Langley Heritage Fair award winners announced

Students won awards for projects on Langley’s history and heritage.

The second annual Langley Heritage Fair was presented Friday, April 21, at the Fort Langley Community Hall by the Langley Centennial Museum, Langley Heritage Society, and the local school district.

The winners were:

Most Original Topic: Pull Factors that Bring People to Canada, by Ocean Vinaev of Richard Bulpitt Elementary, presented by Hilary Ruffini of the BC Farm Museum

Langley Heritage Society Award for Best Presentation: Derby Reach by Frances Portento, Dorothy Peacock Elementary, presented by Fred Pepin, president of the Langley Heritage Society

Curator’s Choice Award: Katzie First Nation by Makayla Groves, Langley Meadows Elementary, presented by Langley Centennial Museum Curator Kobi Christian

Docent Award: A Teacher’s Story by Jacob Edwards, Dorothy Peacock Elementary, presented by Langley Centennial Museum Docent Melissa Clark

Artistic Achievement Award: Inukshuk by Liam Brennen, James Kennedy Elementary, presented by Township of Langley Acting Mayor Angie Quaale

Educator’s Award: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms by Serena Choo, Richard Bulpitt Elementary, presented by Langley Centennial Museum Assistant Lindsay Pollock

Winners will go on to compete in the Fraser Valley Regional Heritage Fair in Abbotsford in May.