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Andrew Hall was a contestant on Season 2.

Background[]

Retrieved from CBC.ca

Andrew is the co-founder of Mealshare, a non-profit that partnered with over 500 restaurants across Canada to raise funds towards a local charity to help provide meals to those in need. An entrepreneurship graduate of the University of Victoria, after working as a consultant with global firm Deloitte, he decided to work towards creating something that would have a positive impact on the world. An avid outdoorsman, he says he'd likely be teaching Phys. Ed. or coaching a sports team if he wasn't doing what he is now.[3]

Andrew is a social entrepreneur who co-founded the not for profit organization Mealshare, which feeds those in need across Canada. His organization provided over 6,000,000 meals to people in need, from more than 500 partner restaurants in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Halifax. Earlier this year, Andrew was awarded the Top 30 under 30 by Corporate Knights Magazine.

Andrew attended the University of Victoria, where he was named one of the “Top 25 to Watch”, a prestigious recognition given to only 25 students from over 5000 graduates. Andrew is also an avid outdoorsman.[1]

Andrew went on to found a family biography company called No Story Lost.

Episode 204[]

Before Andrew was summoned to the stage, a clip of him and the other three contestants, Petros Kusmu, Neila Scott, and Katy Warren, introducing themselves was shown. In this clip, apart from introducing himself, Andrew stated that he has summited mountains and bungee jumped, but that this time, he is seeking the title of Canada's Smartest Person. In the first challenge, Definition Dilemma, Andrew got 7 correct answers. As a result, Andrew finished in 1st place and was awarded 5 overall points.

In the second challenge, Human Lie Detector, Andrew was the second contestant to ask guest Alan Thicke his question about one of his stories. He asked how his professional relationship had been with Melanie Griffith prior to the incident. Alan replied that the two had friendly communication and that he had even been a fan of hers prior to them meeting. Andrew, Neila, and Katy all got 3 correct answers, but Alan deemed that Katy's question was better than the other two's questions and that Andrew's question was better than Neila's question. As a result, Andrew finished in 3rd place and was awarded 2 overall points.

In the third challenge, Pipe Fitter, Andrew successfully connected his plumbing system and filled his glass 50 seconds into the challenge. As a result, Andrew finished in 1st place and was awarded 5 overall points. In the fourth challenge, Stack of Shapes, Andrew got 3 correct answers. As a result, Andrew finished in 2nd place and was awarded 3 overall points.

In the fifth challenge, Step Squad, Andrew was the second contestant to perform his improvised solo at the challenge's midpoint. Guest judge Sean Cheesman ranked Andrew in 3rd place for his overall performance in the challenge and Andrew was awarded 4 overall points as a result. After the first five challenges, Andrew had received a total of 19 overall points. As a result, he finished in 3rd place and was eliminated along with Neila. Jessi prompted applause for Andrew and Neila in spite of their shared elimination.

After the sixth and final challenge, the Gauntlet, ended and Katy was declared the fourth finalist of the season, Andrew and the other three contestants celebrated onstage with Jessi.

Summary of Results[]

Placement Contestant Definition Dilemma Human Lie Detector Pipe Fitter Stack of Shapes Step Squad Total Score The Gauntlet
3rd Andrew Hall
Andrew Hall
7/7 3/4 50" 3/5 3rd 19/30 ELIMINATED
5
2

[204 1]

5 3 4
  WON  This contestant won the final challenge and advanced to the finale.
  LOST  This contestant lost the final challenge and was eliminated from the competition.
  ELIMINATED  This contestant was already eliminated from the competition.
     This contestant qualified for the final challenge due to a sufficient total score.
     This contestant was eliminated from the competition due to an insufficient total score.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on linguistic intelligence.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on physical intelligence.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on musical intelligence.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on visual intelligence.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on social intelligence.
     Denotes a challenge that is based on logical intelligence.

Notes[]

  1. Despite sharing a total score of 3, Alan deemed that Katy's question was better than Andrew and Neila's questions and that Andrew's question was better than Neila's question. Therefore, Katy, Andrew, and Neila placed 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, respectively, for this challenge.

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