Thursday, August 31, 2023
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
More than 80 students from four different schools participated in the Regional Finals of the Tournament of the Minds competition last Sunday.
Hosted by St Catherine’s Catholic College and held at the Secondary Campus’ Multi-Purpose Hall, the event saw 14 teams take part in the state-wide competition.
Topics included The Arts, STEM, Language Literature, and Social Sciences with each team allocated 10 minutes to present to the judges and perform a spontaneous challenge on the day.
Winners included: STEM - Secondary - Bowen State High School -Team 1 - The Tweety Birds
The Arts - Secondary - St Catherine's College Team 1- Circles in Circles
Language Literature - Secondary - St Catherine's College Team 4- Just Choose Sophie
STEM- Primary - St Mary's Primary School - Team 2 - Mission Possible
Language Literature - Primary - St Mary's Primary School - Team 3-Famous Five
The Arts - Primary - St Mary's Primary School - Team 6 -Kaddies
Social Sciences - Primary - St Mary's Primary School - Team 5- Old and New
All winning teams will attend the State Finals at St Cath’s on September 10, where presentations will be filmed and sent through to the Gold Coast for judging against the other state winners.
The College would like to thank teachers and organisers for their dedication with students in the lead up to and on the day of the event.
Students of St Cath’s tested their talents at Tournament of the Minds last weekend. Photos supplied