Barriere Elementary School students should be congratulated on their Heritage Fair entries, especially as they have come away with several awards.
Danny Purcha, Grade 6, won the Lieutenant Governor’s Literacy Award for “a written story demonstrating imagination and historical inquiry”.
Kiera Eustache, Grade 6, won the Provincial Capital Commission Award for “highlighting BC’s Provincial Capital City or Capital Region”.
Taylynn Eustache, Grade 4, won the honour of being one of five Provincial Fair delegeates chosen from the Kamloops/Thompson Heritage Fair participants to attend the Provincial Heritage Fair, held in Victoria July 4-8. Taylynn also won the right to carry the ‘Talking Stick’ in the opening ceremonies at the Provincial Fair held at the Royal B.C. Museum’s Clifford Carl Hall, in Victoria, which took place on July 7.