Sher­brooke writ­ing contest is on!

Stanstead Journal - - AROUND TOWN - Sher­brooke Len­noxville

a $1000 prize. “Last year, it was a real plea­sure to dis­cover spe­cial places in the Bor­oughs in this way. We are al­ready quite anx­ious to read the ad­ven­tures of our his­toric char­ac­ters that come to life through our cit­i­zens,” com­mented Pierre Tardif, a mu­nic­i­pal coun­cil­lor and the pres­i­dent of the City’s cul­tural com­mit­tee. Contest rules

To take part, the con­tes­tant must write a seven to ten page text, in French, fea­tur­ing a his­toric character from the writer’s Bor­ough, and then send the text to their bor­ough. The pub­lic fig­ures to write about are: Noemie Fortin or Joseph- Noe Pon­ton, Brompton; John Sa­muel Bourque, Fleu­ri­mont; Gertrude Scott or Amedee-Beau­doin, Len­noxville; the Mar­quis de Mont­calm, Jac­ques Cartier; and Ber­trand Fabi, Rock For­est-Saint ElieDeauville.

For those who wish to write an English text, you must write ei­ther about Gertrude Scott or AmedeeBeau­doin, and send the text to the Len­noxville bor­ough.

This contest will end on Novem­ber 28th. All the contest rules can be found at sher­brooke.ca/con­cour­secri­t­ure. Last year, more than one hun­dred peo­ple took part in this contest.

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