2017 Future BNE Challenge winners

Congratulations to Mount Alvernia College, Kedron, who has won the major prize in the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge, delivered in partnership with Queensland Museum as part of the World Science Festival Brisbane. Sponsored by Queensland Urban Utilities, the winning team will travel to Melbourne to present their ideas at the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference.

Additional prizes across six categories (valued at $1000 each) were awarded to the following schools:

  • Commitment category: Wavell State High School, Wavell Heights
  • Communication category: Iona College, Wynnum
  • Creativity category: Earnshaw State College, Banyo
  • Environmental Awareness category: Mount St Michael's College, Ashgrove
  • Innovation category: All Hallows' School, Brisbane City
  • Practicality and social awareness category: St John Fisher College, Bracken Ridge.

What the Challenge involved

On Friday 24 March 2017, over 600 Year 7 students participated live and online in an interactive and future-thinking learning challenge to ensure Brisbane's future water security. School teams evaluated local and global water use and recorded a video pitch to present and explain their solution.

More information

If you would like more information about the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge or World Science Festival Brisbane, you can:

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