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More than 140 prizes awarded to dozens of HDSB students at 62nd annual Bay Area Science and Engineer

BASEF competition held virtually this year


Once again Halton District School Board students performed well during the 62nd annual Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair (BASEF), which was held virtually in late March due to public health restrictions.


As a result of the generous participation of dozens of sponsors and charitable donors, approximately $150,000 worth of cash prizes, awards and scholarships were given to students participating in BASEF 2022. In the HDSB, more than 140 prizes, awards and scholarships were presented to several dozen HDSB students for their submissions. Highlights include:


Primary Fluid Systems Pinnacle Best in Fair, International Science and Engineering Fair Award:

  • Caroline Huang, Grade 11 student at Abbey Park High School, for the project, Chaos in Cancer: Analyzing Network Morphology to Predict Tumor Angiogenesis using Chaos Theory. Caroline will be attending the International Science and Engineering Fair from May 7-13, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.


Canada-Wide Science Fair Awards (May 16-20, 2022 in Fredericton, New Brunswick):

  • Iman Ali, Grade 8 student at Sam Sherratt Public School, for the project, ‘’Bauxite Bot: The Saga Continues”

  • Maya LeBlanc, Grade 9 student at Abbey Park High School, for the project, “Carbon Capture Depletion Using Catalyzed Photosynthesis To

  • Promote Crop Growth”

  • Jeffrey Klinck, Grade 11 student at Oakville Trafalgar High School, “MediRecord: a Quasi-Permissioned Blockchain Medical Record Verification System”

  • Ariana Mehr, Grade 8 student at Chris Hadfield Public School, for the project, “Bauxite Bot: The Saga Continues”

  • Ava Romano, Grade 8 student at W. H. Morden Public School, for the project, “Can CAR T-Cell Therapy Cure Alzheimer’s Disease”

  • Vihaan Vashishtha, Grade 8 student at W. H. Morden Public School, for the project, “Using Stratospheric Aerosol Injection to Combat Climate Change”

Visit basef.ca for more information.

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