2018/19 Design and Story Contest

As a kickoff to the Heritage Fairs, students are invited to enter the Design and Story Contest. Two winning Design and Story submission will be chosen from each region,  with a cash prize of $50 award to one student in each age division (Grades 4-8 and Grade 9-12). One overall provincial winner will receive $200 and their winning design will be featured on the official 2019 Heritage Fair T-shirt. 

The theme for 2018/19 is Heroes and Villains of Newfoundland and Labrador's Past
Students are asked to:
1. Choose their favourite hero or villain from Newfoundland and Labrador’s past.
2. Research and explore what motivated them to become a person who lead change either bad or good. 
3. Tell us about the impact this person had on the course of Newfoundland and Labrador history. 4.  Let us know how the actions of this individual are viewed today.

Concours de croquis et conte 2018-2019

 Pour démarrer les Foires du patrimoine, les élèves sont invités à soumettre un croquis et conte dans un concours provincial. Deux croquis et contes seront choisis dans chaque région. Un prix de 50$ sera offert à chaque gagnant de la catégorie 4e-8e années et la catégorie 9e-12e années. Un grand gagnant sera ensuite choisi parmi les gagnants régionaux. Ce gagnant provincial se méritera un prix de 200$ ainsi que l’honneur d’avoir son croquis servant de logo sur le t-shirt officiel de la Foire du patrimoine 2019.  

 Le thème 2018-2019 est : Les héros et les malfaiteurs de l’histoire de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador Les élèves doivent:

  1. Choisir un héro ou un malfaiteur dans l’histoire de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador.

  2. Faire des recherches afin d’explorer les motivations qui l’ont amené à faire des changements (bons ou mauvais).

  3. Expliquer l’importance de cette personne dans l’histoire de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador.

  4. Expliquer si les gens interprètent ses actions de la même façon aujourd’hui que dans le passé.

 

Award Recipients

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Winners of various Heritage Fairs Programs such as Design & Story Contest, and Young Citizens Program.


Regional Awards

There are also many sponsored awards that are given out at the regional Heritage Fairs across the province.

2018 Provincial Awards

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Ambassador Award Program

To be considered for the Ambassador Program, students must not have been awarded previously, they will have completed their Heritage Fair project on Newfoundland and Labrador’s role in World War I, only students attending public school in NL in grades 7 to level III will be considered. 19 outstanding projects will be selected at Regional Heritage Fairs across the province.  Students selected for the Award will visit Beaumont-Hamel for the annual July 1st ceremony, visit significant European sites where the Royal Newfoundland Regiment fought and spend time in the five communities that are home to the bronze caribou monuments, the official memorial to the Regiment. Travel will take place from June 27th to July 4th, 2018.

*NOTE - All chaperones for 2018 travel to Europe have been selected. Thank you for your interest.

A joint initiative of the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation under the Honour 100 program and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

Click here for more information about the 2017/2018 Ambassador Award Program