BEAVERBROOK VIMY PRIZE WINNERS OF 2013

The Vimy Foundation is proud to announce the 2013 winners of the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, a prestigious scholarship that aims to educate and inspire students through the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge, where Canada came of age and was then recognized on the world stage.

Now in its eighth annual edition, the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize is the Foundation’s flagship program providing students aged 15 to 17 with the unique opportunity to take part in an intensive and rewarding scholarship program in Europe. From August 7 to August 21, 2013, students will participate in educational seminars, visit museums and historic battlefields, gravesites and monuments such as the iconic Vimy War Memorial, while building new relationships with other participants from Canada, the United Kingdom and France, as they learn about history.

“The Vimy Foundation received an overwhelming number of entries from young Canadians eager to learn more about their past and to embark on an adventure that will help shape their future,” said David Houghton, President of The Vimy Foundation. “We are confident that the selected students will help pursue the Vimy Foundation’s mission to preserve and promote Canada’s First World War legacy as symbolized with the victory at Vimy Ridge.”

The winners of the 2013 Beaverbrook Vimy Prize are:

1. Andrew Watson (ON)
2. Max Wiltzer (QC)
3. Miranda LaBrash (SK)
4. Aidan Ingalls (NB)
5. Jeremy Rivest (QC)
6. Nicole Lin (BC)
7. Allison Harrod (AB)
8. Kelly Li (ON)
9. Connor Klauck (ON)
10. Rebeccah Allen (PEI)
11. Claire Honda (BC)
12. Alice Delsert (France)
13. Elly Brooker
14. Roxanne Wood
15. Caleb Perry (NS)
16. Kerry Poon (BC)

The runner ups winners of a week at Encounters with Canada in April 2014 are:

Lola Angus
Audrey Bessette
Gabriel Bourget
Philippe Cote
Nicholas Johnson
Marina Liu
Meghan McLeod
George Polanyi-Williamson
Audrey-Ann Remillard
Danielle Tan
Kristen Trevors
Annie Wu
Joy Yao

Congratulations to all of them.