Team Edmonton Triumphs at CWSF Toronto

Five projects from ERSF were chosen to represent Edmonton at the 2011 Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Toronto, Ontario. Held May 14 - 21, CWSF 2011 welcomed over 500 finalists from across Canada to Seneca College. Team Edmonton performed exceedingly well in national competition, with all finalists receiving prizes. Edmonton's delegation included two Challenge Award winning projects, one of which was declared the best in fair.

Dominique Drouin-Moreland (McNally School)
"Horse Hues II" (Discovery - Intermediate)

  • Bronze Medal - Excellence Awards - Intermediate

Kaelyn Gras and Andrea Isabelle De Ocampo (Archbishop MacDonald)
"Novel Concepts to Decontaminating Oiled Birds" (Environment - Intermediate)

  • Bronze Medal - Excellence Awards - Intermediate

Michael Gras and Brennon Grohn (Aurora Charter School)
"Effective Effluent Expurgation: Naphthenic Acids Removal" (Environment - Junior)

  • Bronze Medal - Excellence Awards - Junior

Danny Huang and Jaclynn Wong (Harry Ainlay School)
"O-GlcNAcylation: Suppressing Cancer Progression" (Health - Senior)

  • Gold Medal - Excellence Awards - Senior
  • Challenge Award - Health - Senior
  • Platinum Award - Best Senior Project
  • Best Project Award

Madison Ricard (Old Scona School)
"From The Ground Up: Part 2" (Innovation - Intermediate)

  • Gold Medal - Excellence Awards - Intermediate
  • Challenge Award - Innovation - Intermediate

More information on the Canada-Wide Science Fair's new awards system can be found at Youth Science Canada.