Calgary Board of Education

Lord Beaverbrook Student Receives Medal, Cash Award, and Scholarship in Essay Competition

June 14, 2017

Congratulations to LBHS student, Alexis Kelly, on receiving First Place in an essay competition through the Optimist Club of Calgary.  The entrants submitted a 700-800 word essay on a topic about “Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges”.

Alexis received a medal and a cash award and her essay was forwarded to compete with essays from other Optimist clubs in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Montana and Northern Wyoming.

Recently, Alexis was awarded a $2500 post- secondary scholarship for having the best entry the Optimist District!



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