Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Hydroponic Farming by Waterford High School

The National Exhibition of the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge was held on Friday, March 22, 2013 on the grounds of Sagicor Life Jamaica’s head office in New Kingston. The regional initiative is supported jointly by the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), Sagicor Life Jamaica and the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and seeks to ignite interest among youth to help build and integrate knowledge gained from formal and informal education to enable tomorrow’s leaders to build a more sustainable Caribbean.

Caption: 16 y/o Ryan Scott of Waterford High School’s Science & Environmental Club gives Sagicor’s Assistant Manager of Public Relations, Suzette Shaw-Reid a tour of a Hydroponic Farming project entered in this year’s Challenge on Friday, April 5, 2013 on the grounds of the St. Catherine based institution. The project proposes faster reaping periods and less demand for surface area by excluding the use of soil in farming. Background: Science teachers Tera Rankine and Coleen Davis look on.

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