Congratulations to Students and Award Recipients of the 17th Annual Strait Regional Science Fair

Congratulations to the 17th Annual Strait Regional Science Fair National Winners

Strait Regional School Board Vice Chair, Mary Jess MacDonald; National Winners Siobhan MacDonald, Brenton Sutherland, Matthew Sampson, Robert Carter; and Director of Programs and Student Services, Paul Landry, (left to right) following the Awards Ceremony, on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.


Congratulations all students and award recipients who took part in the 17th annual Strait Regional Science Fair.   Special congratulations to the following four grand prize award winners:

1st Overall
Robert Carter, Grade 9, Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy
Project – The Ultraponic Gardening System

2nd Overall
Matthew Sampson, Grade 12, Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School
Project– The Portable Printer

3rd Overall
Brenton Sutherland, Grade 11, Dalbrae Academy
Project– The Skies of Tomorrow

4th Overall
Siobhan MacDonald, Grade 11, Dalbrae Academy
Project – Micro Hydro - Do a Lot, With a Little

Each student will attend the Canada Wide Science Fair scheduled for May 11-16, 2015, in Fredericton, New Brunswick and the Nova Scotia Science Fair Showcase to be held on April 30, 2015, in Halifax.

The Strait Regional School Board extends sincere thanks to all members of the 2015 Science Fair Planning Committee for their ongoing dedication to providing students with an excellent educational opportunity:  Andrew Clarey, Betsy Jardine, Maria Boudreau, Lawrence Deagle, Tracy MacIsaac, Justin Fougere, Darryl Breen, Chris West, Stephanie MacDonald, Beryl Hadley and Sandra Beaton.

In addition, thank you to parents/guardians, school board staff, Award sponsors and local businesses for their ongoing support of the event and the many judges who volunteer their time to review the outstanding student projects.