The Langley Heritage Fair featured students from across the community hosting projects on the community’s past.
Students from Lynn Fripps, Peterson Road, Dorothy Peacock, and James Kennedy Elementary Schools had the chance to learn, explore, and share during the third annual Heritage Fair.
Held on April 13, the event was presented by the Langley Centennial Museum, Langley Heritage Society, and the Langley School District.
Students created unique projects on everything from Fort Langley and Niagara Falls, orcas and the NHL, to Anne of Green Gables and the Vancouver Olympics. A number of special recognition awards were presented during the fair:
Langley Heritage Society Award for Best Presentation
Presented by Fred Pepin, president of the Langley Heritage Society
Awarded to Hadley MacDonald for “Egg Farming”
Presented by Melissa Clark, Langley Centennial Museum docent
Awarded to Logan Holcik for “The Finning Company”
Most Original Topic Award
Presented by Mark Forsythe, Langley Heritage Society vice-president
Awarded to Olivia Werner for “Krabbe Disease”
Curator’s Choice Award
Presented by Kobi Christian, Township of Langley, Langley Centennial Museum curator
Awarded to Isabella Daviss for “The Kingston Prison Riots”
Educator’s Award of Excellence
Presented by Lindsay Pollock, Township of Langley, arts and heritage educator
Awarded to Megan O’Shea for “Girl Guides”
Artistic Achievement Award
Presented by Rosemary Genberg, Local Langley Artists
Awarded to Ruby Pratt for “My Granddad in WWII”