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2012 Calgary Youth Science Fair Major Award Winners 

Award Title Winners Name Project Title  School Name
A.S.M. Int'l Calgary Chapter Award Nolan Rockwell ,   The Longest Lasting Cold Pack Westmount Charter School
ACPA Rick Dillen Memorial Award in Chemistry Kate Ding , Megan Chan Fruit Peel Power Tom Baines
Al Chato Top Elementary Award Emily Demichele ,   Stain Stain Go Away Webber Academy
Alberta Assoc of Optometrists Award Hana Osman ,   The Human Eye - The Jewel of The Body Calgary Islamic School
Alberta Home Economics Assoc. Award Kelly Shih , Colin Petrillo Ice Cream Meltdown Edgemont School
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions  Award of Excellence Sarah Hyslop ,   The Road to Novel Antibiotics Independent Project
Alberta Society of Gastroenterology Award Sarthak Sinha ,   Potential of Skin Schwann Cells Henry Wise Wood High School
Alberta Teachers' Association Award - Elementary Joey Love ,   Temperature Affects on Adhesive Power Duct Tape Rundle College Elementary
Alberta Teachers' Association Award - Secondary Julia Caddy , Danika Vincent A Neuroscientific No! To Heat Calgary Science School
Alberta Wilderness Association Award Chang Su ,   Pining For The Future Western Canada High School
Alta Soc of Prof Biologists Award Rebecca Todesco ,   Airborne Attack: Phase Two Queen Elizabeth High School
Amer Soc Heating, Refrig, Air Cond Award Alyssa Lee , Lauren Ngo Root For Roofs… A Solution To Global Warming Calgary Science School
APEGA Award For Earth Sciences (Elementary) Hugh Johnston ,   What's in Your River? Hawkwood 
APEGA Award For Earth Sciences (Secondary) Leah Zaitlin ,   What Affects Chytrid Distribution? Independent Project
APEGA Award For Engineering (Elementary) Alvin Xu , Hosein Alamatsaz Which Powder Has More Power? Marion Carson School
APEGA Award For Engineering (Secondary) Andrew Te Linde ,   Fractal Antennas and HDTV Reception Calgary Christian High School
Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta Award Sarah Erion ,   Can Arsenic Replace Phosphorous In Cells? Sir Winston Churchill High School
Biochemistry and Experimental Biology Award Yasamin Mahjoub ,   Neuroprotection of Pregnancy Hormones Sir Winston Churchill High School
BP Canada Award of Excellence Sarah Hyslop ,   The Road to Novel Antibiotics Independent Project
BP Elementary School Aggregate Award Edgemont Elementary ,   Top Elementary Edgemont School
BP High School Aggregate Award Sir Winston Sr. High ,   Top Sr. High Sir Winston Churchill High School
BP Junior High School Aggregate Award Fairview Jr. High ,   Top Junior High Fairview Junior High
C.I.M. Calgary Branch Award Hayley Todesco ,   Microbial Bioremediation of Tailing Ponds Queen Elizabeth High School
Calg West Central Primary Care Network Healthy Living Elem Award Lilian Zhang ,   Garlic Can Inhibit Superbugs Captain John Palliser School
Calg West Central Primary Care Network Healthy Living Int. Award Sujay Nagaraj ,   Finding Cures For Childhood Brain Tumors Western Canada High School
Calg West Central Primary Care Network Healthy Living Jr. Award Aleena Virani ,   S.P.F. or S.Y.L. West Island College
Calg West Central Primary Care Network Healthy Living Sr. Award Atulya Madhavan ,   Innate Immune Responses to Oncolytic Virotherapy Sir Winston Churchill High School
Calgary Police Service Forensic Science Award Julia Thompson ,   Forensic Science St. Gregory
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Award Nareesa Karmali ,   Does Temperature Affect Bacterial Growth In Meat? Westmount Charter School
Chancellor's Club Bursary Kelcie Miller-Anderson ,   Mycoremediation of the Oil Sands Independent Project
Chemical Institute of Canada Calgary Award Peter Nowicki ,   Water: Force of Life St Timothy
City Engineers Science Encouragement Bursary Terrace Road Elementary ,   School Award Terrace Road
City Engineers Science Encouragement Bursary Buchanan Elementary ,   School Award Buchanan Elementary
City Engineers Science Encouragement Bursary Calgary Argyll Center ,   School Award Calgary Argyll Centre
City of Calgary Water Services Resources for Youth - Elementary Brighid McKay , Valeria Cuadros Only Rain Down the Drain St. Gerard
City of Calgary Water Services Resources for Youth - Secondary Sameeksha Chopra ,   Phytoremediation: The Green Cure Calgary Science School
cOOL sCIENCE Award Theodore Lun ,   Here Comes the Sun Edgemont School
CSPG Educational Trust Fund CWSF Registration Scholarship Kelcie Miller-Anderson ,   Mycoremediation of the Oil Sands Independent Project
CWSF Alternate Award Safira Teja , Azhar Teja Weather Or Not? West Island College
CWSF Alternate Award Yasamin Mahjoub ,   Neuroprotection of Pregnancy Hormones Sir Winston Churchill High School
CWSF Alternate Award Safira Teja , Azhar Teja Weather Or Not? West Island College
CWSF Alternate Award Scott Pardoe ,   Slick Thinking Calgary Science School
CYSF Travel Award Christian Besoiu ,   Homemade Biodiesel Calgary Science School
CYSF Travel Award Arjun Nair ,   Exploring Photothermal Therapy in Denaturation Webber Academy
CYSF Travel Award Mahala Morris ,   Agent Aloe Vera Calgary Argyll Centre
CYSF Travel Award Ankita Saxena ,   ING1a's Role In Replicative Senescence Westmount Charter School
CYSF Travel Award Hayley Todesco ,   Microbial Bioremediation of Tailing Ponds Queen Elizabeth High School
Devon Canada Top Intermediate Award Arjun Nair ,   Exploring Photothermal Therapy in Denaturation Webber Academy
Devon Canada Top Junior Award Christian Besoiu ,   Homemade Biodiesel Calgary Science School
Devon Canada Top Senior Award Kelcie Miller-Anderson ,   Mycoremediation of the Oil Sands Independent Project
Devon Elementary Environmental Award Tesse Lind ,   Purchasing Perfect Produce Haultain Memorial
Devon Elementary Environmental Award Daniel Ashton ,   Egg Paint vs. Milk Paint Louis Riel Elementary Junior High School
Devon Intermediate Environmental Award Alyssa Lee , Lauren Ngo Root For Roofs… A Solution To Global Warming Calgary Science School
Devon Junior Environmental Award Leah Zaitlin ,   What Affects Chytrid Distribution? Independent Project
Devon Senior Environmental Award Chang Su ,   Pining For The Future Western Canada High School
Faculty of Arts Award Julia Caddy , Danika Vincent A Neuroscientific No! To Heat Calgary Science School
Faculty Women's Club Award, University of Calgary Mahala Morris ,   Agent Aloe Vera Calgary Argyll Centre
Genome Alberta Elementary Award Brenden Hiebert ,   Strawberry DNA Rundle College Elementary
Genome Alberta Junior / Intermediate Award Ankita Saxena ,   ING1a's Role In Replicative Senescence Westmount Charter School
Genome Alberta Senior Award Sarah Hyslop ,   The Road to Novel Antibiotics Independent Project
Government of Alberta Travel Scholarship Zeyu Liu ,   A Novel Approach to Electromagnetic Bearing System Sir Winston Churchill High School
Government of Alberta Travel Scholarship Sujay Nagaraj ,   Finding Cures For Childhood Brain Tumors Western Canada High School
Government of Alberta Travel Scholarship Chang Su ,   Pining For The Future Western Canada High School
Grant MacEwan Nature Protection Award (Elementary) Riley Galvon ,   Pet Waste to Biogas:  Is It Possible? Langevin Science School
Grant MacEwan Nature Protection Award (Secondary) Scott Pardoe ,   Slick Thinking Calgary Science School
Haskayne School of Business Elementary Consumer Science Award Arhaam Mukati ,   "Portable Water Filter Kit" for Survival in Floods Calgary Science School
Haskayne School of Business Overall Consumer Science Award Hayley Todesco ,   Microbial Bioremediation of Tailing Ponds Queen Elizabeth High School
Haskayne School of Business Secondary Consumer Science Award Anjalika Balasuriya ,   Low-Tech Water Purification: Solar Still Queen Elizabeth High School
HoangMayer Renewable Energy Award Kaelan Gibson ,   Dirt Cheap Batteries Louis Riel Elementary Junior High School
Intel International Science Fair Participant Christopher Nielsen ,   Intel Participant Independent Project
Intel International Science Fair Participant Sarthak Sinha ,   Potential of Skin Schwann Cells Henry Wise Wood High School
Lafarge Science, Technology and Society Award Rebecca Todesco ,   Airborne Attack: Phase Two Queen Elizabeth High School
Lalani Mathematics Award Zeyu Liu ,   A Novel Approach to Electromagnetic Bearing System Sir Winston Churchill High School
Merson Award for Presentation and Creativity Cheyanne Izon , Destiny Mathew How Sticky Is Your Toothpaste? Marion Carson School
Nat'l Assoc of Corrosion Engineers Award Arash Nourimand ,   Pipeline Corrosion and Oil Spills Calgary Science School
Nexen Innovation and Technology Award (Elementary) Victoria Melts ,   Row vs. Fish-scale Shingles:  Resisting Wind Fairview Junior High
Nexen Innovation and Technology Award (Secondary) Raiden DeDominicis , Robert Purcell Algae CO2 Scrubbers Calgary Academy
Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Award Aidan MacNichol ,   Coil Guns:  Can We Shoot Satellites into Space? Nellie McClung
Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences Senior Award Arjun Nair ,   Exploring Photothermal Therapy in Denaturation Webber Academy
President's Award Brenden Hiebert ,   Strawberry DNA Rundle College Elementary
Queen's University Applied Science Prize Nicole Schmidt ,   Bubble Wrap FE Osborne
Rotary Clubs of Calgary Environment Award Raiden DeDominicis , Robert Purcell Algae CO2 Scrubbers Calgary Academy
RWDI AIR Inc. Environmental Award Madeleine Gibson ,   Vertical Window Farms:  Reach for the Sky Louis Riel Elementary Junior High School
Schulich School of Engineering First Prize Zeyu Liu ,   A Novel Approach to Electromagnetic Bearing System Sir Winston Churchill High School
Schulich School of Engineering Second Prize Helena Falk ,   Engineering Applications of Holography Independent Project
SNC-Lavalin's Science at the Stampede Award Kelcie Miller-Anderson ,   Mycoremediation of the Oil Sands Independent Project
Solar and Renewable Energy Award Kalab Begna ,   Solar Energy For Hydrogen Production Queen Elizabeth High School
SPE Canadian Educational Trust Fund Award - First Place Scott Pardoe ,   Slick Thinking Calgary Science School
SPE Canadian Educational Trust Fund Award - Hon. Mention Kaelan Gibson ,   Dirt Cheap Batteries Louis Riel Elementary Junior High School
SPE Canadian Educational Trust Fund Award - Second Place Sunand Kannappan ,   Advanced Bitumen Thermal Extraction Technology Tom Baines
Terry Allen Special Merit Award for Elementary Bennett Gibson-Dunne ,   MR Fluid - The Liquid That Was a Solid University School
Terry Allen Travel Scholarship Rebecca Todesco ,   Airborne Attack: Phase Two Queen Elizabeth High School
The Plum Foundation Travel Award Atulya Madhavan ,   Innate Immune Responses to Oncolytic Virotherapy Sir Winston Churchill High School
The Psychologists Assoc. of Alberta Behavioural Science Award Julia Cameron ,   Hand Washing: What's In It For Me? Calgary Science School
The SemBioSys Award in Applied Plant Biology Sarah Boucher ,   Plant Sterol Possibilities Calgary Jewish Academy
U of C Dept. of Geoscience Elem. Award Meaghan Mealey ,   Clean and Green Marion Carson School
U of C Dept. of Geoscience Elem. Runner Up Sydney Mikulin ,   The London Bridge Is Falling Down Edgemont School
U of C Dept. of Geoscience Secondary Award Sunand Kannappan ,   Advanced Bitumen Thermal Extraction Technology Tom Baines
U of C Dept. of Geoscience Secondary Runner Up Safira Teja , Azhar Teja Weather Or Not? West Island College
Yellow Fish Road Award Brighid McKay , Valeria Cuadros Only Rain Down the Drain St. Gerard