Waterloo, Ont. teen wins ‘Best Brain’ in Canada competition

CTVNews.ca StaffPublished Wednesday, June 8, 2016 6:13PM EDTLast Updated Wednesday, June 8, 2016 6:30PM EDT Sporting immaculate white lab coats, 14 high school students from across the country descended on McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., on May 28 to compete in the CIHR Canadian National Brain Bee. Grilled on neuroscience and neuroanatomy, the teens went head-to-head for the distinction of being crowned Canada’s “Best Brain.” “Everyone at the competition was really nice and friendly,” first place winner Nooran AbuMazen humbly told CTVNews.ca on Wednesday. “I’m just really proud of what everybody accomplished.” The 17-year-old Grade 12 student, who is just weeks away from graduating from Waterloo Collegiate Institute, plans to study life sciences at the University of Waterloo this fall. She dreams of becoming a doctor. “I see a lot…


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