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2019 Colorado Science & Engineering Fair


Arkansas Valley RSF Boulder Valley RSF Denver Metro RSF
East Central Colorado RSF Longs Peak RSF Morgan/Washington RSF
Northeast Colorado RSF Pikes Peak RSF San Juan Basin RSF
San Luis Valley RSF Southeast Colorado RSF Southern Colorado RSF
Western Colorado RSF

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Brecken Dobbs & Savannah Buchshacher Improving Reading Comprehension Through the Enhancement of Private Speech Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences La Veta Schools
Brock Doherty Weighting for a Good Night's Sleep? Junior Medicine & Health Branson School
Owen Doherty Blame It on the Rain: A Novel Use of Non-Mechanical Methods for Rangeland Soil Erosion Control Junior Environmental Sciences Branson School
Mikailah Feinman Repurposing Produced Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Agriculture, Year III Senior Environmental Sciences Primero Jr/Sr High School
Timothy Johnson & Alyssa Bullock Vitamin C Content in Fresh vs. Canned Food Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry La Junta High School
Nathan Nash Testing Water pH Up/Downstream from Mines to Determine If They Are Changing the Purgatoire Senior Environmental Sciences Primero Jr/Sr High School
Nariah Smith Pigeon Training: Sociability, Innovation, and Ability to Learn Senior Animal Sciences La Junta High School
Audrey Valdez Root Hormone Senior Plant Sciences Trinidad High School
Kathir Vel Sasikumar Interactive Math Fun: Design & Model Interactive Math Game Car and Drone Using Python Program Junior Math & Computer Sciences Swink School
Ava Warner Animal, Vegetable, Mineral Junior Animal Sciences Branson School
Bryan Williams Tesla Coil: The Physics of Electromagnetism Junior Physics Hoehne Schools
Boz Zavala Long Term Effects of Anthropogenic Acid Rain: Acetic Acid vs. Citric Acid Junior Earth & Space Sciences Swink School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Una Basta How Spices Effect Bacterial Growth Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Summit Middle Charter School
Ellory Boyd The Relationship Between Comprehensible Input and Affective Filter in Second Language Acquisition Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Boulder High School
Alexandria Boyer Hands Never Waiver in Gender's Favor Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Summit Middle Charter School
Demi Brown & Grace Hardwick A Method for Preventing Heart Failure by Switching Substrates to Strengthen Mitochondrial Function Senior Medicine & Health Monarch High School
David Campbell The Weakest Link: The Affect of Infill Pattern & Density on the Tensile Strength of a 3D-Printed Part Junior Engineering Summit Middle Charter School
Nicholas Entin Variability in the Thermosphere of Mars Senior Earth & Space Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Alexandra Flint Examining Electric Charges as a Method for Cleaning Microplastics from the Oceans Junior Environmental Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Anudeep Golla Discovery of Hidden Gene Regulators: A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Transcriptional Pause Site Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Fairview High School
Claire Heeley Predicting High Intensity Solar Flares Junior Earth & Space Sciences Summit Middle Charter School
Chloe Hodgson & Sudeepti Nareddy Gastrointestinal Organoid Growth in Photodegradable Hydrogels Senior Medicine & Health Peak to Peak Charter School
William Hofgard Optimal Switching Between Egocentric and Geocentric Navigation for Scarbaeus lamarcki Senior Math & Computer Sciences Fairview High School
Gigi Keziah Feature Weighting in Multimodal Affect Prediction and Emotion Inference Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fairview High School
Jasmine Li The Future of Microrobots: Development of a Bio-inspired Synthetic Swarm Network Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Joy Ma Nanoscale Optical Probing of Two-Dimensional Heterostructures Suspended on Nano-Slits Senior Physics Fairview High School
Aria Mundy Characterizing Linear and Nonlinear Ultrafast Pulse Propagation on Optical Fibers Senior Physics Fairview High School
Rithwik Mylavarapu Leveraging Satellite Imagery and Convolutional Neural Networks to Classify Road Surface Conditions Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Madeleine Nagle Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge Senior Environmental Sciences Fairview High School
Orion Pipersky Initial Soil Testing of a Soil Binding Fertilizer Senior Environmental Sciences Boulder High School
Rithi Prabhu Can a Dissociation Enzyme Like Papain, Solve Celiac Disease? Junior Medicine & Health Summit Middle Charter School
Anuradha Prakash Two-Bottle Choice Test: Alcohol Consumption and Preference in Mice Selectivity Bred for High Activity Low Anxiety Compared to Mice Selectively Bred for Low Activity High Anxiety Senior Animal Sciences Fairview High School
Spoorthy Reddy Determining the Cytotoxicity and Mechanism of Novel Piperlongumine Analogs in acute Myeloid Leukemia Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School
Katelyn Remund Laser Light Luminosity Junior Physics Peak to Peak Charter School
Chloe Sebek What's Poppin? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School
Shajesh Sharma & Samantha Honan Development of Quantitative Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Multiple Phases Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Monarch High School
Leonard Shearer, Ayush Garg & Brandon Guo Object Disambiguation for the Preposition "Between" Senior Math & Computer Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Kylie Shi Polarized Light Microscopy on the B7 Phase of Methyl Heptyl Oxy Tail Bow Shaped Mesogen (MHOBOW) Senior Physics Fairview High School
Edie Simecek Buzz Pollination: The Relationship Between Frequency and Pollen Junior Animal Sciences Summit Middle Charter School
Sarah Tang Ground-Based Followups of TESS Exoplanet Candidates Senior Earth & Space Sciences Fairview High School
Luke Weber Safe Ride Junior Math & Computer Sciences Flagstaff Charter Academy
Nicholas Weimer Brains to Brawn Junior Engineering Flagstaff Charter Academy
Henry Westfall Predicting Influenza Genome Mutations Using Neural Networks Junior Math & Computer Sciences Summit Charter Middle School
Emilie Xu Modeling the Advantages of a Virtually Imaged Phased Array with a Graphically User Interface Senior Math & Computer Sciences Fairview High School
Kevin Yang From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activity and Crop Production Senior Energy Fairview High School
Laura Zhang & Brooke Newell Impact of Rhinocyllys conicus on the Native Thistle in the Colorado Front Range Senior Environmental Sciences Monarch High School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Matthew Anderson Reduction of Aircraft Noise Via Landing Gear Surface Controls Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Trisha Balani Hotter, Hungrier . . . Hornworms?! Junior Animal Sciences Challenge School
Maxwell Benedict The Effect of Air Pollution on Solar Panel Yield Junior Energy Grant Beacon Middle School
Sarah Bermingham, Zoe Zizzo & Tyler Tankersley Inducing Neuronal Injury in C. elegans to Serve and a Model Organism for TBI Senior Medicine & Health Rock Canyon High School
Edwin Bodoni Bruxism: A Novel Diagnostic Approach Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Evelyn Bodoni The Role of NGAL as a Biomarker for Acute Kidney Injury Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Amanda Castillo-Lopez Grey Water Recycling System Using Arduinos Junior Engineering Challenge School
Lia Dino The Effect of Biosolid Sludge on the Growth Curve of Escherichia Coli and the Impact of Antibiotics Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Skinner Middle School
Maeve Draper This Circuit Is "Lit": Testing Materials in an Electrical Circuit Junior Engineering Good Shepherd Catholic School
Deeksha Elango Effects of Surface Geometry on L. vannamei Habitats and Substrate Preference Junior Animal Sciences SkyView Academy
Ethan Eliason Stop Chocking the Earth Junior Engineering Challenge School
Calvin Ewing, Olivia Cesarone & Sarah Mellett Efficacy of Triton X-100 as a Candidate for Whole Organ Decellularication Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Rock Canyon High School
Haley Fears Are You "After" Seeing What I'm Seeing? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Good Shepherd Catholic School
Abby Finch & Maggie Rauscher What Changes in Your Weekly Routine Will Affect Your Blood Pressure Most? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Girls Athletic Leadership School
Skylar Gale Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Saltwater Injection in Oklahoma Senior Earth & Space Sciences Evergreen High School
Lily Grasso Rudawsky How Structure Type Affects How Well Stitches Can Withstand Tension Junior Medicine & Health Skinner Middle School
Julia Hill Password Security Junior Math & Computer Sciences Ranch View Middle School
Megan Hupka, Tabitha Samuel & Seth Rohr Piracetam's Effect on Beta-Amyloid Plaque Formation and Paralysis on an Alzheimer's Model C. elegan Senior Medicine & Health Rock Canyon High School
Mohamed Hussein How Food Wrapping Affect Spoilage Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Crescent View Academy
Siddarth Ijju Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images Using Undersampled K-Space and a GAN Senior Math & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Tierney Kohl Which Type of Turn Is Faster? Junior Medicine & Health Most Precious Blood Catholic School
Nishita Kotlapati & Brenna Toll Diabolical Detergent Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Challenge School
Julian Kramer Growing with Color Junior Plant Sciences Good Shepherd Catholic School
Jack Larkin How Does Changing the Ambient Temperature Affect the Cure Time of Bone Cement? Junior Medicine & Health Good Shepherd Catholic School
Gabriel Lorenz Optimizing Mangrove Root Structure by Using 3D Printed Mangrove Models to Prevent Hurricane Waves Senior Plant Sciences SkyView Academy
Austen Mazenko Cop Strategy and Cop Number Analysis of k-Regular, Fully Active Cops and Robber Games Senior Math & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Dominic Moser Shocking Water Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Notre Dame Parish School
Shreya Naik, Callandra Peters & Kezia Dick Effect of TBI on Learning and Memory in D. melanogaster and the Efficacy of Piracetam as a Treatment Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Rock Canyon High School
Nikhila Narayana Does Adding Coconut Oil to Rice Reduce Its Calorific Value? Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Rock Canyon High School
Sebastian Negron The Effect of Implicit Gender Science Biases on Influence Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences SkyView Academy
Maliyah Peters Alternative Medicine vs. Bacteria Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Girls Athletic Leadership School
Emma Purvis The Erosion Is Real: Comparing the Effectivity of Mycelium and Plant Roots on Soil Erosion Junior Environmental Sciences Challenge School
Krithik Ramesh

Utilizing Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning to Develop a Live Time Navigational and Surgical Aid for Spinal Reconstructions

Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Gitanjali Rao Early Detection of Prescription Opioid Addiction Using Mu-Opioid Receptor Gene Junior Medicine & Health STEM School Highlands Ranch
Selen Serdar Improved Inertial Navigation for First Responders Junior Math & Computer Sciences Challenge School
Akber Shaikh Degradation, Stabilization and Delivery of Immune System Targeted Drugs Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Cherry Creek High School
Shreya Shubhangi Effect of Maternal Weight on Insulin Sensitivity in Infant Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells Senior Medicine & Health Rock Canyon High School
Aubrey Stevens & Jacob Carlson The Efficacy for Varying Methods for the Genetic Engineering of I. purpurea with the AtPCSI Gene Senior Plant Sciences Rock Canyon High School
Fathima Thathey Effectiveness of Turmeric as an Antibiotic Against E. coli Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Cherry Creek High School
Rahul Thomas A Comparative Study of Neural Networks vs. Classical Methods for Solving Differential Equations Senior Math & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Akshunna Vaishnav Computer Modeling, Simulation and Calculation of GPS Error Due to Fluctuations in Space Weather Senior Physics Cherry Creek High School
Martin Vince & Tyler Burick The Flight of Paper Junior Physics Coal Creek Canyon K-8 School
Katherine Zilligen, Vaishnavi Elango & Ashley Kozlowski Danio rerio Embryos as a Model Organism of Secondary Injury Mechanisms in Traumatic Brain Injury Research Senior Medicine & Health Rock Canyon High School

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Paige Beedy Growth Impact of Seed Treatments on Planted Wheat Senior Plant Sciences Limon Schools
Jenny Galvan Eradication of Pomacea Canaliculata Using Novel Water Treatment Methods Senior Animal Sciences Limon Schools
Shasta Hope Twistin' It Up Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Jadi Lockhart, Dane Lockhart & Jayli Lockhart Diaper Dirt Junior Plant Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Brynlyn Owens & McKinzie Jaques Uh Oh Hairio's Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Limon Schools
Kyler Rowden-Stum Effects of Video Games on Teen's Health Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Ahren Schubarth & Patrick Baltnick Killing Larva: Hedge Balls vs. Mosquito Dunks Junior Animal Sciences Limon Schools
Teghan Seymour & James Nestor Landslides and How to Prevent Them Junior Earth & Space Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Trey Smith, Logan Sitzman & Konner Rowden-Stum Do You Know Your Soil pH? Junior Plant Sciences Geno-Hugo School
Brylie Thompson Pure and Udder Strength: Casein Plastic Senior Engineering Limon Schools
Lauren Thompson pH Crops Senior Plant Sciences Stratton High School
McKinze Vaughn Race Against Time: Intensity of the Cross-Race Effect Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Braden Wedel The Effect of Rebar Position on the Tensile Load Bearing Capacity of Concrete Senior Engineering Stratton High School

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Cullen Aasmundstad-Williams Do Different Computer Programming Languages Have Different Efficiency Rates? Junior Math & Computer Sciences Imagine Charter School
Kaylee Anderson Color Me Hungry Junior Animal Sciences Cardinal Community Academy
Tharind Bopearachchiged Salicylic Acid vs. Benzoyl Peroxide Junior Medicine & Health Imagine Charter School
Kaiden Box pH and Fermentation Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Imagine Charter School
Kathryn Broderius Metals in the Fight Against Bacteria Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Greeley West High School
Tyne Carney Why Did Thieves Use Thieves? Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Frontier Academy Secondary School
Hope Dannar Designing and Testing an Oscillator System for Pilot Wave Hydrodynamics Senior Physics University Schools
Hannah Dirks Smart Home Climate Control System Senior Engineering Roosevelt High School
Theodore Duarte Life's a Breeze: What Wind Turbine Blade Shape & Angle Will Produce Energy Most Effectively? Junior Energy Homyak PK-8 School
Chance Hill Hey Google, Are You Spying on Me? Junior Math & Computer Sciences Walt Clark Middle School
Elizabeth Ingmire Can Plants Grow on Mars? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Coal Ridge Middle School
Jared Ingmire Taking Flight Junior Physics Imagine Charter School
Alyssa Keirn Solar Powered UVC and Ozone-Based Decontaminator Senior Engineering Rocky Mountain High School
Linkin Korgan Eggshells and Osteoporosis Junior Medicine & Health Knowledge Quest Academy
Natasha Kuberski Heats Hitting the Streets Junior Environmental Sciences Imagine Charter School
W. Hall Matthews Algistatic Effects of Retail Barley Extract Applied in Reduced Dosage Rates as a Treatment for Lake Okeechobee, Year 2 Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Home School
Carson Mead Time Dripping Away Junior Physics Turner Middle School
Talia Morris Comparison of Household Pet Saliva Bacteria Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Blevins Middle School
Alia Moore Soil Liquefication Junior Earth & Space Sciences Frontier Academy Secondary School
Grazia Novak Growing with Greywater: Gross or Great? Junior Plant Sciences Turner Middle School
Tanner Parham Grow Grow Grow Junior Plant Sciences Knowledge Quest Academy
Madison Robson How to Keep the Sound Down Junior Engineering Eaton Middle School
Mary Ryan Bacteria Be Gone Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology St. Mary Catholic School
Diamond Salas Now You See Me, Now You Don't" The Effect of Artificial Light on Crickets Senior Animal Sciences Northridge High School
Emma Sorbo WiFi Radiation and It's Effect on Plant Growth Junior Plant Sciences Frontier Academy Secondary School
Megan Starkey Scrambled Senior Medicine & Health Greeley West High School
Ava Steger Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum and Epilepsy and the Effectiveness of Anticonvulsant Drugs Junior Medicine & Health Webber Middle School
Shae Stone & Tayla Wiedeman Protecting Profits Junior Engineering Eaton Middle School
Elizabeth Sundheim A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words Senior Math & Computer Sciences Berthoud High School
Emma Tone Day Shift vs. Night Shift Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Imagine Charter School
Charles Wang & Suhaas Narayanan A Novel Synthesis of 3,5-Disubstituted Δ2-Isoxazoline as a Precursor to Various Diabetic Medications Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Fossil Ridge High School &
Fort Collins High School
Max Warnock Spatial Analysis of the Glaciers in Grand Teton National Park Between 1994 and 2015 Senior Earth & Space Sciences Poudre Global Academy
Preston Weichel Teddy Wraps Junior Animal Sciences Eaton Middle School
Max Zenk Dyeing to Learn Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry St. Mary Catholic School

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Jonathan Acosta, Justice Bower & Maxwell Grenemyer Realize How to Neutralize Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Fort Morgan Middle School
Tristan Dory The Knead to Bake Dough Arises, or Does It? Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Brush High School
Kenia Hansen Guzman, Liam Garvin & Anna Yearous Color Explosions: The Role of Temperature in Bacterial Transformation Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Fort Morgan Middle School
Nicholas Hermes Stealthy Shapes: How to Make an Aircraft Invisible to Radar Junior Physics Arickaree School
Mohamed Ibrahim Microbial Fuel Cells in the Initiation of Electrolysis in River Water Senior Energy Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
M J Kenney Pongs Away! Junior Physics Arickaree School
Bailey Link, Kashlynn Tadolini & Karly Tadolini How 'Bout Them Apples? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Brush Middle School
Drake Ludgate & Nathaniel Miner The Mathematical Correlations in an Origami Coiled Structure Senior Math & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Tristin Niccoli An Investigation of Environmental Conditions and the Sporulation of Eimeria Senior Animal Sciences Arickaree School
Olivia Odle & Brady Sanchez Staple This Senior Physics Brush High School
Michelle Ren & Julianna O'Clair Interpreting Physical Quantities of Data from an Air-Gapped System Senior Physics Brush High School
Cora Schrock Grass vs. Grain Fed: A Comparison of TAC Junior Division Medicine & Health Arickaree School
Raeya Schrock Cow Sense: Does Water Quality Affect Intake? Junior Animal Sciences Arickaree School
Tate Schrock Agriculture Soil Probe Rover Senior Engineering Arickaree School
Bryce Shaffer How Much Can Your Fishing Pole Hold? Junior Physics Arickaree School
Caleb Siegling Population Trash Junior Math & Computer Sciences Fort Morgan Middle School
Emma Stone & Reiley Leake Orange Is the New Black: Methylene Blue Adsorption Using Citrus Peels Senior Environmental Sciences Brush High School
Parker Stone & Myer Wickham At "Watt" Cost Junior Energy Brush Middle School
Emily Stratman & Mattie Singley Stirred Not Shaken Senior Physics Brush High School
Emilee Wells & Kathryn Keating Math Mindset: Experimental Evidence of the Value of Students' Attitudes Towards Mathematics Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fort Morgan High School &
Weldon Valley High School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Ignacio Baixas Detection of Bisphenol A Senior Environmental Sciences Liberty School
Danae Beauprez The Antibacterial Properties of Breastmilk and Its Comparison to Antibiotics Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Yuma High School
Aaron Bernhardt Wireless Energy Junior Engineering Peetz Schools
Logan Breyer The Pressure's On: Does Barometric Pressure Influence Calving? Junior Animal Sciences Liberty School
Paul Brophy Effects of Produced Water on Wisconsin Fast Plants Senior Environmental Sciences Yuma High School
Cooper Godfrey Slime Mold Redefining Intelligence Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Yuma High School
Tyler Hall Shocking Water! Testing the Efficiencies of an Electrolyzer Junior Energy Idalia Schools
Emily Idler Blood Clotting Agent: The Development of an Improved Blood Clotting Agent Senior Medicine & Health Liberty School
Tyson Lichty Dry Distiller Grains: Ethanol By-Products as a Source of Fertilizer Senior Plant Sciences Liberty School
Bridger Lynch Bow Knots Junior Physics Yuma Middle School
Will Noble How Accurate Is DNA Testing in Cattle? Junior Animal Sciences Yuma Middle School
Caddis Robinson To Grow or Not to Grow Junior Environmental Sciences Liberty School
Cody Robinson & Emmanuel Fierro An Acetone Specific Breathalyzer for TID Senior Medicine & Health Yuma High School
Sydnee Roth The Future of Farrowing Senior Animal Sciences Liberty School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Levi Archambault This Will Blow You Away Junior Energy The Classical Academy
Noah Archambault Does CO2 Affect You? Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Mark Bloomfield Charged Up: Testing Lithium Ion Battery Performance Using a Raspberry Pi Load Cell Senior Energy Coronado High School
Ariel Bowden iSpy: Malevolent Observation Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Miami-Yoder High School
Austin Cantor Hail! No! Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Samantha Cerniglia Shields Up: Wilson Cloud Chamber Study of High Energy Subatomic-Particle Shield Materials Junior Earth & Space Sciences The Classical Academy
Courtney Croom The Separation of DNA by Applying Thermal Heat Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry The Classical Academy
Joshua Decker No More Bike Crashes! Using Ultrasonic and ToF Sensors to Prevent Car to Bike Accidents Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Xander Duvall Variable Scintillation Frequencies in Muon Detection Junior Physics Thomas MacLaren School
Meghan Enright Stay Away of Get Sprayed Away Junior Animal Sciences The Classical Academy
Ethan Gavin Shining a Light on Cross-Contamination Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Aditya Gonella Water Me When I'm Thirsty Junior Engineering Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School
Elba Green Investigating if Essential Oils Affect Physarum polycephalum Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology The Classical Academy
Benjamin Homan Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethyleneimine? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Monument Charter Academy
Kate Kaczmarek Tiny Hand Clan Senior Division Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Abby Klapp Sport Climbing: The Impact on Spatial Awareness Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Palmer Ridge High School
Lily Klapp & Kelsea Hall Leaky Yellow Boy Junior Environmental Sciences Lewis Palmer Elementary School
Hailey Kressin A Sixth Sense: Omni-Directional Presence Detection System Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Alden Kruse Where Has All the Ceanothus megacarpus Gone? Senior Environmental Sciences Home School
Hudson Kruse The Influence of Drought and Frequent Wildfires on the Chaparral Junior Environmental Sciences Home School
Kathryn Kummel Fractals & Catastrophic Bifurcation: Exploring Treeline Structure Using Drones and Math Models in R Senior Plant Sciences Palmer High School
Lauren Lee Saving Your Strawberries Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry The Classical Academy
Kevin Lester Cheap, But Durable Shingles Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Kate Mastrolia Analyzing the Effect of Lifestyle on Problem Solving Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Kai Morton A Game for All Eyes Junior Math & Computer Sciences The Classical Academy
Shelby Nice Do Granite Countertops Affect the Shelf Life of Produce? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry The Classical Academy
Luke Nielsen Delta Irrigation Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Tori Plett Germs on a Roll Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology The Classical Academy
Norah Quirk An Old Remedy Given New Life Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology The Classical Academy
Chyera Robert People Love Fruit, But Do They Really Love Each Other? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry The Classical Academy
Faith Roberts Clove the Killer Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology The Classical Academy
Inbha Roshan Raguraman D-Watch: Smart Tracker for Vitamin-D Junior Medicine & Health Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School
Katelynn Salmon & Josh Nakka Engineering a Low-Cost, Portable Braille Display for Developing Countries Senior Engineering Palmer Ridge High School
Jenna Salvat A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to the CC&V Diatreme Senior Earth & Space Sciences Coronado High School
Joe Silsby Sweet Water Junior Plant Sciences The Classical Academy
Daniel Strevett Sick of Stress Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Lauryn Tepley Synchronic Mnemonic Analyzing the Effects of Mnemonic Devices in Memorization Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Isabella Tyler Teamwork: Boys vs. Girls Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Michael Wu LED Lights: Hero or Zero Junior Energy The Classical Academy

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Daniela Acosta Measuring the Zone of Inhibition Natural vs. Synthetic Antibacterials Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Silverton Schools
Rachel Ager Don't Get Left Behind Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Miller Middle School
Teagan Archer Clean Teeth Candy Junior Engineering Mancos Middle School
Barrett Aronson A Breath of Fresh Air Junior Environmental Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Annette Bechtolt Invisible Levitation Junior Physics St. Columba Catholic School
Molly Best What's the Matter? Junior Plant Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Raja Braford-Lefebvre & Belen Roof Replication of Artificial Dendrite Crystals Senior Earth & Space Sciences Silverton Schools
Riley Cannon Nicotine Dependence: How Does Your Rh Factor Affect Your Vulnerability to Nicotine Addiction? Junior Medicine & Health Mancos Middle School
Kailas Cassidy Mummifying Hot Dogs Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry St. Columba Catholic School
Hazel Cleaves Rooted Junior Plant Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Sophia Dickey The Amazing Mouse Maze: A Test of Memory Junior Animal Sciences Mancos Middle School
Paton Edwards & Soren Braford-Lefebvre Snow Tube? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Silverton Schools
Nathaniel Ellis Powered Exoskeletons: Carrying Us into the Future Junior Engineering Escalante Middle School
Sophie Eschallier Flaming Forests: The Effects of Fire on Soil Composition Junior Environmental Sciences Mancos Middle School
Spencer Eschallier pHire Science Junior Environmental Sciences Mancos Middle School
Gabriela Ferrell Hot Under the Collar? Massive Blow Up? Or Chill Out? What's the Right Reaction? Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Home School
Thomas Ferrell Homemade Air Quality Monitors Fast, Cheap and Out of Control Junior Engineering Home School
Lilly Figueroa Contaminants, Contagions and Critical Care: The Impacts of North Carolina's Anaerobic Swine Lagoons Junior Medicine & Health Mancos Middle School
Lucas Figueroa Low or High, Mid or Bi: Which Is the Better Fly? Junior Engineering Mancos Middle School
Serenity Foutz Explanation of Land Reclamation Junior Earth & Space Sciences Ignacio Middle School
Kylie Guiles Are We Butchering the Effectiveness of Antibiotics? Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Mancos Catholic School
Judah Hartman The Magnetic Highway Junior Energy Home School
Gracey Hening Are Vitamins the Answer to Preventing Antibiotic Resistance? Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Miller Middle School
Cassidy Huber Hydroponic vs. Soil: An Experiment in Plant Growth Junior Plant Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Dakota Huber Soil Erosion Junior Environmental Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Juliet Loftis Insulated Chicken Waterer Junior Engineering St. Columba Catholic School
Tristan May-Ostendorp Energy Implications of Smart Devices Junior Energy St. Columba Catholic School
Aeneas McBrayer Eating for A's Junior Medicine & Health St. Columba Catholic School
Aubrey McKellips Goat Tones Junior Animal Sciences Dove Creek Middle School
Allison Powell Radiant Recollection Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Mancos Middle School
Willow Schulz Effective Communication to Adolescents About Vaping Junior Medicine & Health Ignacio Middle School
Maxx Wright Canine Color Blindness Study Junior Animal Sciences Dolores Elementary School

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Amanda Avila & Trinady Gonzales Let There Be Light: The Effects of UV Rays on Bacteria Growth in Foods Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Monte Vista High School
Grayson Givens Bacteria Battle! Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Chinmay Jayanty Pure or Impure: Rapid Test for Adulteration in Milk Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Matyson Jones Firestorm: Examining the Relationship Between El Nino/La Nina Weather Cycles and Wildfire in the Western US Senior Earth & Space Sciences Monte Vista High School
Gurleen Kaur Detection of Compounds in the PVY Infected Phloem of Solanum Tuberosum Using GC-MS Senior Plant Sciences Alamosa High School
Tyler Kester Little Marvel: A Comparative Study of Plant Growth Junior Plant Sciences Sierra Grand Jr/Sr High School
Marissa Martinez Imagine the Perfect Title! Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Amber Michel Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa River Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Augustus Miller Device for the Ice! Junior Engineering Monte Vista Middle School
Erica Miller Where ON the World Am I? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Home School
Madison Miller Fowl Play: How Different Types of Recreational "Play" Affects the Flush Responses of Waterfowl Junior Animal Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Molly Nehring Galactic Outcasts: A Simulation and Study of the Interaction Between Stars Within Globular Clusters Senior Physics Monte Vista High School
Sara Nehring Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks in the MATLAB Programming Environment Senior Math & Computer Sciences Monte Vista High School
Trenton Paskett Wildfires to Wild Flowers Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Ada Pence Don't Burn Me! Which Sunscreen Is Best? Junior Medicine & Health Centauri Middle School
Amada Quintana The Effects of Stress on Teenage Substance Use Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Monte Vista High School
Alyssa Rawinski Tracking Microplastics Through a Food Chain to Determine the Effectiveness of Plastic Biodegradation Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Camille Rawinski UnBEElievable Pollination: Examining the Effects of Air Pollutants on Bumble Bee Pollination Senior Animal Sciences Monte Vista High School
Ashlyn Rockey Physiological Yield and Tolerance Response to Managed Irrigation in Chenopodium Quinoa Senior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Andres Villa Examining the Toxicity of Herbicides and Fungicides on Aquatic and Terrestrial Environments Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Presley Wilson & William Wilson Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sangre de Cristo Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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David Crane D.A.B.B. Death Avoided by Backpack Junior Engineering Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Kyler Crane To Grow or Not to Grow Part II Junior Plant Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Chase Cromwell Stampede Arm III Senior Engineering Lamar High School
Jaycee DeLaRosa Old vs. Young: Who Is Faster? Junior Animal Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Armaan Gill Lead in the Soil Junior Earth & Space Sciences Lamar Middle School
Maddison Hefley Equine Minds Junior Animal Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Jamie Hume The Grey Effect Junior Plant Sciences Walsh Elementary School
Josie Kissell Melt'n the Ice Junior Physics Holly Schools
Mason Mireles Catching Some Z's Junior Medicine & Health Lamar Middle School
Graci Morlan The Swaying Boat Junior Physics Holly Schools
Kaije Mosier Elastomers Junior Physics Lamar Middle School
Peyton Oswald Does Second-Hand Smoke Cause High Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in Children? Senior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Jensen Renquist Using Daphnia M. to Monitor Water Toxicity Junior Environmental Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Abigail Ross Detecting Flares Junior Earth & Space Sciences Lamar Middle School
Ella Swanson Does Sugar Affect Cognitive Skills of a Mouse? Junior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Cole Tedder Redneck Rocketry Junior Engineering Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Brakelle Westphal How Distracted Do You Drive? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Ethan Augerot How Sweet Is It? Junior Medicine & Health Corwin International Magnet School
Phoebe Black The Harsh Truth Junior Microbiology & Molecular Biology Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Kyra Burton Sugar Rocks Junior Medicine & Health Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Dolores Castillo Denaturing Proteins Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Corwin International Magnet School
Alyssa Durning A Mosquito's Dinner Bell Junior Animal Sciences Goodnight School
Ian Gowen Testing the Effectiveness of Electrolysis Being Used to Split Carbon Dioxide Molecules Senior Energy Pueblo County High School
Carstenz Johnston & Russell Phillips Aerodynamic Paper Airplane Flight Junior Physics Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Eliazer Maldonado Abstract Art Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Zora Malone Gardener's Cell Phone Battery Junior Energy Corwin International Magnet School
Sophia Markuson DiPrince Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste Part 4: Does Temperature Affect the Production of Food Waste Generation Senior Energy Central High School
Nico Martinez Transforming a Compact Disc into a Gyroscope Junior Physics Pueblo Academy of Arts
Stephen McDonald & Nizhoni Valdez SPROSIN Senior Chemistry & Biochemistry Central High School
Amber Mills Color Craze Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Quincy Nakaguma Watch Me Grow Junior Plant Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Avril Pagano, Chanel Martinez & Amiyah Arellano Quickest Dissolving Painkiller Junior Chemistry & Biochemistry Goodnight School
Davian Saiz Color Me Hot Junior Energy Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Emilio Sanchez Eco-Friendly Fossil Fuel Recovery Junior Energy Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Jones
Mollie Schloss & Zach Hee The Keto Diet Senior Medicine & Health Central High School
Willow Stephenson & Luciano Roybal Doggie 2000 Junior Engineering Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences - Fulton

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalists

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Nate Bailey Can Trash Save You Money? Junior Environmental Sciences West Middle School
Luci Bruchez Fire Frenzy Junior Environmental Sciences West Grand Middle School
Angel Castillo Reviving Recycling Through Art Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences West Grand High School
Iliana Castillo Me Entiendes? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences West Grand High School
Camren Flashner Effect of Motor Oil on Aquatic Plant Height Junior Environmental Sciences Vail Mountain School
Logan Haffele The Science of Yuck! Junior Medicine & Health Eagle County Charter Academy
Gracean Hoesli Soil Composition, Well Water, Sulfur Levels and Polioencephalomalacia in Sheep Senior Environmental Sciences West Grand High School
Khai Hughes The Price of Free Senior Math & Computer Sciences West Grand High School
Sam Morgan Angle and Range: Checking What We Know Junior Physics Orchard Mesa Middle School

Maddoz Shull

Breaking Bridges Junior Engineering Eagle County Charter Academy
Mila Stepan Sailing Specifics: Do They Matter? Junior Engineering Holy Family Catholic School
Logan Van Grinsven & Jessica Gregory The Light of Sounds Senior Engineering West Grand High School
Shannon Whitten Time to Wash Your Hands! Senior Microbiology & Molecular Biology West Grand High School
Cora Wilson Glucose and Grades Junior Medicine & Health Eagle County Charter Academy
Max Witwer, Jacob Thomas & Alexander Grisak A High Altitude Study: The Effects of Jet Streams on High Altitude Balloons Senior Engineering Caprock Academy

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