Ryan Ottesen with Steve Wright and essay organizer Elida Peers on the right and museum executive director Lee Boyko in the back.

Museum essay contest winners

Elementary and middle school students rose to the challenge

The following is a list of the prize winners and the honourable mentions in the Sooke Region Museum’s essay contest, “Explain why natural beaches are important for today and the future.”

As space permits, we will be printing the wining entries over the summer months.

 

Grade 1

Madeleine Kennedy

Grade 2

Ryan Ottesen

Grade 3

Raven van Netten

Grade 4

Reilly Richards

Grade 5

Bryanne Thomson

Grade 6

Sara Gilbert-Bernard

Grade 8

Josh Gilbert-Bernard

 

 

 

 

Honourable Mentions:

Grade 1

Sadie Unger            Brenden Marchak        Gracie Szadkowski        Brayden O’Gorman        Logan Bainbridge        Presley Banys            Matthew Jennings        Anthony Cadwell        Dylan Miller            Naia Yakomovich        Luca Hadrich            Paige Mosses            Ben Hassett            Lily Flannigan

Folin Coakley

Jayden Pleasants        Ryder Mcpherson        Ethan Cadwell

Carson Campbell        Grade 2

Katrina Gilbert-Bernard

Hana Beatty

Grade 3

Zoe Evans            Katya Silvester

Courtney Larkin

Jaden Poole            Trinity Salsman

Grade 4

Mariah Madill

Makayla Madill

Shelley Haisell

Grade 5

Aila Evans            Grade 6

Alison Davis-Lecirana

Ella Dennett

Katie Larkin

Regan Smith

Sonny van Netten

Miranda Welch

Grade7

no entries

Grade 8

Honourable mention

Mychaela Anderson

Madison Carnegie

Celestine Earle

Elizabeth Fitsner

Michael Gaj

Eddie George

Hagen Herold

Tayler Kibsey

Amanda Lyons

Nicholas Mccoleman

Hunter Martin

Zoe Mott

Bobby Nex

Diana Peraza

Oshyana Reichl

Alyssa Shaw

 

 

 

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