BC’s Lieutenant Governor visits young local students at Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair

By on May 7, 2014


The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of BC, visits the Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair on Friday, May 2nd.

 

From left to right – RCMP Cst. Barry Edwards, Richmond Councillor Bill McNulty, Delta’s Acting Mayor Jeannie Kanakos, Lieutenant Governor of BC - the Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Richmond’s Acting Mayor Linda Barnes, Richmond Councillor Linda McPhail
From left to right – RCMP Cst. Barry Edwards, Richmond Councillor Bill McNulty, Delta’s Acting Mayor Jeannie Kanakos, Lieutenant Governor of BC – the Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Richmond’s Acting Mayor Linda Barnes, Richmond Councillor Linda McPhail

 

Richmond Councillor Bill McNulty, Delta’s Acting Mayor Jeannie Kanakos, The Honourable Judith Guichon, Dania Rashid (Gr. 5, from Gibson Elementary in Delta), Richmond’s Acting Mayor Linda Barnes and Richmond Councillor Linda McPhail.
Richmond Councillor Bill McNulty, Delta’s Acting Mayor Jeannie Kanakos, The Honourable Judith Guichon, Dania Rashid (Gr. 5, from Gibson Elementary in Delta), Richmond’s Acting Mayor Linda Barnes and Richmond Councillor Linda McPhail.

 

Dania won the Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Literacy Award.

The Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Literacy Award is presented to a student at each of the Regional Heritage Fairs put on by the British Columbia Heritage Fairs Society. The Award is presented to a student who demonstrates exemplary writing skills in a short story that engages the historical imagination. The story must be original work, based on a real person, place, time or event involving Canadians or Canada. The story may be presented in English or French at any grade level.

 

The Honourable Judith Guichon, Michael Strusievici (Gr. 7, from Pebble Hill Elementary in Delta) and Vedanshi Vala (Gr. 7, from McNeely Elementary in Richmond).
The Honourable Judith Guichon, Michael Strusievici (Gr. 7, from Pebble Hill Elementary in Delta) and Vedanshi Vala (Gr. 7, from McNeely Elementary in Richmond).

 

Michael and Vedanshi presenting the Lieutenant Governor with a thank you gift.

Michael and Vedanshi were two out of five students who received the BC Heritage Fair Society Stellar Achievement Award for demonstrating exceptional enthusiasm for their topic and history, and a willingness to share this passion with their peers and the community.

Dania Rashid (from the previous photo), was also a recipient of the BC Heritage Fair Society Stellar Achievement Award.

All photos courtesy of official photo release.