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handball1Johanne Gonthier – Deputy of Megantic-Compton, met with the 12 students of la Polyvalente Louis-Saint-Laurent who for the handball team, 'les Monarques', to present them with a check for $1,500 to help defray the costs connected to their sporting trip to Prague, in Czech Republic.

"A project such as this that these young athletes are on the verge of carrying out is rich in experiences. Throughout the year they have shown imagination and leadership in order to raise enough money to enable them to take part in this worthwhile project. Their participation and engagement throughout the last year demonstrate a maturity that they can be very proud of. I am convinced that this will be an experience that they will cherish for a long time," declared the Megantic-Compton Deputy.

The $1,500 in funding was compiled by Deputy Gonthier, thanks to the collaboration of her colleague, the Minister of Education, Leisure and Sports, in addition to her own contribution within the framework of the Program of Support for Voluntary Action.

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