Congratulations to Mya Willis and Joshua Elliott, Grade 11 students from South Delta Secondary, who have been selected winners in the Canadian Association of Immersion Professionals’ (ACPI) national Immersion Clip 2022 contest.
As third places winners, they have each won a $4,000 scholarship to one of four participating universities: the University of Ottawa, Université Sainte-Anne, Université Saint-Paul and York University, Glendon Campus.
The contest aims to:
- Promote the learning of the French language in the context of Immersion;
- Publicize and promote a positive vision of French Immersion in Canada;
- Encourage student creativity through the use of information and communication technologies;
- Encourage learners to pursue their studies in French at the post-secondary level;
“The videos highlight the vitality, creativity and commitment of young people in Immersion programs across Canada,” said Gwenaëlle Oger-Black, French Programs Coordinator, Delta School District.
“We are so proud of Mya and Joshua for winning – their videos were up against more than 400 other video clips from across Canada!” said Luce Turgeon, Head of Department and Immersion Teacher, South Delta Secondary.
The videos were evaluated according to originality, the quality of the spoken language, the quality of French, the narration, the choice of image, the soundtrack and the quality of the editing. To view the winning videos, please click the links below:
To learn more about ACPI, please visit: https://www.acpi.ca/