18th annual toronto brain bee

The 18th Annual Toronto Brain Bee was held at the University of Toronto on April 1st.  This year the event was hosted by Professor Amy Ramsey and the contest was emceed by Sofia Raitsin and Petri Takkala.

awards & acknowledgements

Firefly would like to congratulate all of the students who attended the Bee this year.  There were 17 high schools represented and approximately 75 students in the competition.

First Place competitor Deween Piyasena, who is in Grade 11, attends Stephen Lewis Secondary School.  Deween was competing for the first time this year.

Second Place Prerana Keerthi and Third Place Jay Chen are both in Grade 10 and attend The Woodlands Secondary School.

We would also like to acknowledge the dedication of Dr. Zhong Ping Feng who is the organizer and her team of volunteers who work throughout the year to make this event a success.