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BASEF 2010 Results

27 Mar. 2010 News
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On Saturday, March 27th, 2010, cash, prizes and scholarships worth more than $140,000 were awarded to student participants in the 50th Annual Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario at the conclusion of the three-day event. More than 350 students in grades 7 – 12 from Hamilton, Halton, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk spent months preparing more than 200 science and engineering projects. After a day of judging on Thursday and a Saturday morning of public viewing by a large and inquisitive crowd, awards were presented to nearly than half of the participants.

Best in Fair

Special congratulations to Ian Coomes, winner of the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Best-in-Fair award for his project What's Growing on Your Uniforms?.

Trips to National and International Fairs

Twenty students have won all-expense-paid trips to compete at either the Canada Wide Science Fair in Peterborough (May 15 - 23) or the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose (May 9 - 14).

Top Schools

The BASEF Committee award for top elementary school was awarded toSt. Augustine of Dundas. The Herb Gildea award for top high school was won by Hillfield Strathallan College of Hamilton.

Congratulations & Thanks

We congratulate all of our participants for their hard work and enthusiasm; judges, guests and organizers were all very impressed with the array of remarkable projects. And the organizing committee once again thanks our sponsors and many volunteers whose generous help and dedicated effort makes the fair possible.