LWETB Schools represented at BT Young Scientist 2020

Lanesboro Community College

Lanesboro Community College had two finalists representing the school at BT Young Scientist this year.

One project was entitled “Still driven by gender? A statistical analysis of the impact TY has on students’ subject choice for Senior Cycle and does it encourage more girls to do STEM subjects.

 Another project submitted was based on Shape Language and Character Design. It investigated whether the human mind associates shapes with human qualities.

The projects were lauded personally by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar who was visiting the exhibition.

Athlone Community College

Athlone Community College had 8 entries this year and got a highly commended.

Ballymahon Vocational School

A big congratulations to students from Ballymahon Vocational School who recently represented their school at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition. The students carried out “A Statistical Analysis of the Transition Year Programme on Student Academic Attainment in Ballymahon Vocational School” and were thrilled at the opportunity to represent BVS on the national stage.

The young scientists are delighted with the positive feedback they received from the large crowds who checked out their stand, exploring their interesting analysis of this fascinating topic. Ballymahon Vocational School are already looking forward to next year at BTYSE!  #CreateTodayShapeTomorrow

BT Young Scientists from Ballymahon Vocational School pictured with Dr. Duffy, CE of LWETB & Ms. Mulcahy, Science Dept, BVS during the BT Young Scientists Exhibition