East Berbice students excel at Science Fair
By Daniel DaCosta
November 12, 1999
Shiromanie Nowrang of Skeldon Line Path Secondary School won three trophies at the recently concluded National Science Fair held at the West Demerara Secondary School in Region Three.
Nowrang gained the best oral and best overall presentation and best project category prizes at the annual fair.
The winning project in the mathematics category at the lower secondary level was the "Rollo Graph quiz".
The best primary exhibit was awarded to Dale Singh of Sheet Anchor primary school who copped first place in the open primary school category with a refuse separator project.
Marcel Katideen of Guysuco's Port Mourant training centre secured first place in the mathematics category at the tertiary level. His project was "Concretising three-dimensional maths concepts".
The best maths project award went to Gowkarran Harripaul of Berbice high school with an entry labelled "The 37-year calendar".
Other winners from Region Six include Ponam Budhoo of the Berbice Educational Institute (BEI) in the computer science category with a "computer virus" project; Kathy Brijmohan, also of BEI at the lower secondary level with "The use and application of information technology in society"; Peter Dos Ramos of the New Amsterdam multilateral school (NAMS) with "The link for the new millennium" in the technology category at the upper secondary school level; Jainarine Singh of Corentyne Comprehensive secondary who copped first place at the upper secondary school level in the social and behavioural science category with a project on AIDS and STDS. Samantha Mahadeo of Yakusari primary, Black Bush Polder placed second in the integrated science category with a project labelled "The catapult".
Also gaining a second prize was Vanita Harripaul of Skeldon Line Path secondary with "Features which assist in natural ventilation" in the integrated science category for upper secondary students.
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