Fred Turner was chosen to show off his home-made genetics testing machine for judges at the Young Engineer of the Year awards in London. The equipment, known as a Polymerase Chain Reaction machine, carries out basic DNA tests. Fred was filmed talking about his project before judging took place:
The Crossley Heath School student's work was described as outstanding by one of the celebrity judges. After winning, Fred himself said "This is amazing. It's brilliant to be recognised by such an impressive panel of judges. I plan to go into industrial research when I graduate."
More top news
North Yorkshire Police say they have arrested 41 people in the first nine days of this year's drink and drug driving campaign.
Mainly dry. Bright and breezy. Cooler night ahead.
Children in Hull have been getting into the spirit of Christmas with an interactive nativity play in Hull.