Town­ship­per ex­cels at in­ter­na­tional science fair

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS BRIEF -

Sab­rina Bouchard, a stu­dent of the Sem­i­naire de Sher­brooke, just fin­ished com­pet­ing at The In­ter­na­tional En­gi­neer­ing and Science Fair ( IN­TEL) at Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia, be­tween May 8th and the 13th. The seven­teen year-old re­ceived the First Prize of $2000 from the Amer­i­can Den­tal As­so­ci­a­tion as well as the Fourth Place Grand Award of $500, both for her pro­ject “In­hi­bi­tion of the ATPase Ac­tiv­ity of the Hepati­tis C Virus NS3 Pro­tein by Hu­man Lacto­fer­rin”. Win­ner of the Hy­dro-Que­bec award dur­ing the Expo-Sci­ences re­gional fi­nal ear­lier this year, Sab­rina com­peted against fif­teen hun­dred young peo­ple from fifty coun­tries at the IN­TEL event.

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