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NINE EMSB SCHOOLS TO BE PART OF BELL MONTREAL REGIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FAIR

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MONTREAL,  MARCH 16, 2010  - Nine EMSB high schools will be participating in the 28th edition of the Bell Montreal Regional Science and Technology Fair, which will take place at the Sir George Williams Campus of Concordia University in downtown Montreal from March 21 to 23. The fair is being presented by the Educational Alliance for Science and Technology (EAST).

About 318 students,  representing 42 CEGEPS, private and public schools across the island of Montreal, Laval, the Monteregie, the Laurentides region and the Laurentians, will display 207 science-related projects, dealing in such scientific disciplines as biotechnology, Earth and environmental sciences, engineering and computer sciences, health sciences, human and social sciences, life sciences, physical science and mathematics. The projects will be displayed at two Concordia venues: the John Molson School of Business Building (1450 Guy Street), and the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Complex (1515 St. Catherine Street West).

Marc Garneau, Canada’s first person in space and federal Member of Parliament, will be the keynote speaker at the opening ceremonies on March 21.

The EMSB schools participating in this year’s Bell Montreal Regional Science and Technology Fair are: John Paul I High School and Laurier Macdonald High School in St. Leonard; LaurenHill Academy Junior Campus in St. Laurent; Lester B. Pearson High School in Montreal North; Royal Vale High School and Marymount Academy in N.D.G.; Royal West Academy in Montreal West; Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount; and Westmount High School.

For more information: www.sciencetech.ca/scienceproject.

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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca