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receiving $15,000 each. The competition
recognizes and supports emerging Cana-
dian artists who are in the first five years of
their careers. Fifteen finalists were chosen,
five from Western Canada, five from Cen-
tral Canada, and five from Eastern Canada.
Kastner, who now lives in Edmonton, is
representing Western Canada. Works by
the finalists can be viewed online at
www.
rbc.com/paintingcompetition
Dr. Keith Josephson ('01)
and Emilie Bodu
were married at Chateau Vaugrignon
in Esvres-sur-Indre, France on Jul. 14 '12.
A number of Mount A alumni were in
attendance, including, left to right,
Stacie (Baillie) Graham ('00)
,
Daryl
Graham ('99)
,
Jim Clark ('01)
,
Rebecca
Illidge-Clark ('03)
,
Mike Barnier ('99)
,
Paddy Kennedy ('00)
,
Keith Josephson
('01)
, and
Glenn Josephson ('71)
, uncle of
the groom.
Chris Ka Sin Chu ('08)
writes: "I'm excited
to start a new career as an assistant district
attorney in Machias, ME after working at a
private firm in Brunswick, ME for a year."
Beth Goslett ('07)
participated in a 10-day
volunteer trip to Guatemala with Librari-
ans without Borders. As well as experienc-
ing the beautiful country and its friendly
people, Beth helped organize a "library
day" for each class at the Miguel Angel
Asturias Academy in the town of Xela and
purchased new books with raised funds at
a publisher in Guatemala City.
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Ellen Williams ('12)
has been accepted
into the political science Master's program
at University of Saskatchewan.
Kristen Smith ('11)
and
Kellen Barrett
('09)
were married in beautiful Sackville
on Jun. 9 '12 in the Mount Allison chapel
with a reception following in Tweedie Hall.
Friends and family celebrated well into the
wee hours! There were so many Allisoni-
ans in attendance it's impossible to name
them all, but they included the groom's
parents, aunt, grandparents, and even
Rev. Wayne McArthur, who performed the
ceremony.