Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair

The 2017 Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair will take place on Friday, April 28th, at the Swift Current Museum.

The 2016 Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair took place on Friday, April 29th, at the Swift Current Museum. The Fair included exciting, interactive activities for students – including the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society – as well as numerous awards.

Congratulations to all who participated in the 2016 Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair!

A special congratulations to the following award winners:

  • Arts, Sports & Leisure Award: Jordyn Salburg (Gr. 6), Christie Belcourt
  • Citizenship & Governance Award: Ally McBurney (Gr. 6), Nellie McClung
  • First Nations & Métis Heritage Award: Roma Ayoungman-Findlay (Gr. 7), Blackfoot Heritage
  • Genealogical Heritage Award: Hunter Johnson (Gr. 6), Century Farm
  • Military Heritage Award: Jesse Thorpe (Gr. 8), Winnipeg Falcons
  • Multicultural Heritage Award:  Samuel Friesen (Gr. 7), My Filipino Heritage
  • Natural Heritage Award:  Hailley Mann (Gr. 7), Quebec Ice Storm
  • Science & Technological Innovations Award:  Julia Magote (Gr. 6), John Herbert Chapman
  • Archives Award:  Mya Brown (Gr. 6), The Brown Family Farm
  • Digital Award: Jonathan McDonald (Gr. 7), Montreal Canadiens
  • Innovation Award: Paris Appel (Gr. 6), Frederick Banting & The Search for a Cure for Diabetes
  • Historical Thinking Award:  Isaiah MacDonald (Gr. 6), The Fur Trade

Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation Award: Carlie McGregor (Gr. 6), Residential Schools

Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Sport Heritage Award: Ian Lacasse (Gr. 6), Fencing

Selected for Provincial Fair:

  • Paris Appel (Gr. 6), Frederick Banting & The Search for a Cure for Diabetes
  • Samuel Friesen (Gr. 7), My Filipino Heritage
  • Morgan Harll (Gr. 6), Canadian Girl Guides
  • Wyatt Jones (Gr. 7), The Toronto Blue Jays 
  • Isaiah MacDonald (Gr. 6), The Fur Trade
  • Ally McBurney (Gr. 6), Nellie McClung
  • Brooke Wingert (Gr. 6), The Frank Slide

Selected for Canada's History Society's Young Citizens Program:

  • Roma Ayoungman-Findlay (Gr. 7), Blackfoot Heritage
  • Hayley Christiansen (Gr. 7), Viola Desmond
  • Morgan Harll (Gr. 6), Canadian Girl Guides
  • Hunter Johnson (Gr. 6), Century Farm
  • Wyatt Jones (Gr. 7), The Toronto Blue Jays
  • Zeke Ludlow (Gr. 6), Oak Island - The Treasure in Canada
  • Isaiah MacDonald (Gr. 6), The Fur Trade
  • Ryley Sloman (Gr. 6), Alexander Graham Bell

Teachers must register (through the Heritage Saskatchewan website) to participate in the Heritage Fair program by the first Monday in February of each year. In 2017, that deadline will be February 6.

Approximately one month after teachers have registered, the Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair Committee will let registered teachers know how many students can represent their schools at the Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair.

Once teachers have completed their Classroom and/or School Heritage Fair, teachers register their students selected to represent their school at the Regional Fair by April 7, 2017, on the online registration system (through the Heritage Saskatchewan website).

Please contact Stephanie Kaduck, at s.kaduck@swiftcurrent.ca for more information about the Swift Current Regional Heritage Fair.

Please contact Katherine Gilks at kgilks@heritagesask.ca for more information about the Heritage Fairs program in general, or for questions regarding registration.

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