United Counties Science Fair approaching

The winners from the 2014 United Counties Science Fair are, from left, Jasmine Jeaurond, Isabelle Larocque, Brianna Brougham and Mackenzie Van Loon. The 40th edition of the science fair is coming up April 11, 2015. Click photo to enlarge. (Photo/Mike O'Neil)

CORNWALL/SD&G – Preparations are underway for the 40th anniversary of the United Counties Science Fair.

Organizers are holding an information day Sat (Jan. 31) at Cornwall Square from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where students in SD&G from Grades 1-12 can find out more about the fair.

A poster contest is being held for Grades 1-5 and actual science projects will be entered by students from Grades 6-12.

At the fair on April 11, 2015, “Science on the Wall” poster contestants are eligible for prizes while science fair participants could win prizes, scholarship and a chance to represent SD&G at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick May 9-16, 2015.

The non-profit charity science fair is run by a group of teachers and parents with a goal of encouraging students to explore fields in science.

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