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2012 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior - Biotechnology

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (059BTJR) Antioxidant activity of Herbs on plant cell growth
        Student: Devanshi Shukla
        School: Individual Entry

Intermediate - Biotechnology

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (183BTIN) Refining the Lining
        Students: Steven Liu , Kevin Peng
        School: Waterloo C.I., Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Senior - Biotechnology

  Pewter Medallion
    (139BTSN) In"gene"ious
        Student: Carolyn Buchanan
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (051BTSN) Antioxi vs Cancer: Cured by Sword, Caused by Sword
        Student: Linda Lu
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (003BTSN) Nanocrystalline Cellulose: A Renewable Antioxidant
        Student: Janelle Tam
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (237BTSN) The effects of Lycium barbarum on cataracts
        Student: Christina Ding
        School: Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

    (047BTSN) A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
        Student: Alexandra Ficht
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Junior - Earth and Environmental Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (109ESJR) Dashing Through The Snow
        Student: Josie Schwartz
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (151ESJR) Salty Situation
        Students: Jonny Martin , Connor Martin
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (111ESJR) Distribution of Tornadoes in Ontario
        Student: Helen Small
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (045ESJR) The Backyard Water Cycle
        Student: Hannah Judelson-Kelly
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Intermediate - Earth and Environmental Science

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (029ESIN) I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now
        Student: Elizabeth Hodgson
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Junior - Engineering

  Pewter Medallion
    (032NGJR) The question of compression
        Student: Michael Tong
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (104NGJR) London Bridge
        Student: Mason Landry
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (184NGJR) Up Up it Goes
        Student: Nisarg Radadia
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (030NGJR) Geodesic Domes
        Students: Ethan Paddock , Josh Budimlic
        School: St. Andrew's P.S.

    (199NGJR) Automatic Timed Electric Door
        Student: Keegan Paleshi
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (091NGJR) Drier Dryer
        Students: Tyrone Wagler , Matthew Schmidt
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (190NGJR) Taking Flight
        Student: Daniel Van Acker
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (164NGJR) Touch My 3D
        Students: Joel Malleck , Badder Jamali
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (178NGJR) Sky High
        Students: Emily Lanesmith , Deyanne Sutcliffe
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (118NGJR) The Hush! Network - Secure Communications Platform
        Student: Lucas Cherkewski
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (160NGJR) Using Infrared Light to Simulate A Touch Screen
        Student: John Fish
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (219NGJR) Can we recreate the EpiPen?
        Students: Clair Baleshta , Jessie Rae
        School: St. Agnes C.S.

    (162NGJR) Solar Electricity
        Students: Sam Dugan , Yazan Faraawi
        School: Centennial P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (206NGJR) It's Tough Being Green
        Student: Rhea Wilson
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (054NGJR) Survival of the strongest (roof)
        Student: Patrick Taylor
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (024NGJR) Carefree Vacation Bunny Kit
        Student: Constance Jacobson
        School: Westheights P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (089NGJR) Aquacell Solar Concentrator
        Student: Isaac Fountain
        School: Individual Entry

Intermediate - Engineering

  Pewter Medallion
    (146NGIN) Round and Round
        Student: Gabi Keane
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (217NGIN) The Landfill Predicament
        Students: Tom Chong , Fengyang Wang
        School: Individual Entry

    (192NGIN) Solar Energy: A Bright Idea
        Student: Katie Newton
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (148NGIN) Where's the Hot Spot?
        Students: Mathilda Pfersch , Eilish Cashubec
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (132NGIN) Lift and Drag: Opposite Sides of the Force
        Students: Kevin Dong , Tom Sun
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (159NGIN) The Zinc-Iron Battery: Ecological & Economical
        Student: Darshan Parmar
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Senior - Engineering

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (063NGSN) Hydrogen Internal-Combustion Engine
        Student: Tyler Ulmer
        School: Waterloo Oxford D.S.S.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (008NGSN) Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
        Students: Ronald Vuong , Ian Rodgers
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Life Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (019LSJR) Do Video Games Affect Your Mental Abilities?
        Student: Lamar Bashbishi
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (095LSJR) Real or Not Real? Distinguishing Artificial and Hu
        Students: Anthony Tan , Kyle Farwell
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (175LSJR) Grow Plants Grow
        Students: Shannon Nairn , Alice Liu
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (057LSJR) The Uncanny Valley
        Student: Isaac Morrison
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (103LSJR) Nature's Cure- Can Acne be treated ALL-Naturally?
        Student: Ana-Lavinia Vlad
        School: St. Agnes C.S.

    (173LSJR) The Sugar Effect
        Student: Aurra Startup
        School: Islamic School Of Cambridge

    (001LSJR) What is in the food I eat?
        Student: Emily Vance
        School: Laurelwood P.S.

    (209LSJR) Preservatives
        Student: Haley Sherbourne
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (143LSJR) Fertilizer Toxicity on Bean Plants
        Student: Thomas Wright
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (221LSJR) True Colours: How Do Colours Affect Your Mood?
        Students: Ollie Davitt , Laura Moolenbeek
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (228LSJR) Effect of Music and Movement on Memory
        Student: Erin Deacon
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (068LSJR) How Paper Colour Affects Recall
        Student: Aleema Tahir
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (005LSJR) Are You Bothered By Bacteria?
        Students: Brookelynn Gerber , Katherine Gerber
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (079LSJR) Olfactory Fatigue
        Students: Kayla Sutherland , Caitlyn Hillar
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (033LSJR) The Common Mould
        Student: Jacob Mittermaier-Zubeck
        School: Individual Entry

    (071LSJR) Music to my Mind
        Students: Zoë Kovacs , Alex MacDonald
        School: St. Andrew's P.S.

    (213LSJR) Monarch Butterfly Migration
        Student: Sarah Murphy
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (009LSJR) Adjustment to Higher Altitudes in Athletes
        Student: Aidan Jones
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (235LSJR) Sugar Testing
        Students: Dylon Ayton , Jessica Chhin
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (141LSJR) Experiment to Remember
        Students: Meghan McLeod , Sona Khalifeh
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (117LSJR) Distracted?
        Students: Evan Kish , Kevin Guan
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (205LSJR) Sniff N' Sleep
        Students: Hélène Crowley , Ellen Imamura
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (203LSJR) Temporary Threshold Shift Caused by iPods
        Students: Kate Schneider , Deirdre McIlroy-Young
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (017LSJR) Animal Adaptations
        Student: Jill Jackson
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (069LSJR) The Biomechanics of Pitching
        Student: Ryan Giberson
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (170LSJR) Bacterial Growth on Fries
        Student: Annie Collins
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (154LSJR) Stroop Effect
        Student: Mimi Ngo
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (163LSJR) Finger "text"erity
        Students: Breanna Bruce , Marielle Graham
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (231LSJR) Time For Tasting
        Students: Emma Hahn , Brianna O'Neill
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (041LSJR) Colours Horses Prefer When Eating
        Student: Kate Parr
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (233LSJR) The Fault With Road Salt
        Student: Daniel Labach
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (227LSJR) Band or Busted
        Students: Matthew MacDonald , Alex Taylor
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (201LSJR) 1,2,3 Grow!
        Students: Caitlin Putman , Idamae Joyce
        School: Rockwood Centennial P.S.

    (081LSJR) The Beat Goes On
        Student: Devin Frede
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (187LSJR) Piano Hands
        Students: Charlotte Baker , Nathalie Yuen-Lusetti
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (195LSJR) Nine Nifty Numbers
        Student: Madison Jarvis
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (077LSJR) Do Spices Inhibit Mould Growth?
        Student: Gillian Young
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (043LSJR) Determinants of White Coat Hypertension
        Student: Arjun Pandey
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (179LSJR) Measuring ATP and bacteria in school instruments
        Student: Sydney Meunier
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (155LSJR) Seeing Stars?
        Students: Lindsay Glofcheskie , Nikki Doble
        School: Individual Entry

    (013LSJR) Canine Dental Care Products: Impressing or Messing
        Student: Katya Tarasoff
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (049LSJR) Roundabout Roulette
        Student: Aidan Webster
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (167LSJR) Optical Illusions-Does colour effect an illusion?
        Students: Nikhil Patil , Andrew Ilyas
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (083LSJR) Time Flies When You're Having Fun . . . or Does It
        Student: Leela Keshav
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (037LSJR) Spoiled Rotten
        Student: Morgan Glofcheskie
        School: Individual Entry

Intermediate - Life Science

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (021LSIN) All Work and No Play . . .
        Student: Maya Keshav
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (067LSIN) Road Salt, a Fast Fix?
        Student: Julia Hogwood
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

    (125LSIN) The Evolution Experiment
        Student: Poorna Patange
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

    (166LSIN) Can you feel the charge?
        Students: Chris Motz , Charles Boo
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (169LSIN) What's The Buzz?
        Student: Emilie Pollard
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (011LSIN) Ginger & Garlic Effectiveness in Fighting Bacteria
        Student: Veeral Desai
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

    (211LSIN) K, Let's Talk About Plants
        Students: Zara Hasan , Rhiannan Pinnell
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (099LSIN) The Colour-Memory Connection
        Student: Heather Friedel
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (113LSIN) Improving Compliance to Lifesaving Medications
        Student: Avinash Pandey
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (225LSIN) Temperature-dependence Sex Determination in Leopar
        Students: Sarah Zhang , Tamar Patolsky
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Senior - Life Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (039LSSN) All Washed Up
        Student: Alexander Warner
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (165LSSN) Personalities Behind the Cosmos
        Students: Sarah Harvey , Kitty Morrell
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (105LSSN) green synthesis of silver nano-particles
        Students: Alex Inglis , Bailey Robison
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (229LSSN) Limiting Microbial Growth with Hydrocolloids
        Students: Cristina Matei , Clare Wagner
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Junior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (090PSJR) Edible Indicators (pH)
        Student: Avianna Del Piero
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (142PSJR) Straighter Tracks, Always the Faster Shortcuts?
        Student: Isabel Shu
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (070PSJR) Pill-B-Gone
        Students: Jordan Bell , Edward Schulz
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (050PSJR) Acid-Tastic
        Students: Holly Lauryssen , Bianca Marcellino
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (238PSJR) They See Me Rollin'
        Student: Matias D'Angelo
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (110PSJR) Expensive vs. Inexpensive: Soccer Balls
        Student: Sydney Johnson
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (180PSJR) Which Light Bulb Produces the Most Heat
        Student: Zak Lienhart
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (210PSJR) pH in your H2O
        Students: Jonah Boehm , Jakob VandeSande
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (052PSJR) Bounce
        Student: Cameron Rose
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (218PSJR) What is the Best Angle inclination
        Students: Jacob Dubue , Mathew Erwin
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (240PSJR) Off The Grill
        Students: Micaela Yawney , Paige Bromby
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (048PSJR) Static Magic
        Student: Tarpan Patel
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (212PSJR) Quick trick for an oil slick
        Students: Simon Boa , Jonah Chapman
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (116PSJR) Which Mitt Is A Hit?
        Student: Grace Melchers
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (076PSJR) Electrolyte Challenge Sport drink vs. Orange Juice
        Student: Faizah Gaya
        School: Islamic School Of Cambridge

    (006PSJR) Forecast Cloudy
        Student: Ian Birtch
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (112PSJR) Viscosity
        Student: Maria Tasneem
        School: Islamic School Of Cambridge

    (034PSJR) Stain Buster
        Student: Jordan Germann
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (140PSJR) Natural vs Artifical Beauty Products
        Students: Sarah Griffith , Katie Kroeze
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (168PSJR) Cut the Onion... Forget the Tears
        Students: Mike Emiljanowicz , Luke Donovan
        School: Christ The King C.S.

    (147PSJR) Does it Make Scents?
        Student: Caleb Main
        School: Wm. G. Davis P.S. - Congregated Class

    (153PSJR) Food Apocalypse; Mission: Voices
        Students: Mikayla Weinberger , Charvi Shah
        School: Centennial P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (036PSJR) Walking on Water
        Student: Joshua Marangoni
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (172PSJR) Hot or Cold: Does Cold Water Detergent Work
        Student: Michael Barker
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (161PSJR) GUMNASTICS
        Students: Emma Fabri , Gabriela Morales
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (176PSJR) Which Fruit or Vegetable Has the Most Vitamin C?
        Student: Julie Lacey
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (073PSJR) "C" the Difference?
        Student: Emily Wright
        School: Lester B. Pearson P.S.

    (074PSJR) Crustaceans Crumbling
        Student: Han Xie
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (214PSJR) The Badminton Master
        Students: Victoria Duong , Michelle Braun
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (174PSJR) A Greener Clean: A Biodegradable Laundry Detergent
        Students: George Lu , Owen Baribeau
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (018PSJR) Roller Coaster Marbles
        Student: Ross Jackson
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (014PSJR) How Hard Is It To Crack A Code?
        Student: Alana Eliasmith
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (216PSJR) Stain Busters
        Students: Hillary Strong , Megan Schmidt
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (150PSJR) Hair Catastrophe
        Students: Aisha Jamal , Stephanie Knudsen
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (230PSJR) The Truth about Hair Strengthening Sampoos
        Student: Rachel Walker
        School: John McCrae P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (152PSJR) Is The Gluten Protein Transferrable In Deep Frying
        Student: Abby Saunders
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (204PSJR) Taking The Oil Out Of Soil
        Student: Taylor Frost
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (194PSJR) How Tooth Whitening Chemicals Affect Teeth
        Student: Fahad Ashraf
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (138PSJR) Ice be Gone
        Students: Cassandra Efpatridis , Aislynn Scott
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (060PSJR) A Little too Close
        Student: Katia Shatalova
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (196PSJR) The Search for Speed
        Students: Mirabel Saiar , Dinna Truong
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (234PSJR) Water Magic Electrolysis
        Students: Tiger Jian , Addison Zhao
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (232PSJR) The Formation of Impact Craters
        Students: Ethan Liebster , Christopher Bishop
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (133PSJR) Effects of whitening toothpast on various stains
        Students: Joselyn Polanic , Alyshia Thompson
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (126PSJR) Splitting Water with a Fruits/Veggie Battery
        Students: Emma Hoover , Veronica Silverthorn
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (094PSJR) Hot or Cold
        Students: Michael DeGanis , Jeff Talbot
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (044PSJR) Let's Make Some Noise ... Or Not!
        Student: Juliana Gallas
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

Intermediate - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (080PSIN) Burn Baby Burn
        Student: Cassie Busuttil
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (128PSIN) How Fast Are Your Marbles?
        Student: Fabian Liebermann
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (236PSIN) Sanitizer Scam!
        Students: Monisha Naik , Sharu Kunasekaran
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (010PSIN) "A Salty Situation"
        Student: Rachel Hunter
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (222PSIN) Nuking Fluids
        Students: Jim Zhang , Billy Jin
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (038PSIN) Rule 30
        Student: Charles Zinn
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (066PSIN) A Hot Topic:Water vapour and the greenhouse effect
        Students: Alexandra Johns , Michaela Johns
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Senior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (062PSSN) ASprinAtion
        Student: Maisha Visram
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (134PSSN) How do I change thee? A study of reaction rates
        Student: Chad Kirkham
        School: Jacob Hespeler S.S.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (220PSSN) The Benefits of "Heavy" Coffee Drinkers
        Student: Emma Whitehall
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (072PSSN) Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
        Student: Zach Elgood
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

Best in Division - Biotechnology

  Plaque
    (047BTSN) A Study of the Leaf Striping in Barley
        Student: Alexandra Ficht
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Best in Division - Earth and Environmental Science

  Plaque
    (029ESIN) I've Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now
        Student: Elizabeth Hodgson
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Best in Division - Engineering

  Plaque
    (008NGSN) Electricity from Fluorescent Proteins Solar Cells
        Students: Ronald Vuong , Ian Rodgers
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Best in Division - Life Science

  Plaque
    (113LSIN) Improving Compliance to Lifesaving Medications
        Student: Avinash Pandey
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Best in Division - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Plaque
    (072PSSN) Effect of light and humic substances on AgNP
        Student: Zach Elgood
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.