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NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair Awards

The NIWA Waikato Science and Technology Fair was held on Tuesday 22 August at the PWC Lecture Theatre at the Management School of the University of Waikato, and our HBHS scientists featured amongst the award-winners.  Timothy Evans (911) was Highly Commended in the Material World category for his project “The C Effect”.  Nicholas Geer (914) won first place in the Year 9 – 13 Senior Inventions and Technical Innovations with “Easy Blister Pack Opener” and also received a Special Award and Runner Up for the Senior Best Inventions Trophy.  Tebijan Kalarathan and Drishya Patel (both in 912) won first place in the Material World (Chemistry-based investigation) with “A Clumping Mess Case” and received a Special Award from the Waikato Regional Council for an excellent exhibit relating to our environment.  Finally, Joshua Scott (912) received a Special Award for “How Safe is my Drinking Water?” from the Sociological Association of Aotearoa for the exhibit with the best use of sociological methods.  Congratulations to all of these boys on their efforts and to all of our scientists who worked so hard on their projects.  

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