Auckland Brain Bee 2008 winners and prizes

More than 1150 students competed in Round 1 of the competition, with 132 students attending the regional finals at The University of Auckland on 24 June.

Individual competition

Winner: Stephen Mackereth, Kings College

  • Brain Bee Challenge Cup and personal trophy
  • Fully paid return airfares accommodation for two people to Queensland for the National finals
  • $150 gift voucher
  • Text book - Basic Clinical Neuroscience
  • School received a brain model

Runner-up: Bernard Aliem, Rangitoto College

  • Personal trophy
  • $100 gift voucher
  • Portable DVD player
  • School received text book Basic Clinical Neuroscience

Third: Vinka Nurdjaja, Elim Christian College

  • Personal trophy
  • $50 gift voucher
  • iPod Shuffle
  • School received a neuroscience clipboard and Study Guide

Team competition

Winner: Kings College

  • Brain Bee Team Challenge cup and team trophy
  • Zeiss Primostar P4 microscope
  • Text book – Neuroanatomy Atlas
  • Individual Panasonic digital cameras

Runner-up: Rangitito College

  • Team trophy
  • Zeiss Stereo DV4 microscope
  • Text book- Neuroanatomy Atlas
  • Individual portable DVD players

Third: Massey High School

  • Team trophy
  • Zeiss Primo Star P1 microscope
  • Text Book – Sidman’s Neuroanatomy
  • Personal iPod Shuffles

Fourth: Elim Christian College

  • Team trophy
  • Brain Model
  • Text Book – Sidman’s Neuroanatomy
  • Individual memory sticks

Read Stephen's diary