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St. James Catholic School Student a District Winner in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest!

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Presenting the award to Brandon Digby (left to right) are Secretary Lion Claire Hobden, Lion Mait Wilson, “A 5” Governor Lion Bill Walker, Past District Governor Ellen Fletcher, Lion Art Bradbury and Lion Bob Hobden.

February 28, 2011 - Each year, Lions clubs around the world sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This year’s theme was ‘Vision of Peace’. Students, ages 11,12,13 were eligible to participate.

24 international finalists were selected from the work of more than 350,000 participants. Posters will be shared globally via the Internet, the media and exhibits around the world.

Brandon Digby, a grade7 student at St. James Catholic School in Lively captured the A-5 district award and was presented with a cheque of $250. Classmates were thrilled to be part of the award ceremony. His teacher Ms. Swearengen said “Brandon's poster beautifully captured his vision of world peace, placing Canada as the heart and hope of world peace”.

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