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“Dominant & Recessive Inheritance of Hair Texture,” “Pendulum Transportation System” and “Finding a Natural Fertilizer” win at regional science fair

How do dominant and recessive genes effect hair texture? What is a pendulum transportation system? What is involved in finding a natural fertilizer?

Sara Evans, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute; Aiden Haddad, Harry J. Clarke Public School (Destinations Programme); and Meera Moorthy, Harry J. Clarke Public School (Destinations Programme) know they answers! They are the creators of three award-winning projects at the Quinte Regional Science & Technology Fair [1].

For Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, the best in grade winners this year were:

The Loyalist College Tuition Scholarship was awarded to Sara Evans, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute [4], for her project Dominant and Recessive Inheritance of Hair Texture.

QRSTF participants were invited to tour the host site, Loyalist College, to get a first-hand view of the facility and the many programs offered.


Congratulations to three HPEDSB students selected to compete in the Canada-Wide Science Fair [5] scheduled for May 2015 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This is a remarkable achievement and represents a value of approximately $1,700.

At the Canada Wide Science Fair, students compete for almost one million dollars in awards. They will participate in tours, workshops and demonstrations on various science topics.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]