Daniel Kanis and Jonathan Eenkhoorn of Credo Christian School in Langley advance to the National Science Fair with their “Hypertos Operating System.”

Local students are Science Fair winners

The projects of six local students have qualified to participate in the Canada-Wide Science Fair being held May 10 to 17 in Windsor, Ont.

The projects of six local students have qualified to participate in the Canada-Wide Science Fair being held May 10 to 17 in Windsor, Ont.

The projects were chosen from the 162 that were on display during the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair held April 1 to 4 at the Abbotsford campus of University of the Fraser Valley.

The projects represented 24 schools from Abbotsford, Langley, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge and Agassiz, and involved 210 students. More than 80 awards were handed out at a ceremony on Friday afternoon, and the top recipients advanced to the national competition.

These recipients were:

– Miranda Koetsch of Abbotsford Traditional Secondary with her project “The Green Sticker”;

– Charanpreet Mahal and Gurmeen Banipal of W.J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford with  “Sensing Beyond the Way”;

– Daniel Kanis and Jonathan Eenkhoorn of Credo Christian School in Langley with “Hypertos Operating System”; and

– Ben Chisholm of Alouette Elementary in Maple Ridge with “Fuel Cycle of the Future: Part 2.”

Gold, silver, bronze and recognition awards were handed out to junior, intermediate and senior projects.

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