HPEDSB students succeed at the Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair
April 6, 2022—The Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair was held virtually again this year, with judging taking place the weekend of April 2 and 3, 2022. Despite the limitations posed by telephone and virtual interfaces, the judges and students universally reported that the judging was a rewarding, positive experience. There were many prizes and special awards available due to the generosity of local individuals and businesses. The local community continues to encourage our amazing students to display their creativity and brilliance.
Students uploaded videos explaining their work along with slide shows, pictures and graphics, all displayed in a slick interface that allows easy access to all elements of their projects, some of which can be viewed online at https://projectboard.world/ysc/region/quinte
The results of this Saturday’s judging follow:
- Best in Grade 5: Lachlann Bremner, Susanna Moodie Public School
- Best in Grade 6: Aashita Srikanth, HPEDSB Virtual School
- Best in Grade 7: Surya Santhakumar, HPEDSB Virtual School
- Best in Grades 9-12: Nina Graciano, Eastside Secondary School
- Best in Fair Junior: Lachlann Bremner, Susanna Moodie Public School
- Best in Fair Intermediate: Surya Santhakumar, HPEDSB Virtual School
- Best in Fair Senior: Nina Graciano, Eastside Secondary School
For a full list of winners of special awards go to http://www.qrstf.ca/documents/winners2022.pdf
The QRSTF Awards Presentation can be viewed by searching YouTube for QRSTF award ceremony 2022.
Three students from our area will compete in this year’s Canada Wide Science Fair, to be held virtually. Students from Grades 7 to 12 are eligible for this prize. From May 16-20 there will be a series of activities culminating in a competition for almost one million dollars in prize money. The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is the country’s largest annual youth science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event, bringing together top young scientists and their projects, selected from our national network of over 100 regional STEM fairs in every province and territory.
The three students who are competing at the CWSF this year are: Surya Santhakumar Grade 7 HPEDSB Virtual School; Nina Graciano, Grade 9 Eastside Secondary School, and Harshita Srikanth, Grade 10, Eastside Secondary School.
Congratulations to our three CWSF representatives and to all students who participated in the Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair!