Grade 6 student wins Assiniboine Watershed Association poster contest award

The Assiniboine Watershed Stewardship Association recently awarded winners in its annual poster contest.

Last year the contest theme was “Wetlands and Wildlife,” with an entry deadline of December 20, 2019.

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One of the winners in this area of the province was Grade 6 student Kira Salahub, who attends Kamsack Comprehensive Institute (KCI).

On February 7, representatives of the Watershed Association, Yorkton branch, attended KCI to present Salahub with the second place prize of a certificate and $50 cash,

Caitlin Peters, watershed co-ordinator, and Serena Klassen, watershed technician, presented the award to Salahub while her peers looked on and acknowledged her win.

“I have enjoyed drawing ever since I can remember,” Salahub said. “In the past I have won an award in the Legion Remembrance Day art contest.”

“This is the second year in a row for a KCI student to win second prize in this poster contest,” said Tracey Fedorchuk, teacher.

The students’ with first place posters will be judged against the other top posters from across the province in competition for the provincial grand prize of $1,000.

This annual contest is open to all Grades 5 to 7 students, and will again take place again in late fall, with an entry deadline in December. For full details go to www.assiniboinewatershed.com.