University of Wollongong Illawarra Coal Science Fair

2010 Regional Science Fair Winners

Best in Stage
Stage 2

1st - Simon De Mayo, “Stick to it” Figtree Heights Public School

2nd - Macinley Butson, “Creating variable intensity polarised sunglasses” Wollongong West Public School

3rd - Eamon Roche, “Juicy fruits: How much juice is in an apple?” Oyster Bay Public School

Stage 3

1st - Jessica Hewett, “What type of wrapping or container prevents mould growth on cheese?” Austinmer Public School

2nd - Henry Ongerth, “Waves of life” Wollongong Public School OC Class

3rd - Maeve Enfield, “Salty beaches” Oyster Bay Public School

Stage 4

1st - Cordelia O'Hea, “Wash it out” Holy Spirit  College

2nd - Abigail Wighton, “Magnetic Mice” Illawarra Christian School (Cordeaux) HIGH

3rd - Ethan Butson, “Methods of improving UV film dosimetry” The Illawarra Grammar School

Stage 5

1st - Mathew Cupitt, “NaHCO3 fire retardant paint” Corpus Christi High School

2nd - Veronica O'Neill, “Up in flames” Macarthur Anglican School

3rd - Carlin Gazzola, “Magnetic linear accelerator: An attraction in itself” St Josephs Catholic High School

Best in Subject

Dylan Croudson, “Factors affecting nodule formation on legumes” Bowral High School


Kristi Cheng, “Don't judge a food by its colour…or do?” Smiths Hill High School


Mikaela Di Leva, “Get a grip” St Mary's Star of the Sea College


 Elizabeth Hamilton, “Wouldn't want to eat that!” - Nowra High School

Earth and Environmental

Erin Cox, “Logically Hydroponically” Narromine High School


Elleisha Walsh, “Salt in Lake Conjola” St John the Evangelist High School Nowra

Mentors Choice Awards

Alana Kerr, Paul Mulligan, Ellen Milross, Samantha Everett, Irene Kyriacou, Siobhan Gleeson, Amy Daymond, Brendan  Ellis


Last reviewed: 4 November, 2011