A full display of heritage at Amalgamated Academy

Nicholas Mercer nmercer@cbncompass.ca
Published on May 5, 2014
Heritage Fair-01.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Amalgamated Academy students Madison Crane (left) and Chelsea Badcock play a game of Cats in the Cradle during the 2014 regional Heritage Fair at Amalgamated Academy in Bay Roberts on May 3.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-02.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Acreman Elementary, in Green's Harbour, student Cassandra Mayne focused her project on Amelia Earheart, even putting on an impressive costume for the fair.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-03.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

The gymnasium at Amalgamated Academy was packed with grandparents, parents, siblings and the general public for the 2014 regional Heritage Fair.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-04.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Alicia Evan of Baccalieu Collegiate in Old Perlican shows of an example of the work she did as a part of her project on rug hooking.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-05.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Travis Barnes, of St. Peter's Elementary in Upper Island Cove shows off his display.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-06.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Whitbourne Elementary students Sydney Thorne and Keeley Sommerton were two of the many dozens of students to take part in this year's fair.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-07.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Newfoundland and Labrador Lt.-Gov. Frank F. Fagan (right) took in the Heritage Fair, including this one by Noah Taylor of Acreman Elementary.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-08.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Holy Redeemer, in Spaniard's Bay, student Isaac Wilson did a project on traditional root cellars.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

Heritage Fair-09.jpg

Published on 05 May 2014

Port de Grave MHA Glenn Littlejohn (left) was impressed with the work done by Alyssa Bartlett of Holy Redeemer.

Photos by Photo by Nicholas Mercer/The Compass

It was a packed house at the Amalgamated Academy gymnasium on May 3 for the regional Hertiage Fair.

Students from schools in Green's Harbour, Upper Island Cove, Whitbourne, North River, Bay Roberts, Old Perlican, Spaniard's Bay, Winterton, Bay de Verde and Dildo took part in the two-day event at the Bay Roberts school.

There were a wide variety of projects showing off pieces of Newfoundland history, folklore, evolution of technology, amongst other exciting projects.

Newfoundland and Labrador Lt.-Gov. Frank F. Fagan and Port de Grave MHA Glenn Littlejohn were among the special guests who made the rounds meeting with students and remarking at the exceptional work done by all.

The Compass was there and grabbed these shots.

nmercer@cbncompass.ca