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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!

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,...

Future Medical Professionals

JUNE 30TH, 2020

This month we are featuring all of our Brain Power Alumni who are on their journey to becoming medical professionals. We are so proud of our future health specialists! PICTURED ABOVE (left to right, top to bottom) Annie Li
Bachelor of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Career Goals: Medicine and/or business David Firer
B.Sc. for Biological, Biomedical, and Life Sciences Program at McGill University, Microbiology and Immunology Major, Chemistry Minor
Career Goals: Specialized Doctor (e.g. neurologist) or University Professor Danielle Tsirulnikov
University of Toronto Master of Science in...

University Application Successes

JUNE 30TH, 2020

Brain Power is thrilled to share some university entrance success stories from students who attended our University Preparation workshop this past fall! Eric Zhang (above, top left) will be attending McMaster Health Sciences! He also was chosen for the the University of Toronto Scholarship in the Faculty of Arts and Science ($7500), the Western Scholarship of Distinction ($3500), and the Queens University Principal’s Scholarship ($4000). Elizabeth Master (above, top centre) accepted an offer from the University of British Columbia. She is planning to major in Economics or...