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2002 Special Award Winners

Military Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)

United States Army
Jaymee Jungie
Englewood, CO
Manipulation of the Kreb's Cycle
certificate, $50 savings bond
Amber Henry
Joes, CO
An Algorithm Demonstrating Impact Splatter Pattern Due to Angle of Incidence Using a Dichotomous Key
certificate, $50 savings bond
Michael Yurkoski
Broomfield, CO
Rarr - An Alternative to Human Reconnaissance
certificate, $50 savings bond
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
certificate, $50 savings bond
Amanda Parker
Centennial, CO
Not So Perfect Sine Waves: A Fourier Analysis of an Audio Oscillator
certificate, $100 savings bond, silver medallion
United States Navy and United States Marine Corps
Kinsey Freeman
Colorado Springs, CO
Factors Affecting Life Span
certificate, graphing calculator
Jaymee Jungie
Englewood, CO
Manipulation of the Kreb's Cycle
certificate, graphing calculator
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
certificate, graphing calculator
Adam Curry
Palisade, CO
The Cosmic Early Warning
certificate, graphing calculator

Organizational Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)

Air and Waste Management Association
Rocky Mountain States Section
Michael Dango
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effect of Salinity on the Effectiveness of Bioremediation of Oil Spills Utilizing Pseudomonas and Penicillin
certificate, $100
Lyle Hoffschneider
Pagosa Springs, CO
"Black Gold" Particles: Comparing Particles of Fuel Sources
certificate, $50
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
certificate, $100
Benjamin Howard
Boulder, CO
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Reformulated Gasoline in Reducing Urban Benzene Concentrations
certificate, $50
American Association of University Women
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Avalanche! A Search for Self-Organized Criticality
$100
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Michael Dango
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effect of Salinity on the Effectiveness of Bioremediation of Oil Spills Utilizing Pseudomonas and Penicillin
$75
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
$100
American Meteorological Society
Denver/Boulder Chapter
Melissa Kanack
Loveland, CO
Snow 'n' Ice 'n' Everything Not So Nice
certificate, $50 gift certificate to Barnes & Nobel
Benjamin Howard
Boulder, CO
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Reformulated Gasoline in Reducing Urban Benzene Concentrations
certificate, $50 gift certificate to Barnes & Nobel
American Vacuum Society
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Wind Turbine Design
$50, $50 for winner's school
Daniel Weidlein
Boulder, CO
Into the Wind: Wind Powered Cars
$100, $100 for winner's school
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
$50, $50 for winner's school
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
$100, $100 for winner's school
American Welding Society
Colorado Section
Matthew Rotbart
Denver, CO
Modeling the Collapse of the World Trade Center: The Effect of Heat on the Tensile Strength of Steel
$25, trophy
Dak Steiert
Edwards, CO
Ramjet Propulsion for High Altitude Launch and Research
$25, trophy
Analex Corporation
Lila Hickey
Hillrose, CO
Ups & Downs: Simulated Elevator Control
certificate, $100
ASM International
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Matthew Rotbart
Denver, CO
Modeling the Collapse of the World Trade Center: The Effect of Heat on the Tensile Strength of Steel
$50
William Eucker
Denver, CO
Metallurgical Characteristics of the Sacagawea Dollar
$75
Association for Women Geoscientists
Denver Chapter
Audrey Keenan
Grand Junction, CO
Go With the Flow - A Study of Water Quality in the Upper Colorado River Basin
$50, rock sample, certificate
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
$50, rock sample, certificate
Colorado Association of Science Teachers
Maxwell Van Pelt
Boulder, CO
An Investigation of Automated Highways
$50, certificate
Devin Adam
Crawford, CO
A Hot Idea for a Cool Computer
$50, certificate
Julie Ann Chelewski
Silt, CO
Turning the Red Planet Green
$50, certificate
Robert Ussery
Fort Collins, CO
Autonomous UAV Design
$50, certificate
Colorado Dental Association
Arkansas Valley Dental Society
Andrea Buxton
Lamar, CO
Fluoride: When Is Enough?
$25, plaque, Wal-Mart gift card
Sara McFarland
Trinidad, CO
The Effect of Triclosan on Antibiotic Resistance
$50, plaque, Wal-Mart gift card
Kayla Kinch & Britney Bunker
Calhan, CO
Smile
watch, Wal-Mart gift card
Brittani Cliff & Breanna Anderson
Akron, CO
Stress and Immunity: Qualification of Immunoglobulin G and Leucocytes
watch, Wal-Mart gift card
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
Kelly Valdes
Littleton, CO
Thieves Steal Bacteria
certificate, $50
Travis Garoutte
Antonito, CO
Pupation Creation
certificate, $100
Jacqueline Consaul
Center, CO
A Study on the Interaction Between Blackleg and PVY on Potatoes
certificate, $50
Stephen Canham
Greenwood Village, CO
Prevention of Soil Salinization from a Rising Water Table
certificate, $100
Colorado Geological Survey
Lena Martin
Genoa, CO
Time: Sun vs. Clock
$75
Adam Curry
Palisade, CO
The Cosmic Early Warning
$75
Colorado Medical Society Education Foundation
Kelly Dimmen
Colorado Springs, CO
Stop In the Name of the Law
$100, invitation to exhibit at the annual meeting and attendance at Presidential Inaugural Dinner
Krista Schroeder
Colorado Springs, CO
Feeling Smart
$100, invitation to exhibit at the annual meeting and attendance at Presidential Inaugural Dinner
Colorado Mineral Society
Audrey Keenan
Grand Junction, CO
Go With the Flow - A Study of Water Quality in the Upper Colorado River Basin
$25, 2 mineral specimens, certificate, book
Jeffrey Hrncir
Grand Junction, CO
Dinosaur Tracks
$25, 2 mineral specimens, certificate, book
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
$25, 2 mineral specimens, certificate, book
Adam Curry
Palisade, CO
The Cosmic Early Warning
$25, 2 mineral specimens, certificate, book
Colorado Mycological Society
Lauryn Etl
Fleming, CO
Antioxidants: Youth at Your Fingertips
$25, book on fungi, certificate
Colorado Scientific Society
Adreanne Brungardt
Brush, CO
Shake It Up: A Study on Size Separation
$50
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Avalanche! A Search for Self-Organized Criticality
$75
Christine Knoblauch
Del Norte, CO
Where's It Coming From?
$75
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
$100
Colorado Section of the American Chemical Society
Rosie Li
Colorado Springs, CO
Salt Water Conductivity
certificate, cash award
William Eucker
Denver, CO
Metallurgical Characteristics of the Sacagawea Dollar
certificate, cash award
Colorado State University
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Jeff Marlow
Englewood, CO
Hydroxyl Radical Neutralization by Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Related to Alzheimer's Prevention
certificate, $100
Colorado State University
Department of Chemistry
Tyler Hutchinson
Grand Junction, CO
Catalysts, The Chemical Matchmakers!
certificate, $100
Benjamin Howard
Boulder, CO
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Reformulated Gasoline in Reducing Urban Benzene Concentrations
certificate, $100
Colorado State University
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Emily Woods
Boulder, CO
Secret Weapons: Allelochemicals in Plants
$100
Tyler Benton
Vona, CO
An Ecological Study of the Efficacy of the Conservation Reserve Program
$100
Colorado Sustainability Project, Inc.
Melissa Kanack
Loveland, CO
Snow 'n' Ice 'n' Everything Not So Nice
$50, certificate, book on sustainability
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Wind Turbine Design
$100, certificate, book on sustainability
Craig Bryan
Monte Vista, CO
Vulcan Block II
$50, certificate, book on sustainability
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
$100, certificate, book on sustainability
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Nicholas Edwards
Colorado Springs, CO
The Five Senses of Training a Dog
certificate, gold medallion, $50
Kori Tagtmeyer
Seibert, CO
Determining Failure of Passive Transfer in Neonatal Bovine Based on Immunoglobulin G Levels
certificate, gold medallion, $50
Fort Collins Soil Conservation District
Jeffrey West
Lamar, CO
Will Size Affect the Amount of Soil Blown Away?
$50, plaque
Tyler Stuart
Colorado Springs, CO
H2uh-O
$50, plaque
Intel Corporation
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Avalanche! A Search for Self-Organized Criticality
laptop computer
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
laptop computer
Kodak Colorado Division
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
To Corrode or Not to Corrode: Preventing Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion on Steel Using a Polyurethane Coating
APS camera
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
APS camera<
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Dak Steiert
Edwards, CO
Ramjet Propulsion for High Altitude Launch and Research
Atlas II AS Rocket model
National Geophysical Data Center
Lyle Hoffschneider
Pagosa Springs, CO
"Black Gold" Particles: Comparing Particles of Fuel Sources
certificate, plaque, $100 savings bond
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Wind Turbine Design
$100
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
Stephen Canham
Greenwood Village, CO
Prevention of Soil Salinization from a Rising Water Table
certificate, cash award
Danika Friendley & Whitney Howard
Bayfield, CO
Erosion and the Formation of Alluvial Fans
certificate, cash award
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
certificate, cash award
Rocky Mountain Goats Foundation
Danika Friendley & Whitney Howard
Bayfield, CO
Erosion and the Formation of Alluvial Fans
$100
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
$100
Rocky Mountain Inventors and Entrepreneurs Congress
Ross Brunkhardt
Sterling, CO
Take on a Shake - The Use of Base Isolators to Prevent Earthquake Damage
$50
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Avalanche! A Search for Self-Organized Criticality
$50
Robert Glissmann
Boulder, CO
Never Blinking, Never Sleeping: Image Preparation Improves Machine Vision
$50
Adam Curry
Palisade, CO
The Cosmic Early Warning
$50
April Mertens
Merino, CO
A Promising Cancer Treatment: Tumor Suppression Using The Synergism of NSAID and Aloe
$50
Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association
Christine Knoblauch
Del Norte, CO
Where's It Coming From?
plaque, $50
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
plaque, $75
Chris Anderson
Merino, CO
Renewable Protection: The Solar and Hydrogen Approach to Pipeline Cathodics
plaque, $100
Rocky Mountain Section of the Optical Society of America
Kelly Cook
Fort Collins, CO
Is What You See What You Get?
subscription to Discover magazine, certificate
Robert Glissmann
Boulder, CO
Never Blinking, Never Sleeping: Image Preparation Improves Machine Vision
subscription to Discover magazine, certificate
Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
Anna Hermann
Louisville, CO
Under the Stream: Using Aquatic Insects to Determine Water Quality
savings bond
Jacquie Beckvermit
Berthoud, CO
Do You Drink Undrinkable Water?
savings bond
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
savings bond
Christine Knoblauch
Del Norte, CO
Where's It Coming From?
savings bond
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Chapter 354, Electro-Mechanical
Eddie Kreimier
Rifle, CO
If I Only Had a Heart (Valve)
certificate, $200 savings bond
Society of Women Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
April Brooks
Lakewood, CO
The Fastest Power
certificate, $50
Molly May
Durango, CO
A Comparison of Tensile Strength of Various Materials
certificate, $75
Amanda Parker
Centennial, CO
Not So Perfect Sine Waves: A Fourier Analysis of an Audio Oscillator
certificate, $50
Lindy Doddridge
Kirk, CO
From Prickly to Paper Part II
certificate, $75
Soil and Water Conservation Society
Colorado Chapter
Caitlin Hladky
Fort Lupton, CO
Does pH Affect Seed Germination and Growth Rate?
$25, certificate, ribbon
Anna Hermann
Louisville, CO
Under the Stream: Using Aquatic Insects to Determine Water Quality
$50, certificate, ribbon
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
$25, certificate, ribbon
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
$50, certificate, ribbon
United States Department of Commerce/NOAA
Eric Doner
Walsh, CO
Operation: Voice Control
plaque, opportunity for summer employment
Chris Anderson
Merino, CO
Renewable Protection: The Solar and Hydrogen Approach to Pipeline Cathodics
plaque, alternate for opportunity for summer employment
University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center Medical Scientist Training Program
Jaymee Jungie
Englewood, CO
Manipulation of the Kreb's Cycle
$100
United States Geological Survey
Jeffrey Hrncir
Grand Junction, CO
Dinosaur Tracks
 
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
 
Yale University Science and Engineering Association
Leota McDaniel
Brush, CO
An Investigation into the Weissenberg Phenomenon
certificate, pewter medallion
Zonta Club of Boulder County
Annie Sandner
Durango, CO
Aerodynamics of Modern Rocketry
$100

Science Service Awards

Organization
Winner(s
Award(s)
Conservation International
Matthew Simes
Lafayette, CO
Relative Abundance of Ponderosa Pine Bird Species Along an Elevational Gradient
certificate, Biodiversity Hotspots map
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Harold Klausner
Woodrow, CO
Available Nitrogen vs. Legume Nodulation
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Annie Sandner
Durango, CO
Aerodynamics of Modern Rocketry
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Wind Turbine Design
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Meaghan Kormondy
Highlands Ranch, CO
Paper or Plastic?
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Jeff Loewe
Colorado Springs, CO
Pick Up the Beat
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Nathan McNew
Arvada, CO
Investigation of Prime Numbers
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, Colorado
Avalanche! A Search for Self-Organized Criticality
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination<
Marty Sandberg
Littleton, CO
Rat Race
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination<
Kelly Valdes
Littleton, CO
Thieves Steal Bacteria
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Alex West & Andrew West
Conifer, CO
I'm Exhausted
certificate, pin, DYSC nomination
Eastman Kodak Company
Jacqueline Consaul
Del Norte, CO
A Study on the Interaction Between Blackleg and PVY on Potatoes
certificate, Kodak camera and film
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
medallion, certificate
Intel Corporation
Colin Oldberg
Colorado Springs, CO
Light-Operated Logic
certificate, $200, Intel memento
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
certificate, $200, Intel mom en to
NACE International
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
To Corrode or Not to Corrode: Preventing Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion on Steel Using a Polyurethane Coating
certificate
Scientific American
Nicole Thomas
Blanca, CO
WNC 230-14RU Resistant or Immune to Potato Leaf Roll Virus
subscription to Scientific American
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
subscription to Scientific American
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
subscription to Scientific American
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
subscription to Scientific American
April Mertens
Merino, CO
A Promising Cancer Treatment Tumor Suppression Using the Synergism of NSAID and Aloe
subscription to Scientific American
Colin Oldberg
Colorado Springs, CO
Light-Operated Logic
subscription to Scientific American
Amber Henry
Joes, CO
An Algorithm Demonstrating Impact Splatter Pattern Due to Angle of Incidence Using a Dichotomous Key
subscription to Scientific American
Holly McGuire
Lindon, CO
Comparing Extracted and Amplified Mitochondrial DNA
subscription to Scientific American
Josh Haimes
Boulder, CO
WGA Amplification and Thin Film Detection of Methicillin Resistant/Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
subscription to Scientific American
Aaron Burgess & Kristen Rasmussen
Boulder, CO
Aircraft Icing: Why Does It Happen?
subscription to Scientific American
Society for In Vitro Biology
Levi Klausner
Woodrow, CO
Selecting for Salt Tolerance in 5 Varieties of Wheat
certificate
United States Metric Association
Alex Lande
Ignacio, CO
The Truth Behind Jurassic Park
certificate
Adam Brungardt
Brush, CO
Spinning Samaras: A Study into Seed Distribution
certificate
United States Public Health Service
T. J. Van Bibber
Monte Vista, CO
You Are What You Eat
certificate
Water Environment Federation
Katherine Hermann
Louisville, CO
Predicting Water Quality with Landscape Metrics
certificate

Scholarship Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)
Adams State College
Jacqueline Consaul
Center, CO
A Study on the Interaction Between Blacklegg and PVY on Potatoes
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Leyton Laybourn
Cope, CO
The Best Superinsulator
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Christine Knoblauch
Del Norte, CO
Where's It Coming From?
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
April Mertens
Merino, CO
A Promising Cancer Treatment: Tumor Suppression Using the Synergism of NSAID and Aloe
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Colin Oldberg
Colorado Springs, CO
Light-Operated Logic
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Sara McFarland
Trinidad, CO
The Effect of Triclosan on Antibiotic Resistance
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Megan Quick
Colorado Springs, CO
A Comparison of the Efficiencies of Tracking Photovoltaic Cells vs. Mounted Photvoltaic Cells
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Matthew Simes
Layfayette, CO
Relative Abundance of Ponderosa Pine Bird Species Along an Elevated Gradient
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Colorado State University
Nicole Thomas
Blanca, CO
WNC 230-14RU Resistant or Immune to Potato Leaf Roll Virus
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Brandon Rosgen
Pagosa Springs, CO
River Banks - Nature's Erodible Boundaries
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Designing a Linear Peristaltic Pump Using Ferrofluids
one-year, non-renewable $2,500 scholarship
Jessica Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Evaluating Designer Solids for Remediation of Heavy Elements in Aqueous Waste Streams
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
April Mertens
Merino, CO
A Promising Cancer Treatment: Tumor Suppression Using the Synergism of NSAID and Aloe
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Colin Oldberg
Colorado Springs, CO
Light-Operated Logic
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Josh Haimes
Boulder, CO
WGA Amplification and Thin Film Detection of Methicillin Resistant/Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus
one-year, non-renewable $2,500 scholarship
Amber Henry
Joes, CO
An Algorithm Demonstrating Impact Splatter Pattern Due to Angle of Incidence Using a Dichotomous Key
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Holly McGuire
Lindon, CO
Comparing Extracted and Amplified Mitochondrial DNA
one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship
Aaron Burgess & Kristen Rasmussen
Boulder, CO
Aircraft Icing: Why Does It Happen?
one-year, non-renewable $500 scholarship each
Colorado School of Mines
Adam Curry
Palisade, CO
The Cosmic Early Warning
four-year full resident tuition scholarship
Chris Anderson
Merino, CO
Renewable Protection: The Solar and Hydrogen Approach to Pipeline Cathodics
four-year full resident tuition scholarship
Lila Hickey
Hillrose, CO
Ups & Downs: Simulated Elevator Control
four-year full resident tuition scholarship
Benjamin Howard
Boulder, CO
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Reformulated Gasoline in Reducing Urban Benzene Concentrations
four-year full resident tuition scholarship
Intel Corporation
Ryan Patterson Scholarship
Lila Hickey
Hillrose, CO
Ups & Downs: Simulated Elevator Control
$2,000 one-year scholarship to the college of choice

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