School District 91 young scientists impress judges

Local students participated in the Central Interior Science Exhibition held in Prince George recently.

Young scientists impress.

Young scientists impress.

Local students participated in the Central Interior Science Exhibition held in Prince George recently.

A total of 18 projects were entered in the exhibition from School District 91 schools.

Of those projects, three bronze medals were awarded to Cobie Martens and Shantel Short, Grade 7, Francois Lake Elementary School (FLES), Erica Moxon and Madison Minger, Grade 6, FLES and Arianna Chmelyk and Alyssa Koenig, Grade 4, Fraser Lake Elementary Secondary School (FLESS).

Silver medals went to Ryann VanTine, Grade 7, FLESS, Elizabeth Schulz and Noah Nicol, Grade 7, FLES, Alea Giesbrecht, Grade 6, Decker Lake Elementary School (DLES), Ava Nealis and Mandolyn Nicholas, Grade 5, William Konkin Elementary School, Benjamin Brochez and Elias Beach, Grade 6, DLES and Hailey Matthew, Grade 5, Fort Fraser Elementary School.

Nine gold medals in total were received by district schools.

As well, School District 91 students were the recipients of eight special awards as well as three best in category awards.

Best in category awards went to Angus Brochez, Grade 5, DLES, Myers Illes, Grade 4, FLES, Matthias Steiner, Grade 5, FLESS, Colby Bergeron and Jeffery Robinson, Grade 4, FLES and Devin Scott and Alex Koenig, Grade 6, FLESS.