By Irek Kusmierczyk
Five students represented Windsor and Essex County at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) held at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton in May and brought home over $16,000 in prizes.
Gold Medal Winners included Tasnia Nabil, a grade 10 student from Vincent Massey Secondary School, presented a health project called A Novel Mathematical Model for Ferromagnetic NanoTherapy to Cure Cancer; Marcus Deans, a grade 8 student from Academie Ste-Cecile presented his innovation called Nogos: a Novel Nano-Oligosaccardide Doped Graphene Sand Composite Water Filter for which he also received the S.M. Blair Foundation and Platinum Awards; and Brent Charron, a grade 7 student from St. Mary’s Catholic Elementary, demonstrated his Solar Windsor Insulating Furnace Technology (SWIFT).
Ahmad Ali, a grade 8 student from Academie Ste. Cecile received a Silver Medal for Waste To Watts II.
Anish Aggarwal, a grade 7 student also from Academie Ste. Cecile presented the Robotic Snow Plow.
The five students were winners in their respective categories during the 54th annual Windsor Regional Science, Technology and Engineering Fair (WRSTEF) held in March that saw 300 participants from grades 4-12.