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Pupils from two East Anglia schools win painting prizes

Pupils from two Catholic Primary schools in the Diocese, St Augustine’s at Costessey, and St Mary’s at Lowestoft, were presented with certificates, up to £10 prize-money and framed copies of their winning entries in the KSC 2019 Nativity Scene Painting competition on February 14.

Pictured above, with Head Teacher Imelda Cooper, PGK Jason Wickard and PPGK Christopher Brooks are the six St Mary’s winners of Lowestoft Council, from left: KS2 – Lola Wicks 1st, Alyssa de Pina 2nd, Beatrix Huke-Jenner 3rd; then at KS1 – Rosie Shillings 2nd, Chloe Woolston 3rd, Grace Marie Spearman 1st. The entries from Grace-Marie. Alyssa and Lola have also gone forward for national adjudication.

Pictured below at St Augustine’s, Costessey, from the left, are the six winning children of Norwich Council – KS1 Ewan Pickford 3rd, Vera Unazi 1st, Victoria Unazi 2nd; KS2 – 3rd Lucy Cockaday, 2nd – Grace Unazi, 1st Laurence & Amanda Palabrica. Back Row – Head-Teacher Rachel Swindell, Norwich Council Grand Knight Colin Harper, East Anglia Provincial Grand Knight Jason Wickard, Parish Priest Fr. David Ward and Past PGK Christopher Brooks. 

The entries from Laurence and the Unazi sisters are being judged in the National Finals Round of the competition where £30, £20 & £15 are being offered to the best three entries in each group with £150 donation to the school or parish providing the winner.

Current KSC sponsored youth challenges for all schools this half term and the Summer are the Easter Scene Painting  and Prayer Writing competitions whilst the 2020 Essay Writing competition is for High School students only.

Youth competitions can also be entered by Catholic children not attending a Catholic School, directly from families, Liturgy groups, Sunday School, or other youth clubs in the Parish. Full details can be obtained from Bro Christopher Brooks, PPGK, East Anglia Province 27 – Tel (01502) 563208 – Email:


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