Everyday plant health heroes

Michelle Springolo

Year 10 student at Groves Christian College of Distance Education

Award recipient at the 2019 and 2020 Hermitage Schools Plant Science Competition

Plant health is an interesting topic to study and it is important because we all need healthy plants to survive.

What is your favourite subject?

Biology, chemistry and art

What would you like to do when you finish school?

I would like to be a vet.

What does plant health mean to you?

Plant health is an interesting topic to study and it is important because we all need healthy plants to survive.

What interests you about plant health?

Studying what affects plant health and how it affects plants, as well as environmentally friendly solutions for plant health.

Awards

2020 Hermitage Schools Plant Science Competition

  • Paul Johnston Memorial Senior Science Award – Winner (years 10-12)
  • UQ FEAST Scholarship recipient (years 10-12)
  • The Crawford Fund International Agricultural Science Award – Winner (years 10-12)
  • QUT Most Outstanding Poster Award – Winner (years 10-12)
  • Art in AgRiculTure Award – Winner (year 10)

2019 Hermitage Schools Plant Science Competition

  • Ag Institute of Australia Junior Science Achievement Award – Winner (yrs 7-9)
  • Art in AgRiculTure Award – Winner (year 9)

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