from around the state were among the awards winners at the 52nd Intel
International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Detroit, MI May 8 - 12, 2000. Below is a listing of the award winners and their
The Intel International
Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world's largest pre-college
science fair, brings together more than 1,200 of the most curious and
capable young science pioneers from more than 40 countries to share
ideas, showcase cutting-edge science and compete for over $3 million
in awards and scholarships. The Intel ISEF is the world's only international
science fair representing all sciences for students in grades 9 through
12. The ISEF has been coordinated for 52 years by Science Service, Inc.,
one of the most respected nonprofit organizations advancing the cause
of science. In its fifth year as the title sponsor, Intel Corporation
has committed millions to developing and promoting this competition.
In addition, each year a volunteer committee representing the host community
raises thousands of dollars to provide the exhibit space, support the
hundreds of judges, and provide for special events that are held throughout
the week-long event.
Ryan Patterson from Grand Junction, CO won $5,000 (Top of Category) and $3,000 (1st Place) in Engineering. Ryan also won the Intel Best Use of Personal Computer Award. Ryan took 1st Place in Engineering at CSEF and was the 1st Place Senior Division All Fair winner as well.
Shalini Low-Nam from Boulder, CO won $1,500 (2nd Place) in Biochemistry.
Michelle Lyons from Rifle, CO won $1,000 (3rd Place) in Microbiology. Michelle took 2nd Place in Environmental Sciences at CSEF.
Jamie Johnson & Jessica McAlister from Colorado Springs won $500 (4th Place) in the Team Category. Jamie & Jessica took 2nd Place in the Team category at CSEF.
Amanda Baker from Woodrow, CO won $500 from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Aaron Burgess from Boulder, CO won $250 (3rd Place) from the American Meteorological Society. Aaron also received a $1,750/year scholarship from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
Shalini Low-Nam from Boulder, CO won $500 from the Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute.
Milena Pastore from Monte Vista, CO won $500 (1st Place) from the American Phytopathological Society.
Ryan Patterson from Grand Junction, CO won $1,000 from the American Association for Artificial Intelligence. Ryan also received a paid intership from Axonn Corporation. He also won $100 (Honorable Mention) from Eastman Kodak Company. And he won $500 from IEEE - Region 4.