GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Royal
Family will be visiting the In-No-Plastic Science Fair during their visit to
the country early February.
Various schools, primary and secondary, have been
invited to participate in the fair. The theme for this event is, “Plastic and
Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Manager Leslie
Hickerson said on Monday, “We are very excited to host this event for St.
Maarten students. It gives them both an
opportunity to look at environmental issues on the island and a chance to
address those issues with creative ideas.
“The added bonus of meeting the Royal Family
and earning a spot on one of our snorkel tours hopefully inspires them to put
their best designs forward.
“The In-No-Plastic team and other Nature
Foundation staff are able to answer questions or give help if needed.”
The fair will take place at the Belair
Community Center from 11:20 AM on Tuesday, February 7.
Students have been invited to create a
science-fair style display about their topic.
60 participants will get the opportunity to join a snorkel activity with
the Nature Foundation, and winners will be chosen by age group.
His Majesty King Willem Alexander and Her Majesty Queen
Maxima last visited Sint Maarten in 2013. This
will be Princess Amalia’s first visit to Sint
Maarten, during which time she will be introduced to the islands within the
Members of the Royal Family will
pay a visit to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from Friday
27 January to Thursday 9 February 2023.