The students who
participate in its annual Poster and Literary Contests assist
the Legion in one of our primary goals – to foster the tradition
of Remembrance amongst Canadians.
Two young high school
students have expressed their appreciation of our heroes in a
very noble way.
These young women have
truly made an undeniable statement of appreciation for our
country and all the freedoms we enjoy. We are very proud that
our contests give today’s youth from grade one through grade 12
high school an opportunity to express their reflections and
gratitude for all that has been done in defence of our country
and its values.
Anna Mikhailov, entered the 2020 contest through the
Strathcona Branch 595 and placed first at the national level
in the Intermediate, Black & White Poster group and category.
With her parents’
support Anna has asked to gift her framed artwork back in
Rather than restrict
its display to one branch, Zone G5 has requested that it be
circulated for display among all of the branches for periods of
The final destination
of this beautiful rendition of the national cenotaph has yet to