Four Glenmary students heading to Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton

2019 CWSF finalists from Peace Country – (left to right) Vijeth Castelino – Joshua Street ( from Bezanson School), – Joshua Hewko and , Mitch Davis. Absent: Jonathan Goudreault.

Tom Henihan
Express Staff

Four Glenmary students have earned a place at the 2019 Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Frederiction from May 15 to May 17

Grade 8 student, Vijeth Castelino won gold in the Health and Life Sciences and received the Excellence in Health and Life Science Award.

Two Grade 9 students Joshua Hewko and Mitch Davis won gold in the Grade 9 and 10 Physics and Chemistry category and Grade 8 student Jonathan Goudreault, won silver in the Grade 7 and 8 Health and Life Sciences category.

CWS, which is a celebration of Canada’s young scientific minds, brings science, technology, engineering and math, (STEM) out of the classroom to encourage students to pursue STEM solutions to real world issues. CWSF.

CWSF brings together approximately 500 of Canada’s top young scientists offering them the opportunity to provide their real world solutions to some of the globe’s most important issues while also competing for nearly one million dollars in awards, prizes and scholarships.

The City of Edmonton is scheduled to host the Canada-Wide Science Fair in 2020, 2023 and 2026.

On average, 10,000 visitors usually attend the weeklong CWSF to experience exciting, interactive exhibits from universities, colleges, the private sector, museums, and research agencies, as well as demonstrations, presentations, and workshops as part of STEM Expo.

 

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