First-Place BEST OF FAIR: Dante Severini
Dante was one of five competitors that we sent to the
2016 Canada Wide Science Fair held in Montreal.
Dante's research project tracked stomach acidity and its effects on the coatings of various drug capsules.
To be effective, most pharmaceuticals must survive passage through the stomach and reach the intestines before dissolving.
First-place Senior and
First-place Best of Fair !!
First-place Junior and
Second-place Best of Fair: Daphné Dupuis & Mya St. Jean
Daphné & Mya were two of five competitors that we sent this year
to the 2016 Canada Wide Science Fair held in Montreal.
Daphné and Mya presented "Power UP!", an analysis
of wind turbine efficiency, for which they won
one of two Professional Engineers of Ontario Awards
— for the second time —
in addition to their Best-of-Fair placements.
Benjamin Cohen Family Memorial Trophy Winner: Emma Adams
As Third-place Best of Fair, Emma was also sent to compete
at the 2016 Canada Wide Science Fair held in Montreal.
Emma Adams of St. Mary's College took Third-place Best of Fair for "Now You See Me", a project inspired by her volunteer work at the Entomica Insectarium.
(Emma was also the TENARIS Award winner for First Place - Intermediate project AND winner
of the Gary Rahn Award for Natural History.)
Kendra Favaro covets one of the
Don Wallace Shields for her second-place
Junior finish – fourth-place overall – and final
entry into the Canada Wide Science Fair.
...Some other projects of interest.
Korey Miller-Boyle – Essar Steel Shield Winner
for "What is the Best Insulation Against Sound?"
Science Fair Chair & Rotary President-Elect
Melinda Mills addresses participants
at the 2016 Science Fair ceremony.
Third-place Junior, 6th-Place overall, and winner of the Gary Rahn
Natural History Award for Green Thinking: Amy Carlson
2016 SCIENCE FAIR STATS:
Total of 95 Projects:
60 Junior (Grades 7-8)
19 Intermediate (Grades 9-10)
16 Senior (Grades 11-12)
(10 projects in French)
Total of 141 Students:
92 Junior 32 Intermediate 17 Senior (19 French)
11 schools represented
(local scientists and
4 Projects (5 Students) were sent
to the 2016 CWSF
RileyJo Hodgson (science teacher extraordinaire at Ecole Notre-Dame)
with some of her students: Julia McLeod & Halle Maclachlan
and Brady MacLachlan & Cassandra Breckenridge
The Alfred R. Askin Shields are awarded to the school having
the best participation and excellence in each division.
Alfred R. Askin Shield Award Winners (Junior):
Rosedale Public School
Alfred R. Askin Shield Award Winners (Intermediate):
Alfred R. Askin Shield Award Winners (Senior): Korah Collegiate