Over $15,000 in prizes, provided by 47 community partners, was handed out to young scientists at the 2018 PEI Science Fair held March 21 at UPEI. More than 210 young scientists from 27 Island schools showcased 152 science projects. The winners list is:
Lieutenant Governors Award—Sophie Macdonald, Bluefield Senior High;
Senior Best In Fair—Amahri Young, Bluefield Senior High (1st);
Intermediate Best In Fair—Sophie Macdonald, Bluefield Senior High (1st), Abby Chapman, Birchwood Intermediate (2nd), Ahnais Young, Bluefield Senior High (3rd);
Intermediate Honourable Mention—Matt Nicholson, Seth Gilroy, Bluefield Senior High, Emily Fennessey, Heidi Thibodeau, Me Callaghan Intermediate;
Junior Best In Fair—Aiden Stewart, Queen Charlotte Intermediate (1st), Davis Nicholson, Jospeh Moak, Gulf Shore Consolidated (2nd), Jonah Wood, Stonepark Intermediate (3rd);
Junior Honourable Mention—Andrew Clow, Birchwood Intermediate, Harmony Wills, East Wiltshire Intermediate, Anna Jackson, East Wiltshire Intermediate, Nicolas Dickieson, Immanuel Christian, Krissa Reeves-Baker, Kensington Intermediate Senior High, Lauren Johnston, Summerside Intermediate, Sarah Birch, Emily Ramsay, Summerside Intermediate;
Top Projects Grade 4—Ethan Lowther, Benjamin Alain, Ecole Francois-Buote, Ava Davis, Englewood Consolidated, Quinn Gavin, Clare Philpott, Greenfield Elementary, Beckett Quinn, Kai Gillan-Johnson, West Kent Elementary;
Top Projects Grade 5—Kaleb Dodds, Emmalee Mcguigan, Kathryn Wile, Levi Driscoll, Aiden Macewen, Elm Street Elementary, Alivia Johnston, Greenfield Elementary, Grace Simmons, Parkside Elementary, Anna Arsenault, Becca Harper, St. Louis Elementary, Alex Nicholson, Isabelle Mackinnon, Alexandra Murphy, Rebecca Lopez-Diaz, West Kent Elementary;
Top Projects Grade 6—Ethan Matheson, Alberton Elementary, Forest Mcphee, Central Queens Elementary, Ava Pomeroy, Greenfield Elementary, Kade Lavoie, Gulf Shore Consolidated, Colby Matheson, Will Yeo,L.M. Montgomery Elementary, Hayden Rajamanie, Emma Wheatley, Carly Mccarron, L.M. Montgomery Elementary, Jannah Mccallum, Julia Yetman,West Royalty Elementary.
Students from grades 7-12 selected to represent PEI at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Ottawa in May are Sophie MacDonald, a grade 10 student from Bluefield Senior High; Abby Chapman, a grade 9 from Birchwood Intermediate; Aiden Stewart, a grade 8 student from Queen Charlotte Intermediate; Davis Nicholson and Joe Moak, grade 7 students from Gulf Shore Consolidated.