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POSTER CONTEST

2020-2021 School Year

The J. Cameron Watson Kindness Award is presented annually to a student in Grade 7 or 8 who attends an Ontario school.

For more information, click on the links:

For the results from 2020, click here.

For the results from previous years, click on the corresponding year:
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013,
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006


Our Video/Essay/Poster Contest has CLOSED for this year. Watch for the results which will be posted in the near future. Thank you to all of the students who submitted such creative and high-quality entries.

UPDATED NOTICE (APR. 10, 2020): Due to Government closures of all schools in Ontario, we are extending the deadline for entries to be postmarked (Essays may now also be emailed) by May 15. Our Paws For Kindness and our Grade 7 and 8 Contest are two fun activities you might like to do at home with your parents!

We would love to receive posters, including a written message on the front of their drawing, from students, based on the following topic:

How are pets important to people during the Pandemic.

Please take a digital photo of your poster and include:
Name, Age, Grade, Teacher, School, School address and School phone number.

We will acknowledge all the students and schools who decide to e-mail us their posters. The student’s poster, first name, grade and school will be featured on our Website and Facebook page.

Please send a photo of your poster and your information to: beatricewatson_acheson@yahoo.ca

CONTEST RULES

  • Students must be in Grade 7 or 8.
  • All entries must be original.
  • Be sure to include:
    1. Student’s name, age and grade
    2. Teacher’s name
    3. School name, school address and school phone number
  • All photos of posters become the property of The Beatrice Watson-Acheson Foundation and may be reproduced.

DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS

Entries must be submitted by May 31, 2021. Winners will be notified in June 2021.

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