CPA Ontario Write to Ignite
Write to Ignite is an annual essay competition that provides members of our High School Ambassador Program (HAP) a chance to win the top prize of $500, plus a $50 e-gift card for their teacher and a plaque for their class.
2021 theme: Has social media been good or bad to society or business and why?
Teacher Random Draw Prize: $100 e-gift card
Each time a student submits an entry, their teacher gets their name put into the draw. The more students in a class participate, the higher the change for the teacher to win.
Submission guidelinesThis essay is opinion based but must be supported by research and include references.
Essay format requirements
- title page that includes the following:
- student name
- HAP ID number
- student email address
- school name and address
- teacher name and email address
- Arial font, 12-point
- Double spaced
- 1-inch margins
- page numbers
- full bibliography using MLA style guidelines
- creativity and originality
- clarity and language
- spelling and grammar
- adherence to the essay theme
Spring 2021 Write to Ignite winners
Theme: Virtual or physical classroom? Which do you prefer and why?
1st Place - Malahim Siddiqui, Brampton
A Despised Reality for Students
2nd Place - Emily Han, Toronto
Virtually Normal: The Benefits of Online Classrooms
Joint 3rd Place - Tam Mai, Milton
The Physical Classroom: Enhancing Education Beyond the Textbook
Joint 3rd Place - Hanna Shiohara, Toronto
Virtual Classrooms to Stimulate Social Change