A team of students from St Michael Foundation comprising Lauren Azzopardi, Edward Rossi and Timothy Vella recently won this year’s edition of the Malta Junior Science Olympiad. The teams from the Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat and Immaculate Conception School, Tarxien, placed second and third respectively. A total of 75 students took part.

The olympiad is aimed at students who are talented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). During the competition, teams comprising three students from each school collaborate to solve problems related to various scientific themes such as water, waste management and fuels.

This year’s winning teams were presented awards sponsored by the European Commission Representation in Malta.  The top team received the Malta Junior Science Olympiad trophy sponsored by the HSBC Malta Foundation.

This was the fifth edition of the competition, which is organised by the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes.

Independent journalism costs money. Support Times of Malta for the price of a coffee.

Support Us