The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario



The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

March 25, 2014 10:31 ET

Ontario's CPAs Announce "Rule the Tube" Finalists

Video competition theme: "Why CPAs Rule the World of Business"

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 25, 2014) - The three finalists in the fourth annual Rule the Tube CPA video competition have been announced and now all eyes turn to April 4 when the voting stops and the winners are announced.

Ontario post-secondary and high school students were given a chance to bring out their inner video auteur – whether it's Christopher Nolan serious or Will Ferrell funny – in the Rule the Tube CPA video competition. The theme is "Why Chartered Professional Accountants Rule the World of Business" and the winning entry will get $1,500 in addition to the obvious fame and glory.

The finalists are:
Vasiliki Belegrinis of Richmond Hill's Jean Vanier Catholic High School for "Keep Calm and CPA On"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHn2-VhJUfs
Scott Dunlop of Aurora's Dr. G. W. Williams Secondary School for "Draw my Designation"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6rUbVexuP4
Nathan Li of Mississauga's The Woodlands Secondary School for "CPA: Best of the Best"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2HgVznrI0g

"We're giving students a chance to show-off their video-making skills and compete for cash, while at the same time they are learning about and promoting the CPA profession," said Sheetal Gupta, Associate Director, Career Information with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. "It's been fun and we had a great time choosing the finalists. Now we're looking forward to getting the public's input on which videos are the best of the best."

A big part of the contest is based on how well people promote their video. The more views, likes and positive ratings received on YouTube, the better, although negative ratings and comments will not be counted. People are invited to vote for their favourite video. Aside from $1,500 for the winner, each of the other finalists will receive $200.

The Rule the Tube video competition – just one more reason why Chartered Professional Accountants rock.

About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (registered name of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's almost 37,000 CPAs and 6,000 CPA Students. With a rich history dating back to 1879, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's website is: www.cpaontario.ca. Information for students can be found under "High School & University".

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