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Ana Mocanu Wins Queen’s Commonwealth Competition


Brain Power student Ana Stefania Mocanu (pictured left) recently won a Bronze Medal for her essay in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, an international essay writing competition for youth aged 18 and under! In 2018, there were 12,000 entries from across the Commonwealth! This is amazing news! For more about the competition, check out this link: We are so proud of you, Ana! 

David Firer Wins Governor General’s Medal


We are very proud of our alumnus of the month, David Firer (pictured left), who was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Medal for 2017-2018. “The Bronze Medal is awarded for academic excellence to the student who achieves the highest average upon graduating from a secondary school.” About winning the award, David says: “I definitely wouldn’t have been able to win the Governor General’s Academic Medal without the help that I  received from everyone at Brain Power! Once again, thank you so much. Without the support from...

Ally Zhao’s Arctic Expedition


In late spring, we announced that Brain Power student Ally Zhao was selected as 1 of only 120 high school students to take part in the prestigious Arctic Expedition 2018. In addition to this remarkable achievement, Ally also won a $5000 scholarship from the organization to support her attendance. Brain Power is proud to have supported Ally’s application and her GoFundMe campaign. Ally has just returned from this incredible experience and she blogged throughout her journey about Brain Power and Brain Power’s Founder and Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky. Here’s...

University Success Stories 2017-18

JULY 6TH, 2018

Brain Power is thrilled to share some university entrance success stories from students who attended our University Preparation workshop this past fall! David Firer was accepted to Western (Medical Sciences – $10,000 scholarship), the University of Toronto (Life Sciences – $7,500), Queen’s (BSc), and McGill (Biological, Biomedical, and Life Sciences – $3,000 scholarship, renewable for 4 years). David will be attending McGill for Biological, Biomedical, and Life Sciences. Andrew Zhao was accepted to the University of Toronto (Computer Engineering; Computer Science –...

Passion Into Practice Award

JULY 6TH, 2018

We recently posted about Brain Power winning the Passion into Practice award for York Region’s ClimateWise Business Network – Evening of Recognition 2018. This award is given to an organization that has demonstrated a holistic and integrated approach to embedding sustainability throughout their daily operations. They have also encouraged sustainable practices to their partners and clients. Brain Power is so honoured to have received this award! We proudly display the Passion into Practice award (pictured left) in our conference room. The awards...