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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northern B.C. Regional Science Fair submissions have been received, and voting for the People’s Choice award ends Wednesday at noon.

A total of 97 students from School Districts 59, 60, and 81 worked on 89 projects in a virtual science fair this year.

Chairperson Jennie Copeland says a team of dedicated volunteers have worked countless hours to provide excellent learning opportunities for students.

“As a committee, we are very grateful to the wonderful sponsors who step up year after year to donate funds to keep this fair going, as well as many of their employees volunteer to take time out of the busy schedules to help with judging over the past week,” says Copeland.

“We hope that this experience has been a positive one for the budding young scientists in our region and look forward to seeing where they continue their pursuits in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in their futures.”

To view the projects, click here. Choose the Northern British Columbia option from the drop-down menu.

After viewing the projects, vote for the People’s Choice award. There are thousands of dollars in prizes to be won by students participating in the fair.

After compiling all the votes, the winner will be announced at the Virtual Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 9th at 1 p.m.

Five students will be chosen to represent Northern British Columbia at the upcoming virtual National Science Fair in May.

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