Three grade six students from Crosby Heights Public School have been recognized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for their essays about space.
The contest was part of NASA’s Scientist For A Day competition. Joy Kim, Sara John-Chuan and Matthew Chen have been featured on the NASA website as first place winners from Canada.
Kim wrote her essay about Miranda, one of the moons of Uranus. John-Chuan wrote her essay about Triton, one of the moons of Neptune and Chen wrote his essay about Charon, one of the moons of Pluto. All three students placed first in Canada in each category. Their essays can be read on NASA’s website.
Emma Li who wrote about Miranda and Irene Wang whose essay was about Triton were highlighted as winners in the grade 7-8 category. They also attend Crosby Heights.
“On behalf of the Crosby Heights community, we would like to extend a huge congratulations to the winners of the NASA essay contest,” said Crosby Heights principal Heather Young. “This was an exciting opportunity for our learners in the area of STEM.”
Photo: Joy Kim has been recognized by NASA for her essay about Miranda.