In association with the Hamilton Public Library's Power of the Pen Contest.
In association with the Dundas Valley Orchestra since 2015.
In association with the Hamilton Public Library's Power of the Pen Contest.

da Vinci Science Fair Award

2012Eisha AhmedUnlocking the GENEius behind Telomerase Control
2011Peter KahamaEnvironmentally friendly ethanol alternative
2010Vivian LeungMorphological and functional characterization of lower female genital epithelial cell cultures grown in different conditions
2009Natalie MichalskiDetecting BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) in CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) using Western Blotting
2008Aaron HakimMicroarray profiling of gene expression in the normal aging brain of drosophila
2007Aaron HakimGene expression changes in Parkinson's disease: Genes mediating alpha-synuclein toxicity in a Drosophila model
2006Kayla CornaleSounds into Syllables II — Windows to the World of Childhood Autism
2006Aaron HakimAffecting Aging:  Protection of cSOD-deficient Drosophila from Oxidative Stress
2005Kayla CornaleSounds into Syllables:  A Teaching System for Autistic Children
2004Colin O'FlynnEagle in a Rack:  Real-Time Object Tracking in Analog Video
2003Anthony ChiarelliSee the Unseen, Hear the Unhear  (Can one type of digital media be used to hide another?)
2003Hsinwen ThanConcrete Blocks:  An Environmental Response II  (Effects of adding recycled plastic to concrete.)
2002Eva VertesProtection Against Beta-Amyloid Induced Apoptosis
Anthony ChiarelliSteganography -- You Can Look But You Can't See  (Steganography is the science of concealing data. Can one type of digital media be used to hide another type?)

Maitland Banting Silver Quill Award

2012Lisa JefferiesThe Good Thief
2011Hannah PerksMy Brother
2010Paige LouterOutside In
2009Ellis RitzOut of the Woods
Victoria LamondHonourable Mention:  Just Me
2008Brooke AndersonThe whole is more than the Somme of its parts
2007Laura McCrackinProvidence
2006Jillian WymanPotassium
2005Olwyn KeaneFamily Matters
Margaret MackenzieRobert and Michael (Effigy)
2004Meghan QuinlanThe Storyteller
2003Debbie KerkhofMaster of the House
2002Tim DeJongThe Sacrifice

Young Musician Award

2006Wei Yi Yin Violin
2005Colt PiersonTrombone
2004Andrew SongViolin
2003Nick DavisDouble Bass

Young Poet Award

2012Stephanie SushkoTo Trace the Soul
2011Yarra FarranOrigami
2010Paige LouterWingless
Cody HansenHonourable Mention:  We
2009Eva KayPoppy
Kristen McMinnHonourable Mention:  I Am
2008Laura McCrackinTulips
Paige LouterHonourable Mention:  Blue
2007Morgan PiczakA Pineapple Experience
2006Marlena MillikinBubbles and Feathers in the Air
2005Sarah PalakovicBaby's Song
2004Joel LindeAlarmed
2003Heather OlavesonCreation, Genesis 2:7
Meagan NederveenHonourable Mention:  Survivor
Andrea E Van PeltHonourable Mention:  Mazurka: A Sonnet
2002[Name withheld][Title withheld at author's request]
Laura ClarkeHonourable Mention:  Untitled
Brooke AndersonHonourable Mention:  What Does a Cottage Know?