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Cora Usurelu Wins Chancellor’s Scholarship

FEBRUARY 23RD, 2021

Brain Power alumna Cora Usurelu has been selected as one of 50 recipients of the prestigious Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship (valued at $36,000)! The scholarship requires that the candidate demonstrate superior academic ability, creative and original thinking, and proven leadership qualities. Cora will be attending her first year of Queen’s Commerce in the fall! CONGRATULATIONS, CORA!

Achinthyaa Kaveri Wins Writing Competition

FEBRUARY 23RD, 2021

Brain Power student Achinthyaa Kaveri has been awarded the Silver Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers for her short story “The Last Painting.” In the past, the Scholastic Awards has recognized some famous artists when they were teenagers, including  Andy Warhol, Tschabalala Self, Stephen King, Charles White, Joyce Carol Oates, and Kay Walkingstick CONGRATULATIONS, ACHINTHYAA!

Jerry Di Researches Tourette Syndrome

JANUARY 23RD, 2021

Brain Power student Jerry Di has been working with people from the University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, and other institutions develop new ways to diagnose and treat people with Tourette syndrome. In an article on York.com, Jerry says, “We are building a virtual therapy platform that uses machine learning to diagnoses patients and treats them through specialized therapy. ” Jerry tells Brain Power, “Huge thanks to Brain Power over the past few years for helping me out on a lot of the skills needed for this pursuit!” ...

Andrew Botros Places in Math Competition

JANUARY 23RD, 2021

Brain Power student, Andrew Botros, has placed 7th in the Professional Engineers of Ontario 2020 Mathletics Competition! WOW! That is so exciting! Andrew’s mom writes: “I would like to thank you for helping him take his math skills to the next level, and encouraging him to participate in these sorts of challenges, it was definitely a great experience, and motivating to participate in further competitions.” We love telling our students about external opportunities where they can use all of the skills and knowledge they learned at Brain Power to excel! CONGRATULATIONS,...

Meet Brain Power Alumna Lauren Koek

AUGUST 22ND, 2020

Our impressive alumna Lauren Koek is passionate about making a positive change in the world and believes that advocating about human rights issues through law will help her achieve this goal. Here’s what she has to say: Brain Power has absolutely shaped me into who I am today. Dr Karine Rashkovsky has not only helped me improve my writing skills and my public speaking skills but has also taught me life skills (how to communicate with people, how to act professionally and the...