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East Anglia schools painting competition winners named

Children from two East Anglia Catholic schools have received certificates and prizes from the recent Knights of St Columba Nativity Painting Competition.

Winners from St Mary’s Primary School, Lowestoft and Notre Dame Preparatory School, Norwich were awarded certificates and prizes at school assembly presentations in February by brothers from Lowestoft Council 518 and Norwich Council 976.

The children all received a certificate, a money prize and a copy of their entry. The two Provincial group winners also received a framed copy of their entry and have been entered into the national competition for judging at KSC head office in Glasgow.

Pictured, top, are the St Mary’s Primary School winners with Bro Jason Wickard (left) and Chris Brooks of Lowestoft KSC Co 518. From the left: KS2 Maria Anna 3rd, Shannon 2nd and Rafal 1st. KS1 Lola 1st (with a framed copy of her picture), Nadia 2nd and Pearl 3rd also won the Provincial Competition at KS1.

Pictured, right, are the Notre Dame Prep School, Norwich KS2 winners from left: Anthea 1st, Elise 2nd, Daisy 3rd, with their teachers and KSC Brothers Colin Harper (left) and Chris Brooks. Anthea and Daisy also won 1st and 3rd prizes in the Provincial Competition for KS2.

Fr Paul Chanh, Parish priest of Lowestoft, presented the awards to the winning children from St Mary’s at the end of Mass, assisted by Deacon Stephen Pomeroy.

All schools in the Diocese have been circulated with the forthcoming KSC Easter Scene Painting competition, Prayer Composition and Essay Writing competitions. Schools and Parishes can be sent further information by contacting Past Provincial Grand Knight Bro Chris Brooks, Tel (01502) 563208.