Congratulations to our student video contest winners!

Contestants were judged by a panel of four from the Status of Women Committee (Maria Canning, Fatima Gomes, Melanie Oliveira and Susan Rayman). Scores were based on the following criteria:

• Creativity 20%
• Impact on Persuasiveness 20%
• Overall Presentation of Women Issues 30%
• Technical Quality 30%

There were many excellent submissions, and out of those we were able to choose three winners.

FIRST PLACE – ($200 Gift Card)
For their video, “Pressure of the Mother,” we are happy to award first place to:
Kobi Adjei Yeboah (words/speaker), Justin Santiago (directed and edited), (Production Assistants) John Adeyemo, Moses Lyons, Donovan Doucette
Grade 12 – St. Edmund Campion Secondary School

SECOND PLACE – ($150 Gift Card)
For her video, “Relevant Racism,” we are happy to award second place to:
Renee Vettivelu
Grade 12 – St. Francis Xavier Secondary School

THIRD PLACE – ($100 Gift Card)
For her video, “Perfection,” we are happy to award third place to:
Rachele Bekele
Grade 10 – St. Roch Catholic Secondary School

Thank you to all contestants for their submissions, all your efforts were greatly appreciated. Congratulations to contest winners.


“The Status of Women committee, presenting prizes to contest winners Renee Vettivelu and Rachele Bekele.”

Susan Rayman
Chair, Status of Women Committee