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2013 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior - Biotechnology

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (070BTJR) Plants That Bug Superbugs
        Student: Emma Hoover
        School: John McCrae P.S.

Intermediate - Biotechnology

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (056BTIN) The Salty Solution
        Students: Fengyang Wang , Tom Chong
        School: Individual Entry

    (214BTIN) How to help stressful plants
        Students: Devanshi Shukla , Chitta Chowdhury
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

Senior - Biotechnology

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (094BTSN) The Effect of Phytohormones on Genetic Expression
        Student: Todd Brecher
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (062BTSN) Fluorescent Protein UV Protection
        Students: Tina Tang , Anisa Morava
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (140BTSN) Effects of Resveratrol/Rosiglitazone on metabolism
        Students: Nina Falak , Cristina Matei
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (035BTSN) Functionalized CNCs: An Effective Antimicrobial
        Student: Janelle Tam
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Junior - Earth and Environmental Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (080ESJR) Tectonic Plates
        Student: Urvashi Shelke
        School: Laurelwood P.S.

Intermediate - Earth and Environmental Science

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (064ESIN) Tempermental Twister
        Student: Kate Carter
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Junior - Engineering

  Pewter Medallion
    (123NGJR) Can we make a water resistant sock ?
        Students: Amy Shaw , Christina Piruchta
        School: St. Agnes C.S.

    (047NGJR) Evaporation Energy
        Student: Adam Hellinga
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (039NGJR) Home Automation System
        Students: Dakota Leggett , Trevor Eady
        School: Individual Entry

    (023NGJR) Efficient Water Boiling Appliances
        Student: Davis Zink
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (013NGJR) Cell Phone Radiation
        Student: Katy Qi
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (186NGJR) Deadliest Weapon
        Students: Jacob Isaac , Evan Rolleman
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (003NGJR) Perfect Pedi
        Students: Paula Bromby , Leanne Matthews
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (081NGJR) Reducing Light Pollution
        Student: Andy Skolseg
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (200NGJR) PLANT MAGNET
        Student: Nima Arefi
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (019NGJR) Catchy
        Student: David Engel
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (217NGJR) So Charge Me Maybe?
        Student: Emily Chambers
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (071NGJR) Alpha Rex's Message
        Student: Lyndon Tang
        School: Laurelwood P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (149NGJR) Tubes! Water! Electricity!
        Student: David Thompson
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (215NGJR) What Angle Should You Be At?
        Students: Melanie Belzile , Emily Hawker
        School: Centennial P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (127NGJR) En Garde!
        Student: Sherwood Marks
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (168NGJR) GOSH MY HOUSE IS MOVING!
        Student: Nish Singh
        School: Centennial P.S.

Intermediate - Engineering

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (027NGIN) Elmaglinator
        Student: Lyndsey Johnston
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (161NGIN) What a Drag
        Student: Marcus Engel
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (171NGIN) The Power of Heat
        Student: Erika McAndrews
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Senior - Engineering

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (207NGSN) The Effect of Additives on Ethanol Fuel
        Student: Darshan Parmar
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (153NGSN) Zeolites: Nature's Solution to Airborne Pollutants
        Students: Chris Williams , Charles Zhao
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (191NGSN) Rigid and Soft body Simulation in N-Dimensions
        Student: Jake Bian
        School: Individual Entry

Junior - Life Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (112LSJR) The effects of electrical radiation on plants
        Student: Isha Govind
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (100LSJR) Questions versus Statements
        Student: Ioana David
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (164LSJR) Rumor Has It
        Students: Sophia Briskin , Katie McLay
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (076LSJR) The Effect of Powdered Detergent on Plant Growth
        Student: Tabassum Khan
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (030LSJR) Exploring Inattentional Blindness
        Students: James Dorfman , Jonathan Tjong
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (082LSJR) Who Is Better at Spatial Abilities, Boys or Girls?
        Student: Samantha Cranston
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (148LSJR) Proxemics
        Students: Sydney Buck , Meghan Henderson
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (074LSJR) The Beanstalk Race
        Student: Silvia George
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (102LSJR) Reflexes of the Sexes
        Student: Jillian Hofstee
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (194LSJR) Whether the Weather Affects Migraine
        Student: Abby Saunders
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (020LSJR) Suck it up
        Students: Nicole Meyer , Charlotte Lauryssen
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (044LSJR) Be Active Be Smart
        Student: Katarina Sacka
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (208LSJR) Smartcebo
        Student: Amanda Hope
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (142LSJR) Project Plant
        Student: Ben Hetherington
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (122LSJR) To seed or not to seed? That is the question!
        Student: Mia Falak
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (190LSJR) Which, out of two food kinds, does my dog prefer?
        Student: Jacob Harvey
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (124LSJR) Did you hear that?
        Students: Narges Jamali , Avery McCorkindale
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (012LSJR) Berry Fresh
        Student: Anna Whitehead
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (046LSJR) Beat to the Beat
        Students: Garrett Reitzel , Johnny DeGanis
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (212LSJR) The Prisoner's Dilemma
        Students: Logan Ingalls , Kyle Davis
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (198LSJR) How distractions affect different learning styles
        Students: Zach Chapman , Ethan Guo
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (060LSJR) Greywater: Can Plants Tolerate It?
        Student: Matea Ceric
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (002LSJR) Can You Hear It or Not?
        Student: Matthew Amer-Forster
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (006LSJR) Brain Beats
        Student: Julia Zinn
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (008LSJR) Can You See It Now?
        Students: Cali Robbins , Halle Kleine
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (222LSJR) What Do Your Plants Listen To?
        Student: Bryce Hanna
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (034LSJR) Corpus Callosum Comparison
        Student: Thomas Watson
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (052LSJR) Following Food or Pheromones?
        Student: Nathanael Willms
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (218LSJR) Optical Illusions
        Students: Tanisha Hasan , Jessica Zhang
        School: Laurelwood P.S.

    (054LSJR) pH Levels of Various Diets
        Student: Tanaeem Rehman
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (026LSJR) Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot
        Students: Luke Donovan , Michael Emiljanowicz
        School: Christ The King C.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (108LSJR) Effect of Ambient Colours on Risky Decision Making
        Student: Eric Kim
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (160LSJR) What's On Your Hands
        Student: Lydia Choong
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (090LSJR) Carnation Sensation
        Students: Silvia Blanco , Roseline Yang
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (024LSJR) Cockroaches on Drugs
        Student: Ethan Kroetsch
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (110LSJR) Plant Hydration
        Student: Taylor Okum
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (004LSJR) Brain Vs. Brain
        Student: Aastha Goyal
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (146LSJR) Are You Paying Attention?!
        Students: Eric Schiebel , Kane Nguyen
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (098LSJR) Write Neat Look Smart
        Student: Idris Farid
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (018LSJR) Are Fingerprint Patterns Inherited
        Student: Saman Rashid
        School: Islamic School Of Cambridge

    (180LSJR) The Stroop Effect
        Student: Meghan Hanton-Fong
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (118LSJR) You Are What You Eat, So Know What You Eat
        Student: Adam Beaupre
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (132LSJR) Work That Brain
        Students: Marlee Allen , Teagan Thomas
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (220LSJR) Eye Black!
        Students: Alain Manjgo , Sean Barbato
        School: Westheights P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (156LSJR) Subliminal Stimuli-Can you be subliminally misled?
        Student: Nikhil Patil
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (144LSJR) The Effects of Obesity on Nocturnal Blood Pressure
        Student: Arjun Pandey
        School: K.W. Bilingual School

    (210LSJR) Who's Smarter?
        Students: Rachel Sargeson , Vivian Versluis
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (078LSJR) PERFORMANCE ENHANCING LUNGS!
        Student: Jill Jackson
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (182LSJR) Forget This!
        Students: Katrina Watson , Meghan MacIsaac
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (040LSJR) Effect of Population Size on Economic Systems
        Student: Isaac Morrison
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Intermediate - Life Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (206LSIN) Think Pink
        Students: Lydia Kuhl , Kaitlyn Leis
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (116LSIN) Audio Retention in Grade Ten Academic Students
        Students: Wennie Zhang , Melinda Zhou
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (130LSIN) Musical Minds
        Students: Gavin Gao , Amitan Pope
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (188LSIN) The Effect of Cell Phone Use on Human Memory Recal
        Students: Austin Jabari , Keyan Raahemifar
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (158LSIN) Rorschach Attack
        Students: Sonja Katanic , Laura Sulston
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (022LSIN) External Factors Affecting Blood Glucose Readings
        Student: Amelia Danzinger
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (104LSIN) Factors Affecting Enzyme Kinetics
        Student: Veeral Desai
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (058LSIN) Improving Long-term Compliance to Life-saving Meds
        Student: Avinash Pandey
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Senior - Life Science

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (196LSSN) The Effects of Hypoxia on Embryonic Development
        Students: Kelly Dong , Maximilian Reed
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (010LSSN) Antioxidants Can Be Very Bad
        Student: Linda Lu
        School: Waterloo C.I.

    (126LSSN) Can You See the Light?
        Student: Jamie Kim
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (204LSSN) Who Domesticates Whom?
        Student: Saarah Hussain
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Junior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (203PSJR) Physics of Sound : Constrained Layer Daming
        Student: Max Cohen
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (005PSJR) Cold Pack Chemistry
        Student: Ben Klassen
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (105PSJR) Bone Breaker
        Student: Maja Brajkovich
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (015PSJR) Fruity Preservatives
        Student: Edward Southward
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (073PSJR) Fuel Efficiency Factors
        Student: Emma Blakemore
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (099PSJR) Hot Topic
        Students: Lindsey Patterson , Victoria Marshall
        School: St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

    (157PSJR) Which Wax?
        Students: Riley Sauer , Jakob VandeSande
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (055PSJR) Why is the Titanic Still There?
        Student: Grant Meger
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (033PSJR) IRON OUT!
        Student: Zak Lienhart
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (089PSJR) The Exothermic Theory
        Student: Chris Charman
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (185PSJR) True Colour (a paint comparison)
        Students: Eula Carreon , Zoe Hoyte
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (111PSJR) Electric Sencor
        Student: Aaron Cooper
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (053PSJR) Magnetic Coin Pull
        Student: Prateek Bansal
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (137PSJR) LED Wavelengths!
        Students: Yousuf Ramahi , Scott Parker
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (135PSJR) Traveling Down Young's Double Slit Memory Lane
        Student: Linda (Jingwen) Mao
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (134PSJR) Slapshot
        Students: Jackson Gerber , Greg Yeoman
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (067PSJR) Stretch it to the limit
        Student: Michael Dawe
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (075PSJR) Apple Mummy
        Students: Rachel Raymond , Chelsea Moura
        School: Christ The King C.S.

    (103PSJR) Which Brand of AA Batteries Lasts The Longest?
        Student: Alex Gruhl
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Bronze Medallion ($30 cash)
    (195PSJR) Two Anti-Bacterial Agents and Bacterial Growth
        Students: Noah Meyer , Rylan Ledgley
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (169PSJR) Which Type of Baking Powder Raises a Cake More?
        Student: Tarannum Khan
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (097PSJR) Fizz Pop Ouch
        Students: Megan Kish , Megan Shaw
        School: Centennial P.S.

    (113PSJR) Rock, Paper.......Plastic?
        Student: Jessica Bronsveld
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (129PSJR) Catastrophic Craters
        Students: Maddie MacLean , Miranda Elliott
        School: St. Jacobs P.S.

    (063PSJR) fRUSTration
        Student: Nate Albrecht
        School: Hespeler P.S.

    (079PSJR) Don't Grow in there! Exploring Bacteria and Filter
        Student: Rita Zamzam
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (115PSJR) Which Solution Conducts the Most Electricity?
        Student: Muhammed Chaudhry
        School: Islamic School Of Cambridge

    (059PSJR) Flex It
        Students: Zach Mark , Matt Morrisey
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (066PSJR) Paper Towels
        Student: Neil Bilton
        School: Taylor Evans P.S.

    (083PSJR) Converting Chemicals
        Students: Katie Kroeze , Sarah Griffith
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

    (205PSJR) Properties Of Oobleck
        Students: Christina Ma , Alana Machaffie
        School: Northlake Woods P.S.

  Silver Medallion ($40 cash)
    (141PSJR) Uphill rollers
        Student: Neien Wei
        School: Edna Staebler P.S.

    (061PSJR) Extraordinary Dairy
        Student: Antonia Levak
        School: Guelph Community Christian School

    (025PSJR) Is Coral the Truffula Tree of the ocean?
        Students: Charlotte Clifford , Marina Grekoff-Hunt
        School: Individual Entry

    (117PSJR) The Energy Bracelet: A scam or a miracle
        Student: Lucy Matulis
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (093PSJR) That's Gotta Hurt!
        Student: Owen LeBlanc
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (211PSJR) Are My Hands Still Dirty? I Just Washed...
        Students: Jessica Wassens , Libby Alger
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (183PSJR) What's On That Spout ?
        Student: Seungmin Yu
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (021PSJR) Comparing Test Analysis Methods
        Student: Alana Eliasmith
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (201PSJR) Toilet Paper: Mush When You Flush
        Students: Rachel Kehl , Josilin Timmons
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

    (107PSJR) The Effects of Common Beverages on Tooth Structure
        Students: Juliana Marini , Sofya Hudson
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (163PSJR) Egg Elimination
        Students: Sierra Erb , Laila Ghrear
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (167PSJR) What's Lurking Inside Walls: Mould On Insulation
        Student: Spencer Gerwin
        School: John McCrae P.S.

    (119PSJR) Equine Equitation
        Students: Bethany Baltus , Caitlyn Hillar
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

  Gold Medallion ($70 cash)
    (139PSJR) Elasticity of a Bouncing Ball
        Student: Hannah Judelson-Kelly
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (173PSJR) Macroscopic Efficiency of Quantum Mechanics in Oil
        Student: John Fish
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (001PSJR) Electromagnetism And Conductivity
        Students: Zachary Trefler , Alexander Kitaev
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

    (037PSJR) Ammonia Beware!
        Student: Rachel Ropp
        School: Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

    (087PSJR) Which Oil Is Poppin'?
        Student: Michelle McLeod
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (038PSJR) Marble Madness!
        Student: Jayden Lam
        School: Westheights P.S.

    (145PSJR) Is Expensive Shampoo Needed to Keep Red Highlights
        Students: Joselyn Polanic , Emily Simmons
        School: Forest Glen P.S.

Intermediate - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (165PSIN) Foot Length... Height... Golden Ratio?
        Students: Emily Campbell , Taylor Heimbecker
        School: Cameron Heights C.I.

    (151PSIN) Race for Relief
        Students: Zarina Mamoukhova , Jasmine Starks
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (069PSIN) Newton's Problem
        Student: Michael O'Donovan
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (221PSIN) Using Waste Liquids to Produce Electricity
        Students: Erik Bumbulis , Yota Ohashi
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (177PSIN) War on Weeds
        Student: Anne Vandrus
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (213PSIN) What Do The Ears Hear?
        Student: Laurel Buchanan
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (043PSIN) Fuel of the Future
        Student: Emily Newton
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

    (065PSIN) Soundmosis - The effects of sound on osmosis
        Student: George Utsin
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Senior - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Pewter Medallion
    (199PSSN) A Charged Debate: Natural vs. Artificial Electroly
        Student: Ross Cunningham
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Bronze Medallion ($40 cash)
    (143PSSN) Phosphorus and Calcium: The Lifelong Balancing Act
        Student: Tyler Watson
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

  Silver Medallion ($60 cash)
    (101PSSN) Frontiers of Our Universe: Quasar Spectra
        Students: Kevin Dong , Derek Holzscherer
        School: Waterloo C.I.

  Gold Medallion ($100 cash)
    (223PSSN) Recycled Energy: Firearm Muzzle Heat
        Student: Nicholas Svaikauskas
        School: Individual Entry

    (029PSSN) Computational Analysis of Halo-Organic Compounds
        Students: Alex Inglis , Bailey Robison
        School: Centennial C. & V.I.

    (175PSSN) The Spots in Lots
        Students: Daniel Penner , Aaron Buckley
        School: Waterloo C.I.

Best in Division - Biotechnology

  Plaque
    (070BTJR) Plants That Bug Superbugs
        Student: Emma Hoover
        School: John McCrae P.S.

Best in Division - Earth and Environmental Science

  Plaque
    (064ESIN) Tempermental Twister
        Student: Kate Carter
        School: St. John's-Kilmarnock School

Best in Division - Engineering

  Plaque
    (168NGJR) GOSH MY HOUSE IS MOVING!
        Student: Nish Singh
        School: Centennial P.S.

Best in Division - Life Science

  Plaque
    (156LSJR) Subliminal Stimuli-Can you be subliminally misled?
        Student: Nikhil Patil
        School: Centennial P.S. - Congregated Class

Best in Division - Physical and Mathematical Science

  Plaque
    (175PSSN) The Spots in Lots
        Students: Daniel Penner , Aaron Buckley
        School: Waterloo C.I.