October 31, 2020
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Hugely successful week for Wicklow students at Young Scientist Exhibition

As the dust settles on another year of Ireland’s bright young things displaying their creativity and ambition, Wicklow students can look at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition as being a very successful one for both themselves and their schools.

Despite not winning the big prize, our students scored very highly winning many categories and being highly commended in others.

WicklowNow.ie reflects on one of the most anticipated weeks of the year in the school calendar and a week most students who took part in will never forget.

Krystina Olsen Byrne, 11, Kilcommon National School, Co Wicklow with her project ‘Sticky Stuff – Can we produce a glue to rival commercial products’ at the Primary Science Fair, part of the 56th BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS.

SPECIAL AWARD

The Housing Agency Special Awards

St Gerard’s Wicklow Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home?

Intermediate Individual 2203 Evan Dargan Hayes

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CATEGORY AWARD

Social and Behavioral Intermediate Individual 3rd place

Avondale Community College Wicklow Music to My Ears: A Statistical Analysis of the Effects of Earphones on a Road Users

Perception Intermediate Individual 1213 Brendan Conroy

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HIGHLY COMMENDED

The Housing Agency Special Awards

St Gerard’s Wicklow Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home?

Intermediate Individual 2203 Evan Dargan Hayes

 

Ruth Murphy, Legal Director, BT presents the Social and Behavioural Intermediate Individual 3rd place Award to Brendan Conroy, Avondale Community College, Wicklow for his project “Music to My Ears: A Statistical Analysis of the Effects of Earphones on a Road Users Perception

Andrew Doyle TD Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture and Martin Flynn BT Ireland meet Megan Byrne Holt from St David’s Secondary School Wicklow and her project ‘To investigate if vegetarianism is a healthier diet choice than an omnivorous diet’.

 

The Housing Agency Award presented by John O’Connor,  CEO of the Housing Agency to Evan Dargan Hayes, St Gerard’s Wicklow for his project “Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home?” in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate

Robin Barnett CMG British Ambassador to Ireland meets Orlaith Jennings 12 and Cerys Byrne 11 from Kilcommon National School, Co. Wicklow and their project ‘Sticky Stuff – Can we produce a Glue to Rival Commercial Products?’ at the Primary Science Fair which took place at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020 in the RDS Dublin.

Evan Dargan Hayes from St Gerards Wicklow with his project ‘Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home?’ at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020 in the RDS Dublin.

Dylan Cryan and Sean Kavanagh, Colaiste Chraobh Abhann Kilcoole Wicklow and their project ‘Manual Horse Loading System’ at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2020 in the RDS Dublin.

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