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Photo: Renee Goodman’s Legion essay 2nd in B.C.

Nakusp Secondary School student Renee Goodman finished second in B.C. in the Royal Canadian Legion’s literary contest.

Nakusp Secondary School student Renee Goodman finished second in B.C. in the Royal Canadian Legion’s literary contest. Goodman’s entry was awarded first place in the West Kootenay Zone in the intermediate category, and then went on to place second in the province. “This a tremendous achievement as there was over 8,000 entries,” said Harvey Truax, the president of the Nakusp Legion. The Royal Canadian Legion’s Literary and Poster Contests are held to held promote Remembrance Day and honour Canada’s military heritage.

Pictured, from left, is Cheryl Truax of the Nakusp Legion, Renee Goodman, Stephen Tays, the vice-president of the Nakusp Legion, and Harvey Truax, the president of the Nakusp Legion.

Words by Alex Cooper/Arrow Lakes News, photo by Stephanie Dieterman/Arrow Lakes News