West Shore students score high in Legion contest

Remembrance Day poster and essay contest brings out the best in local students

Royal Canadian Legion, Prince Edward Branch in Langford scored a number of 2012 Remembrance Day poster and literary contest winners.

All three top spots went to Sangster students in the junior colour poster contest: Donna Brewka (first), Alison Livingstone (second) and Liam McDonald (third). That school also provided the black and white winners: Grace Phillips, Seth Ealing and Coby Weeks. In the junior poem, Colwood elementary’s Makenna Gargus finished first, while Sangster school students MacKenzie Timlock (second) and Lauren Await rounded out the top three.

Junior essay went to Savory students: Mikayla Strandberg (first), Megan O’Brien (second) and My-Lee Marie Vu (third).

Spencer middle school students won the intermediate poem contest with Mateo Strasdas atop the heap, Matthew Crowley in second and Melanie Knight finishing third.

Senior poster categories went to Belmont students. Ryan Carswell finished first in the colour division followed by Sophia Yang and Hailey Hamilton. In black and white Wendy Wincer scored atop the pack followed by Thawanya Wilson and Simon Olsen.

Lighthouse Christian Academy student Angela Manquerra finished first in the senior essay competition.