Director, Nancy Wallace and International Science Fair Silver Medalist, Rachel Brouwer, recently traveled to Ottawa for a special meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as special guests of Speaker of the House, the Honourable Geoff Regan.
Congratulations Janani, Canada Wide Science Fair Gold Medallist and Discovery Centre Youth Award winner for 2017. Janani's project, the Antibacterial effects of Micro-emulsified essential oils and Chitosan Nanoparticles showed that e-coli bacteria can be killed using nanoparticles from common spices instead of treating with antiboiotics.
Congratulations to Junior High Science teacher, Sarah Kuehm, for her appointment to the council of the Nova Scotia Institute of Science to be an observer representing school teachers. Over the past 7 years, Ms. Kuehm has had 6 students earn medals and recognition at the Canada Wide Science Fair, an accomplishment we are all very proud of. Congratulations Ms. Kuehm on this well deserved honour.
Congratulations to Class of 2010 Alumnus, Luke Burke, Bedford Academy's first Legacy Award Winner. Luke graduated from Dalhousie University with an Honours Degree in Chemistry with a minor in Math and was the recipient of the university medal for Chemistry and multiple awards based on his academic grades. Luke currently attends McGill University and is pursuing his medical degree. Congratulations Luke, we are all very proud of you.