This year over 160 students submitted Caring for our Watersheds written proposals outlining their project idea to help improve their watershed. Of those, ten student groups from across central and northern Alberta have been selected to be finalists. They will have 5 minutes to present their ideas to the judges and the audience at this final competition.
|A. Blair McPherson School||Creating a Resilient Watershed||Harman Panesar|
|Bashaw School||Buffalo Bins and Boat Rinses||Aleesa Morrison|
|Bashaw School||Erosion Terminators||Tessa Morrison|
|Delia School||Annual Watershed Day||Stefanie Nielsen, Piper Battle, Jacey Rassmussen|
|Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School||Microclimate Spiral Herb Garden||Linda Fisher, Nobiel Arsenal|
|Ecole Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School||Oasis parking||Quinn Eberts|
|Laurier Heights School||Vermiculture Bins in our Schools||Lauren Laplante, Cate Nicholson|
|Hay Lakes School||The Write Way to Recycle||Dana Sych, Soren Skaret|
|St. Augustine Catholic School||Brochures for Change||Priscilla Bonsu, Isabella Wittal, Cheyeanne Rowan|
|Westwood Community High School||Clearwater Cleanup||Neel Patel, Sparsh Patel, Darsh Patel, Muhammad Ali Qureshi|
Each of these groups will have an opportunity to work with a mentor to polish their idea and prepare their presentation for the final competition.
FINAL COMPETITION AGENDA
1:00-1:45 Participant Registration & Snacks
2:00 Welcoming Remarks
2:20-3:00 Five presentations
3:00-3:10 Refreshment Break
3:10-4:10 Five presentations
4:10-5:00 Tour of the museum
5:00 Banquet Dinner
6:00 Awards Ceremony
7:00pm Closing Comments
Members of the public are welcome to attend the presentations. However the dinner is reserved for the finalists and their families.
Review the Verbal Judging Guide to see what the judges will be marking you on!
Nervous? Check out this “What to Expect” video.
And don’t forget to bring this Waiver Form, signed by your parent/guardian!