BASEF 2009 Results

On Saturday, March 28th, 2009, cash, prizes and scholarships worth more than $120,000 were awarded to student participants in the 49th Annual Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair held at Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology in Hamilton, Ontario at the conclusion of the three-day event.

More than 240 students from grades 7 – 12 in Hamilton, Halton, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk spent months preparing nearly 200 science and engineering projects. After a day of judging on Thursday and a Saturday morning of public viewing by a large and inquisitive crowd, awards were presented to more than half of the participants.

Special congratulations to Rachael Smith, winner of the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Best-in-Fair award for her project Wii r XBOX surgeons....P/S u can b 2.

Twenty students have won all-expense-paid trips to compete at either the Canada Wide Science Fair in Winnipeg (May 9 - 17) or the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno, Nevada (May 10 - 16).

The BASEF Committee award for top elementary school was awarded toSir Wilfrid Laurier of Hamilton. The Herb Gildea award for top high school was won by Hillfield Strathallan College in Hamilton.

We congratulate all of our participants for their hard work and enthusiasm; judges, guests and organizers were all very impressed with the array of remarkable projects.

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