Millet claims silver at science fair

BCSS Grade 12 student Brandon Millet took his Electrolytic Hydrogen Fuel Cell to the regional science fair and came home with Silver.

BCSS Grade 12 student Brandon Millet took time last week to explain his Electrolytic Hydrogen Fuel Cell to members of BCSS PAC who has helped him fund the project.

BCSS Parent Advisory Council (PAC) were given a presentation by Grade 12 student Brandon Millet regarding his attendance at the West Kootenay and Boundary Regional Science Fair in Nelson on April 12.

PAC supported Brandon financially to help him build his electrolytic hydrogen fuel, which converts water into hydrogen and oxygen gas.

“You can burn it in your car or put it back together to make electricity out of it,” Brandon told the Times. “Just put it right through your air intake and it will burn.”

His experiment took a silver medal in the Senior Experiment category and won him a nomination for the BC Hydro Science Fair Scholarship worth $2,000.

Brandon has been accepted at UBC where he will study mechanical engineering.

BCSS science teacher Cam Spelay said that Brandon is the first BCSS student to go to the fair in a long while. “Because Brandon went first other Grade 10’s are excited and they want to go next year,” said Spelay. “Movement start with Brandon —which is very cool.”

“This is cutting edge technology,” Spelay continued. “All of the automobile people are trying to do this and he built it himself. Something that I couldn’t do—something his father may have helped with, but couldn’t do—something that other people around here couldn’t do and he did it. That’s what is awesome.”

 

Just Posted

Grand Forks lifeguard sentenced on count of child pornography

Cees Vanderniet will serve six months of a conditional sentence before moving to 24 months probation

IN PHOTOS: The Rock Creek Fall Fair

Rides, races, music and bubbles – the Rock Creek Fall Fair had something for all attendees

Boundary businesses on wells face hefty upgrade costs

‘It’s easier to sell guns in Canada than it is to sell a hotdog’

Proposals due for youth-led Boundary projects

$15,000 available for youth-led community betterment projects in the Boundary

Latest round of Columbia River Treaty talks wrap up in Cranbrook

Federal, provincial, U.S. and Indigenous representatives recently met for eight round of discussions

VIDEO: A moment to remember during the World Lacrosse Men’s Indoor Championship in B.C.

Diego Hernandez Valenzuela’s team lost, but he felt like a winner Saturday

B.C. Lions hype-man marks 15 years of cheers

Crazy P cheers, chants, bangs his drum and spreads a message of love

PHOTOS: Steller sea lion with plastic around neck rescued on Vancouver Island

Rescue staff determined the plastic band cut the protected animal’s neck approximately two inches

B.C. VIEWS: School officials join fact-free ‘climate strike’

Students, public get distorted picture of greenhouse gases

Handgun crackdown, health spending and transit plans latest campaign promises

Friday was the end of a busy week on the campaign trail

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

She asked what the ants were doing? The answer: war

Iconic 90s TV show ‘Friends’ celebrates 25th anniversary

The iconic, decade-long television show aired its first episode 25 years ago today

Police arrest B.C. phone scammer linked to illegal call centres in India

Person arrested in Burnaby here on a work visa, says police

Most Read