Winners

2014 Special Award Winners

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Thunder Bay Agricultural Awareness Award

  cash (sponsored by Gammondale Farm)
    (3303) The effect of chitosan and lignin on the amount of water absorbed by paper
        Students: Mike Mozzon , Rohan Rakshit
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Horticultural Society Award

  cash
    (3302) Delaying Petal Abscission
        Student: Alexa Grant
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

    (4301) Biofuel from Wood: Optimizing Reaction Parameters
        Student: Jeevan Chahal
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Lakehead Regional Conservation Authority award

  cash award
    (3106) The Effect of Chlorinated Water on the Growth of Mould on Bread
        Students: Aqsa Munawar , Veronica Skomoroh
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

    (3305) Novel and Low Cost Solution for Desalition of Seawater.
        Student: Anirudh Shahi
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

    (2304) Steam With Nanoparticles
        Student: Skye Dusolt
        School: Valley Central P.S.

Forestry & Forest Environment Award

  cash (sponsored by A-1 Sewage Services (1989) Ltd))
    (3304) From Lignin to Bioplastics!
        Student: Owen Bai
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Environmental Responsibility Award

  cash (sponsored by FORM Architects & Engineers)
    (2401) Mimicking Nature to Increase Solar Capture
        Student: Sophie MacDonald
        School: Woodcrest

Ecological Consciousness Award

  cash and a year-long membership in TBFN (sponsored by the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists)
    (2301) Effects of Acid/Base Solutions on Knightia Alta Fossils and Taphonomy of Descendants
        Student: Emily Cross
        School: Woodcrest

    (2304) Steam With Nanoparticles
        Student: Skye Dusolt
        School: Valley Central P.S.

Eco-Bus Award

  A free week of EcoBus environmental summer camp.
    (2401) Mimicking Nature to Increase Solar Capture
        Student: Sophie MacDonald
        School: Woodcrest

Rotary Preserve Planet Earth Award

  cash + plaque (sponsored by Lakehead Rotary Club)
    (4302) The PipeLime: a Novel Solution to CO2 Emissions from Cars
        Student: Callum Mitchell
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Peace & Sustainable Development Award

  cash (sponsored by Lakehead Rotary Club)
    (3305) Novel and Low Cost Solution for Desalition of Seawater.
        Student: Anirudh Shahi
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Lifelabs Award

  cash award
    (3108) Anti-Aging and UV Protection: Dandelion is the Answer
        Student: Kelly Yang
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Alzheimer Award

  cash (sponsored by LU Department of Psychology)
    (3104) Playing an Instrument: Its Effects on Concentration and Memory
        Student: Melissa Bieniek
        School: St. Ignatius S.S.

LU Psychology Department Award

  cash
    (2110) Sights Unseeen
        Student: Emily Boyko
        School: Valley Central P.S.

    (3107) The Effect of Introversion and Extroversion on The Time Spent Using Social Media
        Student: Hayley Rutland
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Northwestern Ontario Prospectors' Award

  cash
    (2301) Effects of Acid/Base Solutions on Knightia Alta Fossils and Taphonomy of Descendants
        Student: Emily Cross
        School: Woodcrest

    (3305) Novel and Low Cost Solution for Desalition of Seawater.
        Student: Anirudh Shahi
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

LU Engineering Award

  cash
    (2403) A Piezoelectric Energy Harvester
        Student: Kevin Bai
        School: Bishop E.Q. Jennings

    (4401) Investigating how the Leidenfrost Effect Reduces the Hydrodynamic Drag Exerted on a Ship's Hull
        Student: Max Yuan
        School: St. Ignatius S.S.

PEO Award

  cash & a trophy
    (3201) Waterwheel: Power Genereation
        Student: Kevin Genereux
        School: St. Ignatius S.S.

Communication Award

  cash award (sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Thunder Bay)
    (3202) The Effect of Surface Area on the Terminal Velocity of a Shuttlecock
        Student: Cassandra Fenlon
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Transportation Award

  cash (sponsored by Hatch Mott MacDonald)
    (4302) The PipeLime: a Novel Solution to CO2 Emissions from Cars
        Student: Callum Mitchell
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

Thunder Bay Hydro Award

  cash
    (4301) Biofuel from Wood: Optimizing Reaction Parameters
        Student: Jeevan Chahal
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

OPG Renewable Energy Award

  cash & trophy
    (4302) The PipeLime: a Novel Solution to CO2 Emissions from Cars
        Student: Callum Mitchell
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12

    (2304) Steam With Nanoparticles
        Student: Skye Dusolt
        School: Valley Central P.S.

Lakehead University Entrance Scholarship Award

  $1000 tuition in an undergraduate program at LU (sponsored by Lakehead University - Office of Student Awards & Financial Aid)
    (4401) Investigating how the Leidenfrost Effect Reduces the Hydrodynamic Drag Exerted on a Ship's Hull
        Student: Max Yuan
        School: St. Ignatius S.S.

University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship Award

  a $1,000 admission scholarship to the Faculties of Engineering, Science and Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa
    (4302) The PipeLime: a Novel Solution to CO2 Emissions from Cars
        Student: Callum Mitchell
        School: Sir Winston Churchill C.V.I. -- grade 9-12