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2019 Colorado Science & Engineering Fair

Organizational Special Awards

Organization

Winner(s)/School

Project Title

Award

United States Air Force
Air Force ROTC Award
Jasmine Li
Fairview High School
The Future of Microrobots: Development of a Bio-inspired Synthetic Swarm Network certificate, over-the-shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, dog tag USB flash drive, dual USB car charger
Akshunna Vaishnav
Cherry Creek High School
Computer Modeling, Simulation and Calculation of GPS Error Due to Fluctuations in Space Weather certificate, over-the-shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, dog tag USB flash drive, dual USB car charger
Cole Tedder
Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Redneck Rocketry certificate, over-the-shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, dog tag USB flash drive, dual USB car charger
United States Navy & Marine Corps
Office of Naval Research Award
Alexandra Flint
Peak to Peak Charter School
Examining Electric Charges as a Method for Cleaning Microplastics from the Oceans certificate, medallion
Aditya Gonella
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle
Water Me When I'm Thirsty certificate, medallion
Trenton Paskett
Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Wildfires to Wild Flowers certificate, medallion
Jared Ingmire
Imagine Charter School
Taking Flight certificate, medallion
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge certificate, $75 gift certificate
Alyssa Keirn
Rocky Mountain High School
Solar Powered UVC and Ozone-Based Decontaminator certificate, $75 gift certificate
Rahul Thomas
Cherry Creek High School
A Comparative Study of Neural Network vs. CLassical Methods for Solving Differntial Equartions certificate, $75 gift certificate
Air & Waste Management Association
Rocky Mountain States Section
Air & Waste Management Award
Thomas Ferrell
Home School
Homemade Air Quality Monitors Fast, Cheap and Out of Control $50
Owen Doherty
Branson School
Blame It on the Rain: A Novel Use of Non-Mechanical Methods for Rangeland Soil Erosion Control $100
Mikailah Feinman
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Repurposing Producing Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Argiculture Year Year III $50
Emma Stone & Reiley Leake
Brush High School
Orange Is the New Black: Methylene Blue Adsorption Using Citrus Peels $100
American Association of University Women
AAUW Award for Women in STEM
Avril Pagona, Chanel Martinex, & Amiyah Arellano
Goodnight School
Quickest Dissolving Painkiller $100
Nikhila Narayana
Rock Canyon High School
Does Adding Coconut Oil to Rice Reduce Its Calorific $100

American Chemical Society
Colorado Local Section
ACS's Excellence in Chemistry Award

Benjamin Homan
Monument Charter Academy
Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethyleneimine? certificate, $50
Dominic Moser
Notre Dame Parish School
Shocking Water certificate, $50
Max Zenk
St. MAry Catholic School
Dyeing to Learn certificate, $50
Kailas Cassidy
St. Columba Catholic School
Mummifying Hot Dogs certificate, $50
Courtney Croom
The Classical Academy
The Separation of DNA by Applying Thermal Heat certificate, $150
Akber Shaikh
Cherry Creek High School
Degradation, Stabilization, and Delivery of Immune System Targeted Drugs certificate, $50
Calvin Ewing, Olivia Cesarine, & Sarah Mellet
Rock Canyon High School
Efficacy of Triton X-100 as a Candidate for Whole Organ Decelluarization certificate, $50
Stephen McDonald & Nizhoni Valdez
Central High School
SPROSIN certificate, $50
Charles Wang & Suhaas Narayanan
Fossil Ridge HS & Fort Collins HS
A Novel Synthesis of 3,5-Disubstitued ▲2- Isoxazoline as a Precursor to Various Diabetic Medications certificate, $150
American Hygiene Association
Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Protection of Occupational Health and Safety Award
Matthew Anderson
Cherry Creek High School
Reduction of Aircraft Noise Via Landing Gear Surface Controls $50
Brakelle Westphal
Springfield Jr/Sr High School
How Disctracted Do You Drive? $50
Thomas Ferrell
Home School
Homemade Air Quality Monitors Fast, Cheap and Out of Control $50
Joshua Decker
The Classical Academy
No More Bike Crashes! Using Ultrasonic and ToF Sensors to Prevent Car to Bike Accidents $50
Lilly Figueroa
Manos Middle School
Contaminants, Contafions and Critical Care: The Impacts of North Carolina's Anaerobic Swine Lagoons $50
Madison Robson
Eaton Middle School
How to Keep the Sound Down $50
Barrett Aronson
St. Columba Catholic School
A Breath of Fresh Air $50
Cody Robinson & Emmanuel Fierro Bustillos
Yuman High School
An Acetone Specific Breathalyzer for TID $50
Logan Van Grinsven
Wets Grand High School
The Light of Sound $50
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats national Wildfire Refuge $50
American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Rocky Mountain Section
AIAA Prize
Levi Archambault
The Classical Academy
This Will Blow You Away certificate, Arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Maddox Shull
Eagle County Charter Academy
Breaking Bridges certificate, Arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Matthew Anderson
Cherry Creek High School
Reducation of Aircraft Noise Via Landing GEar Surface Controls certificate, Arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Sarah Tang
Fairview High School
Ground-Based Followups of TESS Exoplanet Candiates certificate, Arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Chemical Engineering Award
Benjamin Homan
Mounment Charter Academy
Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethyleneimine? $75
Gabriela Ferrell
Home School
Hot Under the Collar? Massive Blow Up? Or Chill Out? What's the Right Reaction? $100
Nathan Nash
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Testing Water pH Up/Downstream from Mines to Determine If They Are Changing the Purgtoire $75
Sophia Markuson DiPrince
Central High School
Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste Part 4: Does Temperature Affect the Production of Food Waste $100
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Colorado Section
AIPG Certificate of Excellence in the Geosciences
Alexandra Flint
Peak to Peak Charter School
Examining Electric Charges as a Mehtod for Cleaning Microplastics from the Oceans $50
Owen Doherty
Branson School
Blame It on the Rain: A Novel USe of Non-Mechanical Methos for Rangeland Soil Erosion Control $100
Max Warnock
Poudre Global Academy
Spatial Analysis of the Glaciers in Grand Tenton National Park Between 1994 and 2015 $50
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge $100
American Meteorological Society
Denver/Boulder Chapter
Award for Excellence in Atmospheric Science Research
Luke Nielsen
The Classical Academy
Delta Irrigation gift certificate, certificate
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa Rver Draainage gift certificate, certificate
American Statistical Association
Colorado/Wyoming Chapter
David Young Memorial Award
Alexandra Flint
Peak to Peak Charter School
Examining Electric Charges as a Method for Cleaning Microplastics from the Oceans $200, student membership in the ASA, acknowledgment at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
Krithik Ramesh
Cherry Creek High School
Utilizing Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning to Develop a Live Time Navigational and Surgical Aid for Spinal Reconstrcutions $200, student membership in the ASA, acknowledgment at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
American Vacuum Society
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Excellence in Physical Sciences & Engineering Award
Gabriela Ferrell
Home School
Hot Under the Collar? Massice Blow Up? Or Chill Out? What's the Right Reaction? $50, $50 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Samantha Cerniglia
The Classical Academy
Shields Up: Wilson Cloud Chamber Study of High Energy Subatomic-particle Shield Materials $100, $100 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Nicholas Entin
Peak to Peak Charter School
Variability in the Thermosphere of Mars

$50, $50 matching award to teacher/sponsor

Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthesis Activity and Crop Production $100, $100 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Camille Rawinski
Monte Vista High School
UnBEElievable Pollination: Examining the Effects of Air Pollutants on Bumble Bee Pollination $100, $100 matching award to teacher/sponsor
ASM International
ASM Materials Education Foundation Award
David Campbell
Summit Middle Charter School
The Weakest Link: The Affecting of Infill Pattern & Density on the Tensile Strength of a 3D - Printed Part $100
Kathryn Broderius
Greeley West High School
Metals in the Fight Against Bacteria $150
Biomedical Engineering Society
Colorado State University Chapter
Inbha Roshan Raguraman
Discovery Canyan Campus Middle
D-Watch: Smart Tracker for Vitamin-D blue-tooth speaker, formal invitation to a BMES event, bumper sticker, CSU School of Biomedical Engineering gift bag
Biophysical Society
Biophysics Award
Anudeep Golla
Fairview High School
Discovery of Hidden Gene Regulators: A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Transcriptional Pause Site certificate, $100
Colorado Association of Science Teachers
CAST Award
Benjamin Homan
Monument Charter Academy
Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethyenelimine? $100
Julian Kramer
Giid Shepherd Catholic School
Growing with Color $100
Calvin Ewing
Rock Canon High School
Efficacy of Triton X-100 as a Candidate for Whole Organ Decellularization $100
Camille Rawinski
Monte Vista High School
UnBEElieviable Pollination: Examining the Effects of AirPollutants on Bumble Bee Pollination $100
Colorado Biology Teachers' Association
CBTA Best Biology Project Award
Raeya Schrock
Arickaree School
Cow Sense: Does Water Quality Affect Intake? certificate, $50
Lia Dino
Skinner Middle School
The Effect of Biosolid Sludge on the Growth Curve of Escherichia Coli and the Impact of Antibiotics certificate, $100
Gabriel Lorenz
SkyView Academy
Optimizing Mangrove Root Structure by Using 3D Printed Mangrove Models to Prevent Hurricane Waves certificate, $50
Mikailah Feinman
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Repurposing Produced Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Agriculure Year III certificate, $100
Colorado BioScience Institute
BioGENEius Challenge
Spoorthy Reddy
Fairview High School
Determining the Cytotoxicity and Mechanism of Novel Piperlongumine Analogs in Acute Myeloid Leukemia all expense trip to compete at the international competition held in Boston, MA June 2018 during the International BIO Convention
Colorado Chemistry Teachers Association
CCTA Chemistry Award
Kailas Cassidy
St. Columba Catholic School
Mummifying Hot Dogs $100
Akber Shaikh
Cherry Creek High School
Degradation, Stabilization, and Delivery of Immune System Targeted Drugs $100
Colorado Dental Association
CDA Excellence in Oral Health Award
Teagan Archer
Mancos Middle School
Clean Teeth Candy $100
Edwin Bodini
Cherry Creek High School
Bruxism: A Novel Diagnostivc Approach- Part II $100
Colorado Earth System Science Collaborative
Colorado ESS Best Data Use Award
Logan Breyer
Liberty School
The Pressure's On: Does Barometric Pressure Influence Calving? bluetooth pocket weater meter
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Inducied Seismicity and Salthwater Injection in Okkahoma bluetooth pocket weater meter
Colorado Environmental Health Association
Environmental Health Award
Ethan Gavin
The Classical Academy
Shining a Light on Cross- Contamination $75, framed certificate
Camille Rawinski
Monte Vista High School
UnBEElieviable Pollination: Examining the Effects of AirPollutants on Bumble Bee Pollination $75, framed certificate
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
Jack Fenwick Award for Agricultural Science
Ava Warner
Branson School
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral certificate, $50
Chyera Robert
The Classical Academy
People Love Fruit, But Do They Really Love Each Other? certificate, $50
Camille Rawinski
Monte Vista High School
UnBEElieviable Pollination: Examining the Effects of AirPollutants on Bumble Bee Pollination certificate, $50
Tyson Lichty
Liberty School
Dry Distiller Grains: Ethanol By-Products as a Source of Fertilizer certificate, $50
Colorado Medical Society
CMS Education Foundation Award
Willow Schulz
Ignacio Middle School
Effective Communication to Adolescents About Vaping $100, invitation to the winners and their parents to exhibit at the Colorado Medical Society Annual Meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner with a paid overnight stay
Demi Brown & Grace Hardwick
Monarch High School
A Method for Preventing Heart Failure by Switching Substrates to Strengthen Mitochondrial Function $100, invitation to the winners and their parents to exhibit at the Colorado Medical Society Annual Meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner with a paid overnight stay
Colorado Mineral Society
Best Earth Science Award
Elizabeth Ingmire
Coal Ridge Middle School
Can Plant Grow on Mars? certificate, $35, mineral specimen, book
Owen Doherty
Branson School
Blame It on the Rain: A Novel Use of Non-Mechanical Methods for Rangeland Soil Erosion Control certificate, $50, mineral specimen, book
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Almosa River Drainage certificate, $35, mineral specimen, book
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and SaltwaterInjection in Oklahoma certificate, $50, mineral specimen, book
Colorado Mycological Society
Excellence in Mycological Research Award
Emma Purvis
Challenge School
The Erosion Is Real: Comparing the Effectivity of Mycelium and Plant Roots on Soil Erosion $100, CMS membership for 2018, certificate, signed copy of Vera Evenson's "Rocky Mountain Mushrooms"
Colorado Native Plant Society
Native Plants Award
Hazel Cleaves
St. Columba Catholic School
Rooted $50
Laura Zhang & Brooke Newell
Monarch High School
Impact of Rhinocyllus conicus on the Native Thistle in the Colorado Front Range $50
Colorado Scientific Society
Excellence in Geology Award
Alia Morris
Frontier Acadmey Secondart School
Soil Liquefaction $50
Lily Klapp & Kelsea Hall
Lewis Palmer Elementary School
Leaky Yellow Boy $75
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Saltwater Injection in Oklahoma $75
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Almosa River Drainage $100
Colorado State University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Innovation in the Science of Agriculture Award
Jamie Hume
Walsh Elementary School
The Grey Effect $500
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activities and Crop Production $500
Colorado State University
Colorado Natural Hertiage Program
Colorado Natural Hertiage Program Conservation Award
Madison Miller
Monte Vista Middle School
Fowl Play: How Different Types of Recreatioonal "Play" Affects the Flash Response of Waterfowl summer field excursion to experience hands-on conservation biology in the field with all expenses paid
Colorado State University
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Excellence in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Award
Anudeep Golla
Fairview High School
Discovery of Hidden Gene Regulators: A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Transcriptional Pause Site certificate, $100
Colorado State University
Department of Chemistry
Excellence in Chemistry Award
Benjamin Homan
Monument Charter Academy
Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethyleneimine? certificate, $100
Calvin Ewing, Olivia Cesarone, & Sarah Mellett
Rock Canyon High School
Efficacy of Trinton X-100 as a Candidate for Whole Organ Decellularization certificate, $100
Colorado State University
Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Excellence in Horticulture Award
Julian Kramer
Good Shepard Catholic School
Growing with Color $100
Grazia Novak
Turner Middle School
Growing with Greywater: Gross or Great? $100
Gurleen Kaur
Alamosa High School
Detection of Compounds in the PVY Infected Phloen of Solanum Tuberosum Using GC-MS $100
Aubrey Stevens
Rock Canyon High School
The Efficacy for Varying Method for the Genetic Engineering of I. purpurea with the AtPCSI Gene $100
Colorado State University
Energy Institute
Energy Achievement Award
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activities and Crop Production certificate, $250
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Science Award
Raeya Schrock
Arickaree School
Cow Sense: Does Water Quality Affect Intake? certificate, $100
Sydnee Roth
Liberty School
The Future of Farrowing certificate, $100
Colorado's Touchstone Energy Cooperative
The Colorado EnergyWise Award
Theodore Duarte
Homyak PK-8 School
Life's a Breeze: What WInd Turbine Blade Shape & Angle Will Produce Energy Most Effectively? $250
Sophia Markuson DiPrince
Central High School
Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste Part 4: Does Temperature Affect the Production of Food Waste $250
Colorado-Wyoming Society of American Foresters
Excellence in Forestry Research Award
Hudson Kruse
Home School
The Influence of Drought and Frequent WIldfires on he Chaparral $200
Kathryn Kummel
Palmer High School
Fractals & Catastrophic Bifurcation: Exploring Treeline Structure Using Drones and Math Models in R $200
Comstock Family
Heather Comstock Memorial Award
Kathryn Broderius
Greeley West High School
Metals in the Fight Against Bacteria $200
Constant Family
Award for Excellence in Computer Science
Luke Weber
Flagstaff Charter Academy
Safe Ride certificate, $100
Siddarth Ijju
Chery Creek High School
Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images Using Undersampled K-Space anda GAN certificate, $200
Fort Collins Conservation District
Conservation District Award
Hudson Kruse
Home School
The Influence of Drought and Frequent WIldfires on he Chaparral $50, plaque
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Almosa River Drainage $100, plaque
Frank Armbruster Foundation
Armbruster Memorial Award
Augustus Miller
Monte Vista Middle School
Device for the Ice! $50
Geological Society of America
GSA Awards in Environmental Geology
Owen Doherty
Branson School
Blame It on the Rain: A Novel Use of Non-Mechical Methods for Rangeland Soil Erosion Control plaque, certificate, $50 gift card, various GSA memorabilia
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Saltwater Injection in Oklahoma plaque, certificate, $75 gift card, various GSA memorabilia
Jenna Salvat
Coronado High School
A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to th CC&V Diatreme plaque, certificate, $100 gift card, various GSA memorabilia
Gromko Family
Gerald Gromko Memorial Award
Katelynn Salmon
Palmer Ridge High School
Engineering a Low-Cost, Portable Braille Display for Developing Countries $150
Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Excellence in Human Factors & Ergonomics Award
Kai Morton
The Classical Academy
A Game for All Eyes $100
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
High Plains Section
IEEE Award
Thomas Ferrell
Home School
Homemade Air Quaity Monitors Fast, Cheap and Out of Control $100 cash card
Alyssa Keirn
Rocky Mountain High School
Solar Powered UVC and Ozone- Based Ddecontaminator $150 cash card
Koppa Research, LLC
Koppa Research's Einstein Award for Achievements in Modern Physics
Annette Bechtolt
St. Columba Catholic School
Invisible Levitation certificate, $100
Joy Ma
Fairview High School
Nanoscale Optical Probing of Two- Dimensional Heterostructures Suspended on Nano-Slits certificate, $100
Little Shop of Physics
Matthew McCausland Memorial Award
Kyler Harbison
St. Columba Catholic School
Magnotastic science equipment/instruments
Jared Ingmire
Imagine Charter School
Taking Flight science equipment/instruments
Bridger Lynch
Yuma Middle School
Bow Knows science equipment/instruments
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Developments of an Advanced Film to Promote Photsynthetic Activties and Crop Production science equipment/instruments
Logan Klein
Yuma High School
The Reliever: An Exercise in Port Protection science equipment/instruments
Tate Schrock
Arickaree School
Agriculture Soil Probe River science equipment/instruments
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Aerospace Award
David Campbell
Summit Middle Charter School
The Weakest Link: The Affect of Infill Pattern & Density on the Tensile Strength of a 3D-Printed Part $50
Matthew Anderson
Cherry Creek High School
Reduction of Aircraft Noise Via Landing Gear Surface Control $100
National Centers for Environmental Information
NCEI Award of Scientific Achievement
Claire Heeley
Summit Middle Charter School
Predicting High Intensity Solar Flares certificate, $100 (from an anonymous donor)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NREL Energy Award
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activity and Crop Production $100
National Security Agency, Colorado Section
NSA Award
Krithik Ramesh
Cherry Creek High School
The Effect of Vane Pitch on Turbine Efficiency $50 (to be mailed)
Michelle Ren & Julianna O'Clair
Brush High School
Enhancing Gecko Adhesive Technology Using Micro Filter Nano Moulding and Carbon Nano-Tubes $50 (to be mailed)
Siddarth Ijju
Cherry Creek High School
Stirling Engines: Harnessing and Utilizing Heat Energy $50 (to be mailed)
Platte River Power Authority
Platte River Power Authority Special Award for Energy Innovation and Efficiency
Levi Archambault
The Classical Academy
This Will Blow You Away $100
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activity and Crop Production $150
Plate River Power Authority
Platte River Power Authority Special Award for Environmental Responsibility
Maxwell Benedict
Grant Beacon Middle School
The Effect of Air Pollution on Solar Panel Yield $100
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge $150
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
Excellence in Earth Science Award
Max Warnock
Poudre Global Academy
Spatial Analysis of the Glaciers in Grand Tenton National Park Between 1994 and 2015 $150
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Saltwater Injection in Oklahoma $350
Jenna Salvat
Coronado High School
A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to the CC&V Diatreme $500
Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
Water Research Award
Alexandra Flint
Peak to Peak Charter School
Examining Electric Chcarges as a Method for Cleaning Microplastics from the Oceans certificate, $400
Mikailah Feinman
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Repurposing Producing Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Agriculture Year III certificate, $200
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa River Drainage certificate, $400
Science Toy Magic, LLC
Physics Classroom Demonstration Award
Annette Bechtolt
St. Columba Catholic School
Invisible Leviation $50
Nico Martinez
Pueblo Academy of Arts
Transforming a Compact Disc into a Gyroscope $100

Katelynn Salmon & Josh Nakka
Palmer Ridge High School

Engineering a Low-Cost, Portable Craille Display for Developing Countries $50
Hope Dannar
University Schools
Designing and Testing an Oscillator System for Pilot Wave Hydrodynamics $100

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Colorado Section
Excellence in Mineral Science & Engineering Award

Lily Klapp & Kelsea Hall
Lewis Palmer Elementary School
Leaky Yello Boy $100, plaque
Benjamin Homan
Monument Charter Academy
Detection of Chemical Contaminants in Water Using Carbon Nanotube Sensors $200, plaque
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa River Drainage $200, plaque
Jenna Salvat
Coronado High School
A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to the CC&V Diatreme $400, plaque
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Colorado Chapter 354
Andy Keller Memorial Award
Nicholas Weimer
Flagstaff Charter Academy
Brains to Brawn $100, recognition by the local chapter
Alyssa Keirn
Rocky Mountain High School
Solar Powered UVC and Ozone-Based Decontamitor $150, recognition by the local chapter
Tate Schrock
Arickaree School
Agriculture Soil Probe Rover $200, recognition by the local chapter
Society of Women Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
SWE Award
Amanda Castillo-Lopez
Challenge School
Grey Water Recycling System Using Arduinos certificate, $75
Hailey Kressin
The Classical Academy
Detection of Chemical Contaminants in Water Using Carbon Nanotube Sensors certificate, $100
Jasmine Li
Fairview High School
Roots for the Road certificate, $75
Alyssa Keirn
Rocky Mountain High School
Solar Powered UVC and Ozone-Based Decontamitor certificate, $100
Soil & Water Conservation Society
Colorado Chapter
Natural Resource Conservation Award
Owen Doherty
Branson School
Blame It on the Rain: A Novel Use of Non-Mechanical Methods for Rangeland Soil Binding Fertilizer certificate, $100
Orion Pipersky
Boulder High School
Intial Soil Testing of a Soil Binding Fertilizer certificate, $100
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics
SPIE Optics and Photonic Award
Julian Kramer
Growing with Color
Growing with Color $50
Maxwell Benedict
Grant Beacon Middle School
The Effect of Air Pollutionon Solar Panel Yield $100
Xander Duvall
Thomas Maclaren School
Variable Scintillation Freiquencies in Muon Detection $150
Krithik Ramesh
Cherry Creek High School
Utlizing Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning to Develop a Live TIme Navifational and Surgical Aid for Spinal Reconstruction $100
Siddarth Ijju
Cherry Creek High School
Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images USing Undersampled K-SPace and a GAN $150
Joy Ma
Fairview High School
Nanoscale Optical Probing of Two-Dimensional Heterostructures Suspended on Nano-Slits $250
Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited River Conservation Award
Spencer Eshcallier
Mancos Middle School
pHire Science $75
Lily Klapp & Kelsea Hall Lewis Palmer Elementary School Leaky Yello Boy $125
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa River Drainage $200
United States Department of Commerce
Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista High School
Galactic Outcasts: A Simulation and Study of the Interaction Between Stars Within Globular Clusters plaque, alternate for summer internship at DOC labs in Boulder
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Salwater Injection in Oklahoma plaque, summer internship at DOC labs in Boulder
United States Geological Survey
USGS Excellence in Geological Research Award
Alexandra Flint
Peak to Peak Charter School
Examining Electric Chardes as a Method for Cleaning Microplastics from the Ocean reference book, mineral specimen
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Salwater Injection in Oklahoma reference book, mineral specimen
University of Northern Colorado
Mathematics and Science Teaching Institute Award
Amanda Castillo-Lopez
Challenge School
Grey Water Recycling System Using Arduinos $50
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista High School
Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks in the MATLAB Programming Environment $50
Van Gorp Family
Dan Van Gorp Memorial Award
Diamond Salas
Northridge High School
Now You See Me, Now You Don't: The Effect of Artifical Light on Crickets certificate, $100
Wilkins Family
Young Entrepreneur's Award
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista High School
Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks in the MATLAB Programming Environment $500
Wojtaszek Family
Paul Wojtaszek Memorial Award
Megan Hupka, Tabirha Samuel, & Seth Rohr
Rock Canyon High School
Piracetam's Effect on Beta- Amyloid Plaque Formation and Paralysis on an Alzheimer's Model C. elegan $200 (the winning team is asked to send a letter of appreciation to Mary Wojtaszek, the mother of Paul Wojtaszek)
Women in Physics
Colorado State University Chapter
Promising Young Woman in Science Award
Annette Bechtolt
St. Columba Catholic School
Invisible Levitation certificate, science gift bag
Zonta Club of Boulder County
Amelia Earhart Award
Claire Heeley
Summit Middle Charter School
Predicting High Intensity Solar Flares certificate, $100

Scholarships

University

Winner(s)/School

Project Title

Award

Adams State University
Adams State University Porter Scholarships
Jenna Salvat
Coronado High School
A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to the CC&V Diatreme conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Mark Bloomfield
Coronado High School
Charged Up: Testing Lithium Ion Battery Performance Using a Raspberry Pi Load Cell conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Megan Starkey
Greeley West High School
Scrambled conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Emily Idler
Liberty School
Blood Clotting Agents: The Development of an Improved Blood Clotting Agent conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Amanda Avila & Trinady Gonzalez
Monte Vista High School
Let There Be Light: The Effects of UV Rays on Bacteria Growth in Foods conditional scholarship to Adams State University valued at $5,000 with potential of renewal
Colorado School of Mines
CSM Scholarships
Sarah Tang
Fairview High School
Ground-Based Followups of TESS Exoplanet Candidates $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Kevin Yang
Fairview High School
From Greenhouse to Redhouse: Development of an Advanced Film to Promote Photosynthetic Activity and Crop Production $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Alyssa Keirn
Rocky Mountain High School
Solar Powered UVC and Ozone-Based Decontaminator $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Madeleine Nagle
Fairview High School
Radiation at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Siddarth Ijju
Cherry Creek High School
Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images Using Undersampled K-Space and a GAN $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Evelyn Bodoni
Cherry Creek High School
The Role of NGAL as a Biomaker for Acute Kidney Injury $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Joy Ma
Fairview High School
Nanoscale Optical Probing of Two-Dimensional Heterostructures Suspended on Nano-Slits $1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Colorado State University, Fort Collins
CSU Fort Collins Scholarships
Nariah Smith
La Junta High School
Pigeon Training: Sociability, Innovation, and Ability to Learn $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Shreya Naik, Callandra Peters, & Kezia Dick
Rock Canyon High School
Effect of TBI on Learning and Memory in D. melanogaster and the Efficacy of Piracetam as a Treatment $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Charles Wang & Suhaas Narayanan
Fossil Ridge & Fort Collins High School
A Novel Synthesis of 3,5-Disubstituted Δ2- Isoxazoline as a Precursor to Various Diabetic Medications $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Max Warnock
Poudre Global Academy
Spatial Analysis of the Glacier in Grand Tenton National Part Between 1994 and 2015 $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Krithik Ramesh
Cherry Crek High School
Utilizing Computer Vision Systems and Machine Learning to Develop a Live TIme Navigational and Surgical Aid for Spinal Reconstruction $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista High School
Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks in the MATLAB Programming Environment $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Shreya Shubhangi
Rock Canyon High School
Effect of Maternal Weight on Insulin Sensitivity in Infant Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Anudeep Golla
Fairview High School
Disovery of Hidden Gene Refulators: A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Transcriptional Pause Sites $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Joy Ma
Fairview High School
Nanoscale Optical Probing of Two-DImensional Heterostrcutres Suspende on Nano-Slits $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Gabriel Lorenz
SkyView Academy
Optimizing Mangrove Root Structure by Using 3D Printed Mangrove Models to Prevent Hurricane Waves $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, renewable for up to 3 additional years
Colorado State University, Pueblo
CSU Pueblo Scholarship
Rithwik Mylavarapu
Fairview High School
Leveraging Satellite Imagery and Convoltional Neural Networks to Classify Road Surface Conditions $1,000 scholarship to attend CSU Pueblo
Intel
Ryan Patterson Scholarship
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista High School
Galactic Outcasts: A smulation and Study of the Interaction Between Stars Within Globular Clusters $2,000 non-renewable scholarship

SSP Special Awards

Organization

Winner(s)/School

Project Title

Award

American Psychological Association
Outstanding Achievement in Psychological Sciences Award
Daniel Strevett
The Classical Academy
Sick of Stress certificate
Amada Quintana
Monte Vista High School
The Effect of Stress on Teenage Substance Use
ASM Material Education Foundation
ASM Materials Science Award
Kevin Lester
The Classical Academy
Cheap, But Durable Shingles certificate
Brylie Thompson
Limon Schools
Pure and Udder Strength: Casein Plastic
Association for Women Geoscientists
Outstanding Achievement in Geosciences Award
Serenity Foutz
Ignacio Middle School
Explanation of Land Reclamation certificate
Jenna Salvat
Coronado High School
A Geochemical and Petrographic Analysis of Metamorphic Lithologies Proximal to the CC&V Diatreme
Broadcom
Broadcom MASTERS Nomination
Edie Simecek
Summit Middle Charter School
Buzz Pollution: The Relationship Between Frequency and Pollen nomination to enter the 2018 Broadcom MASTERS competition for middle school students
Marissa Martinez
Monte Vista High School
Imagine the Perfect Title!
Benjamin Homan
Monumnet Charter Acadmey
Does Pressure Affect Carbon Dioxide Absorption by Polyethleneimine
Samantha Cernigia
The Classical Academy
Shileds Up: Wilson Cloud Chamber Study of High Energy Subatomic-Particle Shield Materials
Michael Wu
The Classical Academy
LED Lights: Hero or Zero
Amanda Castillo-Lopez
Challenge School
Grey Water Recycling System Using Arduinos
Hudson Kruse
Home School
The Influence of Drought and Frequent Wildfires on the Chaparral
Henry Westfall
Summit Charter Middle School
Predicting Influenza Genome Mutations Using Neural Networks
Hailey Kressin
The Classical Academy
A Sixth Sense: Omni-Directional Presence Detection System
Tori Plett
The Classical Academy
Germs on a Roll
Xander Duvall
Thomas MacLaren School
Variable Scintillation Frequencies in Muon Detection
Tyler Kester
Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Little Marvel: A Comparative Study of Plant Growth
Madison Miller
Monte Vista Middle School
Fowl Play: How Different Types of Recreational "Play" Affects the Flush Response of Waterfowl
Brakelle Westphal
Springfield Jr/Sr High School
How Distracted Do You Drive?
Courtney Croom
The Classical Academy
The Separation of DNA by Applying Thermal Heat
Abigal Ross
Lamar Middle School
Detecting Flares
Theodore Duarte
Homyak PK-8 School
Life's a Breeze: What Wind Turbine Blade Shape & Angle Will Produce Energy Most Effectively?
Austin Cantor
The Classical Academy
Hail! No!
Luke Neilsen
The Classical Academy
Delta Irragation
Luke Weber
Flagstaff Charter Academy
Safe Ride
Ava Steger
Webber Middle School
Ageness of the Corpus Callosum, and Epilepsy, and the Effectiveness of Anticonvulsant Drugs
Mary Ryan
St. Mary Catholic School
Bacteria Be Gone
Annette Bechtolt
St. Columba Catholic School
Invisible Levitation
Hazel Cleaves
St. Columba Catholic School
Rooted
Intel Corporation
Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award
Siddarth Ijju
Monte Vista High School
Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images Using Undersampled K-Space and a GAN certificate,$200
Sara Nehring
Cherry Creek High School
Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks in the MATLAB Programming Environment
Lemelson Foundation Lemelson Early Inventor Prize

Nicholas Weimer
Flagstaff High School

Brains to Brawn certificate. $100
Mu Alpha Theta
Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics
William Hofgard
Fairview High School
Optimal Switching Between Egocentric and Geocentric Navifation for Scarabaeus Iamarcki certificate
Austen Mazenko
Cherry Creek High School
Cop Strategy and Cop Number Analysis of k-Regular, Fully Active Cops and Robber Game
NASA
NASA Earth System Science Award
Samantha Cernigia
The Classical Academy
Shields Up: Wilson Cloud Chamber Study of High Energy Subatomic-Particle Shield Materials certificate
Max Warnock
Poudre Global Academy
Spatial Analysis of the Glacier in Grand Tenton National Part Between 1994 and 2015
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award
Hudson Kruse
Home School
The Influence of Drought and Frequent Wildfires on the Chaparral certificate, medal
Skylar Gale
Evergreen High School
Relationships Between Induced Seismicity and Saltwater Injection in Oklahoma
Ricoh
Ricoh Sustainability Development Award
Cassidy Huber
St. Columba Catholic School
Hydroponjic vs. Soil: An Experiment in Plant Growth certificate
Mikailah Feinman
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Repurposing Produced Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Argicultural Year III
Society for In Vitro Biology
Outstanding Achievement in In Vitro Biology Award
Anudeep Golla
Fairview High School
Discovery of Hidden Gene Regulators: A Nocel Machine Learning Approach to Transcriptional Pause Site certificate
Evelyn Bodoni
Cherry Creek High School
The Role of NGAL as a Biomarker for Acute Kidney Injury
United States Metric Association
Outstanding Achievement in the Use of the International System Award
Hailey Kressin
The Classical Academy
A Sixth Sense: Omni-Directional Presence Detection System certificate
Nicholas Entin
Peak to Peak Charter School
Variability in the Theromosphere of Mars
Water Environment Federation
Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Ian Gowen
Pueblo County High School
Testing the Effectiveness of Electrolysis Being Used to Split Carbon Dioxide Molecules certificate, nomination to enter the SJWP state competition
Mohamed Ibrahim
Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Microbial Fuel Cells in the Initiation of Electrolysis in River Water
Amber Michel
Monte Vista High School
Rock On: Limestone's Potential to Improve Water Quality in the Alamosa River Drainage
Paul Brophy
Yuma High School
Effects of Produced Water on Wisconsin Fast Plants
Mikailah Feinman
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Repurposing Produced Gas Well Water as an Alternative Water Source for Argicultural Year III
Nathan Nash
Primero Jr/Sr High School
Testing Water pH Up/Downstream from Mines to Determine If They Are Changing the Purgatoire
Yale Science & Engineering Association
Outstanding Achievement in Science & Engineering Award
Siddarth Ijju
Monte Vista High School
Fast MRI: Reconstructing MR Images Using Undersampled K-Space and a GAN certificate
Teacher
Doug Steward Memorial Award
Yajaira Fuentes Tauber
Northridge High School
certificate, $50
Annette Humphrey
Good Shepherd Catholic School
Shawndra Fordham
Rock Canyon High School
Teacher
Doug Steward Memorial Award
Annette Humphrey
Good Shepherd Catholic School
plaque, $3,000

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