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2009 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior - Biotechnology

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (067BTJR) Chemiluminescence in a Thermos
        Student: Emma Thacker
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Intermediate - Biotechnology

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (098BTIN) Algae Bioreactor
        Student: Michael McLaren
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (230BTIN) In-stream Bioreactors: N2O Producers?
        Student: Zach Elgood
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (177BTIN) Power Your Car - From Your Dinner Table
        Student: Stephanie Chan
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (066BTIN) Engineering of Baculovirus for Insect Control
        Student: Yun (Jessica) Zou
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (234BTIN) Mini Magnetic Muck-Managers
        Students: Vivienne Tam , Janelle Tam
        School: Individual Entry

Senior - Biotechnology

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (109BTSN) The Relation of Cleaning Agents and Biofilms
        Student: Jenny Tian
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (025BTSN) Chemotherapy Drugs: Less is More
        Students: Sophia Oke , Noorain Shethwala
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Earth and Environmental Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (189ESJR) Seeing Through The Haze
        Students: Kayleigh Rankin , Anna Zawadzki
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (201ESJR) Washed Away
        Student: Samuel Fitzpatrick
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (108ESJR) Shapers Of Our World- Volcanoes
        Student: Avani Karadkhedkar
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (223ESJR) Magnificent Microclimates
        Student: Allison McDonald
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (147ESJR) Solar Fireworks
        Student: Elena Black
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (076ESJR) Herbicides/Pesticides Affects on Drinking Water
        Student: Jessa Buchman-Pearle
        School: Courtland P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (008ESJR) Guelph Aquifer - Pure or Polluted?
        Student: Joshua Cameron
        School: Individual Entry

    (237ESJR) The Ruinous Effects of Runoff
        Student: Nicholas Svaikauskas
        School: Individual Entry

Intermediate - Earth and Environmental Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (050ESIN) Eroded Away
        Students: Dylan Cook , Brian Lingelbach
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (212ESIN) A Look At Climate Change
        Student: Reid Kennel
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (180ESIN) Urban Encroachment in West Waterloo
        Students: Joel Cheriyan , Martin Marchiori-Wong
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Senior - Earth and Environmental Science

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (065ESSN) Blue Green Algae
        Students: Julie Van de Valk , Samantha Gwynn
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Junior - Engineering

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (149NGJR) Deep Dish Antenna
        Student: Joey Shaw
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (218NGJR) Magnetron
        Student: Riley LeBlanc
        School: St. Andrew's P.S.

    (022NGJR) Cans vs. Cardboard Which is Hotter?
        Student: Connor Ducharme
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (069NGJR) Hovercrafts
        Students: Tom Sun , Hao Dong
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (010NGJR) Perfect Timing
        Students: Jessica Davison , Rachel Lichti
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (164NGJR) Bridge Design
        Students: Ben Ireland , Cole Bentley
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (229NGJR) Bring On the Heat
        Students: Elise Conlin , Emma Leger
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

    (100NGJR) Magnetic Levitation Train
        Student: Matthew Couture
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (171NGJR) PVC Rocketry
        Student: Benjamin Allen
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (082NGJR) Thermopiles In Our Domiciles
        Student: Elora Hinch
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (128NGJR) The Homemade Zamboni - Does it Really Work?
        Student: Emerson Paleshi
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (092NGJR) Water Filtration
        Student: Owen Lass
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (185NGJR) Time To Throw Out That Used Battery Yet?
        Student: Siva Mahadevan
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (162NGJR) Can Household Recyclables Reinforce Concrete?
        Students: Marco Handa , Zoe Handa
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (026NGJR) Four-Stroke Engine
        Students: Avery Pham , Sebastian Sabo
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (046NGJR) Wind Turbines
        Student: Daniel Moholia
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

Intermediate - Engineering

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (072NGIN) Take Off
        Students: Alec McNabb , Tyler Ulmer
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (006NGIN) "FLEX" ABILITY
        Students: Bryce Shantz , Chad Bender
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (112NGIN) How Much Power is in YOUR Pop Cans?
        Student: Jenn Eensild
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (106NGIN) The Great Cantenna Shootout
        Student: Ken McAndrews
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (235NGIN) The Walls Came Tumbling Down
        Student: Maddie Peters
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (169NGIN) Concrete Evidence
        Student: Pat Roberts
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

Senior - Engineering

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (198NGSN) Wireless Brakes
        Students: Trent Seres , AJ Whyte
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (042NGSN) Have You Washed Your Hands?
        Student: Jeff Graansma
        School: Forest Heights C.I.

    (157NGSN) Extending the Lifespan of DSSCs
        Students: Susie Pan , Hillary Dawkins
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Life Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (058LSJR) Difference Between Adults & Teens When Exercising
        Student: Teagan Bayne
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (071LSJR) Pick Your Poison
        Student: Nicole Gatchene
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (023LSJR) Is Smiling Contagious?
        Students: Shannon Gay , Safa Zargari
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (202LSJR) Growth Light
        Student: Carissa Fisher
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (116LSJR) Which Water Works
        Students: Brianna Barnhart , Jessie Oreskovic
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (120LSJR) How Does Road Salt Affect Native Wildlife by Roads
        Student: Liam Hendrikse
        School: Courtland P.S.

    (036LSJR) Colour Blindness
        Student: Jordyn Visscher
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (163LSJR) Hand-Eye Coordination
        Student: Nathan Martin
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (020LSJR) Male V.S Female Memory Test
        Student: Julia Hewitt
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (118LSJR) Shop Til You Drop
        Student: Zach Goetz
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

    (199LSJR) Can You Hear the Buzz?
        Students: Bailey Stevenson , Olivia Caldwell
        School: Notre Dame C.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (183LSJR) Mystery of the Brain Freeze
        Students: Michael Ronca , Luke Diemer
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (154LSJR) Power of Suggestion
        Students: Stephanie Esdon , Linda Ahn
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (242LSJR) How Energy Drinks Affect Adolescents of Ages 13-14
        Students: Cierra Ploc-Canning , Kara Van Muyen
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (188LSJR) Can Computer Games Improve Eyesight?
        Student: Ian Fare
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (194LSJR) Growin' Greens
        Students: Christian Efpatridis , Austin Roncali
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (214LSJR) Wormilizer Fertilizer
        Students: Ana Maria Calderon , Jasmine Haley
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (178LSJR) "Sense"itive Memory
        Student: Maryam Golafshani
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (086LSJR) Effect of Black & White and Colour on Memory
        Student: Ellen Case
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (102LSJR) A Walking World
        Student: Daniel Winger
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (174LSJR) Road Salt vs Plants
        Student: Madeleine Jutzi
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (241LSJR) Left Or Right Brained?
        Student: Callum Clarke
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (141LSJR) Got Methane
        Student: Austin Bender
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (083LSJR) The Effects of Music on Humanity
        Student: Victoria Yang
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (146LSJR) Taste
        Student: Regan Zink
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (133LSJR) Freaky French Fries
        Students: Katie Glofcheskie , Philip Leeman
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

    (002LSJR) Does Calcium Improve Sleep Quality?
        Students: Sarah Long , Rebecca Bauman
        School: Individual Entry

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (236LSJR) Mouldy Mania Preservative Investigation
        Students: Chelsey Walker , Caitlin Reed
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (005LSJR) Bread Mold
        Student: Daniel Taylor
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (045LSJR) Does Colour Affect Taste?
        Student: Kate Groenenberg
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (016LSJR) How Physical Activity Affects Reaction Time
        Students: Aaron Beard , Max Pfeifle
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (197LSJR) Equine Detangler - Which One Should You Use
        Student: Laura Ingriselli
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (192LSJR) Energy Drink Performance
        Student: Mitch Whittal
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (166LSJR) Hamster Maze
        Students: Helen Christie-Connolly , Tamara Khamvongsa
        School: Centennial P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (213LSJR) ELECTROMAGNETIC POLLUTION
        Student: Alexandru Gatea
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (172LSJR) Intonation Sensation
        Students: Georgina Giannopoulos , Sara Hubberstey
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (073LSJR) What's Your Health Worth
        Student: Alex Glofcheskie
        School: St. Teresa of Avila C.S. - Elmira

Intermediate - Life Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (182LSIN) The $500 Eastern RedBud Tree
        Students: Emilia Jedraszczyk , Bryce Snyder
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (191LSIN) Light Colors’ Affects on Plants
        Student: Chris Miller
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (107LSIN) Drought Resistant Grass Seed Experiment
        Student: Lisa Brock
        School: Orangeville District S.S.

    (219LSIN) What's the Stink
        Students: Maxine Koehler , Emily Hunsberger
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (088LSIN) Impact of Spectacle Frames On Vision
        Student: Josh Otto
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

    (075LSIN) Herbal Inhibitons
        Student: Evelyn Barber
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (159LSIN) Herbal Products May Alter Drug Metabolism
        Student: Brian Krug
        School: Individual Entry

    (124LSIN) Preparing for the Big Event
        Student: Jacob Kukovica
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (078LSIN) You Can Do It!
        Student: Han Kim
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Senior - Life Science

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (062LSSN) Watching Evolution
        Students: Eddie Kim , Bryan Hatton
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

    (233LSSN) Importance of HSP70 in Survival using Tardigrades
        Students: Nafisa Tasnim , Kevin Yin
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (087PSJR) How Much Vitamin C?
        Student: Adam Ma
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (231PSJR) Adhesion and Cohesion: A Sticky Situation
        Students: Rhiannan Pinnell , Carrie Yam
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (139PSJR) Secrets of Toothpaste
        Student: Sara Zubac
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (013PSJR) Temperature's Affect on Milk Combined with Liquid
        Students: Mahnoor Khan , Athia Harsham
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (015PSJR) Pop Poison
        Student: Joshua Ensing
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (216PSJR) The Paper Towel Project
        Student: Thomas Elliott
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (048PSJR) Under Pressure
        Student: Jordan Little
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (079PSJR) Popcorn
        Student: Blake Adams
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (040PSJR) Whitening Eggsperiment
        Students: Luisa Vacondio , Julia Hiscock
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (061PSJR) The Performance Of A Basketball
        Student: Vidur Pathak
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (165PSJR) No More Tears
        Student: Sydney March
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (148PSJR) Soda Poppin
        Students: Melissa Park , Emma Sleeper
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (225PSJR) Golf Par-Tee
        Student: Parker Merkley
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (011PSJR) Acid Erosion it Gnaws You to the Bone
        Student: Tyler Watson
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (196PSJR) Water and Shampoo: A Hard Problem
        Student: Gabi Myers
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (127PSJR) Gatorade Vs Water
        Students: Zac Gilmour , Matt Mesich
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (090PSJR) H2O Electrolysis
        Students: Vidushi Swarup , Teena Samanthapudi
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (232PSJR) Roller Coasters
        Students: Robert Peynado , Kyle Vander Welle
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (043PSJR) Keep Water From Ice
        Students: Nicole Ramseyer , Maddy Lass
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (161PSJR) Natural vs Artificial Sweeteners
        Students: Maddi Nelles , Ayshen Tuncel
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (135PSJR) Tide N Stains
        Student: Stephan Strauss
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (049PSJR) Are You A Sniper?
        Students: Nick Hirst , Adam Anagnostopoulos
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (054PSJR) ZAP!! The Science Behind Capacitors & Leyden Jars
        Student: Conor Kelly
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (173PSJR) Roller Coasters
        Student: Stevan Pantic
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (130PSJR) The Spectrum of Light Through Fog
        Students: Bhargav Bompalli , Bhinderjit Singh
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (021PSJR) Longest Lasting Lipstick
        Student: Vanesa Tomic
        School: W.T. Townshend P.S.

    (190PSJR) Flat or Twist?
        Student: Jaewon Oh
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (208PSJR) Edible Organic Crayons
        Students: Mimi Nguyen , Junyi Chen
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (210PSJR) Sugar Coated
        Student: Katie Fowler
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (110PSJR) Is It Magic? How A Battery Works
        Students: Tyler Barrand , Ethan Barrand
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (089PSJR) Thermal Insulators
        Student: Courtney Hoffman
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (181PSJR) Biodegradable Plastic Bags vs Regular Plastic Bags
        Student: Meredith Vizel
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (228PSJR) The Best Training Method For Swimming
        Student: Kostadin Kolev
        School: Queensmount Senior P.S.

    (168PSJR) The Best Brand of Toilet Paper
        Students: Victoria Saunders , Erin McCrae
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (114PSJR) Breaking the Ice
        Student: Alex S. Lee
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (037PSJR) SCIENCE OF THE SIX-PACK
        Student: Gabriel Reitz
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (056PSJR) Does the Pour Matter?
        Student: Cameron Adams
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (184PSJR) How Much Vitamin C?
        Student: Halie Gilmore
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (153PSJR) Keep It Fresh
        Students: Heather Bauman , Trinda Crawford
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (081PSJR) Suds vs. Stains
        Student: Chelsea Wilson
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (215PSJR) Fabulous Feet
        Student: Casey Ingold
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (105PSJR) Duracell Challenge
        Student: Charlene Ditner
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (206PSJR) Iron Content in Fruits and Vegetables
        Students: Jessica Weeden , Maggie Roth
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (160PSJR) Hot Peppers
        Students: Tyler Robbins , Michael Schnarr
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (239PSJR) Road Rage
        Student: Amy Desloges
        School: Courtland P.S.

    (099PSJR) To Shrink or Not to Shrink?
        Student: Jamie Murray
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (055PSJR) Soap Bubbles
        Students: Rachel Divito , Danielle Rose
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (091PSJR) Heating Feet: The Effectiveness of Foil Insulation
        Student: Alex Labach
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (044PSJR) How Permanent are Permanent Markers?
        Students: Ryan Cassista , Kristian Vande Kemp
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (217PSJR) Dead or Alive, or Household Cleaner Effectiveness
        Student: Sarah Harvey
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (051PSJR) Fruits and Veggies to Dye For
        Student: Mimi Ho-Tai
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (176PSJR) Do You C The Vitamin C?
        Student: Mandolin Bartling
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (179PSJR) Words in Colour
        Student: Taylor Jarvis
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (221PSJR) Stain Busters
        Student: Amanda Birtch
        School: Centennial P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (094PSJR) Quiet Please! Sound Transmission Through Materials
        Student: Sarah Adams
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (034PSJR) Nutritious Delicious
        Student: Aria Hinch
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

Intermediate - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (125PSIN) Perpetual Motion
        Student: Matthew Dakin
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (187PSIN) Environmental Footprint of Biometrics
        Student: Hrishikesh Suresh
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

    (138PSIN) Mind Your Beeswax
        Student: Amber Rae
        School: Orangeville District S.S.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (029PSIN) Can You Hear Me Now?
        Student: Emma Heimbecker
        School: Orangeville District S.S.

    (085PSIN) Bob the Builder, Can We Wear It?
        Student: Lexy Ho-Tai
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (143PSIN) Vital Vitamin C
        Student: Rachel Woolley
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

Senior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Honourable Mention Certificates
    (031PSSN) The Making and Using of Pykrete
        Students: Daniel Christie , Ryan Spence
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (117PSSN) Get A Grip
        Student: Scott Young
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (156PSSN) Antibubbles
        Student: Nils Blackwell
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (060PSSN) "Test for Radon?" Radon, Right On!!!"
        Student: Kentaro Chiba
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock

    (103PSSN) Know Plastic
        Student: Radhika Shankar
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Best in Division - Biotechnology

  Plaque
    (025BTSN) Chemotherapy Drugs: Less is More
        Students: Sophia Oke , Noorain Shethwala
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Best in Division - Earth and Environmental Science

  Plaque
    (065ESSN) Blue Green Algae
        Students: Julie Van de Valk , Samantha Gwynn
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Best in Division - Engineering

  Plaque
    (157NGSN) Extending the Lifespan of DSSCs
        Students: Susie Pan , Hillary Dawkins
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Best in Division - Life Science

  Plaque
    (062LSSN) Watching Evolution
        Students: Eddie Kim , Bryan Hatton
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Best in Division - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Plaque
    (085PSIN) Bob the Builder, Can We Wear It?
        Student: Lexy Ho-Tai
        School: St. John's Kilmarnock