Award Ceremony Celebrating Minecraft Design Challenge Winners

Jun. 07, 2024

For immediate release

​​​​​​​​​​​​CALGARY, AB. – The Calgary Board of Education (CBE) and the City of Calgary are hosting a special award ceremony to celebrate the innovative achievements of K-12 students across the CBE and Rocky View Schools for Level Up Calgary Season 3: Parks & Portals. On June 11, winners of the Minecraft Design Challenge will be recognized for their creativity, collaboration and problem-solving to virtually design safe, accessible, and inclusive public spaces for Calgary.

The event will feature speeches alongside students' winning designs which will help shape two downtown areas: Haultain Park and the future underground 4th Street Station on the upcoming Green Line. In its third year at the CBE, Minecraft Education continues to be an important learning tool to engage students and develop digital literacy skills in a fun and interactive learning environment.

News media are invited to attend the celebration. Dignitaries and school representatives will be available for interviews and attendees will be available for photos.

Event Details

Level Up Calgary Season 3 Award Ceremony

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Place: Central Library | 800 3 St. S.E.

Who: Mayor Jyoti Gondek

Councillor Courtney Walcott

Patricia Bolger, Trustee Wards 6 & 7, CBE

Blackfoot Elder Saa'kokoto

Joanne Pitman, Chief Superintendent of Schools, CBE

Greg Luterbach, Superintendent of Schools, Rocky View School Division

Heather Robertson, Director, Service Design, Calgary Public Library​​


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