Impressive results from GCVI students at virtual Brain Bee competition
June 9, 2021
GUELPH, Ontario – Two students from Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute recently competed in the regional virtual Brain Bee.
The Brain Bee is a competition for students in grade 9 to 12. During the competition, students are tested on their knowledge about the brain and about neuroscience research. According to the competition website, this competition is “designed to stimulate interest and excitement in brain research. Students study topics on memory, sleep, intelligence, emotion, perception, stress, aging brain imaging, neurology, neurotransmitters, genetics, and brain disease.”
During the regional competition, GCVI students Leo and Sanya placed first and second respectively. Leo was able to advance to the National competition because of his first-place ranking.
At the virtual National competition, Leo placed second overall among students in Canada.
To learn more about the Brain Bee, visit: https://brainbee.ca/#
Congratulations Leo and Sanya.