ALBERTON, P.E.I. —
Three Alberton Elementary college students just lately earned some pocket cash for his or her profitable essays.
The Cascumpec Bay Watershed Affiliation often tries to take college students outdoors for a nature-based venture, however this yr, the COVID-19 pandemic made it somewhat too difficult.
The essay contest for Grades 4 to six requested youngsters to jot down about: “Why I’m SO blissful to be again at college!”
The essay contest winners are Grade 4 scholar Grace Gallant, Grade 5 scholar Connor Hudson and Grade 6 scholar Lex Buan.
“We often do extra environmental points, however this yr, due to all the pieces that occurred, issues had been somewhat totally different all the way in which round, so we selected a subject that we figured could be somewhat dearer to their hearts,” mentioned govt director John Lane.
The group pitched the competition to 3 faculties within the space and the Alberton Elementary employees and college students had been eager to participate.
Every winner took residence a $5 present certificates for Elmsdale Nook Gasoline & Comfort Retailer.
“We attempt to become involved in all ranges of schooling within the space,” mentioned Lane.
“We’ll in all probability return to planting one thing subsequent yr, COVID allowing,” he mentioned. He’s hoping his different packages with junior excessive and highschool college students will have the ability to proceed within the spring.