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Historic Sites Association announces Design and Story Contest winners


Olivia Blake of Marystown Central High School is this year’s provincial winner of the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Design and Story Contest.

This year’s provincial winner of the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Design and Story Contest was Olivia Blake of Marystown Central High School.

Held each year by the association as a warm-up for the spring Heritage Fairs, the contest is open to students from grades 4 to 12

There were submissions from 438 students this year. Each entry included an original piece of artwork and an essay about it.

This year's theme was "Keeping our Stories Alive: Celebrating 20 Years of Heritage Fairs in NL" - "Préservons nos Histoires : Célébrons les 20 Ans des Fêtes du Patrimoine à TNL." 

Olivia’s design was entitled “Newfoundland Fairytale.” As the overall winner, the Grade 10 student will receive $100 and will have her design appear on the official Heritage Fair t-shirt.

Six regional winners were also chosen from across the province and received $50 prizes.

They were:

Avalon
“SS Kyle” by Julia Brake
Grade 10
Gonzaga High School

Labrador
“All These Years” by Erica Jacque
Grade 9
B. L. Morrison Al Grade School

Burin
“A Snapshot in Time” by Katelyn Butler
Grade 5
Sacred Heart Academy

Western
“Keeping Our Stories Alive” by Jada King
Grade 5
Our Lady of Mercy Elementary

Central

“Native Heritage” by Jasmine Neal
Grade 8
Smallwood Academy

Vista

“Old Time Fishing”  by Mark Butt
Grade 5
Anthony Paddon Elementary

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