Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

In recent times, we have seen young minds taking the lead in exploits –especially around science and technology. Fraser Coast Chronicle also filed in a report of a challenge around technology in which student from Queensland are set to field. The report stated the readiness of participants, noting that all participants are geared up in anticipation.

“In as little as two weeks, more than 140 entrants from schools across Queensland will journey to Maryborough for the annual event,” the report stated. Speaking on the development, Lance Stone, the president of the Hervey Bay Chamber of Commerce praised the coming of the event, saying it has grown to gain international attention. This of course indicated that the Australian origin challenge is pacing up.

“We’ve had interest from international areas such as Fiji and Vanuatu. It’s run for three years now and it’s grown in prominence and in size and that’s a testament to the hard work of those involved.”

Also contributing to the lineup, according to the report from Fraser Coast Chronicle, Mr Stone said the event highlighted the determination of school communities.

“This is the epitome of school spirit and team work.

“It promotes healthy lifestyles by getting the students active. It’s something students aspire to be a part of as well as the associated support works.”

Furthermore, Principal of Maryborough State High School, Simon Done, talked about how much anticipation the coming of the event has cause. He noted that the students were looking forward to another great year of the Tech Challenge.

“One of the key things we pride ourselves on at Maryborough High School is our use of science, technology and maths. To be able to run a tech challenge and a state wide even in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce is wonderful.”










Correspondent: Ridwan A Olayiwola


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