VI Science Fair: Three to Advance to Canada Wide Fair

On April 12 and 13, fourteen Senior School students represented Glenlyon Norfolk School in the Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair at UVic: Nathan Kuehne, Alexander Stead, David Weaver, Elisa Cheng, Alice Xiao, Julie Yu, Drew Jackson, Bjorn Svorkdal, Thomas Allan, Charlotte Germain, Bella Sweeney, Danae McCulloch, Marissa Young, Madeleine DesBrisay. According to their teacher, Erin Dallin, “beyond bringing home some exceptional awards, all of our students represented us wonderfully at the fair. They showed poise and professionalism in presenting their projects, along with great enthusiasm and spirit. I am so proud of them all and thoroughly enjoyed working with them on their projects.”
The following awards were won by GNS students:

  • Nathan Kuehne: 1st Overall – advancing to Canada Wide Science Fair (Fredericton, NB, May 10–17)
    Rotary Club of Victoria
    BCIC Young Innovator Scholarship
    Hajash Award
    The President’s Entrance Scholarship (UVic) ($500 UVic Scholarship)
    Dean of Science Scholarship ($2000 UVic Scholarship)
    Alexa Geminiano Award ($300 cash)
    Engineering Award
  • David Weaver and Alexander Stead: 4th Overall – advancing to Canada Wide Science Fair (Fredericton, NB, May 10–17)
    UVic Dept of Biology Book Prize
    Enkin Award
  • Alice Xiao and Julie Yu:
    Canadian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society
    5th Senior Division
  • Madeleine DesBrisay:
    Ocean River Sports Gift Certificate
    Michael Crooks Prize
    3rd Junior Division
  • Bjorn Svorkdal:
    Scientific Spirit
    5th Junior Division
  • Elisa Cheng:
    Genome BC Award
  • Drew Jackson:
    Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC
    Drs. Rosemary and Walter Balfour Award
  • Thomas Allan:
    Scientific Spirit Award
  • Marissa Young:
    UVic Human & Social Development Chairs’ Award

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