Prime Minister's Awards 2018 Event Week Highlight Video

2018 national recipients come to Ottawa for the national event week.

Transcription – Prime Minister's Awards 2018 Event Week Highlight Video

[Black screen with "Prime Minister's Award 2018" in white type. Background music playing.]

[Flash cut to video clips of recipients and others at the Canadian Science and Technology Museum, as follows: a young girl and Rebecca Dileo doing a cartwheel in front of the museum sign; Matthew Sampson, Maria Cortese, and guest, walking in museum; Diana Wang-Martin saying "hi" and waving to camera; Diana and Nicole Anthony pedalling on stationary bicycles.]

[Cut to woman in front of Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Yvette Sorin: Excellence in Early Childhood Education.]

"Toute la semaine était incroyable!" [Translation: This whole week was incredible!]

[Cut to Craig Brumwell, standing beside a locomotive and referring to the wheel.]

"Six-foot diameter. Crazy."

[Cut to man in front of Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Craig Brumwell, Teaching Excellence. Voice over continues accompanied by video of Michel Emery and several children in the crazy kitchen at the museum.]

"…and what a group of people to share it with. I mean, like, these are incredible educators."

[Cut to video panning large room with recipients sitting around a large table listening to Chris Mara speaking into a mic behind a podium, followed by cut to single shot of Chris speaking.]

"Why shouldn't there be an all First Nations robotics team—on reserve, all-First-Nations school, —competing in robotics? There's no reason why not."

[Cut to short video clips of recipients getting their Prime Minister's Awards program pins from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Associate Deputy Minister Paul Thompson, as follows: Rebecca Dileo, Donna Armstrong, Natalie MacNeill and Ashwak Bara-Morad.]

[Cut to woman in front of the Prime Minister's Awards program banner: Caption: Diana Wang-Martin, Teaching Excellence.]

"It was an amazing week. I loved being together with all the other award recipients to share ideas."

[Cut to video of Tim Stephenson standing at front of room, speaking animatedly into a mic, addressing fellow recipients.]

"…you have got to entertain these ideas, because …"

[Cut to voice over of Nicole Anthony accompanied by short video clips, as follows: Ashwak Bara-Morad listening to a fellow recipient; Michel Emery demonstrating cardboard virtual reality goggles; and Rebecca Dileo showing recipients some of the branded clothing her students create.]

"It was amazing to be together with such inspired teachers and like-minded individuals."

[Cut to Nicole standing behind a podium, speaking into a mic and gesturing to a screen.]

"… so they took that gene and transformed it into the bacteria, to make the bacteria glow. So it's a very visual, hands-on look at how to do genetic engineering."

[Cut to voice over of Nicole accompanied by short video clips, as follows: quick pan of room with recipients listening to presentations; and Pam Moore speaking to recipients at podium."

"This whole experience has been really life-changing, I think."

[Cut to Lee Martin dressed in costume as Daredevil Educator, speaking into a mic, standing in front of a screen.]

"When I became a teacher, I wanted to have my kids be breaking down the doors to learn every day."

[Cut to man standing in front of the Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Chris Mara, Teaching Excellence. He begins speaking and then voice over continues, accompanied by short video clips, as follows: Pieter Toth speaking to fellow recipients around a large table; Matthew Sampson doing likewise; Donna Armstong listening; Diana Wang-Martin addressing her fellow recipients; and Guillaume Laporte and Félix Arguin standing either side of a video screen, addressing fellow recipients.]

"There's a really interesting process and I'll take so much back with me."

[Cut to woman in front of the Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption Maria Cortese: Excellence in Early Childhood Education.]

"It feels absolutely amazing!"

[Flash cut to still shot of all the recipients standing in a row, arms crossed, in front of the Canadian Science and Technology Museum.]

[Cut to two men standing in front of the Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Félix Arguin and Guillaume Laporte, Teaching Excellence.]

"Une grande fierté. Je pense qu'on peut dire ça." [Translation: "Great pride. I think you could say that."]

"Un honneur incroyable." [Translation: "An incredible honour."]

[Cut to still photo of recipients at the Library of Parliament, with the Assistant Librarian of Parliament. Voice over begins, followed by flash cut to man in front of Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Pieter Toth, Teaching Excellence.]

"It's unbelievable to think that you do what you do, and you do it because you love it, and then, suddenly, this happens."

[Cut to woman standing in front of Prime Minister's Awards program banner. Caption: Natalie MacNeill: Teaching Excellence. While she is speaking, flash cut to still photo of all recipients on Parliament Hill with the Peace Tower in the background.]

"I am hugely blessed to have had this honour."

[Cut to white and then to black screen with Government of Canada FIP, followed by Canada Wordmark.]

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