Organisers of the Rotary Central
2010 School Science Fair, scheduled to be held in May, recently held a meet and
greet event for students, sponsors and mentors at the Camana Bay Arts &
The Science Fair is held annually
in the Cayman Islands to generate interest and excitement in the scientific
fields and introduce students to new career opportunities. Students compete for major cash prizes, which
will go toward future college studies.
Ray Jones of UCCI spoke to the
large gathering about how to approach the Science Fair. The students in
attendance seemed very excited and enthusiastic while discussing their project
ideas with mentors, who provide support and guidance to the students by sharing
their knowledge and experience.
“Cayman National Bank, Caribbean
Utilities Company, Greenlight Re, Crusader, AL Thompson, LIME, the Ministry of
Education and the Dart organisation have all been incredibly generous in their
support of the Fair and really make this a special event for the students and
schools involved,” said Rotary Central President Paul Byles.
“It takes the hard work of a great
many people to make the Science Fair such a successful event. A huge thank you
must go to all of the teachers and administrators in the schools, as well as to
students and parents participating in the Fair,” he said.
Many of Rotary’s Science fair
Committee including the club’s Vice President Fiona Moseley, Director Ravi
Kapoor and a number of other Rotarians also attended the event.