MFNERC is proud to announce the winners for the Lighting the Fire Student Essay Contest 2013!
Category 1 (Grades 7-9)
The grand prize winner is Trenton Harper 13 years old attending grade 9 at George Knott School in Wasagamack First Nation
The second place winner is Shawneen Fisher 12 years old attending grade 7 at Miskooseepi School in Bloodvein First Nation
Category 2 (Grades 10-12)
The grand prize winner is Kailey Arthurson 17 years old attending grade 12 at Charles Sinclair School in Fisher River Cree Nation
The second place winner is Kirsten Muswaggon 17 years old attending grade 12 at Otter-Nelson River School in Cross Lake First Nation
The staff at MFNERC is so proud of these students’ achievements in writing and wish each of them continued success in their academic careers.
The staff also thank the many students who entered the contest. You are all doing very well and we enjoyed reading your essays. Please watch the mail delivery at your school for a certificate of achievement to arrive. MFNERC also thanks the teachers and principals who taught essay writing and supported their students’ efforts.
Check back on our site later in May to view highlights of the grand prize winners’ experiences during conference week!