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Andrew Zhou’s Team Wins at VRC!

JANUARY 31ST, 2020

On December 15, Andrew Zhou’s robotics team won the Vex Robotics Competition (VRC) contest for Southern Ontario!  This win secures them a place in the Provincials! WAY TO GO, ANDREW!

Daniel Khazin at Speaker Slam!


Daniel Khazin at Speaker Slam On November 20, 2019, our Brain Power Public Speaking students had an amazing field trip to Speaker Slam! Brain Power Public Speaking student Daniel Khazin rocked the stage in front of an audience of 600+ people (see the video below)! He’s 15 years old, and he impressed everyone with his speech (standing ovation!) on the assigned theme: “Conquer.” Daniel wrote the following to our founder, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky: “Thank you so much for providing me with an amazing experience and being an...

Veda Aditri Gadde Places 7th at CYSA!


Congratulations to Brain Power student Veda Aditri Gadde who placed 7th in Canada in the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture (CYSA) National competition (see video below). The competition provides an opportunity for youth to express their opinions on current topics related to agriculture and agri-food. Veda gave a powerful speech on Food Fraud! CONGRATULATIONS, VEDA!

Charlotte Wong Receives Medal from Johns Hopkins!


On November 23, 2019, Brain Power student Charlotte Wong received a medal and award (in Baltimore) from Johns Hopkins University for achieving Advanced Center for Talented Youth (CTY) scores (above 99%) in their CTY Talent Search. CONGRATULATIONS, CHARLOTTE!

Jayred and Rachel Win at YBC!


Brain Power students Jayred and Rachel Robles competed in the Provincial Finals for bowling! Rachael won in the YBC (Youth Bowling Canada) Championship Singles Provincial Finals (Bantam Girls Division). Her brother Jayred, also won in the same tournament (Junior Boys Division). They will both compete in the YBC Championship Singles National Finals on May 3-5, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. This competition is considered as one of the most prestigious tournaments in Youth Bowling Canada! CONGRATULATIONS, JAYRED AND RACHEL!

Cora Usurelu Wins SHAD Cup!


Congratulations to Brain Power alumna Cora Usurelu who won the SHAD Cup at McGill University this summer! Cora heard about SHAD through our posting of Student Opportunities at Brain Power. Brain Power director and founder, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, supported Cora with her application essay and connected her with previous Brain Power students who attended SHAD. Cora attributes her success to winning the SHAD Cup to her Public Speaking class at Brain Power! CONGRATULATIONS, CORA!