Students from École McTavish Junior High School brought home some hardware from the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Ottawa.
Krish Shah brought home a silver medal and Dhruv Patel, Dhvani Patel, and Shaaf Babar brought home bronze medals with Shah and Babar also winning the prestigious national challenge awards.
Doug Nicholls, Superintendent of the Fort McMurray Public School District congratulated the winners in a press release.
“This is FMPSD at its best. These young men go above and beyond in everything they do, and the results show it. Congratulations Krish, Shaaf, Dhruv and Dhvani, the future is bright for all four of you. Best of luck to our two graduating seniors, and we expect many more years of excellence from our youngest competitors.”
Krish’s project was an app he developed for smart phones and watches, which monitor the user’s heart rate, and detects sudden cardiac issues. Dhruv’s project uses artificial intelligence to detect driver drowsiness. Dhvani’s project is an infant monitoring system, which tracks baby temperatures, medical records and activities. Shaaf’s project was an app he created which alerts users when there is a fire, or any other hazard.