2016 Regional Award Categories

We are happy to announce our 2016 Regional Award categories!

Local Historian Award An outstanding project with a theme on the history and/or heritage of Delta or Surrey or that shows strong ties between the topic and the Delta/ Surrey region.
Food, Farming and Fishing Award An outstanding project that explores the relationship between people and food, such as the farming and fishing industries, food history, or restaurants.
Family History Award An outstanding project on a student’s family history, and preferably demonstrates connections with the bigger themes of Canada’s history and/or heritage.
Aboriginal Award An outstanding project with an Aboriginal theme, such as the First Nations, Métis or the Inuit.
Significant Canadian Award An outstanding project on a person who has had a significant impact on or has played a significant role in Canada’s past.
Canada and the World Award An outstanding project about Canada’s influence and impact in global affairs, such as peacekeeping.
National Significance Award An outstanding project that highlights an event, institution or movement with nationwide significance or impact. Some examples are (the history and/or heritage of…) the CPR, women’s rights, WWI/WWII, confederation, Spanish flu epidemic, the Depression, or the Royal Canadian Mint.
Science and Industry Award An outstanding project on a Canadian industry, scientist or scientific discovery; or a project about Canada’s natural history and ecology.
Fine Art Award An outstanding project about Canadian visual art, music, film, theatre or dance that preferably demonstrates the impact of this art form, artist, or artistic movement on Canadian history, heritage or identity.
Sport Award An outstanding project with a sports theme, and preferably demonstrates the impact of this sport, athlete or athletic team on Canadian history, heritage or identity.
Diversity and Culture Award An outstanding project that celebrates cultural diversity and multiculturalism in Canada.
History in the Making Award An outstanding project on a topic within the past 15 years or a project that is outstanding in its ability to link the past with a current event.
Artistic Merit Award An outstanding project that demonstrates excellence in creative and artistic display.
Honourable Mention An outstanding project that does not meet the criteria of any other award.
Student Choice Award Nominated by students
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