Hannah Sutton


Being a finalist changed my life in the best way possible. Those 4 days meant more to me than any other days in my life. I had such an incredible time. It has really helped to open my eyes to all the different kinds of careers out there and has showed me a side of engineering I hadn't seen before.

Hannah was a finalist in the 2015 awards for her project which investigated using weeds as a biofuel to reduce carbon emissions rather than corn to free up crop space by using an already available resource.

Hannah is in Year 10 at St Mary's College in Hobart this year and as part of her studies is doing a research project on Alzheimer's disease at the Menzie's Centre.

The four-day award camp in Melbourne was Hannah's favourite part of the experience because she got to meet other young innovators and have lots of fun!

Hannah has many career aspirations including biochemist, sexologist, human rights lawyer, obstetrician, gynaecologist, perinatologist or a neonatologist and would also like to open a school for gifted children.

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