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CWSF 2008 - Ottawa, Ontario

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Jessica Wang is fifteen years old and a grade 10 student in the Advanced program at Walter Murray Collegiate, in Saskatoon. She is very involved in her school, being on the debate team, the cross-country team, and in numerous groups in the music department, including band, choir and the musical. This spring she had a lead role in a one-act play at her school. Jessica is also a grade representative on the Student Representative Council and a member of the Gay Straight Alliance. She was in the Top Ten students for academics in her grade nine year, also receiving the High Honours in English award. Jessica has been playing the piano for nine years. She completed her RCM Grade 10 Exam in 2005. She has been principal bassoon in the Saskatoon Youth Orchestra since 2006, receiving the Director's Award in 2007 and a Spirit Award in 2008. Jessica also takes voice lessons and theory lessons. Her hobbies include music, art, and travelling.

Jessica Wang

Taste the Rainbow
Division:Physical & Mathematical Sciences / None
City:Saskatoon, SK
School:Walter Murray Collegiate
Abstract:This project determined which variety of bell pepper (red, yellow, orange, green) and which method of cooking them (raw or heated) is most beneficial, in terms of antioxidant properties. Using a fluorescent plate reader, I found that the liquid portions of bell peppers contain high levels of oxidants, one of them being hydrogen peroxide. Heating the peppers destroys these potentially harmful oxidants.

Awards Value
The University of Western Ontario Scholarship
Silver Medallist - $1500 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario
$1 500.00
Silver Medal - Life Sciences
Sponsor: Pfizer Canada
Total$2 200.00