Langley students awarded for historic knowledge

Several students were singled out for awards at a recent Heritage Fair.

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”

Docent’s Award

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”

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