“I Love Barrie Contest” Winners Announced And Their Submissions Are Heart-Warming

"The Second You Come Here, You Feel That You Belong Here"

The “I Love Barrie Contest”, organized by Councillor Mike McCann, is a Ward 10 initiative that encourages youth to share their civic pride. Students are invited to learn about municipal government while reflecting on what they love most about the city that they call home.

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The winners have been announced and their submissions are guaranteed to make you smile!

Councillor Mike McCann with a group of Elementary School students.

Students from Kindergarten-Grade 3 (Primary) were invited to submit art and Grades 4-6 (Junior) and 7-8 (Intermediate) were invited to submit 350-500 word essays. A winner was chosen from each level.

Check out the winning submissions below:

Primary Division

Carol Gao
Grade 2, Hewitt’s Creek Public School

Junior Division

Sanjit Narasimhan
Grade 4, Ferndale Woods Elementary School

Sanjit Narasimhan
Grade 4, Ferndale Woods Elementary School

Intermediate Division

Evan Hutt
Grade 7, The Good Shepherd Catholic School

Honourable Mention

Lillianne Forest
Kindergarten, École élémentaire La Source