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2008 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior - Biotechnology

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (212BTJR) Vegetable Paper
        Students: Emily Stevenson , Katherine Iversen
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (182BTJR) Race Against Time ( A Comparison of Wrinkle Creams
        Student: Juliana Pe˝a
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (130BTJR) Salt to Fresh Water
        Students: Devan McCargar , Matija Pintar
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (026BTJR) Biometrics
        Student: Hrishikesh Suresh
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (112BTJR) Fertilizers and Plant Growth
        Students: Vanessa Martin , Laura Ingriselli
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (180BTJR) The Microwave Myth
        Student: Jessica Tjong
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (030BTJR) Hot Horse Manure
        Student: Cos Tjeenk Willink
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

Intermediate - Biotechnology

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (184BTIN) Leaf Logs
        Student: Amber Rae
        School: Orangeville District S.S.

    (164BTIN) The Quest for Phage
        Students: Sofia Oke , Noorain Shethwala
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (020BTIN) Examining Water Quality in Drinking Fountains
        Students: Eddie Kim , Michael Xu
        School: Individual Entry

Senior - Biotechnology

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (062BTSN) Citrus Grafting
        Students: Cristin Healy , Danielle Healy
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (192BTSN) Plastic Not Fantastic
        Student: Daniel Burd
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (118BTSN) Making A Better Plastic from Recombinant E. coli
        Students: Boxiao (Jonah) Hu , Yi Kang
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (024BTSN) (creative title pending...)
        Students: Isdin Oke , Colin Perkins
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Earth Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (040ESJR) Carbon Sequestering: A School Case Study
        Student: Reid Hayes
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (106ESJR) Bean Fare
        Student: Heather Bauman
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (094ESJR) Green House Effect
        Student: Daniel Corrigan
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (142ESJR) Rock 'N Roll Weathering
        Students: Jack Anderson , Clayton Lovell
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (042ESJR) Flower Power
        Students: Patty Crisan , Rebecca Garlick
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (022ESJR) Does Acid Rain Affect The Health Of Plants
        Students: Nicole Ramseyer , Maddy Lass
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (136ESJR) Magnetized Water
        Student: Jordan Cole
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (098ESJR) Is Strawbale Insulation a Good Choice?
        Students: Natalie Hemmerich , Heather Imrie
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (086ESJR) Let It Snow
        Students: Maxine Koehler , Kassy Chiarello
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (114ESJR) Lead It Be
        Student: Kyla Craig
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (208ESJR) Why Do Plants Have Spiral Patterns
        Student: Kaleigh Taylor
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (082ESJR) Have you been Lead On?
        Student: Alison Balnar
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (104ESJR) Carbon Imbalance
        Student: Antony Zhou
        School: Laurelwood P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (012ESJR) Altering the effects of shampoo on microorganisms
        Student: Ambika Opal
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (218ESJR) Oil Spills Kill
        Students: Amanda MacInnis , Katherine Purdy
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

Intermediate - Earth Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (046ESIN) Acids in the Environment
        Students: Erich Woolley , Dallas Preikschas
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (158ESIN) Recycling
        Student: Jennifer Tease
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

Senior - Earth Science

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (034ESSN) Effects of Volcanic Emissions on Global Climate
        Students: Lisa Mu , Kalsoom Zalmay
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (108ESSN) It's Tidal Waves, By a Landslide!
        Student: Terry Straus
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (096ESSN) Eurasian Plates effects on Istanbul, Turkey
        Students: Omer Ijtemaye , Kasra Safavi
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Junior - Engineering

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (203NGJR) The Viability of a Toronto to Ottawa Maglev Train
        Student: Eric Friedel
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (025NGJR) Motors and Magnets
        Student: Jeremy Vermulen
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (071NGJR) Fire Water
        Student: Gabriel Reitz
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (057NGJR) Rust-Ez
        Student: Chris Hajduk
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (149NGJR) Solar Furnace
        Student: Neil Grzegorczyk
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (043NGJR) Beam, Arch, or Suspension: Which is Strongest?
        Student: Quinn Cleghorn
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (145NGJR) The Desalination Station
        Student: Carolyn Buchanan
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (157NGJR) Does Temperature Affect A Pucks Movement?
        Students: James Poth , Nick Lichti
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (183NGJR) The Auto Plant Waterer
        Students: Zachary Bandura , Kevin Vo
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (153NGJR) The Ultimate Roller Coaster
        Students: Alexia Hovis , Roshni Sharma
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (107NGJR) Magnetic Levitation
        Student: Ashley Hammerbacher
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (155NGJR) Opto-Area meter
        Students: Tho-Alfakar Al-Aubodah , Manar Al-Aubodah
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (101NGJR) Clean That Fog Away
        Student: Elora Hinch
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (207NGJR) Under Floor Heating Efficiency
        Student: Jonathan Fraser
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

Intermediate - Engineering

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (037NGIN) Are Pseudo-Random Number Generators Efficient?
        Student: Elisa Lou
        School: Forest Heights C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (061NGIN) The Coanda Conundrum
        Student: Mackenzie Carter
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (067NGIN) The Amazing EV Road Race
        Student: Andrew Gerwin
        School: John F. Ross C. & V.I.

Senior - Engineering

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (117NGSN) Rescue hero
        Students: Sherief Kasozi , Admir Mujanovic
        School: Forest Heights C.I.

    (027NGSN) Automation Hero
        Student: Mackenzie Armstrong
        School: Forest Heights C.I.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (021NGSN) CCD, CCD RUN
        Student: Andrew Roberts
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (159NGSN) The Pandemic Ventilator
        Student: Jeff Graansma
        School: Forest Heights C.I.

    (083NGSN) BRIGHT FUTURE of ENERGY:Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
        Students: Pinky Langat , Chris Palmer
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Life Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (070LSJR) Which Juice Is the Best Source of Vitamin C?
        Student: Selina Vesely
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (148LSJR) Pulse
        Student: John Wamsley
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (074LSJR) Human Memory
        Students: Sandeep Manku , Yichen Huang
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (176LSJR) Who's Your Daddy's Daddy
        Student: Olivia Bennett
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (194LSJR) Why Am I Who I Am?
        Student: Nikki Ross
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (028LSJR) 'Bean' Green
        Students: Callie Churchill , Amanda Hemmerich
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

    (168LSJR) Stroop Effect
        Students: Natalia Czajkowski , Sarah Nowak
        School: Monsignor Gleason C.S.

    (072LSJR) Color Your World
        Student: Yujie Zhang
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (202LSJR) The Placebo Effect
        Student: Kira Scheffelmeier
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (204LSJR) Mold & Mildew Growth
        Student: Hannah Bender
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (076LSJR) Greener Greens?
        Students: Patrick Fontaine , Andreas Arvanitis
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (186LSJR) What About The Frogs?
        Student: Margaret Doerner
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

    (036LSJR) Can Fido and FLuffy Lengthen Your Life?
        Student: Margaret Oswald
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (150LSJR) spiders
        Students: Johnny Rumig , Alexander Vongnhay
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

    (052LSJR) Chocolate- Which type of chocolate is more benefic
        Students: Shannon Rutledge , Paige Tsetsekas
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (038LSJR) Exercise and Heart Rate
        Student: Jordan Thompson
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (018LSJR) Bacteria in the Home
        Student: Sarah Witherspoon
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (056LSJR) Bacteria
        Student: Graham Bleaney
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (048LSJR) Ball Awareness
        Students: John Petras , Simon Guillemette
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class, Centennial P.S.

    (078LSJR) How Do Colours Affect You?
        Students: Arushi Sachdev , Natasha Cyples
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (160LSJR) The Brains Behind The Body
        Student: Dillon March
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (068LSJR) Mold on Bread!
        Student: Sara Zubac
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (190LSJR) What's In Your Water
        Student: Olivia Eder
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (044LSJR) Sidiness
        Students: Amanda Banic , Erin Fortier
        School: Monsignor Gleason C.S.

    (172LSJR) How Clean Are Ice Cubes In Restaurants?
        Student: Evan Geddis
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (126LSJR) Fun With Genetics
        Student: Blythe Pearce
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

    (166LSJR) How Observant Are You?
        Student: Callum Clarke
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (090LSJR) Left or Right
        Students: Heather Drescher , Davis Grisold
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

    (092LSJR) When do different species of birds feed?
        Student: Eric Sizer
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (140LSJR) Wellesley Pond Water
        Student: Taylor Blackwell
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

    (174LSJR) The Heart And Circulatory System
        Student: Nicholas Deane
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (162LSJR) The Fishy Facts
        Student: Daniel Winger
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (050LSJR) Clean the leaves and the beacteria shall leave.
        Student: Nicholas Svaikauskas
        School: Individual Entry

    (138LSJR) Music+Math=?
        Student: Emily Sehl
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (156LSJR) The Benefits of Learning an Instrument
        Student: Janelle Tam
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (120LSJR) Wind Energy
        Students: Parker Merkley , Joshua Mallais
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (210LSJR) Does Top 40 Music Affect Visual and Auditory Conce
        Students: Graham Giles , Russell Giles
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (144LSJR) Discovering Yourself Through Sports
        Student: Chelsey Main
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (054LSJR) Yeast vs. Road Salt
        Student: Alex Labach
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (060LSJR) Effect of glucocorticoids on nicotine metabolism
        Student: Matt Kirby
        School: Individual Entry

    (088LSJR) Pecking Order: winter resident bird interactions
        Student: Kristina Parker
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (206LSJR) The Food Colouring Question: Natural or Artificial
        Student: Joshua Otto
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (064LSJR) Can Color Protect us from UV light
        Student: Mathieu Tremblay
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

Intermediate - Life Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (200LSIN) Handwashing
        Students: Michaela Graham , Victoria Williams
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (116LSIN) Development of the CAM Angiogenesis Assay
        Student: Brian Krug
        School: Individual Entry

    (196LSIN) Will Peppers Prevent Germ Growth In Human Saliva?
        Student: Amina Al-izzi
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Senior - Life Science

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (100LSSN) To Strut or Not To Strut?
        Student: Radhika Shankar
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (132LSSN) You are Not a Beautiful and Unique Snowflake
        Student: Devin Howard
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (014LSSN) Are You Nervous?
        Student: Kathy Abu
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

Junior - Physical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (111PSJR) Make-Up Remover Extrodinaire
        Students: Emily Spiers , Kaitlyn Jacklin
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (109PSJR) Infrared
        Student: Sam Jamal
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (029PSJR) Bubble Duration in Different Temperatures
        Student: Nicholas Rozon
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (167PSJR) THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
        Students: Carly Horst , Jordan Mahoney
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (119PSJR) Light Bulbs
        Student: Alex Harrison
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (217PSJR) The Toilet Paper Truth
        Students: Mytchel Lynn , Darren Faria
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (177PSJR) Parachute Challenge
        Students: Sophie Damianoff , Natasha Droeske
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (173PSJR) Which Oil?
        Student: Miraal Ashraf
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (141PSJR) haven't the foggiest
        Students: Josh Jacob , Cam Moses
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (175PSJR) Is It A Solid Or A Liquid?
        Student: Ryan Gueguen
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (009PSJR) Factors affecting absorption
        Students: Manav Verma , Eddy Phachanhla
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (023PSJR) Becel Comparison
        Student: Danielle Blanchette
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (121PSJR) The Fire in Biodiesel
        Student: Jacob Schering
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

    (147PSJR) Science Project: Mission to Mars
        Students: Rachel Blowes , Jessica Mammoliti
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (215PSJR) Stain Removers
        Students: Karissa Van Muyen , Ruth Popescu
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (047PSJR) Clog Be Gone
        Students: Colton Snow , Cody Rooney
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (209PSJR) Pinhole Camera Project
        Student: Mackenzie Denison
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (139PSJR) Magnificent Magnus
        Student: Ethan Danielli
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (069PSJR) C 4 U!
        Student: Katrina Hindle
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (039PSJR) Bubbles
        Students: Monica Strauss , Stephan Strauss
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (045PSJR) Bust the Rust
        Student: Bethany Postrozny
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (015PSJR) Attacking The Calcium Culprit!
        Student: Jenna Scheske
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (073PSJR) Rust
        Student: Matthew Dawkins
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (137PSJR) Roller Coaster Loops
        Student: David Lu
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (197PSJR) Win Your Life with Lotto 6/49
        Student: Morgan He
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (211PSJR) Tuned?
        Students: Regan Zink , Karleigh Herd
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (193PSJR) Tire Pressure vs. Distance
        Student: Sarah Adams
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (115PSJR) Q.E.D. Quantum Eraser Device
        Student: Anton Borissov
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (085PSJR) Household Chemicals
        Students: Lauren Holden , Georgina Giannopoulos
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (091PSJR) Colours in Light
        Student: Beth Lambert
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (031PSJR) Light Bulb Efficiency
        Student: Daniel Moholia
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (123PSJR) The Significance of Fret Placement on a Guitar
        Student: Eric Hardy
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (201PSJR) The Elastic Bounce
        Students: Andrew Semma , Daren Nagy
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (125PSJR) Power Tube
        Student: Jacek Kudla
        School: Monsignor Gleason C.S.

    (087PSJR) What Stops Your Swimsuit From Being Eaten?
        Student: Grace Adams
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (089PSJR) How much N2O is in your H2O?
        Student: Zach Elgood
        School: Individual Entry

    (143PSJR) Cool It!
        Student: Samantha Murray
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (213PSJR) An Olympic Sized Problem
        Student: Liza Klassen
        School: Wellesley D.P.S.

    (065PSJR) "Contacting" All H20 - Re-hydration Station
        Student: Kerri Lee
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (053PSJR) Does Light Colour Affect Output of a Photovoltaic
        Student: Alex Glofcheskie
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

    (099PSJR) Figure Skating Physics
        Student: Nidhi Juthani
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

Intermediate - Physical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (019PSIN) Acid Snow is in the Forecast!
        Student: Hilary Neeb
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (011PSIN) Antacids
        Student: Emily Smith
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (171PSIN) ANTIBIOTICS-Herbs And Spices
        Students: Adam Cassidy , Tyler Bowman
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (131PSIN) Raising the Titanic
        Students: Ryan Schultz , Taylor Van Boekel
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (185PSIN) Green Expectations
        Student: Hannah Hodgson
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (055PSIN) Better Bend Beats Bogies
        Student: Jeremy Drung
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (017PSIN) Speeding
        Student: Joel Cheriyan
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (033PSIN) Can Cheese Cure Disease?
        Students: Beth Bender , Jelena Toma
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (097PSIN) Watt You Talking About
        Student: Derek Jouppi
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (051PSIN) GROUNDS FOR COFFEE
        Student: James Belyea
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

Senior - Physical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (075PSSN) Following Through
        Student: John Fackoury
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (041PSSN) Prime Probability Paradox through Parity!
        Student: Lawrence Xie
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Best in Division - Biotechnology

  Plaque
    (192BTSN) Plastic Not Fantastic
        Student: Daniel Burd
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Best in Division - Earth Science

  Plaque
    (218ESJR) Oil Spills Kill
        Students: Amanda MacInnis , Katherine Purdy
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

Best in Division - Engineering

  Plaque
    (083NGSN) BRIGHT FUTURE of ENERGY:Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
        Students: Pinky Langat , Chris Palmer
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Best in Division - Life Science

  Plaque
    (060LSJR) Effect of glucocorticoids on nicotine metabolism
        Student: Matt Kirby
        School: Individual Entry

Best in Division - Physical Science

  Plaque
    (041PSSN) Prime Probability Paradox through Parity!
        Student: Lawrence Xie
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.