THREE-RIVERS — program of academic perseverance Passport to my success continues to offer young people Shawiniganais valuable tools to foster their school success, and its literary contest testifies eloquently. We launched last Thursday the collection entitled Tell me your story from the fourth edition of this contest.
The program, created by the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi of Shawinigan, exists since 2012 . He joined more than 320 students have benefited from academic support, social and financial in addition to personalized support. The team mentoring program has as its mission to give young people a taste for read and write, and in this context, she has developed, with the support of the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste de la Mauricie, a literary contest inviting young people to pursue both stories started by an author from the region. This year, the lucky winner is the sports journalist and author of the youth series Luc Gélinas, a native of Saint-Boniface.
The collection launched Thursday at Perro Bookseller Shawinigan contains the texts of thirty students who participated in the contest this year. We took advantage of the launch to make known those among them who have distinguished themselves as an author or artist in the strands of writing and illustration contest. This is Eve-Lyne Gauthier, a student in fifth secondary, who won the pane writing for his suite of History of baseball.
For what is History of fishing, it is the pen of a Baptist Schemel, a student of second high school, which impressed the jury. For History of baseball, a Coup de cœur prize was awarded to Tiffani Fournier and the finalists were Thomas Lafond and Brandon Roy St-Cyr. For History of fishing, the Stroke of the heart is returned to Laurianne Gélinas-Labonne while the finalists were Rebecca Lebel-Jacob and Daren Spencer. The covers of the series have been illustrated by the winners of the drawing contest: Jacob Pelletier and Gabrielle Milette.
People who wish to consult the collection may do so online at www.cjeshawinigan.org under the News tab.