QC takes Visionaries Challenge
QUEEN’S COLLEGE has emerged winner of the 2014 Caribbean Science Foundation/CXC Sagicor Visionaries Challenge.
The St James school beat out the other eight teams in the competition with The Green Way to Get Styrofoam Away, which makes glue from foam and juice from citrus. In addition to the first place, QC won for Best Presentation, Best Plan and Project Design and Best Innovation.
Harrison College took second and third place with Daytime Lighting System and Traffic Monitoring Number System respectively. Both projects used science to address two problems at the school. Harrison College also took special prizes for the Best Use of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics and Most Creative and Innovative.
Neither school finished in the top three, but teams from Alleyne and Daryll Jordan were joint winners in the category of Most Relevant to Sustainable Caribbean Communities. (YB)