Chinook Symposium winners announced

With 39 competitors at this year's Chinook Symposium in Chemistry and Biochemistry, judges had a difficult task. After a full afternoon of judging, a slate of winners was chosen.

Top row from left to right — Doug Turnbull, Brooke Mackay, Jalyce Heller, Connor MacNeil and Doug Kiss. On the bottom row from left to right are Justin Vigar, Katherine Gzyl, Dylan Girodat, Katie Wilson and Anileen Pageni.
Lesley Brown, vice-provost and associate vice-president (academic), was on hand to congratulate the winners.

In the undergraduate chemistry category, Doug Turnbull was awarded first place and Brooke Mackay was awarded second place. In the undergraduate biochemistry category, Colyn Cleland (photo unavailable) received first place and Jalyce Heller received second place.

In the master's chemistry section, Connor MacNeil took first place and Doug Kiss took second place. In the master's biochemistry group, Justin Vigar took first place and Katherine Gzyl took second place.

In the doctoral category, Dylan Girodat took first place and Katie Wilson took second place.

Devaney Holland (photo unavailable) was named rookie of the year and Anileen Pageni, a high school student, received an honourable mention and made department history by doing research in the same department at the same time as her father, Binod, a post-doctoral fellow.