Explain why natural beaches are important for today and the future.
Together with the Sooke News Mirror, the Sooke Region Museum is pleased to be able to offer an essay competition open to Sooke region students, including home schooled youngsters as well as pupils at Ecole Poirier, John Muir, Port Renfrew, Saseenos, Sooke, Journey and Edward Milne Community schools. Public spirited organizations have come up with funding to award cash prizes. The Sooke Lions are offering prizes to the elementary school grades, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #54 is making the awards to Journey Middle school, and Sooke Community Association to Edward Milne Community School. Winning entries will be printed in the Mirror. Entry forms may be clipped from this newspaper, picked up at the Sooke News Mirror office, or at the Sooke Region Museum.
Deadline for entries: Friday, May 31st.
Awards presentation: Sunday, June 23, at the Museum’s Annual Open House