Congratulations to Grade 9 student Mikaela Pereira for winning the first place prize in this year’s COSTI Refugees & Human Rights Child & Youth Poetry Contest!
COSTI Immigrant Services Poetry Contest invited students in Grades 4 to 12 across Ontario to write a poem in line with the theme “Refugees and Human Rights”. The objective of COSTI’s poetry contest is to bring greater attention to human rights and the plight of refugees.
Mikaela’s poem, Imagine, is about the strong, successful and courageous refugees that have shaped our world today.
Mikaela’s poem was recognized on Monday, June 20, 2022 at a virtual ceremony in honour of World Refugee Day.
Congratulations again, Mikaela!
To see a full list of contest winners, please visit the COSTI website.