? Wynberg Scientists take top positions in Royal Society National Essay Competition

We were once again thrilled to have 3 of our grade 12 Physical Sciences learners win prizes in two categories (2 first prizes and 1 second prize) for their essays in this competition. The topics and details are shown below.

 

Royal Society

 

The presentation of the prizes was done by Professor Marla Trindade of UWC who spoke to our Science students about pursuing careers in the Sciences. We are extremely proud of these Science students! A former Chair of the Governing Body asked if we would consider posting these essays, and we’re only too pleased to oblige.

Yusra Booley‘Does education in South African schools and universities meet the needs of this country and its citizens in the 21st century?’
Isobel Evans‘The Race to Mars – discuss the difference between “visiting” and “settling”. Which do you think would be of most benefit to science?’
Shannon Prentice – ‘The Race to Mars – discuss the difference between “visiting” and “settling”. Which do you think would be of most benefit to science?’