Junee High School’s Adam Spackman was awarded a Victor Chang Institute School Science award on his home turf last Friday.
Promising Year 11 science students from all across the Riverina descended on Junee High on November 10, with their achievements in science subjects recognised by the institute’s Professor Jamie Vandenberg.
“Australia has such a proud science history, and through acknowledging these young students we’re giving the next generation of scientists the opportunity to see how research can directly touch people’s everyday lives,” Prof Vandenburg said.
“As a scientist, not only are you contributing to building knowledge, but you are constantly solving problems and seizing opportunities while improving the wellbeing of society.”
The awards were established 13 years ago to celebrate young, gifted students and to foster growth in scientific studies.
Adam and his fellow Riverina students will join more than 200 students from across NSW on a tour of the Victor Chang Institute.