Adult Learners

We have had the pleasure of meeting so many inspiring adult learners. Here are just a few winners from our past writing contests:


Adult Literacy Week is an occasion to acknowledge the triumphs that many New Brunswickers have and celebrate the importance of life-long learning in our lives.

We received submissions from 25 contestants whose inspiring stories are featured here on our website.

Read all of the essays from the 2022 contest here!

The 2022 winners are:

Britny Gould – 1st Place, English

Amélie Boudreau – 1ère place, français

Afraa Yako – Runner Up

The winner of the draw for the iPad was Ryan Drost!


Read all of the essays from the 2021 contest here!

The 2021 winners are:

The runner ups for 2021 are:

Congratulations to all the winners and runner ups!


Read all of the essays from the 2020 contest here!

2020 Winners:

2019 Winners:

Read all of the essays from the 2019 contest here!

2018 Winners:

2017 Winners:

2016 Winners: 

2015 Winners:

  • Amanda
  • Carmella Pitre
  • S. Meehan
  • Suzanne Wheeler
  • Tiphany

2014 Winners:

  • Adult Learner
  • Andrew McMahon
  • Anthony Stewart
  • John D. Rae
  • Joshua

2013 Winners:

  • Freda Geldart
  • Bryan LaCourse
  • Elaine Malley
  • John Meuse
  • Natasha Wilkins
  • Sandra Burke

2012 Winners:

  • Jared Sacobie
  • Kieren Lopez
  • Margaret Taber
  • Paulette Munn
  • Edna Amos

2011 Winners:

  • April Cameron
  • Barbara Tanguay
  • Chassity Cook
  • Kelly Worden
  • Kirk Moss