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Division students take home regional science fair awards

A number of Lethbridge School Division students earned top honours this year at the Sci-Fusion Lethbridge Regional Science Fair.
This year’s event, presented by the Southern Alberta Technology Council and the University of Lethbridge, was held virtually from April 2-13, and included students throughout southwestern Alberta in Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Winners from Division schools included the following students:
- Excellence Award - Grade 1: Isabelle Laing, Fleetwood-Bawden Elementary School
- Excellence Award - Grade 2: Anish Chowdhury, Park Meadows Elementary School
- Excellence Award - Grade 3: Lauren Spencer, École Agnes Davidson. The project was also awarded for Best French Project.
- Excellence Award - Grade 4 - Silver: Naba Kazi, École Agnes Davidson. The project was also awarded for Best Junior (Grades K-4) Logbook.
- Excellence Award - Grade 4 - Gold: Abhigyan Nagaruru, Robert Plaxton Elementary School. The project was also awarded for Best Elementary (Grades K-4) Project.
- Excellence Award - Grade 5 - Gold: Tegan Spencer, École Agnes Davidson. The project was also awarded for Best Intermediate (Grades 5-6) Logbook.
- Excellence Award - Grade 6 - Bronze: Konstantina Zovoili, G.S. Lakie Middle School
- Excellence Award - Grade 8 - Gold: Nycea Hazelwood, Gilbert Paterson Middle School
Together with two other students from southern Alberta, the student received the Science Fair Grand Prize and is nominated to attend the virtual Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in May 2022.
- Excellence Award - Grade 10 - Gold: Akshara Nagaruru, Winston Churchill High School
- Ruby Larson Award: Ayaan Khan and Aariz Khan, Nicholas Sheran School
- Alexander Bell Communication Award: Sorin Labrash, Nicholas Sheran School
- Best Experimental Design Award: Aviansh Chowdhury, Wilson Middle School
- Most Astronomical Project Award: Satvik Gunuganti, Gilbert Paterson Middle School
- Nature/Nurture Award: Arven Narra, Gilbert Paterson Middle School.
The names of the winning science projects were announced during the virtual awards ceremony on April 13. The ceremony was recorded and can be viewed here. For the students that opted for public viewing, submitted videos of science projects are available on the SATC website.

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