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Legion presenting local schools with awards during month of March
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124, Niagara-on-the-Lake. (Richard Harley/Niagara Now)

For the month of March, The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 124 in Niagara-on-the-Lake is giving awards to local schools as part of its annual Remembrance School program.

Awards are given out for posters, poems and essays to the students according to grade, said Legion president Al Howse.

St. Davids Public School was the first to receive awards at an assembly held Monday, March 4.

Royal Oak School will be visited by the Legion’s Poppy committee March 7 at 1:30 p.m., and St. Michael's Catholic School will receive awards at 11 a.m. March 8.

Concluding the month, high school students from Vineridge Academy will receive awards on March 29.