AWARD of EXCELLENCE
The most outstanding project of the WWSEF receives a trophy, and an admission scholarship to the University of Ottawa.
BlackBerry provides a $250 cash award.
MicroFilters: Using Tweets For Disaster Management
Andrew Ilyas      Waterloo C.I.

Award of Merit
These are the top projects in the Fair regardless of category or division. The prize is an all-expenses paid trip to the Canada-Wide Science Fair. These awards are sponsored by the University of Guelph, the University of Waterloo, BlackBerry, Christie Digital Systems, and the Rotary Club of Guelph.
The Effect of BMI/Weight Loss on Pulmonary BP
Arjun Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

Does Forgetfulness Contribute to Inactivity?
Avinash Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

The Calculated Crisis
Kevin Strauss, Kevin Dong      Waterloo C.I.

The Digestion Question
Zo� Kovacs      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Trendsetter
Parker Hoyes      St. John's-Kilmarnock

MicroFilters: Using Tweets For Disaster Management
Andrew Ilyas      Waterloo C.I.

Quorum sensing: Indicating herbal plant efficiency
Devanshi Shukla      Centennial C. & V.I.

AlgEYE: Automation of algal hydrogen production
George Utsin      Waterloo C.I.

Engineering Science Quest Award
Summer science camp ($300 scholarship)
Batteries Not Included
Rawan Sakalla      Westheights P.S.

Stephen J. Little Award  (In Memory)
Stephen J. Little was highly respected, long-time member of the WWSEF organization, former president of the Youth Science Foundation of Canada, and supporter of the CWSF movement. A trophy and gift Card are presented for the exhibit judged to be the best in presentation quality, taking into account the visual display and interviews with judges.
Treatment of S.aureus with Manuka Honey
Isaac Thevathasan, Anit Bhattacharyya      Centennial C. & V.I.

Chem 13 Award
Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo. The Chem 13 Award is for the exhibit judged the best physical science project with an emphasis on chemistry.
The award is a one year subscription to Scientific American or another scientific journal suitable for the level of the award winner.
Let's see vitamin C
Advait Maybhate      Edna Staebler P.S.

Catalyst Leadership Award
Top engineering project which demonstrates creativity and leadership ($600 scholarship)
Can Nanoparticles Protect You?
John Fish      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Shad Valley Scholarships
$500 Scholarship to attend Shad Valley
Spectrum Matters
Katia Shatalova      Individual Entry

Can Nanoparticles Protect You?
John Fish      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Drug Dissolution
Tanaeem Rehman      Cameron Heights C.I.

The Effect of BMI/Weight Loss on Pulmonary BP
Arjun Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

The Picky Allergen
HyoJin Son      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Keep It Cool
Graham Hoyes      St. John's-Kilmarnock

The Digestion Question
Zo� Kovacs      School: St. John's-Kilmarnock

Brew It Out
Josie Schwartz      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Little Missed Sunshine
Leela Keshav      Waterloo C.I.

MicroFilters: Using Tweets For Disaster Management
Andrew Ilyas      Waterloo C.I.

Quorum sensing: Indicating herbal plant efficiency
Devanshi Shukla      Centennial C. & V.I.

The Battery to Beat
Tiger Jian, Elbert Lai      Waterloo C.I.

REAL Summer Scholarship
Summer research experience ($2800 scholarship).
Does Forgetfulness Contribute to Inactivity?
Avinash Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

Super Surfactants: Oil Be Gone!
Fengyang Wang, Tom Chong      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Treatment of S.aureus with Manuka Honey
Isaac Thevathasan, Anit Bhattacharyya      Centennial C. & V.I.

AlgEYE: Automation of algal hydrogen production
George Utsin      Waterloo C.I.

SILVER MEDALS
Senior Silver Award winners receive a $60 cash prize

Intermediate Silver Award winners receive the following:
- a $60 cash prize
- a special invitation to apply for one of two $500 scholarships for Shad Valley.

Junior Silver Award winners receive a $40 cash prize
Senior - Biotechnology Soybean and Maize interaction through Mycorrhizae
Tim Wu, Peter Zeng      Centennial C. & V.I.
Junior -
Engineering
Repulsive Cars
Zachary Trefler      Centennial P.S.

EV3-LUTIONIZED ROBOTS
Lyndon Tang      Laurelwood P.S.

Building and using an eye tracker
Alex Eliasmith      Centennial P.S.

Aerodynamics and the Science Behind Flight
Oscar Judelson-Kelly      Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
Little Missed Sunshine
Leela Keshav      Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Life Science
Synthetic vs Natural Antibiotics
Justin King      John McCrae P.S.

Dish Washer vs. Hand Washing
Sofie Michailovich      Edna Staebler P.S.

Drop That Heart Beat
Renee Cottrell      St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Adolescents
Sarah Hunter      St. John's-Kilmarnock

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You stronger?
Emma Mackey      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Bacterial Growth on School Wind Instruments
Zdenka Neilson      John McCrae P.S.

Do you see what I see?
Mackenzie Morgan      Westheights P.S.

Does Poor Vision Make You Smart?
Ethan Pister      Westheights P.S.

Messaging Mealworms
Ethan Kroetsch      John McCrae P.S.

Fine Manual Dexterity Differences Between Genders
Emily Yu      Centennial P.S.

Think Fast!
Cole Smits, Justin Modoor     Westheights P.S.
Junior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Let's see vitamin C
Advait Maybhate      Edna Staebler P.S.

The S.A.D.D Truth
Eric Liebster      Centennial P.S.

Household Chemicals and Rusting
Jordan Wallace     Centennial P.S.

White Noise in Your Home
Saman Rahmani     Queensmount Senior P.S.

Diabeat It!
Saihaj Dhillon      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Lotion in Motion
Rebecca Kim, Rose Samra
K.W. Bilingual School

Experimenting with the Violin Bridge
Sheila Afros, Shayna Martz      Centennial P.S.

Let Your Fingers Do the Talking
Olivia Richard      John McCrae P.S.

The Science Behind Art
Chelsey Davidson, Anais Sebbane      Northlake Woods P.S.
Intermediate -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Can Nanoparticles Protect You?
John Fish      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Keep It Cool
Graham Hoyes      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Brew It Out
Josie Schwartz      St. John's-Kilmarnock
Senior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Lighting up the Night with Waste Heat
Yota Ohashi, Zhenle Cao      Waterloo C.I.

BRONZE MEDALS
Senior and Intermediate Bronze Award winners receive a $40 cash prize.
Junior Bronze Award winners receive a $30 cash prize.
Senior -
Earth & Environmental Science
Soil Erosion in Veracruz, Mexico
Julie Vuong, Megan Smith      Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Engineering
Camera Obscura
Samuel Phippen      John McCrae P.S.

Soaring to New Heights: Human-Powered Flight
Brendan Chin-Quee      St. John's-Kilmarnock

POLLUTION SOLUTION
Parth Patel      Hespeler P.S.

"Water" You Gonna Do Without Clean Water?
Catherine Paige, Emily Lang      Westheights P.S.

Will Temperature Affect Fuel Efficiency?
Ryan Hagarty      Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
Need a Lift?
Mattea Powell      St. John's-Kilmarnock
Junior -
Life Science
Spell Cheque?
Elizabeth Crowley, Natalie Vetzal
Centennial P.S.

Bacteria Boost
Sasha Friddell , Eileen Carette      Centennial P.S.

Effects of Acid Rain on Living Organisms
Vanessa Thongsomsanith      John McCrae P.S.

The Importance of Blinding
Emily Steiner      K.W. Bilingual

The Five Second Rule - Fact or Fiction?
Peter Jones , Christopher Jones
Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

The Electronic Evaluation
Jensen Lawrence      K.W. Bilingual School

It's a Girl... Or a Boy?
Maddi Peng      Westheights P.S.

CranRinse
Jonathan Sibisan      Westheights P.S.

Hearing Things?
Shiv Kathuria, Brandon Bernard
Westheights P.S.

SHOULD YOU PLAY?
Jackson Ilgner, Braeden Redlich-Stowe      Westheights P.S.

International Sweaty Plants
Sergiu Pocol, George Busecan
Westheights P.S.
Junior -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Computer Path-finding Algorithms
Alexander Kitaev      Centennial P.S.

Is Music Class Contagious?
Libby Alger, Jessica Wassens
John McCrae P.S.

Face Off! Ringette vs Hockey
Jessie Cameron      John McCrae P.S.

Don't Put A Cork In It
Yehia Fahmy, Brian Zapp      Centennial P.S.

Organic Products Reducing Water Acidity Levels
Sadia Khan      Courtland P.S.

Which seal is the real deal ?
Jasmine Myers      K.W. Bilingual School

Get a Grip
Jonah Landry      St. John's-Kilmarnock

I GOT GAS!
Nicole Hogwood      Hespeler P.S.

ANALYZING THE HEMOLYTIC TRANSFUSION REACTION
Saman Rashid      Islamic School Of Cambridge

Mpemba Effect
Bryson Van Eerd      John McCrae P.S.

Light, Refraction, and Color
Connie Cheng      Laurelwood P.S.

Enamel Erosion
Katelyn Holmes      Hespeler P.S.
 
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INDEX - click on it to go to it.
Award of Merit

Stephen J. Little Award

Sir Isaac Newton Award

Catalyst Leadership Award

REAL Summer Scholarship

Gold Medals

Bronze Medals
Best in Division Award

Chem 13 Award

Best Written Report Award

Engineering Science Quest Award

Shad Valley Scholarship

Silver Medals

Pewter Medals

Photos of the award winners.

Best in Division Award
A plaque is awarded to the entry judged best among the category winners in each of the five divisions.
The selection of the recipient takes into account the age and grade of the exhibitors.
Biotechnology
Quorum sensing: Indicating herbal plant efficiency
Devanshi Shukla     Centennial C. & V.I.

Earth and Environmental Science
The Calculated Crisis
Kevin Strauss, Kevin Dong      Waterloo C.I.

Engineering
MicroFilters: Using Tweets For Disaster Management
Andrew Ilyas      Waterloo C.I.

Life Science
The Effect of BMI/Weight Loss on Pulmonary BP
Arjun Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

Physical and Mathematical Science
The Digestion Question
Zo� Kovacs      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Best Written Report Award
Sponsored by Google, a trophy is awarded in each of the three categories - junior, intermediate and senior, to the student(s) submitting the best written Research Report.
Junior To Freeze or Not To Freeze
Seungmin Yu      John McCrae P.S.

Don't Put A Cork In It
Yehia Fahmy, Brian Zapp      Centennial P.S.

Now uSEE Me
Sajeev Kohli, Travis Mammoliti
K.W. Bilingual School

Are you Hydrated?
Calvin Fogler      John McCrae P.S.

How to Find a Prime Number
Michael Lu      Northlake Woods P.S.
Intermediate Little Missed Sunshine
Leela Keshav      Waterloo C.I.
Senior Soil Erosion in Veracruz, Mexico
Julie Vuong, Megan Smith      Waterloo C.I.

Sir Isaac Newton Award
Sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo. A $50 gift certificate is awarded to the exhibit, one in each of the three categories, that is judged to be the best physical science project with an emphasis on physics.
Junior Trendsetter
Parker Hoyes      St. John's-Kilmarnock
Intermediate The Digestion Question
Zo� Kovacs      St. John's-Kilmarnock
Senior Lighting up the Night with Waste Heat
Yota Ohashi, Zhenle Cao      Waterloo C.I.

GOLD MEDALS
All Senior Gold medal winners receive the following:
- a $100 cash prize
- a $500 scholarship from Conestoga College
- a $1000 scholarship to the University of Waterloo
- a $1000 scholarship to the University of Guelph
- a $1000 scholarship from Wilfrid Laurier University

All Intermediate Gold medal winners receive a cash prize of $100 and a special invitation to apply for one of two $500 scholarships for Shad Valley.

All Junior Gold medal winners receive a cash prize of $70.
Top Junior Engineering projects receive 1 week of Engineering Science Quest summer camp from the University of Waterloo.
Intermediate - Biotechnology Quorum sensing: Indicating herbal plant efficiency
Devanshi Shukla      Centennial C. & V.I.
Senior - Biotechnology Super Surfactants: Oil Be Gone!
Fengyang Wang, Tom Chong
Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.

Treatment of S.aureus with Manuka Honey
Isaac Thevathasan , Anit Bhattacharyya      Centennial C. & V.I.
Senior -
Earth and Environmental Science
Using Geotechnology to Assist Wiildfire Prevention
Matt Fish, Nicholash Bedi      Waterloo C.I.

The Calculated Crisis
Kevin Strauss, Kevin Dong      Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Engineering
Soak it Up! - An Oil Spill Solution
Rita Zamzam      Centennial P.S.

Now uSEE Me
Sajeev Kohli, Travis Mammoliti
K.W. Bilingual School

Batteries Not Included
Rawan Sakalla      Westheights P.S.

Know Your Knees 101
Mikayla Clermont, Rhiannon Braid
Lester B. Pearson P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
MicroFilters: Using Tweets For Disaster Management
Andrew Ilyas      Waterloo C.I.

The Battery to Beat
Tiger Jian, Elbert Lai      Waterloo C.I.
Senior -
Engineering
AlgEYE: Automation of algal hydrogen production
George Utsin      Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Life Science
How Colour and Categorization affects Memory
Vivek Patil      Centennial P.S.

Brilliant Bioluminescence
Jessie Elias      Centennial P.S.

Colours Affecting Your Hunger
Muna Mohamed
Islamic School Of Cambridge
Intermediate -
Life Science
Spectrum Matters
Katia Shatalova      Individual Entry

The Effect of BMI/Weight Loss on Pulmonary BP
Arjun Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

The Picky Allergen
HyoJin Son      Sir John A. Macdonald S.S.
Senior -
Life Science
Does Forgetfulness Contribute to Inactivity?
Avinash Pandey      Waterloo C.I.

Does "Roundup" Disrupt Serotonin Synthesis in Gut?
Wendy Fu, Moiz Shakeel    Centennial C. & V.I.
Junior -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Trendsetter
Parker Hoyes      St. John's-Kilmarnock
Intermediate -
Physical and Mathematical Science
Drug Dissolution
Tanaeem Rehman      Cameron Heights C.I.

The Digestion Question
Zo� Kovacs      St. John's-Kilmarnock

PEWTER MEDALS
Intermediate -
Biotechnology
Chirality in Glucose
Hayley Vlasschaert      Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Earth & Environmental Science
A Breath of Fresh Air
Megan Kent      Centennial P.S.

Climate Change - Global Warming
Chandra Keerthi      Laurelwood P.S.
Senior -
Earth & Environmental Science
Honolulu tsunami hazard mapping
Nirupam Singh, Lukas van Arragon
Waterloo C.I.
Junior -
Engineering
Flexing Wired Muscles
Sherwood Marks      Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

Nitinol Motor
Christa Wise      K.W. Bilingual School

What's Cookin'?
Jared Jasinski, Ethan Surian      Westheights P.S.

Hydroelectric Turbines: The More the Better?
David Doell      John McCrae P.S.

Kelvin Electrostatic Generator
Luke Lawson      John McCrae P.S.

Window Farming
Alex Salsali      Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Engineering
BUTTERFLIght
Megan Berry      St. John's-Kilmarnock

C.A.M.R.A.: A Revolution
Matthew Shaw      Centennial C. & V.I.
Junior -
Life Science
Study While Sleeping
Hrithik Patel      Edna Staebler P.S.

Will Redheads go Extinct?
Akash Jain      John Galt P.S.

Eyewitness Testimonies Are they reliable?
Jillian Seehaver      Centennial P.S.

Your Memory
Ana Radovanovic, Emma Turner
Centennial P.S.

How Does Salt Affect Seed Germination?
Teagan Bridges      Taylor Evans P.S.

With Or Without Glasses- How Do People See You
Mallory Sanderson, Jessica Aspinall
Taylor Evans P.S.

Brain Freeze!!!
Cara Webber      St. John's-Kilmarnock

Typing Speed: Gaming vs. Social Media
Leanne Le, Caitlyn Cross      Westheights P.S.

Adrenaline Rush
Isabella Mountryvong, Natalie Thomas      Westheights P.S.

Lights, Camera, ACTION!
Zoe Hoyte      Hespeler P.S.

Yummy Gummy
Mikaila Cameron      Hespeler P.S.

Is Wi-fi Harmful?
Jeff Dugan, Filip Popovic      Centennial P.S.

Are you Hydrated?
Calvin Fogler      John McCrae P.S.

Concentration or Distraction
Rachel Cuahutle      Hespeler P.S.

Smiley Faces And Pareidolia
Markus Kangur      Centennial P.S.

Who Can Remember?
Raegan Allan, Tori Chen      Centennial P.S.
Intermediate -
Life Science
The Effect Of Mood On Memory
Mariam Ibrahim, Adele Lukusa
Pere-Rene-de-Galinee H.S.
Junior -
Physical & Mathematical Science
Soggy or Crunchy?
Tarannum Khan      Edna Staebler P.S.

Fruit Ripening
Tabassum Khan, Sonya Romantsov
Edna Staebler P.S.

What Keeps the Heat?
Reid Vrolyk      Edna Staebler P.S.

Osmosis with Organic and Non Organic eggs
Vaishnavi Mohana Gobburu     Laurelwood P.S.

Can I Calculate Temperature with a Tuning Fork
Casey Baleshta      St. Agnes C.S.

UV rays effect on Fasteners
Zach Champman, Mikayla Chapman      Centennial P.S.

To Freeze or Not To Freeze
Seungmin Yu      John McCrae P.S.

tire pressure's effect on soil compaction
Liam Whalen      St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

Fact or Friction
Moses Brajkovich, Tyler Toomey
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

The Change in the Index of Refraction With Heat
Sylvia Byer      John McCrae P.S.

It's A Long Way Down
Marissa Condo, Megan Robart-Morgan
St. John Brebeuf C.S. - Erin

Can rocks extract oil from water?
Sam Orend      Courtland P.S.

Density
Emina Bektic      Taylor Evans P.S.

Solutions to rust
Anita Yang, Abigail Persaud
Lester B. Pearson P.S.

Can Picked Fruits' Rate Of Ripening Be Controlled?
Emma Sitler      Hespeler P.S.

Biodegradable Plastic
Eric Chen      John McCrae P.S.

which solution disinfects a toothbrush fastest?
Shahzaib Chuadhry
Islamic School Of Cambridge

Intermediate -
Physical & Mathematical Science
The Guessing Game
Christopher Friedel      Waterloo C.I.

Duracell vs Dollar Store
David Neuman, Theo Vanderkooy
Waterloo C.I.