Our first place winner is Julia Shin from Iroquois Ridge High School in Oakville.Hamilton Spectator article
Julia will represent McMaster at the Second Annual Canadian National Brain Bee! The Canadian National Brain Bee will be held at McMaster in May, 2009. Competitors from all over Canada will come to compete for the National title.
The winner of the Canadian National Brain Bee will go on to compete in the International Brain Bee in Toronto in August, 2009. Competitors from countries all over the world will compete for the International title and prizes!
There are great prizes and trophies at all levels of the competition! In addition to representing McMaster University and the Hamilton-Halton-Niagara Region at the Second Canadian National Brain Bee in May, the first place winner takes home a Traveling trophy plaque to display at the winner's school for one year.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners received an engraved trophy plaque to keep. All the participants got a beautiful Participation Certificate, and a goodie bag with some neat stuff!
The top 5 competitors enter the final oral elimination rounds.
From left to right:
Second Place: Bryn Wilson, T.A. Blakelock High School
First Place: Julia Shin, Iroquois Ridge High School
Fourth Place: John Atkinson, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic High School
Fifth Place: Danielle Heaton, Eden High School / Lakeport Secondary School
Third Place: Iouliana Polar, E.C. Drury High School
||We hope to see you in the crowd in 2010!|