2018 - Youth Education - Legion Remembrance Contest
Established in 1926, the Royal Canadiabn Legion is the largest Veterans service organization in Canada with more than 320,000 members. Its mission is to serve veterans, which includes servicing military and RCMP members and their familiets, to promote Remembrance and to serve our communities and our country. Each year the Legion holds its Remembrance Contest and Canadian children from all school levels are invisted to take part and create Posters and Literary presentations, These entries are judged first at the local Branch level, then winners go on to Zone, then District, then Provincial levels and if good enought even to the National level.
On April, 11th, 2018, members from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 36 in Dundas presented 22 Remembrance Contest awards to students at Rehoboth Christian School in Copetown.
Since it opened forty years ago, Rehoboth Christian School has been supporting the Legion's Remembrance. On April 11th, 2018, thirteen students were recognized for their achievements in the Legion's annual Remembrance Poster & Literary Contests.
Rehoboth Christian School Copetown Student winners pictured left-to-right:
Back row: are Libby Dendekker, Abigail Deboer, Henny Koonstra, Laura Elgersma and Rachel Doek.
Middle row: Lynn Byl, Erica Kleinjan, Jolene Jonkman, Jennifer Honcoop and David Byl
Front row: Marten Marskamp and Karlee Jonkman.
Absent: Esther Kranendonk
Jim Byron, Chair of the Valley City Branch's
Legion's Poppy Fund is standing on the far
left and Tony Bratschitsch, Chair of the Youth Education Program is in the back row on the far right.
Since it opened foDalewood Middle School has been supporting the Legion's Remembrance Contests for many years. On April 10th, 2018, nine students were recognized for their achievements in the Legion's annual Remembrance Poster and Literary Contests.
Dalewood Middle School Student winners pictured left-to-right:
Students pictured left-to-right: Conner Finlan,
Benjamin Wark, Jada Ewert, Emilia Diaz-Ruiz,
Theo Truman, Simon Denman and Ester Gerschkovich.
Absent: Farhin Mashiur and Kimia Hosseinifar
Tony Bratschitsch, Chair of the Legion Branch
36 Youth Education Program is standing on the left
and Jim Byron, Chair of the Poppy Fund is on the far right.