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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Quispamsis School Gets Visit From Rick Mercer

Lakefield Elementary School getting major kudos and a visit from national funnyman Rick Mercer.

The school will be featured in a segment on the Rick Mercer Report for winning the the elementary school category for the Spread The Net Student Challenge.

The school raised 16-thousand dollars for malaria nets in Africa.

Mercer tells CHSJ News being from the Maritimes, it's great to see a school from Atlantic Canada get national recognition 

He says for a school of 500 students to get the win, it says a lot about the spirit of the community.

The segment which will air on the Rick Mercer Report on April 3rd.