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It’s official: Mr. Howe rocks!

This article was posted original on SooToday on by David Helwig. reposted with permission.


Bill Howe’s classes at St. Mary’s College cleaned up in the First Annual Shadows of the Mind Film Festival Video Competition, winning every award in the elementary/secondary category.

Here’s the news release announcing the winners:

And the winners are…

Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Algoma International Films, in conjunction with the Shadows of the Mind Film Festival is happy to announce the winners to the 1st annual video competition.

In the Open category, Chris Nash received the 1st place award for his film Hawaii. Chris is a former Sault Ste. Marie resident now studying at York University.


Don Cole took 2nd place with Words. Don is a former resident of Menominee in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and now a resident of Boston Massachusetts.

3rd place went to Louise Bradford for her film Full Circle. Louise is a former resident of the Sault now living in Gatineau Quebec.

In the Elementary/Secondary school category, 1st place went to Kevin Parry for Slice, 2nd place to John Reid-Hryszkiewicz and Adam Proulx for Buy Another Day and 3rd place went to Michael Babcock for Gone for Good.

Honourable mention also went to the John Reid-Hryszkiewicz and Adam Proulx for their second entry, Mimo.

All winners from the Elementary/Secondary category were from St. Mary’s College and are students of Bill Howe.

Screenings of these films will be held February 26, 2005 at the Art Gallery of Algoma starting at Noon.

The film festival runs from February 23–27 2005.

For more information please phone (705) 256.2226 or (705) 759-0458 or visit

This year’s festival is being proudly presented by Scotiabank.

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