The Vimy Foundation created the Vimy Pilgrimage Award to recognize the actions of young people who are dedicated to the betterment of society by demonstrating an outstanding commitment to volunteer work through positive contributions, notable deeds, or bravery that benefits their peers, school, community, province, or country.
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award recognizes the actions of young people who demonstrate outstanding service, positive contributions, notable deeds, bravery or leadership. Their acts may have served their peers, schools, communities, province or country.
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award recognizes the actions of young people who demonstrate a commitment to volunteer work through outstanding service, positive contributions, notable deeds, and bravery. Their acts may serve their peers, school, community, province or country.Daphne went to the Vimy Pilgrimage Award website, later submitting two required 500-word essays. Her first essay highlighted her own involvement in her school and in the community, the second essay.The award is sponsored by the Vimy Foundation. Award winners will be visiting the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields. A total of 20 students from across the country were selected for the 2020 program.
Vimy Pilgrimage recipient 'disappointed' journey postponed Daphne Dupuis was a recipient of the prestigious Vimy Pilgrimage Award but her journey has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vimy Foundation’s premiere educational program, the Beaverbrook Vimy Prize, is a prestigious two-week-long learning experience during which exceptional youth, 15-17 years of age, study the interwoven First and Second World War history of Canada, Great Britain, and France.
Two Edmonton students who won the Vimy Pilgrimage Award were supposed to go to Belgium and France for a week leading up to Vimy Ridge Day. The trip was put on hold because of COVID-19.
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s tremendous First World War contribution.
Because of The Vimy Foundation, Belliveau, Walsh and the dozens of other recipients of the Foundation’s awards are now able to carry forward the torch of remembrance for years to come. Applications are now being accepted for the Vimy Pilgrimage Award for the 2018 year. The 2018 Vimy Pilgrimage Award trip is scheduled for April 2-10.
Congratulations to all the winners of the First Vimy Pilgrimage Award: Kendall Ashcroft, Winnipeg Manitoba. Rushad Bharda, Mississauga, Ontario. Siobhan Bligh, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place on April 9-12 1917. Canada, during these years had a population of 8 million and sent over 600 000 Canadians overseas, 60 000 were killed and 400 000 served in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The Battle of Vimy Ridge was Canada’s first time coming onto the world stage as a united force and country.
Online or in-person, join us January 19, 2020 for the 12 th Canada’s History Forum. Recipients of the 2019 Governor General’s History Awards will share their experience of making the personal stories big and the big stories personal.
As a part of the 2018 Vimy Pilgrimage Award, Jeriann Hsiao wrote a tribute to Nursing Sister Katherine Maud MacDonald, the first Canadian nurse killed in action during the First World War. Jeriann was the first of our pilgrimage participants to choose to pay homage to a Nursing Sister.
The Vimy Pilgrimage Award is presented to youth across Canada to recognize outstanding leadership, service, notable deeds, bravery or positive community contributions and is selected through an.
A pair of Edmonton students are supposed to be in France right now, commemorating the 103rd anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Like many students, however, they’re at home. Anuj Krishnan and Linda Kemigisha are two of just 20 students to win the Vimy Pilgrimage Award.