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2018 Special Award Winners

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College of the North Atlantic Engineering Technology Award

  $200/project; plaque/student ($200 cash)
    (2209) The Best Way To Produce Electricity For MDJH
        Students: Emma Petersen , Sabah Kadir
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

College of the North Atlantic Health Science Award

  $200 plus plaque
    (3113) Estimating the Relative Amount of Strain Put on the Patellar Tendon By Various Bending Angles of the Knee Joint
        Student: Gabrielle Dupont
        School: Mount Pearl Senior High

Conservation Corps Award - Conservation

  $250/project ($250 cash)
    (2107) Organic Based Ropes Transport and Filter Water
        Student: Anna Behm
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

Conservation Corps Award - Climate Change

  $250/project ($250 cash)
    (2103) Algae-Based Carbon Capture System (ABaCCs): Sustainable Solution for CO2 Emissions
        Student: Aaron Sarkar
        School: Holy Heart

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Award

  $100/project; plaque/student ($100 cash)
    (3116) Category-Based Autoencoders for Image Compression
        Student: Ben Chislett
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University, Department of Biochemistry Award

  1st place Junior $75/project ($75 cash)
    (1210) Chemical Free Alternatives for Bread Preservation
        Student: Alicia Mason-Quinton
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  2nd place Junior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1202) Strawberry Fields Forever
        Student: Abigail Dancey
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  1st place Intermediate $75/project ($75 cash)
    (2203) Optimizing Plant Growth Efficiency by Strategically Combining Organic Waste
        Student: Jasmine Rahman
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  2nd place Intermediate $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2202) Intertwined Senses: Synesthetic Qualities Evident in a Non-Synesthetic Population from Text and Auditory Stimuli
        Student: Livi Allen
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  1st place Senior $100/project ($100 cash)
    (3207) Availability of collagen in marine species as a high value alternative to mammalian collagen
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

  2nd place Senior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3204) Determining the Caffeine Concentration in Popular Soft Drinks
        Student: Bashar Aziz
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Department of Biology Award

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1206) La conduction osseuse
        Student: Kaitlyn Ward
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1212) Fighting the Flu: Immune System Memory
        Student: Jacob Templeton
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  $125/project ($125 cash)
    (2211) Fastest Dissolving Ibuprofen for Patients Prescribed the Antacids Omeprazole or Ranitidine
        Student: Andrew Hippern
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  $150/project ($150 cash)
    (3202) The Influence of Coliform Bacteria and Pollutant Chemicals On The Presence of Diatoms in Newfoundland Rivers
        Student: Nash Denic
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Department of Chemistry Award

  1st place Junior $75/project ($75 cash)
    (1210) Chemical Free Alternatives for Bread Preservation
        Student: Alicia Mason-Quinton
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  2nd place Junior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1118) Bath Bombs: A Sudsy Science
        Student: Kiera Fitzpatrick-Moran
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  1st place Intermediate $75/project ($75 cash)
    (2204) What is the effect of micro radiation on germination and growth of curly cress seeds?
        Student: Elizabeth Clarke
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  2nd place Intermediate $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2109) A Quantitative Assessment and Comparison of Various Forms of Biological Plastics and Their Roles in Modern Industry
        Student: Reed Tucker
        School: Holy Heart

  1st place Senior $100/project ($100 cash)
    (3104) Is Your Contact Solution Safe?
        Student: Victor Borges
        School: Holy Heart

  2nd place Senior $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3112) Varying Cell Potentials of Metals in Concentration Cells
        Student: Mark White
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Department of Earth Sciences Award

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (2103) Algae-Based Carbon Capture System (ABaCCs): Sustainable Solution for CO2 Emissions
        Student: Aaron Sarkar
        School: Holy Heart

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (3110) The Adsorption of Lead from Aqueous Solutions Using Coal Fly Ash
        Student: Julia Naterer
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Department of Ocean Sciences Award

  $75/project; $25 for school; plaques for student and school ($100 cash)
    (1215) Est-ce-que l'espece du poisson affecte les resultats d'aquaponie?
        Student: Kaitlin Healey
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  $75/project; $25 for school; plaques for student and school ($100 cash)
    (3207) Availability of collagen in marine species as a high value alternative to mammalian collagen
        Student: Nisarg Dave
        School: Gonzaga High School

Memorial University Department of Physics

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (1104) Rockets are such a drag
        Student: Henley Mullins
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (2106) whether if fins are faster or are slower then paddles
        Student: Hunter Walker
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  $50/student ($50 cash)
    (3105) Skiing Moguls versus Groomed Terrain: Effect of Q-Angle & Knee Angle and Role of Gender & Orthotics on Quadricep Stress
        Student: Erin Burt
        School: Holy Spirit High School

Memorial University Department of Psychology and the Association of Psychologists of Newfoundland and Labrador Award

  plaque & cheque per student
    (1211) A Study of the Effects of Screen Time of Grade 7 Students
        Student: Leila McCrate
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  plaque & cheque per student
    (2202) Intertwined Senses: Synesthetic Qualities Evident in a Non-Synesthetic Population from Text and Auditory Stimuli
        Student: Livi Allen
        School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School

  plaque & cheque per student
    (3205) Sensory Effects of Dichoptic Saccadic Adaptation
        Student: Oishi Hawlader
        School: Gonzaga High School

Memorial University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences Award

  Best project Civil Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3110) The Adsorption of Lead from Aqueous Solutions Using Coal Fly Ash
        Student: Julia Naterer
        School: Holy Heart

  Best project Computer Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (3108) CICP - Colourizing Images via Colour Palettes for Monocromatic Vision
        Student: Mitchell Hynes
        School: Holy Heart

  Best project Electrical Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (1123) Fuzzy Electronics
        Student: Andrew Pollett
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  Best project Mechanical Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (1104) Rockets are such a drag
        Student: Henley Mullins
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  Best project Naval & Architectural Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (1101) Sink or Swim
        Student: Liam Porter
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

  Best project Process Engineering $200/project ($200 cash)
    (2113) The Effect of Electrocoagulation on Solution Separation Times
        Student: Benjamin Oates
        School: Holy Heart

Memorial University Faculty of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences Award

  $50/project; plaque/student ($50 cash)
    (3205) Sensory Effects of Dichoptic Saccadic Adaptation
        Student: Oishi Hawlader
        School: Gonzaga High School

Neety Panu Award

  $100/project ($200 cash)
    (2108) Roches ésponges
        Student: Kira Evans
        School: Crescent Collegiate

    (1105) Projet Corde a Linge
        Student: Dillon Brown
        School: Crescent Collegiate

Newfoundland and Labrador College for Medical Laboratory Science Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (1212) Fighting the Flu: Immune System Memory
        Student: Jacob Templeton
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

Newfoundland and Labrador Institute of Agrologists Award

  $50/project, $50 for School; plaque for student & school ($100 cash)
    (1210) Chemical Free Alternatives for Bread Preservation
        Student: Alicia Mason-Quinton
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association Award

  $100/project ($100 cash)
    (1201) Smoking 101
        Student: Bridget Clarke
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

Northeast Avalon Atlantic Coastal Action Plan Award

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (1205) Think Before You Drink: The environmental impact of plastic drinking straws
        Students: Ava Bishop , Izabella O’Leary
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (2201) The Effect of Acid Rain on Seedling Germination
        Student: Nicole Spencer
        School: Holy Heart

  $50/project ($50 cash)
    (3202) The Influence of Coliform Bacteria and Pollutant Chemicals On The Presence of Diatoms in Newfoundland Rivers
        Student: Nash Denic
        School: Holy Heart

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Joseph English Memorial Award

  $75/Project ($75 cash)
    (2102) How Light Travels and Its Dual nature
        Students: McKenna Mercer , Victoria French
        School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School

SHAD NL Innovation Award

  Prize provided by SHAD
    (2110) Using Newfoundland Minerals and HDPE to make Photodegradeable Rock Paper
        Students: Emily Meade , Grace Way
        School: Holy Heart

Women in Science and Engineering Award

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (1106) Machine a Colorier
        Student: Shana Brown
        School: Crescent Collegiate

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (2203) Optimizing Plant Growth Efficiency by Strategically Combining Organic Waste
        Student: Jasmine Rahman
        School: St. Bonaventure's College

  $50/project; certificate/student ($50 cash)
    (3203) The Power of Aspirin: Salicylic Acid Concentration
        Student: Kathleen Burton
        School: Holy Heart