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Royal Canadian Legion Poster and Literary Contest Winners

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Each year, students across the country submit artwork, poetry and essays to the Royal Canadian Legion Poster and Literary contest.  The winning entries are proudly exhibited at the Canadian War Museum – this year, there are eight posters and two literary pieces.

The poster contests are held at the senior (grades 10, 11 and 12), intermediate (grades 7, 8 and 9), junior (grades 4, 5 and 6) and primary (grades kindergarten, 1, 2 and 3) levels. This year there were over 100,000 entries.

2011 winners:

Senior Colour Poster: Atalanta Shi, Burnaby, British Columbia
Senior Black and White Poster: Tim MacDonald, Malagash, Nova Scotia
Senior Poetry: Laura Howells, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Senior Essay: Katelyn Major, St. Brieux, Saskatchewan
Intermediate Colour Poster: Mu Qing Kuang, Surrey, British Columbia
Intermediate Black and White Poster: Iris Shen, Markham, Ontario
Junior Colour Poster: Kelaiah Guiel, Bailieboro, Ontario
Junior Black and White Poster: Colleen Hallett, Boissevain, Manitoba
Primary Colour Poster: Madison Bolyea, Shanty Bay, Ontario
Primary Black and White Poster: Terrence Hill, Clairmont, Alberta

First Place
Senior Black and White Poster
Tim MacDonald
Malagash, Nova Scotia