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2018 Science Fair WInners Selected by Pacific Members

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Surrey Regional Science Fair: This year’s judges for the Power Pioneers Award were Mel Dear and Stanley Hortness. Judging took place on April 20 with award presentation on April 21. The winning entry was chosen to be “A 100% Sustainable Solar Vehicle” by grade 12 student Natasha Burgert, who designed and built a solar powered electric bicycle whose overhead solar array automatically tilts to capture maximum sun exposure. Natasha was presented with a $100 cash prize along with the Power Pioneers trophy. She also won at least 3 other awards plus one of 6 gold awards of $2000.00 (Young Inventors Scholarship) and a trip to Ottawa to join 1200 others around Canada and compete in her classification at the Canadian National Science Fair.


Surrey/Delta District Heritage Fair: The 2018 fair took place on Friday and Saturday, April 27/28 in Ladner. Stanley Hortness presented a $100 cash award and a Gaslights to Gigawatts book to grade 4 student Rajiv Dhaliwal from North Delta for his project “History of the Kennedy Trail,” after which Kennedy Park, Kennedy Hall and Kennedy Heights were named.

Richmond District Heritage Fair: The 2018 fair took place on Friday and Saturday May 11/12 in Richmond. Mel Dear presented a $100 cash award and a Voices from Two Rivers book to grade 7 student Sabrina Plourde for her project on Rick Hansen.