Celebrating student academic achievements in regional, state, national and international activities in 2021 & 2022.
Mac Rogers won Club and Zone Lions Youth of the Year Competitions, as well as the Public Speaking Award at the Townsville District Final.
Rogers competed in the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards with his Electronic Waste Sorting Robotic Arm. He won the Engineering section of these awards and was selected to represent Australia in the International Science and Engineering Fair, (ISEF). This was a hybrid competition, with many countries attending in person, in Atlanta, Georgia and others, including Australia, participating virtually. ISEF is a showcase of the best youth projects from around the world, in 21 Science Categories. Sam was awarded third place for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (from the entire group of 1800 entries) and second place in his category of Environmental Engineering.
Opti-Minds Science & Engineering Team Mac Rogers, Sam Rogers, Riley Stuchbree and Liam Stuchbree won the regional competition and State Finals in Division 3.
Makaela Stefani selected from students across Queensland to attend the STEM Girl Power Camp throughout 2021.
Mac Rogers selected to attend the QUT STEM
Saskia McDonald chosen to attend InspireU Camp
at UQ in Brisbane.
Mac Rogers won Club and Zone Lions Youth of the
Year Competitions, also competing in the District Final
Australian Science Olympiads - Year 8 student Ray Kohlhepp-Zeng who achieved a distinction for the Junior Science Olympiad and Year 11 student Mac Rogers, achieving a distinction for both the Senior Chemistry and Physics Olympiads.
Science Teachers' Association of QLD – QLD Science Contest
Year 10 student Sam Rogers won first place in Engineering & Technology for his Scara Robotic Arm