Team Edmonton Returns from CWSF Peterborough

Seven ERSF projects were chosen to represent Edmonton at the 2010 Canada-Wide Science Fair. This year's Canada-Wide Science Fair was held in Peterborough, Ontario on May 15 - 23, welcoming 500 students from across Canada to Trent University. The members of Team Edmonton deserve congratulations for having advanced to the national level; Council is proud to highlight the accomplishments of Team Edmonton 2010:

Dominique Drouin-Moreland (Avonmore School)
"Horse Hues" (Life Sciences - Intermediate)

  • Bronze Medal - Life Sciences - Intermediate

Viane Faily (Old Scona School)
"Fatty Acids and the Efficacy of Chemotherapy on Breast Cancer" (Health Sciences - Senior)

Ashley Light (Oliver School)
"Happy as a Pig in Mud" (Engineering - Junior)

Amit Persad and Hannah Yu (Old Scona School)
"PTEN: Halting Progression of Metastatic Melanoma" (Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sciences - Senior)

  • Gold Medal - Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Sciences - Senior

Madison Ricard (New Horizons School)
"From The Ground Up" (Engineering - Intermediate)

  • Bronze Medal - Engineering - Intermediate

Kyle Schole (Richard F Staples Secondary School)
"Microbial Degradation of Vehicle Tires" (Environmental Innovation - Senior)

  • Gold Medal - Environmental Innovation - Senior
  • The Manning Innovation Achievement Award
  • Canadian Commisssion for UNESCO - Science for Peace and Development Award

Arathi Unnikrishnan (Aurora School)
"The Effects of Gender and Age on Audio and Visual Learning" (Health Sciences - Intermediate)