Center for Epilepsy announces winners of children’s book contest

The Center for Epilepsy and Seizure Education in Abbotsford has announced the winners of its Children’s Book Writing Contest.

The Center for Epilepsy and Seizure Education in Abbotsford has announced the winners of its Children’s Book Writing Contest.

Alexandra Potter was awarded $1,000 for the artwork she created in her submission, A Special Girl: A Story of Epilepsy.

Amy Guenther received $1,000 for her story Violet’s Special Day.

Both awards were presented at a ceremony Wednesday night at The Reach Gallery Museum.

The contest invited students in the community to create a book – aimed at kids from kindergarten to Grade 2 – about a child with epilepsy who has a seizure and requires first aid.

The winning submissions will now be published and used as a resource in schools to help educate kids about epilepsy.

For more information, call the Center for Epilepsy and Seizure Education at 604-853-7399.

The facility is located at 32868 Ventura Ave. in Abbotsford.