Vincent Massey High School Students Excel in Chemistry Contests

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CHEM 13 NEWS EXAM sponsored by the University of Waterloo, is designed for Grade 12 high school students who are in their senior level Chemistry course. This year, on May 9th, Vincent Massey High School Students competed amongst 1834 of the top high school students in the United States, Canada, and other prominent international schools in the Annual University of Waterloo Chemistry Exam competition.

Vincent Massey is proud to recognize David Afolami who scored in the top 8% in North America and the top 13% in the world. As well as Danyal Mehdi who scored in the top 10% in North America and top 16% in the world. David and Danyal received a certificate of distinction and a limited-edition plaque featuring an element from the Timeline of Elements poster for their outstanding achievements.

In addition, Lauren Gustafson and John Sui were awarded Certificate of Distinction for securing top 20% of exam takers in Canada. Many of the students obtained an overall score higher than world average.


Canadian Chemistry Contest – Lauren Gustafson


CANADIAN CHEMISTRY CONTEST sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Canada, fosters an appreciation of Chemistry as a Career for talented young people and promotes national excellence in Chemistry at the High School level. Vincent Massey students participated in the annual contest on April 23rd and we are proud to recognize David Afolami and Lauren Gustafson who secured 10th and 11th rank respectively in the “Prairies Region’’.