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Australian Statistics Poster Competition 2010

Posted Friday 05 November 2010.

Results are now known for the 2010 Australian Statistics Poster Competition. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Junior Secondary

Junior Secondary National prize ($200)

Identifying politicians and celebrities, Ellie Shaw, Elanor Robertson and Kaike Wallace, Australind Senior High School WA.

ACT/Southern NSW prize ($100): The greatest rivalry of all time: male vs female children vs adults short term memory, Laura Jennings, Timana Liu, Burgmann Anglican School.
Highly Commended: Which sandwiches do ants prefer?, Georgia Hawkins, Rhiannon Gardiner and Natalie Taylor, Merici College.

NSW prize ($100): United States of Australia, Peggy Ling and Nikita Harlalka, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: Operation Planet Green, Janki Jilka and Sai Putha, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: Do video games affect your academic grades, David Ho, Derek Lau and Saveen Sudarshau, Carlingford High School.

Queensland prize ($100): Favourite Flavoured Chips and their Fat, Brittany Hughes, Rhiannon Kallio and Stephanie Beavis, Toowoomba State High School.
Runner Up: Amaze Your Brain, Rohannah Nafi and Melanie Jackson, Bundaberg State High School.
Highly Commended: Economic Holiday, Kahlia Davie, Bundaberg State High School.

South Australia prize ($100): Too Many Video Games, Thomas Rohde, Ethan Wendes and Laurence Crocker, John Pirie Secondary School.
Runner Up: Which Generation Knows Each Others Era of Music Better?, Sophie Hilditch, Alice Brown and Emily Tremaine, Wilderness School.

Victoria prize ($100): Obesity rate, Jessie Kingston and Alexandra Begg, Mentone Girls' Grammar School.
Highly Commended: A free ride, Caitlin Heading and Lauren Heading, Korowa Anglican Girls' School.

Western Australia prize ($100): Soccer Balls of Science?, Jacob Rennick, Harshil Shah and Shaun Vis, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: How does the male and female brain differ?, Kate Silver, Hannah Kneale and Hannah Mees, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Overfishing, Summer Hartley and Connie Raymond, Australind Senior High School.

Senior Secondary

Senior Secondary National prize ($200)

Not awarded

NSW prize ($100): Not awarded.
Highly Commended: Do Girls spend more hours with technology than Boys? Lisa Djuandhi, Nataha Krikovian and Geraldine Marks, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Kensington.
Highly Commended: Working hard or hardly working?, Mary Saldevar, Molly Bannatyne and Christie Tran, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Kensington.

Queensland prize ($100): Not awarded.
Highly Commended: QLD vs NSQ, Gabby Noble, Bundaberg SHS

South Australia prize ($100): Formals in the School Community Lucinda Manning, Ellie Prest and Juliette Von Der Borch, Loreto College.
Runner Up: Does having a job affect the priority of school work for teens? Emily Farrell and Chanel Saleh, Loreto College.
Highly Commended: Concert Statistics Madeleine Papilion and Abbey Roff-Smith, Loreto College.

Victoria prize ($100): Comparing petrol prices Lauren Stringer and Emily Negri, Mentone Girls' Grammar School