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Year: 1995 – Province: British Columbia
Selwyn Lewis, the science department head at Vancouver Technical Secondary School, in Vancouver, disagreed that the students at his inner-city school could not meet high enough academic standards in physics. He insisted that standards should be raised, not lowered, and was proven right. More than 85 percent of students get credit for both Physics 11 and Principles of Technology, a course designed as an alternative to the traditional physics course.