Celebrating the bright young minds of the Tri-Cities!

Our citizen-scientists in the Middle, Junior, and Senior Categories wowed judges on May 6 with their demonstrations, each winner netting a cold hard cash prize for their submissions.

Sincere thanks to:

  • The wonderful judges from Douglas College who volunteered their time
  • Devon Ross and our partners at School District 43 for spreading word about the event
  • The Fountainhead Network for providing a special prize for the Senior category

2023 Science Expo Winners

Senior Category (Grades 11 and 12)

1st place
Chris Cheng and Derek Yu
Using Delta-wave Propagation to Induce Sleep

2nd place
Erika Pieper
Art + Ecology

Junior Category (Grades 9 and 10)

1st place
Daniel Zhang
Neural Sommeliers

2nd place
Ariel Shi
Blooming Squares

3rd place
Ezequiel Churchill Browne
Hoverboard (Magnetically Powered)

Middle Category (Grades 6, 7, and 8)

1st place
Kythan Hsu 
How Different Oils Burn

2nd place
Aamya Sood and Zoe Wang
Mist Machine

3rd place
Billy Lim and Harish Maharaja
Biodegradable Plastic

Elementary Category (Grades 4 and 5)

All students received an identical gift card prize as a celebration of their inspiration, investigation and innovation in presenting their experiments to the panel of judges!

Thank you to Elementary and Middle participants: Nicole, Ella, Sebastian, Kasra, Cyrus, Gabriel, Elysee, Jessica, Vedanth, Irwin, Elena, Valentina, and Muhammad. We hope to see you at next year’s Expo!


Contact Librarian Chris Miller at cmiller@coqlibrary.ca or 604-554-7339