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Finalists Revealed in U of M’s ‘Define Your Future’ Contest

March 23, 2012 8:11 AM | News

The winner in the U of M's 'Define Your Future' contest will be revealed today. (MCKIM CRINGAN GEORGE)

The grand prize winner in the University of Manitoba’s Define Your Future contest will be chosen today.

The unique contest asked individuals to define who they are by submitting a one-minute video on whether they’re a visionary, trailblazer or a rebel.

The winner will choose from one of three top prizes, including a trip to Canada’s Arctic to see climate change first-hand, a trip to Ottawa or New York with human rights advocates, or a journey to India to explore public health projects.

Ten finalists will be revealed today at noon in University Centre on the U of M’s Fort Garry campus.

Secondary prizes include spending a day with a local business leader, an on-set film experience with Guy Maddin, private house concert with the Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music, tickets to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers season opener at the new stadium, and a student prize package, including an iPad, gym membership and books.

UPDATE: Congratulations to grand prize winner Nicole Wruth.