science fairThree Widdifield students are among the big winners from the 53rd annual North Bay Regional Science Fair.

Officials say the event was a success with over 150 people taking part.

Over 50 awards were handed out Wednesday night, including medals, trophies, plaques, certificates and cheques too.

Three projects will represent the area at the Canada-wide Science Fair next month in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Widdifield’s Aidan Kehoe won five awards including a gold medal in the Senior Life Sciences category for his project while Lauren McLaren and Callum Abraham, also from Widdifield, won three awards, including a gold in the Senior Life Sciences category.

Hanna Cutler and Liam Marshall from William Beatty won two awards, including gold in the Junior Life Sciences category.

Pictured left to right: Aidan Kehoe, Lauren McLaren, Callum Abraham, Liam Marshall and Hannah Cutler.