2018 Top Students in CEMC exams
The University of Waterloo’s annual Math Contests serve as an excellent external validity test for the effectiveness of non-traditional STEM math instruction. Written nation-wide, 7 out of the top 10 writers in each grade level at Templeton were STEM students, including the top student in Grade 10, and a three way tie for 2nd place shared by three STEM 11 students.
2018 Thompson Rivers University Bridge Competition Podium Sweep
Our third year at this event was the charm. STEM 11/12 student entries to this annual popsicle stick structural engineering event took first, second, and third place in the high school category! The winning bridge held 553 lbs before destruction. Winnings were donated to the library of A R Lord Elementary, one of our awesome feeder schools.
LORAN 2018 Scholarship Winner valued at $100,000
Senior Templeton STEM student, Nick Murray was one of 34 young Canadians selected from an initial pool of 5,023 applicants based on evidence of character, commitment to serving their communities and long-term leadership potential.The selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person’s character; integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy, rather than standard academic measures. Nick has accepted an offer from Queen’s University and will study engineering with an aim to become an STEM entrepreneur.
2018 Silver Medalist: Canada Wide Science Fair
The Canada-Wide Science Fair brings science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) out of the classroom - engaging youth in STEM solutions to real world issues. CWSF is a celebration of Canada’s brightest young minds and an inspiring exploration of STEM for thousands of visitors. Templeton STEM student Nick Murray’s Low Cost Point of Care Early Skin Cancer Detection project won silver on the national stage.
2018 Young Engineers and Scientists Research Fellowship Winner
The Young Engineers and Scientists (YES!) Fellowship program offers six-week summer research experiences to graduating secondary students in British Columbia entering their first year at a recognized post-secondary institution. The fellowships are located at TRIUMF or at research organizations associated with Life Science British Columbia. The intent of the YES Fellowship is to motivate students with a passionate interest in science and engineering to pursue a career in research by offering them the opportunity to experience a real life laboratory environment. Templeton STEM student Nick Murray was awarded this year’s fellowship.
2017 TRIUMF Research Fellowship Winner
Senior Templeton STEM student, Francesca Crema, was one of three students accepted to this amazing fellowship. The intent of TRIUMF's high school fellowship program is to motivate graduating students with a passionate interest in science to pursue a career in the sciences, especially physics, by offering them the opportunity to experience a real life research environment. TRIUMF's High School Fellowship program offers fellowships each year to graduating secondary students entering their first undergraduate year at a recognized post-secondary institution. The Fellowship includes an award of $3,000 and a six-week summer research experience at TRIUMF.