The Canada-Wide Science Fair, held this year in Charlottetown, PEI, gave the opportunity for 15 BASEF projects to compete on the national stage. The Team had an excellent showing, and brought home 10 medals and 2 special awards!
Silver Medal Winners:
Graham Bohm, From Salted Streets To Salty Streams (St. Augustine, Dundas)
Catharine Bowman, Get a Grip on it! (St. Augustine, Dundas)
Bronze Medal Winners:
Alex and Erik Bercik, A Novel Rooftop Wind Turbine for Convenient Residential Use (Westdale, Hamilton)
Olivia Cerilli, Paw Prints Through the Forest: Tracking Grey Wolves in Superior National Forest (Canadian Martyrs, Burlington)
Adrian Hucal, Where Does the Wind Test Best? (Our Lady of Peace, Hamilton)
Kaushar Mahetaji, Corresponding With the Brain (W. H. Morden Public School, Oakville)
John Mikhaeil, Detoxification of Jatropha Oil-Cake from Phorbol Esters (King's Christian Collegiate, Oakville)
Alexander Rey, More than Just Brushing (Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, Brantford)
Arjuna Yusuf, The Effect of Baroque Music and Silent Sitting on Concentration (Ancaster High, Ancaster)
Edmund Zamora, Double Trouble - The Effects of Multitasking and the Dangers of Distracted Driving (Trinity Christian School, Burlington)
Information Challenge Award: Edmund Zamora, Double Trouble - The Effects of Multitasking and the Dangers of Distracted Driving (Trinity Christian School, Burlington)
Actuarial Award: Alexander Rey, More than Just Brushing (Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, Brantford)
The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, held this year in Pittsburgh, PA, saw four BASEF students compete as part of "Team Canada" - Eisha Ahmed (Abbey Park, Oakville), Camilla Michalski (Bishop Ryan, Hamilton), Majot Sangha (Iroquois Ridge, Oakville) and Dennis Xu (Abbey Park, Oakville).
While the International Fair BASEF team had no individual medal results this year, they were part of a successful Team Canada showing that included 14 Grand Awards... including one of the three "Best in Fair" awards, to Nicholas Schieffer of Pickering.
Congratulations to all for your excellent projects and hard work !