Science Talent Search success

20 October 2017

Science Talent Search is an annual science based competition open to all primary and secondary students in Victoria. The theme for 2017 was ‘Future Earth and 48 projects were entered from Years 5 to 8 across six categories. Thirty four girls were invited to to attend the STS presentation day at La Trobe University in October 2017 where they collected their medals and individual bursaries totalling $1450.

A special word of congratulations to the twelve Year 8 prizewinners whose research projects have been selected by STS judges for entry into the prestigious BHP Billiton Science and Engineering 2018 Awards. This competition rewards young people who have used technological innovation to design a new invention or who have undertaken practical research projects that demonstrate innovative approaches and thorough scientific procedures. Well done and good luck to the following Year 8 science achievers: Emma Puglia, Hannah Smit, Kara Whitbourn, Aliki Souliotis, Olivia Johnson, Jenny Feng, Yoria Shi, Aleen Dhaliwal, Mia Pope, Monique Solnordal, Ava Orrico and Sarah Stephen.