HFCRD Students Have Strong Showing at Peace Country Regional Science Fair; Two Glenmary Students Earn Spots at 2017 Canada-Wide Science Fair

  Posted: March 21, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Peace Country Regional Science Fair (PCRSF).  HFCRD students from Glenmary School and St. Stephen’s School had a strong showing overall at the PCRSF and all used their unique gifts and talents to create high quality science fair projects.  Although not all projects won prizes, all students worked hard and produced outstanding results.

Congratulations to Glenmary students Kaitlyn Coen and Salamat Ibrahim who earned spots at the 2017 Canada-Wide Science Fair . Both students also won excellence awards and gold medals in their respective categories.  Kaitlyn Coen, a grade 9 student, received the following recognition: a gold medal in the intermediate (Gr. 9/10) Biotechnology, Engineering and Mathematics category,  the Award of Excellence in Biotechnology, Engineering and Mathematics Award, as well as the top prize at the Bears Cave.  Kaitlyn will also be presenting her C-Heater invention at the Innovation Tech Fair in Edmonton on May 4th.

Salamat Ibrahim, a grade 7 student, received the following recognition: gold in the Junior (Gr. 7/8) Physical and Chemical Sciences category and the Award of Excellence in Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Good luck to Kaitlyn and Salamat at the 2017 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina, SK from May 14 – 20, 2017.


Congratulations to the following Glenmary School students who also placed at the PCRSF:

Grades 7/8 Biotechnology, Engineering and Mathematics
Broenyn Armstrong – Silver
Joel Lefebvre and Joshua Hewko – Bronze

Grades 7/8 Physics and Chemistry
Salamat Ibrahim – Gold

Grades 9/10 Biotechnology, Engineering and Mathematics
Kaitlyn Coen – Gold

Grades 9/10 Physics and Chemistry
Kaitlyn Piper & Morgan Hayward – Silver

The complete list of all PCRSF winners can be found here.


HFCRD warmly thanks the platinum sponsors for their continued support of the PCRSF.  Without their support, the region’s bright young scientists would not get this fantastic opportunity to showcase their skills.  Thank you Baytex Energy, DMI and Shell Canada!