Clayton Harder of Sunset Elementary School

Clayton Harder of Sunset Elementary School

Harder stars in national science fair

Grade 7 Sunset Elementary School student in the money at national Science Fair.

In his first year of eligibility to participate in the Canada-wide Science Fair, Clayton Harder made quite an impression.

Harder, a Grade 7 student at Sunset Elementary School in Port McNeill, won a pair of cash awards totaling $1,100 in the recent national fair in Windsor, Ont.

Harder’s project, Veggie-Ponics: Growing Above the Call of Duty, earned the Western University Entrance Scholarship bronze medal, worth $1,000, and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization Excellence Award Junior bronze medal, worth another $100.

Harder follows older brother Trevor, who was a two-time national qualifier while attending NISS.