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2015 NATA Young Scientist of the Year Award winners announced

The winners of the 2015 NATA Young Scientists of the Year Award have been chosen!

The first prize winner in the 7 & 8 years category was Hugo Lawler from Freshwater Christian College in Redlynch QLD. The judges enjoyed Hugo’s confident presentation and detailed work.

Second prize winner in this age group was Amelia Muller from St Hilda’s Anglican Girls School in Mosman Park WA and third prize winner was Kael Gauntlett from Mudgeeraba Creek State School in Mudgeeraba QLD.

The first prize winner in the 9 & 10 years category was Jason Pocock from Inglewood Primary School in Inglewood WA. The judges commended Jason on his good report summary and clear data presentation.

Second prize winner in this group was Alberto Pinzon from Genesis Christian College in Bray Park QLD and third prize winner was Thomas Jeacock from Cheltenham East Primary, Cheltenham East VIC.

The first prize winners in the 11 & 12 years category were Chloe Blennerhassett and Charlize Birthisel-Mulready from Manchester Primary School in Mooroolbark VIC. The judges found their hypothesis and method interesting and enjoyed the presentation of the findings.

Second prize winner in this age group was Joseph Moynihan from St Augustine’s College, Springfield QLD. The third prize in this group was shared by Dane Burge, Thomas Kershaw, Chloe Meades and Rianan Mitchell from Corrimal Public School, Corrimal NSW.

The first prize winners will receive their cheques and certificates at official school presentations during November. Certificates and prizes will be sent to all other winners within the next two weeks.

Congratulations to all of our winners and to everyone who entered…and a special thank you to those wonderful teachers who support their students and foster their love of science.



First prize winner in the 7 & 8 years category
Hugo Lawler from 
Freshwater Christian College in Redlynch QLD 


First prize winner in the 9 & 10 years category

Jason Pocock from
Inglewood Primary School in Inglewood WA




First prize winners in the 11 & 12 years category
Chloe Blennerhassett and Charlize Birthisel-Mulready
Manchester Primary School in Mooroolbark VIC

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