2015 Top 20 Under 20™ award recipient
Hayley Todesco, 18
In the last nine years, Hayley has entered projects in eighteen science fairs, including attending the Canada Wide Science Fair five times. Each project addressed and raised awareness for environmental issues ranging from solar technology to water pollution. Hayley's experiments involved hundreds of hours of high-quality scientific research conducted in various university labs. In 2014, Hayley won the Stockholm Junior Water Prize and the Google Science Fair for her project on decontaminating tailings ponds. Her projects have also earned nearly $45,000 in scholarships and awards, including two gold medals, two silver medals, and a Manning Innovation Award at the national level.