Prizes will be awarded in each contest category:
- Grades 9 – 12: Essay
- Grades 9 – 12: Art
- Grades 9 – 12: Video
In each category, the prizes are as follows:
- First place will receive a Laptop computer (art and essay categories) and a Video Camera (video category)
- Second place will receive a Tablet computer.
- Third place will receive a Wacom Bamboo Capture tablet (art and video categories) or a Kindle Fire tablet (essay category)
Other finalists will receive special gift bags from the organizers and sponsors of the contest. All contestants will receive a certificate of participation which will be sent to their schools and handed out by the teachers of participating classes.
The contest finalists will be recognized and awarded at an awards ceremony on March 20th, 2019. They will attend the ceremony along with their teachers and parents/guardians. Prominent leaders of York Region will be invited to the event to honour the finalists. The event will also feature a distinguished keynote speaker. Finalist posters, essays, and videos will be showcased during the ceremony.