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Saskatoon students try to win school trip to Jasper National Park

Dan Pantaleon and his classmates made a video about one of Canada's national parks, in hopes of winning a national contest to visit Jasper National Park.
Dan Pantaleon and his classmates made a video about one of Canada's national parks, in hopes of winning a national contest to visit Jasper National Park. Dayne Winter / Global News

SASKATOON – A class of Grade 8 students at St. Maria Goretti Community School is trying to win an all-expenses paid trip to Jasper. The Saskatoon students had to research a national park and produce a one-minute video about the park in order to win.

“It would mean a lot to win, knowing that our five months of good research was put to good use,” said Dan Pantaleon, one of the students involved in the project.

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Until March 18, people can visit the My Parks Pass Canada website and vote for the best video. The top ten vote-getting videos will be reviewed by a panel of judges who will select a winner.

The winning class will visit Jasper National Park, where they can go white water rafting, visit the Columbia Icefield and ride the Jasper SkyTram.

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To vote for St. Maria Goretti Community School’s video, click here.