Congratulations to all students and award recipients who took part in the 20th annual Strait Regional Science Fair held from April 1 to 3, 2019. Special congratulations to the following grand prize award winners:
1st Overall (Best in Fair): Lyza Ells, Grade 11, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School; Project – No Harm, No Foul: Eco-friendly Antifouling
2nd Overall: Annie Bloomfield and Malcolm Cameron, Grade 12, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School; Project – Grey is the Way
3rd Overall: Reagan DeGruchy, Grade 12, East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy; Project – Aww Shucks, Let’s Talk About Oysters
Each student will attend the Canada Wide Science Fair scheduled for May 11 to 18, 2019, at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and the Nova Scotia Science Fair Showcase to be held from May 2 to 4, 2019, in Halifax.
The Strait Regional Centre for Education extends sincere thanks to all members of the 2019 Science Fair Planning Committee for their ongoing dedication to providing students with an excellent educational opportunity: Andrew Clarey, Chair, Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy; Betsy Jardine, WhycocomaghEducation Centre; Tracy MacIsaac, SAERC; Chris West, retired teacher; Nathan Cormier, Dr. J.H. Gillis Regional High School; Stephanie MacDonald, Dalbrae Academy; Justin Fougere, Richmond Education Centre/Academy; and Mark Pettipas, SRCE Science Coordinator.