) : Cassie Lapierre, “The Orchards of Frelighsburg,” Grade 5, Heroes' Memorial School, Cowansville.
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Honourable Mention (Certificate): Oliver Thomas, “William Thomas,” Grade 5, Terry Fox School, Saint-Hubert.
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Honourable Mention (Certificate): Rosalie Lanteigne, “Fort Chambly,” Grade 6, Royal Charles School, Saint-Hubert.
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Certificates and cheques have been presented to the winning students, and the winning essays will be published in the Fall 2012 issue of our magazine, Quebec Heritage News.