2017 Canterbury essay winners and their winning entries

On 11th March  2018, at our Commonwealth dinner event held at the Russley Golf Course club rooms,  four Canterbury students were presented with awards for their winning entries in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Essay Competition. This 135 year old competition is run and judged from London and this year over 12,300 essays were received from 51 Commonwealth countries.

Noah Cunningham, Meg Roberts, Joshua Persico, Ruby Wilson-Moses
     Junior Silver            Senior Gold       Junior Silver        Junior Bronze

Click to open their essays:-

The Sound of Peace by Noah Cunningham

Peace by Meg Roberts

Stewart Island by Joshua Persico

New-Brighton by Ruby Wilson- Moses


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