Canada Wide Science Fair Success!!

Science Fair 2016 Winners

Jay Chen, Micah Windsor-Freeman and Kelly Yang.

Lakehead Public Schools students won a Gold and two Bronze medals at the 55th Canada-Wide Science Festival (CWSF) held at McGill University in Montreal from May 14 to 21.

Congratulations to Micah Windsor-Freeman, a Grade 8 student from Claude E. Garton Public School, who won a Junior Gold Medal with his project titled “Learning from Flint: Is NaOH the Solution to Pb-Contaminated Drinking Water?”

Micah won:

  • Excellence Award – Junior – Gold Medal
    Sponsor: Youth Science Canada
    $250
  • Western University Scholarship
    Gold Medalist – $4000 Entrance Scholarship
    Sponsor: Western University
    $4 000

Total $4 250

Kelly Yang, a Grade 11 student at Sir Winston Churchill Ccollegiate and Vocational Institute won a Bronze medal for her project “Let Cancer Kill Cancer: A novel therapeutic strategy”.

Kelly also won the following scholarships:

  • Excellence Award – Senior – Bronze Medal
    Sponsor: Youth Science Canada
  • University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship
    Senior Bronze Medalist – $1000 Entrance Scholarship
    Sponsor: University of Ottawa
  • Western University Scholarship
    Bronze Medalist – $1000 Entrance Scholarship
    Sponsor: Western University
    $1 000

Jay Chen, Grade 11 at Sir Winston Churchill Collegiate and Vocational Institute won a Bronze medal for his project “Biomass Derived Carbon for Innovative Water Purification and Metal Extraction.”

Jay was awarded the following scholarships:

  • University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship
    Senior Bronze Medalist – $1000 Entrance Scholarship
    Sponsor: University of Ottawa
  • Western University Scholarship
    Bronze Medalist – $1000 Entrance Scholarship
    Sponsor: Western University

Congratulations to Micah, Kelly and Jay!!

You can view the profiles of Micah, Kelly and Jay and a description of their projects by clicking here.

 

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