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The Young Engineer, Design & Technologist Competition

Aug 08 2016 News >> Latest News

YEDT is a collaborative venture between the Rotary Club of Hexham, The Think Physics initiative (Northumbria University) and the Friends of the Discovery Museum along with the Discovery Museum itself.

This year's competition was held at the Discovery Museum, Newcastle, on 7 July 2016 and is aimed at encouraging young people to take-up careers in the YEDT subjects.

The competition attracted 34 students from 8 schools: the high schools of Alnwick, Benwell Hill, Gateshead, Hexham, Kenton, Morpeth, Whitley Bay, and the academy, the Discovery School, in Newcastle.

The entries were of a high standard across a very wide range of activity and Friends of Discovery Museum provided 4 judges: John Chaney, Ian Burdon, Graham Bradshaw, Chris Watson; Hexham Rotary 3: Roger Abraham, Trevor Cessford, Paul Wharrier; Northumbria University 2: Emma Garrick, Kelly MacKinnon; Newcastle College 1: David Rogers.

List of winners :

School Prize A-level/GCSE

1st Discovery School, Newcastle £250

2nd Duchess's High School, Alnwick £150

School Prize 11-13

1st Kenton School, Newcastle £150

Individual GCSE

1st Imogen Guss-Renton, Discovery School, Newcastle £100

2nd Courtney Swain, Duchess's High School, Alnwick £50

Individual A-level

1st Rebecca Stewart, Whitley Bay High School £100

2nd Kristen Barwick, King Edward VI School, Morpeth £50

Rotary Shield (best overall individual entry)  

1st Rebecca Stewart, Whitley Bay High School £50

Friends of Discovery Museum, Students' Award (entry judged to be best by the students)

Dominic Armstrong, Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham £50

More information can be found here

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