No not every should great a reward for just showing up. The people that try there hardest should. If everybody gets a reward then no one will try. Are world thrives on people who try and if we get rewarded for not trying then we won’t grow as a people.
I think that most of the time there shouldn’t be a participation award. Sometimes I think it’s appropriate to give a participation award. If kids get participation awards for everything without putting in work, they learn they don’t have to work
No not every one should receive a metal. It creates a false sensation of hope and everyone thinks that no matter what they do they’ll get something there’s no reason to work for it.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.