Preeceville School students from Grades 6 to 9 gathered in the school library to acknowledge the various winners of the Royal Canadian Legion 188 Remembrance Day poster contest on November 16.
Leon and Mary Sill and Jim Ward, representatives of the Legion, were present with Ward presenting the winners from the poster contest. Students in Grades 6 to 9 were presented with cash prizes, and students from Grade 6 were acknowledged in the 2017 contest. The winning posters were sent on to Yorkton for the next level of competition.
“It was great to see so many entries and we would like to acknowledge the staff and students for their hard work and dedication in keeping the tradition going,” said Leon Sill, Legion representative.
Winners in the Grade 6 category, black and white poster were: Fiona Pinoroc, first place; Porter George, second and Maicey Scheller third place. In the colour poster category Emerson Strykowski placed first; Carley Walker, second and Zachary Delawski placed third.
In the Grade 7 category, black and white, Aliya Redoblado placed first and Payton Sorgen placed second. In the colour contest Cassidy Paterson placed first; Zander Purdy, second and Destiny Goossen placed third.
In the Grade 8 category, black and white; Summer Stroeder won first place for her entry; Mia Mitchell, second and Shanae Shewchuk placed third. In the colour category Ethan Scanlan captured first place. There was only one entry in the category.
In the Grade 9 category, black and white, Harry Bartel won first place; Caden Worobetz, second and Eric Dodge placed third. In the colour category, Apaar Singh won first place; Kiera Balyski, second and Jillian Newton placed third.
Grade 6 students acknowledged in the 2017 black and white poster contest were: Cassidy Paterson placed first; Olivia Johnson placed second and Alex Pederson placed third.
In the colour category, Riely Turchinetz placed first; Gabby Murray, second and Destiny Goossen placed third.