2020 School Poster Contest Winners

Thank you to our very generous sponsors Vernon Teach and Learn and Armstrong Regional Co-op!

And thank you to all the schools, teachers and students who participated! Great job everyone!

Grade 2

Brielle Thompson - Ellison Elementary

Leo - St. James

Claire - St. James

Grade 3

Grace Langner - St. James

Violet - St. James

Colton Yonker - Coldstream

Grade 4

Emmanuel - Silver Star

Jax Lutz - St. James

Jonah Markson - St. James

Grade 5

Maddie Sahakibara - St. James

Michael Tyrell Haslam - Alexis Park

Katie Lutz - St. James

Grade 6

Saige Knol - St. James

Cindi Li - Coldstream

Baya Inzunza - St. James

Grade 7

Hanna Ramis - St. James

Kaiya Malby - Coldstream

Arianna Theissen - Coldstream

2020 Queen Silver Star Excellence Program

Queen Silver Star LX - Megan Fowles

Princess Silver Star LX - Piper Cahoon

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All Candidates in the QSSEP have the opportunity to receive scholarships. $7,000 was awarded in scholarships to the candidates for various skills. Congratulations to all the 2019/2020 candidates on a job well done.

QSSEP Speech – Piper Cahoon

Toastmaster Speech – Chaundra Hauber

Most Improved Speech - Megan Fowles

Knowledge of Vernon – Megan Fowles

Runner up Knowledge – Jessie-Leonia Knight

Essay – Chaundra Hauber

Talent – Piper Cahoon

People’s Choice Talent – Quintessa Louis

Blossom – Megan Fowles

Spirit Award – Quintessa Louis

Congeniality - Eva Calder

2020 Jopo Raffle Winners

1st Prize - $1K Your Way from Valley First

Winner Ticket No. 2181: Simon Rihs

2nd Prize - $1,000 Travel Voucher Uniglobe Travel

Winner Ticket No. 4248: Sherri R

3rd Prize: Season Tickets to the Vipers 2020/21 Season

Winner Ticket No. 2205: Sandra Tracy

4th Prize: Diamond Snowflake Pendant from JC Bradley Jewellers

Winner Ticket No. 1317: Andy MacKay

5th Prize: Wine Tour for 2 from Cheers Okanagan

Winner Ticket No. 2608: M&M Meroniuk

6th Prize: Whiskey Tasting for 6 from Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery

Winner Ticket No. 1316: Andy MacKay

BC Snow Sculpture Competition

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Up to Snow Good - 1st Place

1st Place

Up to Snow Good

Alex Avelino - Lynn Vanpelt - Shayna Stonehouse

“Peace Perspective”

Imagine there’s no countries, it isn’t hard to do

Nothing to kill or die for

And no religion, too

Imagine all the people

Living life in peace.

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Granular Media Group - 2nd Place

2nd Place

Granular Media Group

David Dureault - Bruce Waugh - Roger Chaisson

“Crrow Knows”

Time is beyond the hands of the clock. The vast expanse relies upon stationary monoliths

with geometry positioned to align celestial bodies that move in cycles centuries beyond our comprrehension.

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Full Metal Snowsuit - 3rd Place

3rd Place

Full Metal Snowsuit

Ellie Knox - Lashen Orendorff - Jake Sisson

"Celaeno & The Cats of Zeus”

A re-imagined version of the Greek myth of the harpy or vengeful wind spirit and the hounds of Zeus.

Team Full Metal Snowsuit creates “Celaeno & the Cats of Zeus” -summoned forth through an inter-dimensional time travel apparatus to bring the darkness and storms of a steampunk winter.

Best Decorated Winners 2020


1st Place Tie: Home Building Center and Little Miracles Preschool

1st Runner Up: Valley First- Fruit Union Plaza

Interior Decorations

1st Place: Valley First- Fruit Union Plaza

1st Runner Up: Mary Ann's Closet

Window Painting- Professional

1st Place: Associate Environment/Remax Commercial

1st Runner Up: Vernon Volkswagen

Window Painting- Non Professional

1st Place: Fermco Party Shoppe

1st Runner Up: Little Miracles Preschool

Window Display

1st Place: RBC Village Green

1st Runner up: Mary Ann's Closet


1st - Home Building Centre
Runner Up - Little Miracles Pre-School

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2020 Parade Winners

Best Portrayal of Winter Carnival - Tourism Vernon - Vernon Visitor Centre

Best Overall Entry - Vernon Girls Trumpet Band

Best Float - Stor-it Place & Secure Self Storage - Flintstones

Best Special Effects - The Green Party

Congratulations to all the winners of the individual category awards!

For additional Parade photo please visit to our Facebook page.

If you missed the Parade but would like to view it, it can be seen on YouTube:

Thank you to our Parade Sponsors Tourism Vernon, City of Vernon and Valley First.

Chili Cook Off Winners

Judge's Choice: EATology
Chili Spirit: Station BBQ
People's Choice: Station BBQ

Carnival Award Winners 2020

New Event

Winner – Total Fun Bed Races
1st Runner Up – Remember the 60’s? – Vernon Museum

Adult Event

Winner – Dinner Theatre – Doesn’t Time Fly 1st Runner Up – Summer of Love – MACE

Family Event

Winner – Mother Daughter Princess Tea – Village Green Hotel 1st Runner Up – Pancake Breakfast at Halina Centre

Junior Event

Winner – Kids Karnival – Okanagan Boys and Girls Club
1st Runner Up – Tie-Dye Troubles – Okanagan Science Centre

Senior Event

Winner – Bingo Marathon – Halina Centre
1st Runner Up – Sixties Square Dance – Star Country Squares

Outdoor Event

Winner –Vintage Snowmobile Poker Run
1st Runner Up – BeercanBeiner – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre

Carnival Copy of the Year – John Fawcett

jopo/jopette of The Year – Toshie Okada

Christel Cam Memorial Award - Best Parade Spirit

Vernon Girls Trumpet Band

Carnival Spirit Award – Vernon Home Building Centre

Our 2021 Carnival Sponsors

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