Winners of the 53rd annual Western Manitoba Science Fair

Photo: WMSF Facebook

The 53rd annual Western Manitoba Science Fair was held on Tuesday April 11, 2023 at the Healthy Living Centre at Brandon University. This year we hosted 332 students with 225 projects from 22 schools around Brandon and Western Manitoba.

Our Best of Fair winner is:

Diego Gaudet of École La Source, Grade 11, with his project Appétent à l’aversion

Our Runners up are:

Jessica Tichit of École Harrison, Grade 8, with her project The Transportation & Storage of Electrons

Armaan Chaudhari of Vincent Massey High School, Grade 9, with his project Antibiotics: Synthetic and Natural

Spencer Pearce of École La Source, Grade 10, with his project Les sons calmes

These four students have received an all expenses paid trip to move on to represent Western Manitoba at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Edmonton from May 14-19, 2023! Full details here

Full medal winners and special award winners lists are available on our website at

Activities on fair day included:

  • Project judging
  • Bubbleman Show
  • STEMinist luncheon hosted by Dr. Bernadette Ardelli
  • Brandon University Science tours hosted by Dr. Chris Lemoine and other BU staff
  • Science Olympics hosted by Let’s Talk Science headed up by Xisra Winder
  • Grades 1-4 award ceremony
  • Grades 7-12 award ceremony