Mandurah Catholic College students excel in national science competition


Science stars Katherine Magpily, Holly Snell, Matthew Glatzel and Darryl Teo.
Science stars Katherine Magpily, Holly Snell, Matthew Glatzel and Darryl Teo.

FIVE Mandurah Catholic College students have received Certificates of High Distinction for their results in the Big Science Competition.

The international competition tests students’ scientific inquiry and problem-solving skills, as well as their scientific literacy in contemporary contexts.

Questions are aligned with the Australian sciencecurriculum.

About 48,000 students participated nationally.

Year 11 student Darryl Teo and Year 10 students Matthew Glatzel, Cameron Gauci, Holly Snell and Katherine Magpily achieved a High Distinction (top 5 per cent nationally).

Year 10 students Daniel Slattery, Emma-Claire Adlam, Jethro Caldwell, Ray Stokes and Sean |Ledesma achieved distinctions (top 10 per cent nationally).

Year 11 student Jamie Humble and Year 10 students David Bennett, Janelle Taylor, Kelly Collings, Liam Doyle, Samantha Spence achieved a credit (top 20 per cent nationally).