2019 Northern BC Regional Science Fair Results

The 2019 Northern B.C. Regional Science Fair was held at North Peace Secondary School on April 9.

The fair brought together the best and brightest young science minds from School District 59, School District 60, School District 81, and others north to the Yukon/BC Border, east to the BC-Alberta Border. Here are the winners:

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Special awards:

AGAT Laboratories Outstanding Chemistry Project (Junior) - $100 – Maryam Khanum, Grade 5, Margaret Ma Murray Community School, Vitamin C Determination in Fruit Juices

AGAT Laboratories Outstanding Chemistry Project (Senior) - $100 – Gracie Marion, Grade 8, Clearview, Top Conductor

Al Appleton Worksafe Award - $100 – Marshall Krafczyk, Grade 4, Christian Life School, Heads Up On Helmets

BC Agriculture in the Classroom Award - $65 – Jack Webster, Grade 6, CM Finch, Soils of the Peace

BC Association of Agrologists Award (Elementary) - $100 – Addison Nolan, Grade 6, Alwin Holland, What the Fertilizer?

BC Association of Agrologists Award (Senior) - $100 – Hayley Korfmann, Grade 9, Freedom Thinkers, Living With Oil

BC Hydro Power Pioneers Award - $100, Perpetual Trophy – Ava Gordon, Grade 5, Charlie Lake Elementary, Cage the Dirty Energy

BC Nature Award (Grades 6-8) – $75 – Hollis Mattson, Grade 7, Devereaux Elementary, Under Water Sound Scape

BC Nature Award (Grades 9-12) – $75 – Hayley Korfmann, Grade 9, Freedom Thinkers, Living With Oil

BC Science Teachers’ Award - $100 – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

British Columbia Dental Hygienist Award - $50, Keeper Trophy – Penelope Mercereau, Grade 4, Hudson’s Hope Elem/Sec., Which Brand of Toothpaste Removes Stains?

Engineers & Geoscientists of BC Award - $100 – Reese Gill, Grade 6, Charlie Lake Elementary, Sound of Silence

Genome BC Award – $100 – Anneka Lekstrom, Grade 6, Ecole Frank Ross, Family Fingerprints

H3M Environmental Botany Award - $50 – Jack Crook, Grade 5, Margaret Ma Murray Community School, Bully a Plant

H3M Environmental Health and Safety Award - $50 – Marshall Krafczyk, Grade 4, Christian Life School, Heads Up On Helmets

H3M Environmental Healthy Living Award - $50 – Maryam Khanum, Grade 5, Margaret Ma Murray Community School, Vitamin C Determination in Fruit Juices

H3M Environmental People’s Choice Award - $50 – Evan Gurnsey and Braden Klassen, Grade 7, Mountain Christian, Hydraulic Arm Study

H3M Environmental Physics Award - $50 – Ava Gordon, Grade 5, Charlie Lake Elementary, Cage the Dirty Energy

H3M Environmental Science of Sport Award - $50 – Ryder Modde, Grade 4, Ecole Central, Hearts and Strokes

Innovate BC Young Innovator Scholarship - $2000 Scholarship to a BC University – Kyra Taylor, Grade 12, North Peace Senior Secondary, Keeping the Balance: Using Dietary Adjustments to Balance the pH within the Equine Hind-gut

Michael Crooks Physics Prize - $75 – Billie Naisby, Grade 6, Hudson’s Hope Elem/Sec., Jumping Drops

North Peace Veterinary Clinic Animal Care Award - $50 – Abigail Krafczyk, Grade 6, Christian Life School, How Safe Is A Dog’s Kiss?

Roy Northern Environmental Award Junior - $200, Keeper Trophy – Jack Webster, Grade 6, CM Finch, Soils of the Peace

Roy Northern Environmental Award Senior - $200, Keeper Trophy – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

SCWIST Award - $100, Perpetual Trophy – Hayley Korfmann, Grade 9, Freedom Thinkers, Living With Oil

Ted Rogers Innovation Award - $100 – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

Timberline Trail and Nature Club Award - $50 – Simon Jones, Grade 6, Heritage Christian Online School, Follow the Leader: Why do geese fly in a V-formation?

Vibrant Communities Award Elementary - $100 – Emerson Whitford, Grade 6, Charlie Lake Elementary, Conflicting Colors

Vibrant Communities Award Senior - $100 – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

Women in Engineering and Geoscience Award - $50 – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

Divisional awards:

Viper Innovations Top Grade 4 Project - $50, Keeper Trophy – Ryder Modde, Grade 4, Ecole Central, Hearts and Strokes

Viper Innovations Top Grade 5 Project - $50, Keeper Trophy – Ava Gordon, Grade 5, Charlie Lake Elementary, Cage the Dirty Energy

Viper Innovations Top Grade 6 Project - $50, Keeper Trophy – Brynn Beswick, Grade 6, Hudson’s Hope Elem/Sec., Digging Deeper into Soil

Petronas Honourable Mention Junior Project - $50, Keeper Trophy – Chloe Peterson, Grade 8, Key – Distance Education, Effectiveness of Different Water Filter Media

Petronas Second Place Junior Project - $100, Keeper Trophy – Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry

Petronas Top Junior Project - $200, Keeper Trophy – Hollis Mattson, Grade 7, Devereaux Elementary, Under Water Sound Scape

Petronas Second Place Intermediate Project - $100, Keeper Trophy – Kayli Taylor, Grade 9, Bert Bowes, Activity or Audio: Does music, physical activity of the two help to increase the math test results in teens?

Petronas Top Intermediate Project - $200, Keeper Trophy – Hayley Korfmann, Grade 9, Freedom Thinkers, Living With Oil

Petronas Second Place Senior Project - $100, Keeper Trophy – Kyra Taylor, Grade 12, North Peace Senior Secondary, Keeping the Balance: Using Dietary Adjustments to Balance the pH within the Equine Hind-gut

Petronas Top Senior Project - $200, Keeper Trophy – Amy Crandall, Grade 12, Dawson Creek Secondary, SPSS Campus, A Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome III

Nominations for Provincial Awards:

Genome BC Scholarship - $1000 Scholarship – Amy Crandall, Grade 12, Dawson Creek Secondary, SPSS Campus, A Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome III

W.E. Coates Award - $200 – Hollis Mattson, Grade 7, Devereaux Elementary, Under Water Sound Scape

Students Selected to attend the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, NB, May 11-18, with all expenses paid:

  • Emilia Dysterhuis, Grade 7, North Peace Home Educators, Spare Our Air: The Use of Algae Scrubbers in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Hollis Mattson, Grade 7, Devereaux Elementary, Under Water Sound Scape
  • Haley Korfmann, Grade 9, Freedom Thinkers, Living With Oil
  • Amy Crandall, Grade 12, Dawson Creek Secondary, SPSS Campus, A Non-Pharmaceutical Treatment for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome III
  • Kyra Taylor, Grade 12, North Peace Senior Secondary, Keeping the Balance: Using Dietary Adjustments to Balance the pH within the Equine Hind-gut 

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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