N.L. students named for research and development awards

Published on May 19, 2017

Some 20 N.L. students are off to summer research programs after winning awards funded by the Research and Development Corp. of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Some, 20 Newfoundland and Labrador high school students from have received a prestigious award to attend research-related programs throughout North America this summer.

Since 2011, the Research and Development Corp. of Newfoundland and Labrador has funded 91 Research and Development Performers through Student Enrichment Awards (RISE).

The competitive process includes an assessment of academic achievement and written essays.

 RISE awards, which range in value from $7,200 to $15,000, are given to students who demonstrate academic excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The successful students will attend one of three programs — the Research Science Institute located at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the Boston Leadership Institute located in Wellesley, Massachusetts; or the Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program located at the University of Toronto.

The 2017 RISE recipients are:

 

Student Name

High School

Recommended Program

Award Amount

Katherine Butt

Carbonear Collegiate

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Alexandra Janes

Prince of Wales Collegiate

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Jasper Rubin

Holy Trinity High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Hugh Warkentin

Corner Brook Regional High

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Emma Loder

Indian River High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Mather Langdon

Gander Collegiate

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Emily Dawe

Holy Heart of Mary High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Melissa Moores

Holy Trinity High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Sudarshan Biswas

Holy Heart of Mary High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Madison Strowbridge

John Burke High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Jenna Power

Holy Heart of Mary High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Jaxon Mayo

Baltimore School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Daniel Burke

Waterford Valley High School

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Brianna Meadus

Carbonear Collegiate

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Brooke Blanchard

Valmount Academy

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program

$7,200

Alison Walsh

Waterford Valley High School

Boston Leadership Institute

$8,500

Justine Yick

Prince of Wales Collegiate

Boston Leadership Institute

$8,500

Luke Moores

St. Bonaventure’s College

Boston Leadership Institute

$8,500

Henry O'Brien-La Prairie

Holy Heart of Mary High School

Boston Leadership Institute

$8,500

Oishi Hawlader

Gonzaga High School

Research Science Institute

$15,000

 

 

Total

$157,000