Sock­ing it to ev­ery­day chal­lenges

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Near You -

AQUINAS Col­lege stu­dents had their think­ing caps on re­cently as 71 stu­dents en­tered the an­nual Aquinas Sci­ence Fair.

The stu­dents were put to the test to solve ev­ery­day prob­lems.

Year 8 stu­dent Ben­jamin Bian­chini, who has four sib­lings, is of­ten con­fronted with the prob­lem of miss­ing socks.

His Sock Cal­en­dar was awarded the Over­all Aquinas Tech­nol­ogy Prize, while Year 9 stu­dent Joshua Turner was named the Over­all Aquinas Sci­en­tist for 2014 with his project ti­tled the Winds of Change.

Other win­ners in­cluded Year 4 stu­dent Joseph Se­ti­awan and Year 5 stu­dent Cooper Don­a­van.

Joshua Turner with his Winds of Change project.

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