Brain Awareness Week

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Grenada Brain Bee Challenge

Organized by:
Grenada Brain Bee Challenge

Participating Organizations:
The Christian Services Corporation St. George's Baptist Church One Call Construction

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: Visiting of Schools

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The Best Brain in Grenada is Mr. Giovanni De Gannes from the Grenada Boys Secondary School. Mr. De Gannes took the challenge five months ago and competed with 15 other students from different secondary schools around the island and now he has emerges as the Best Brain in Grenada from The Christian Services Grenada National Brain Bee Challenge 2017-2018. The Christian Services Grenada National Brain Bee Challenge is a competition between secondary schools students from forms 3 to 5. It is fashioned after the Spelling B Competition with 3 phases, 1- A preliminary stage, 2- A zonal stage and 3- The Finals. However, in this competition all the questions are about the Brain. In preparation for the finals, the last 15 students got the opportunity to visit the St. George’s University for the day where they were exposed to the human brain, and had lectures from different doctors who are either professors or tutors at the university. The Finals was held on Saturday March 17, 2018, 2:30 pm at the Bourne Hall, St. George's University True Blue Campus with an Opening ceremony where the students were congratulated, motivated and encouraged to do their best and enjoy this experience to the fullest. Then it was the Live Competition. Finalists were vying for the Grand price of a trip to Berlin, Germany to represent our Island Grenada in the International Brain Bee Competition as the only Caribbean Country. At the end of the Brain Bashing competition Mr. Giovanni De Gannes took the Title. The First place winner Mr. Giovanni De Gannes from Grenada Boys Secondary School - Certificates of participation, Stethoscope, SGBC token bags, Winner's Trophy, Tablet, Trip to Berlin Germany July 7-11,2018, Neuroscience Books.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

We were able to boast our facebook page with all the information from Dana Alliance on a daily basis.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

yes it was

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://www.facebook.com/grenadabbc

Contact Name:

Gail Blackette

Contact Phone:

473-459-9494

Contact Email:

grenadabbc@gmail.com

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