Celebrating student achievement in the Sciences and Math
Marianopolis celebrated the impressive achievements of its students in the fields of Science and Mathematics during the 2016-17 academic year at a special reception on May 29. The College also honoured the nearly 200 students who participated in enriching Science activities, including Honours Science and the many initiatives supported by the Marianopolis Plan for Success, such as Robotics and Science Fair.
The Marianopolis community also celebrated this year’s winners of graduation awards: Alexandra Klisurova for Research in the Life Sciences; Rodrigo Escobar for excellence in Biology; Pamela Mannarino for excellence in Chemistry; Matthew Scott for excellence in Mathematics; and Chengxin Yu and Rodrigo Escobar for excellence in Physics. The Excellence in Honours Science special awards went to Bilun Sun for Honours Science research; Mahad Janjua, Malina Alexandra Magazin, An Nan Pan, Emilie Poliquin and Ashley Saad for Honours Science initiatives; and Mahshid Bahrani for Honours Science activities.
Lan Xi Zhu received a Distinction in Mathematics Competitions Award for receiving a gold award in the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge and for making the Honour Roll in the Euclid contest. Joseph Jeon, who ranked 47th of 1957 participants worldwide in the Sir Isaac Newton Physics Competition, and Saul Valery Cano, who placed second in the province in the 2017 Canadian Association of Physicists physics exam, each received a Distinction in Physics Competition Award. Giuliana Mannarino received a Distinction in Robotics Award, as did Bilun Sun. Bilun, who won a silver medal at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, was also given a Distinction in Science Fair award.