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Chemistry Students Place Among Top Worldwide

The Chem 13 News Chemistry Contest is an elite contest held worldwide and completed by over two thousand students.  Success in this contest indicates not only a high degree of knowledge of the subject, but the ability to solve complex problems accurately.

We are so proud to announce that Jeanette Wang earned 7th place worldwide in this contest, and 3rd place in Canada.

Out of 2201 participants worldwide, our top three scores were:

  • Jeanette Wang (99th percentile)
  • Molly Tian (94th percentile)
  • Nancy Shen (89th percentile)

Congratulations to these chemistry stars! This represents a mastery of chemistry, and dedicated practice over the past two years.  These students will be awarded a plaque from the University of Waterloo for being within the top 200 students in North America.

A Group of Grade 11 chemistry students participated in the University of Waterloo Avogadro Contest. This is an elite chemistry contest that challenges students to solve problems at and above the grade 11 chemistry curriculum level. Three of our students were among the best in the world.

Out of the 4372 participants worldwide, our three top scores were:

  • Charlie Li (48th place in the world, 98th percentile)
  • Stephanie Sui (95th percentile)
  • John Zhou (87th percentile)

Congratulations to these chemistry geniuses! The students will be awarded a plaque from the University of Waterloo for being within the top 200 students in North America.

PHOTO – Top row from left: Jeanette Wang, Molly Tian, Nancy Shen, Bottom row from left: Charlie Li, Stephanie Sui, John Zhou