Chignecto East Regional Science Fair Award Winners

The Chignecto East Regional Science Fair was held on April 8, 2015 at the NSCC Pictou Campus. A total of 91 students, representing 70 projects participated in the Fair. Congratulations to all participants and to those students selected for awards. Well done!

 

Elementary Awards

Grades 4-6 Most Original 

Plaque + gift certificate for sparkles entertainment

 Fe2O3, Nicholas English, West Pictou Consolidated

 

Grades 4-6 Best Display 

Plaque + gift certificate for sparkles entertainment

Science Meets Food, Brent Chapman, F.H. MacDonald Elementary 

 

Grade 4: Award of Excellence  

Medal + gift certificate sparkles entertainment

Particular size affects Reaction time, Ocenna Campbell and Carys Mason, Pictou Elementary

Do you know how greasy your potato chips are?, Daylene Tooke, Pictou Elementary

 

Grade 5: Award of Excellence

Medal + gift certificate sparkles entertainment

Science Meets Food, Brent Chapman, F.H. MacDonald Elementary

Banana Rama, Ty Briand and Jenna MacLeod, Pictou Elementary

 

Grade 6: Award of Excellence

Medal + gift certificate sparkles entertainment

Fizzy Fountain, Alyssa Kirwan and Madison Hawley, F.H. MacDonald Elementary

Fe2O3, Nicholas English, West Pictou Consolidated

 

Middle  and High School Awards

Honourable Mentions     

Ribbon + gift certificate

Crystal Clear, Alexander van Zyl, New Glasgow Academy

Crazy Wax, Nathaniel Moore, Dr. Thomas McCulloch Junior High 

Basketball- The Science of shot selection , Samuel Wade and Patrick Liebmann, Pugwash District High

Photosynthesize, Jennifer Cooke, Northumberland Regional High 

 

Special Awards

Engineers Nova Scotia Award

Best technology/Engineering project from junior, intermediate or senior levels - $100 + plaque

Close encounters of the fourth kind, James Lees, Northumberland Regional High

 

Gary Mingo Memorial Award for Innovation 

Plaque + 100

All lit Up, Jackson Black, Oxford Regional Education Centre

 

AST Award 

Environmental Award – DQ Certificate + plaque.

Can these shrubs take those suds?, Jade Butler, Trenton Middle School

 

Dorothy Long Award  

Best oral presentation - $30 + plaque 

This Little Light of Mine, Angelina Gouchie, North Colchester High School 

 

Department of Fisheries Award

Best aquatic or recreational fishing project - $50 and plaque.

Award #1” Excellent Idea to integrate behavioural adaptations theories with a modern ecosystem problem like invasive species.  Darwin would be proud!”

Can we Prepare, Caitlyn Sandluck, North Nova Education Centre

Award #2 “ Well thought out project with important considerations to small scale aquaculture operations. Dad should be proud!”

First Feeding: Do or Die, Olivia Merlin, Pugwash District High School

 

Saint Mary’s University Faculty of Science Award

Given for a passionate, independent investigation - loot bag

Yeast: A Fungus Among Us, Rych Levy, North Nova Education Centre

 

Best French Oral  

Plaque + DQ Certificate

L’Autobus du Futur, Raine Langille, West Pictou Consolidated School

 

NSIS Award 

Most outstanding multi-disciplinary project - $100 + plaque

Bacterical Prefernces: The Effect of Human age and gender, Cody MacDonald, Northumberland Regional High School

 

CEED

Best Marketable Product - plaque and $100

Crazy Wax, Nathaniel Moore, Dr. Thomas McCulloch Junior High

 

NSYES Agriculture Awards

Agricultural Awareness - Certificate and $50.00

Egg”stra Eggs “Eggs”tra light, Jake Murray, West Pictou Consolidated School

Eggs-amining the connection between foraging behavior and egg characteristics, Maria Duynisveld, Pugwash District High

Are there differences in how lettuce genotypes respond to light source, John Burns Duynisveld, Pugwash District High

 

Student Choice Award

Voted on by fellow students - Café Italia Certificate

Can these shrubs take those suds?, Jade Butler, Trenton Middle School

 

Muriel Palmer Award

Project exhibiting good scientific method - plaque and $30.00

Are there differences in how lettuce genotypes respond to light source, John Burns Duynisveld, Pugwash District High

 

St. Fx Special Award

Good application of Scientific Method - 75.00 each

Are there differences in how lettuce genotypes respond to light source, John Burns Duynisveld, , Pugwash District High

Physical Education Comparing the involved to the uninvolved, Justyn Henley, North Nova Education Centre

 

Awards of Excellence

McDonalds Certificate and plaque

Best Displays

Can these shrubs take those suds?, Jade Butler, Trenton Middle School

Pomes A Pomes, Georgia Murray, West Pictou Consolidated School

The effect of joint injections in equine athletes, Madeline Bush, North Colchester Academy

 

Most Original

Plaque and food certficate

You got me in stitches, Phoebe Waugh, North Colchester High School

First Feeding: Do or Die, Olivia Merlin, Pugwash District High School

This Little of mine, Angelina Gouchie, North Colchester High School

Physical Education Comparing the involved to the uninvolved, Justyn Henley, North Nova Education Centre

 

Top Grade 7 Awards

 Presented by: Northern Pulp - Plaq. + 10.00

Colour Changing liquid a clock reaction, Jessica Liebmann, Pugwash District High

You got me in stitches, Phoebe Waugh, North Colchester High School

Can these shrubs take those suds?, Jade Butler, Trenton Middle School

 

Top Grade 8 Awards:

Presented by: Northern Pulp - Plaq. + 10.00

Oh Snow!,  Julia Small, Oxford Regional Education Centre

Walking in circles, Klorissa Farnsworth and Gensis Frosst, West Pictou Consolidated School

Les Plantes en Plastique, Taylor Dean, West Pictou Consolidated School

 

Top Grade 9 Awards 

 Presented by: Northern pulp - Plaq. + 10.00

Sugar Sugar, Alexis Wilson, North Colchester High School

The effect of joint injections in equine athletes, Madeline Bush, North Colchester High School

What it Takes, Morgan Campbell, Pugwash District High

 

Top Grade 10-12 Awards

Presented by: Plaque + Food certificate

Physical Education Comparing the involved to the uninvolved, Justyn Henley,  North Nova Education Centre 

 Bacterical Prefernces: The Effect of Human age and gender, Cody MacDonald, Northumberland Regional High School

 

Grade 11 and 12 Scholarship/ Bursary Awards 

Dalhousie University

 $ 1,500 scholarship 

Bacterial Preferences: The Effect of Human age and gender, Cody MacDonald, Northumberland Regional High School

 

St. Mary’s University 

$2,000 Scholarship & loot bag

Can we Prepare, Caitlyn Sandluck, North Nova Education Centre

 

St. Francis Xavier University

Physical Education Comparing the involved to the uninvolved, Justyn Henley,  North Nova Education Centre 

 

Dalhousie Agriculture College Scholarship 

$1,500 Scholarship

Are there differences in how lettuce genotypes respond to light source, John Burns Duynisveld, Pugwash Distrcit High School

 

Swag BackPack

Eggs-amining the connection between foraging behavior and egg characteristics, Maria Duynisveld, Pugwash Distrcit High School

 

Best Overall Awards 

Dalhousie University Award 

$80 + $20.00 Staples certificate= large school plaque + individual plaque(s) + CWSF

Can we Prepare, Caitlyn Sandluck, North Nova Education Centre

 

St. Mary’s University Award

$80 +$ 20 staples certificate large school plaque + individual plaque(s) + CWSF

Are there differences in how lettuce genotypes respond to light source, John Burns Duynisveld, Pugwash Distrcit High School

 

St. FX University Award

$80+ $20 staples certificate large school plaque + individual plaque(s) + CWSF

Close encounters of the fourth kind, James Lees, Northumberland Regional High School

 

Chignecto Central Regional School Board

$80 +$20 Staples Certificate large school plaque + individual plaque(s) + CWSF

Eggs-amining the connection between foraging behavior and egg characteristics, Maria Duynisveld, Pugwash Distrcit High School