R.C. Palmer secondary science students were the top Richmond team at the 2019 Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair, and placed fifth overall in the competition, bringing home two silver medals, two bronze medals, an honourable mention and a SFU Faculty of Science Award.
The junior team of Sarah Seto and Katia Deyneko won a silver medal for their innovative non-invasive blood sugar testing. Rishi Upath and partner Zach Wong’s, also competing in the junior division, also won a silver for creating electricity out of captured environmental wireless signals – i.e. “thin air!”
The grade nine students - competing against grade 10s in the intermediate division - received an honourable mention for Angela Lee’s alternative plaque solution, a bronze for Vivian Tan’s creation and testing of her biodegradable plastic bags.
Colin Chan’s bioplastic spoons captured a bronze and the SFU Faculty of Science award.