Three Niagara Catholic Students to Compete at Canada-Wide Science Fair

Three Niagara Catholic students will be members of Team Niagara 2016, competing at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Montreal next month.

Sarah Simionescu and Juvea Mastromatteo, Grade 7 students at St. Michael Catholic Elementary School in Niagara-on-the-Lake, took the Junior Gold Medal at the Niagara Regional Science and Engineering Fair April 9-10 for their project, “The Audio Maze.”

Myles Mueller, a Grade 10 student at Blessed Trinity Catholic Secondary School in Grimsby, won an Intermediate Silver Award for his project, “The Application of Tool Coatings to Address Tool Wear for Steel and Titanium Machining.” He also earned a special award from the Consulting Engineers of Ontario.

The trio will represent Niagara Catholic as part of Team Niagara at the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Montreal in June.

Isabella Berardi and Jennifer Swarun, Grade 5 students at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary School in Niagara Falls, won a Juvenile Silver Medal for their project, which asked the question “How Greasy are Your Chips?”

Their teacher, Ryan Desson, won the Outstanding Science Teacher Award. St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary School also received the Juvenile School Award. St. Michael Catholic Elementary School and Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School shared the Junior School Award.

In all, Niagara Catholic collected one gold medal, two silver medals, five bronze medals, five honourable mentions, the Outstanding Science Teacher Award, the Juvenile and Junior School Awards and 22 special awards.

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