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2004 Special Award Winners

Military Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)
William Berdanier
Boulder, CO
Flights of Fancy
padfolio, electronic rolodex organizer, certificate, medallion
Jeffrey Goodrich
Grand Junction, CO
First Electric R/C VTOL Airplane: Will It Fly?
padfolio, electronic rolodex organizer, certificate, medallion
Tristan Brandenburg
Snyder, CO
Circular Air Vehicles

padfolio, electronic rolodex organizer, certificate, medallion
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
padfolio, electronic rolodex organizer, certificate, medallion
Danielle Nuding
Yuma, CO
Is Your Night Vision Polluted?
savings bond, medallion, certificate
Krishn Khanna
Colorado Springs, CO
Bio-Diesel: The Fuel of the Future
savings bond, certificate
Amber Henry
Joes, CO
The Effects of Bullet Trajectory and Deflection on Laminated Glass
savings bond, certificate
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
savings bond, certificate
Carrie Kreimier
Rifle, CO
More to Reading Than Meets the Eye
$75 gift certificate, certificate
Ashley Pollock
Brush, CO
Biodegradable Hydrogels as a Simulation for Wildlife Vaccines
$75 gift certificate, certificate
Curtis Larimer
Colorado Springs, CO
Engineering Magnetic Structures: Linewidth and Field Resonance of Termium-Doped Iron Films
$75 gift certificate, certificate
Luke Larson
Loveland, CO
Can a Plasma Be Made with Household Items?
certificate
Timothy Schneider
Durango, CO
Micropower - Microchips in Miniature Robotics and Other Projects
certificate
Kristine Thompson
Conifer, CO
DAGM: Diabetic Advanced Glucose Monitor, "A Diabetic's Help Is on the Way!"
certificate

Organizational Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)
Erin Hubl
Colorado Springs, CO
Solar Solutions
handheld digital voltmeter
Emily Rotbart
Denver, CO
Battle of the Sexes - The Effect of Gender and Age on Learning and Retention
$100
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Surface Fabrication and Characterization for DNA-Based Biosensors
$100, certificate
Justin Garoutte
Monte Vista, CO
Soiled-A-Way
$100, certificate
Forrest Friesen
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effects of Pre-Stretching on the Performance of Electroactive Polymer Actuators
$75
William Eucker
Denver, CO
Determining the Growth Mechanism of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
$50
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
$50, certificate
Larissa Hardesty
Black Hawk, CO
Laser Solutions
$50, certificate
Jessica Bartley
Boulder, CO
Synthetic Spectroscopy of an Electron-Ion System
$50, $50 for winner's teacher
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Surface Fabrication and Characterization for DNA-Based Biosensors
$50, $50 for winner's teacher
Rachel Jensen
Pagosa Springs, CO
The Dark Force
$50, $50 for winner's teacher
Luke Larson
Loveland, CO
Can a Plasma Be Made with Household Items?
$50, $50 for winner's teacher
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
$100 savings bond, plaque
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
The Super Absorber: Comparing Sodium Polyacrylate to Clay Pellets in Absorbing Metals Out of Water
$75 savings bond, plaque
Rachel Doyle
Monte Vista, CO
The Effect of Precipitation and Stream Flow on the Metal Concentrations in Rivers of Colorado
$50 savings bond, plaque
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
$100, certificate
William Eucker
Denver, CO
Determining the Growth Mechanism of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes

$75
Greg Thues
Conifer, CO
Torsional Strength and Drop Resistance of Solid Wood vs. Composite Wood
$50
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
$50, rock sample
Channa Rotenberg
Denver, CO
Shake Rattle and Roll
$50, rock sample
Chris Messick
Monte Vista, CO
A Study of 2.4 GHz Signal Concentrations From Wireless Devices
$50, certificate
Tristan Brandenburg
Brush, CO
Circular Air Vehicles
$50, certificate
Kerry Cavanaugh
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effectiveness of Bti and Altosid XR in Eliminating Culex pipiens Larvae
$50, certificate
Nick Fedorov
Boulder, CO
Native American Remedies vs. the E. coli
$50, certificate
Colorado Association of Science Teachers
Gerald Gromko Award
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
The Super Absorber: Comparing Sodium Polyacrylate to Clay Pellets in Absorbing Metals Out of Water
$150, plaque
Nicole Thomas
Blanca, CO
Evaluating Novel Potato Germplasm for Potato Virus Y
$50, plaque
Chelsea Oden
Monte Vista, CO
Avian Response to Predatory and Nonpredatory Mammal Silhouettes
$50, plaque
Eric Keeling
La Veta, CO
Streptococcus Mutants & Toothpaste

$75, pen in a case, plaque
Casey Wood & Kyleigh Larson
Two Buttes & Springfield, CO
What Cleaning Methods Sanitize Toothbrushes Best?
$50, pen in a case, plaque
Colorado Division of Wildlife
Anne Thaemert
Hillrose, CO
Sarcodine Bioremediation in Streams: The Effects of Arcella in Reducing Pollution From Heavy Metals
packet of Colorado Wildlife products, free admission to a Wildlife Watch Workshop
Tessa Nelson
Centennial, CO
Does Man Made Run-off Cause Stream Invertebrates to "Run-Off"?
packet of Colorado Wildlife products, free admission to a Wildlife Watch Workshop
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
$100, certificate, invitation to exhibit at the CEHA Annual Educational Conference ($350 value)
Aarthi Shankar
Colorado Springs, CO
Which Cutting Board Is Better
$50, certificate
Kerry Cavanaugh
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effectiveness of Bti and Altosid XR in Eliminating Culex pipiens Larvae
$50, certificate
Heather Messick
Monte Vista, CO
Green Manure vs. Meloidogyne chitwoodi
$50, certificate
Andrew Fritzler
Merino, CO
Bioengineered Foods and the Physiological Impact on Insects
$50, certificate
Maggie Bussell
Palisade, CO
Can Adding Polymer to Plant Soil Decrease the Amount of Water Needed?
$50, certificate
Rafe Paulson
Center, CO
More Moisture for Your Money
$50, certificate
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
$150
Daniel Neligh
Lakewood, CO
Erosional Investigations
$150
Courtney Eichengreen
Colorado Springs, CO
Chemotherapy& Phytoestrogen: The Impact of Metabolic Modifiers on Tumor Cell Death

$100, invitation to exhibit at the annual meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner
Holly Mooren
Walsh, CO
Does Gender Affect Short Term Memory?
$100, invitation to exhibit at the annual meeting and attendance at the Presidential Binaural Dinner
Rachel Doyle
Monte Vista, CO
The Effect of Precipitation and Stream Flow on the Metal Concentrations in Rivers of Colorado
$40, 2 mineral specimens, book, certificate
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
The Super Absorber: Comparing Sodium Polyacrylate to Clay Pellets in Absorbing Metals Out of Water
$25, 2 mineral specimens, book, certificate
Daniel Neligh
Lakewood, CO
Erosional Investigations
$40, 2 mineral specimens, book, certificate
Channa Rotenberg
Denver, CO
Shake Rattle and Roll
$25, 2 mineral specimens, book, certificate
Erin Carr
Hotchkiss, CO
Formite Testing for Ringworm
$50
Tyler Benton
Vona, CO
Reconstructing Soil Moisture of the Platte Climate Division Using Moisture-Sensitive Tree-Ring Chronologies
$75
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
$50
Daniel Neligh
Lakewood, CO
Erosional Investigations
$75
Elizabeth Garcia
Monte Vista, CO
Rock Talk
$50
Hilary Lierow
Akron, CO
Decontamination of Feedlot Sewage Lagoons
$50, gold medallion, certificate
Taiya Andrews
Durango, CO
Color Genetics in Netherland Dwarfs
$50, gold medallion, certificate
James Cronk & Laura Kaningher
Lafayette, CO
FISHing for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Via Sequencing and RFLP Analysis of 16s ssRNA Genes
$100, certificate
Colorado State University
Department of Chemistry
William Eucker
Denver, CO
Determining the Growth Mechanism of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
$100, certificate
Cody Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Investigating the Corrosive Effects of De-Icing Chemicals on Selected Metals
$100, certificate
Nicole Thomas
Blanca, CO
Evaluating Novel Potato Germplasm for Potato Virus Y
$100
Heather Messick
Monte Vista, CO
Green Manure vs. Meloidogyne chitwoodi
$100
Alex Schnaderbeck
Monte Vista, CO
Cottonwoods: Going, Going, Gone?
$100
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
$50, plaque
Maggie Bussell
Palisade, CO
Can Adding Polymer to Plant Soil Decrease the Amount of Water Needed?
$50, plaque
Intel Corporation
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
laptop computer
Kristine Thompson
Conifer, CO
DAGM: Diabetic Advanced Glucose Monitor, "A Diabetic's Help Is on the Way!"
laptop computer
Kodak Colorado Division
Joshua Gibbs
Colorado Springs, CO
Electron Trees: The Effect of Decreasing the Number of Electrons on Tree Density
APS camera
Alex Schnaderbeck
Monte Vista, CO
Cottonwoods: Going, Going, Gone?
APS camera
Timothy Schneider
Durango, CO
Micropower - Microchips in Miniature Robotics and Other Projects
$100 savings bond, model rocket
Kelsey McLean
Durango, CO
Snow Business
$100 savings bond, certificate, plaque
Krishn Khanna
Colorado Springs, CO
Bio-Diesel: The Fuel of the Future>
$100
Rachel Doyle
Monte Vista, CO
The Effect of Precipitation and Stream Flow on the Metal Concentrations in Rivers of Colorado
cash award, certificate
Daniel Neligh
Lakewood, CO
Erosional Investigations
cash award, certificate
Elizabeth Garcia
Monte Vista, CO
Rock Talk
cash award, certificate
Cole Kembel
Brush, CO
Using the GPS to Calculate the Circumference of the Earth
cash award, certificate
Yiming Wang
Boulder, CO
Precipitation Forecast Verification Using 2-Dimensional Wavelet Transform
$50
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
certificate
Kevin Bailey
Grand Junction, CO
Jack and the Bean Shock
$50
Conor May
Durango, CO
The Affect of Letter Randomization on Reading Comprehension
certificate
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
$250 savings bond
John Heerman
Haxtun, CO
Oil Pollution Solution III: Bioremediation
$100 savings bond
Tessa Nelson
Centennial, CO
Does Man Made Run-off Cause Stream Invertebrates to "Run-Off"?
$250 savings bond
William Benich
Greeley, CO
How Well Is Weld's Water?
$100 savings bond
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
certificate, savings bond
Timothy Schneider
Durango, CO
Micropower - Microchips in Miniature Robotics and Other Projects
certificate, savings bond
Sarah Moll
La Veta, CO
Can You Take the Shakin'?
$75, certificate
Megan Emmons
Monte Vista, CO
Force of Air on a Flat Surface
$50, certificate
Kristine Thompson
Conifer, CO
DAGM: Diabetic Advanced Glucose Monitor, "A Diabetic's Help Is on the Way!"
$75, certificate
Julia Nell
Pagosa Springs, CO
Lights, Sound, Stop!
$50, certificate
Morgan Sayles
Seibert, CO
The Reduction of Soil Compaction by the Addition of a Surfactant
$50, ribbon, certificate
Brittelle Bowers & Heather McGuire
Lindon, CO
Determination of Persistent Tetracycline Residues in Liquid Manure by HPLC/MS-MS
$25, ribbon, certificate
Rafe Paulson
Center, CO
More Moisture for Your Money
$50, ribbon, certificate
Lacey Ritchey
Greeley, CO
Dig'n the "N"
$25, ribbon, certificate
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
Tectronix TD S2024 Oscilloscope (worth $2,800)
Nissa Schmidt
Merino, CO
Hair Dye: Hazardous to Your Health? The Effects of Phenylenediamine on Morphogenesis in C. elegans
$50
Courtney Eichengreen
Colorado Springs, CO
Chemotherapy& Phytoestrogen: The Impact of Metabolic Modifiers on Tumor Cell Death
$50
Jessica Bartley
Boulder, CO
Synthetic Spectroscopy of an Electron-Ion System
summer employment opportunity
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
alternate for summer employment opportunity
Tyler Keck
Monte Vista, CO
The Super Absorber: Comparing Sodium Polyacrylate to Clay Pellets in Absorbing Metals Out of Water
savings bond, book
Elizabeth Garcia
Monte Vista, CO
Rock Talk
savings bond, book
James Laff
Denver, CO
Game Theory: The Mathematics of International Conflict
certificate, pewter medallion
Zonta Club of Boulder County
Rebecca Barach
Denver, CO
Houston, We Have a Solution
$100

Science Service Awards

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)
Conor May
Durango, CO
The Affect of Letter Randomization on Reading Comprehension
certificate
Kara Berg
Denver, CO
Bacterial Contamination of Restroom Door Handles
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Matt Zubiel
Monument, CO
Emergency Medical Expert System
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Kristine Thompson
Conifer, CO
DAGM: Diabetic Advanced Glucose Monitor, "A Diabetic's Help Is on the Way!"
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Kirk Wilkinson
Monte Vista, CO
How's Your Vitamin C Cooking?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Conor May
Durango, CO
The Affect of Letter Randomization on Reading Comprehension
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Daniel Neligh
Lakewood, CO
Erosional Investigations
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Lance Albrandt
Merino, CO
Soaked to the Bone: Will Soaking Bones in Milk, Vitamin A, and Calcium Effect Their Strength and Density
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Kerry Cavanaugh
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effectiveness of Bti and Altosid XR in Eliminating Culex pipiens Larvae
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Justin Kever
Fort Collins, CO
Electrolysis: Which Electrode Material Is Best?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Tessa Nelson
Centennial, CO
Does Man Made Run-off Cause Stream Invertebrates to "Run-Off"?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
J. Raleigh Burt
Monte Vista, CO
Does Tire Pressure Matter? Fact or Friction
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Channa Rotenberg
Denver, CO
Shake Rattle and Roll
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Chelsea Oden
Monte Vista, CO
Avian Response to Predatory and Nonpredatory Mammal Silhouettes

certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Mitchell Harryman
Merino, CO
Is the Drink You Wish Turning into a Petri Dish?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Molly May
Durango, CO
Saving Energy and Reducing Pollution: The Flow Characteristics of Fluidized Beds
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Cody Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Investigating the Corrosive Effects of De-Icing Chemicals on Selected Metals
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Kevin Jones
Merino, CO
Is Epsom the Answer to Acid Soils? The Effect on Phototropism and Chlorosis
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Christopher Smith
Boulder, CO
A Tactile Navigation Strategy for Walking Robots
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Jeffrey Goodrich
Grand Junction, CO
First Electric R/C VTOL Airplane: Will It Fly?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Alex Schnaderbeck
Monte Vista, CO
Cottonwoods: Going, Going, Gone?
certificate, DYSC nomination, t-shirt will be provided to those submitting their projects for competition
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
certificate, medallion
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
certificate, $200
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
certificate, $200
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
certificate, entry into drawing for cash award
James Laff
Denver, CO
Game Theory: The Mathematics of International Conflict
certificate
Cody Caver
Deer Trail, CO
Investigating the Corrosive Effects of De-Icing Chemicals on Selected Metals
certificate
Adam Sidman
Colorado Springs, CO
Camera Stabilization
one-year subscription to Engineering Times, lapel pin, certificate
Scientific American
Graham Anderson & Shervin Rahimpour
Colorado Springs, CO
Is Free Radical Induced Cell Membrane Destruction Leading to Heart Disease?
certificate, subscription to Scientific American
Alex Woods
Boulder, CO
Real-time Calculation of the Rocket Roll Attitude Using the On-Board Video Camera
certificate, subscription to Scientific American
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
certificate, subscription to Scientific American
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Surface Fabrication and Characterization for DNA-Based Biosensors
certificate, subscription to Scientific American
Tristan Brandenburg
Brush, CO
Circular Air Vehicles
certificate
United States Public Health Service
Cristina Kinz
Louisville, CO
Obesity and Endothelial Dysfunction
certificate
Balaji Sridhar
Denver, CO
Optimization of a Novel Process of Removal of Arsenic Residues from Drinking Water Treatment Sludge
certificate, nomination to compete in the US State, National, and International SJWP competition

Scholarships

Organization
Winner(s)
Award(s)
Andrew Fritzler
Merino, CO
Bioengineered Foods and the Physiological Impact on Insects
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Erin Carr
Hotchkiss, CO
Formite Testing for Ringworm
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Morgan Sayles
Seibert, CO
The Reduction of Soil Compaction by the Addition of a Surfactant
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Gayle Michael
Yuma, CO
Fractional Dimension of Group 2 Chloride Salts
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Surface Fabrication and Characterization for DNA-Based Biosensors
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Randy Cotten
Hotchkiss, CO
The Effect of a Clutch Concept on Fasteners
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Centigrade 4.0: Turbulent Penetrative Convection in Chilled Water
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Kelly McNeil
Monte Vista, CO
The Development Differences in Stress and Personality
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Beth Hollowed
Meeker, CO
Effects of Malathion ULV: Insecticide Study
one-year full resident tuition & fees scholarship
Tristan Brandenburg
Brush, CO
Circular Air Vehicles
four-year full resident tuition
Paul Scott
Akron, CO
Comparing Statistical Analysis on Microarray Data
four-year full resident tuition
Rachel Doyle
Monte Vista, CO
The Effect of Precipitation and Stream Flow on the Metal Concentrations in Rivers of Colorado
four-year full resident tuition
Jade Brooks
Fort Garland, CO
Hydrophobicity II: The Effects of Forest Fires on Debris Flow
four-year full resident tuition
Curtis Larimer
Colorado Springs, CO
Engineering Magnetic Structures: Linewidth and Field Resonance of Terbium-Doped Iron Thin Films
four-year full resident tuition
Courtney Eichengreen
Colorado Springs, CO
Chemotherapy & Phytoestrogen: The Impact of Metabolic Modifiers on Tumor Cell Death
one full-year tuition
Curtis Larimer
Colorado Springs, CO
Engineering Magnetic Structures: Linewidth and Field Resonance of Terbium-Doped Iron Thin Films
$2,000 scholarship for one year
Meredith MacGregor
Boulder, CO
Centigrade 4.0: Turbulent Penetrative Convection in Chilled Water
$1,000 scholarship for one year
Forrest Friesen
Colorado Springs
The Effects of Pre-Stretching on the Performance of Electroactive Polymer Actuators
$1,000 scholarship for one year
Intel Corporation
Ryan Patterson Scholarship
Craig Wright
Akron, CO
Surface Fabrication and Characterization for DNA-Based Biosensors
$2,000 scholarship to the college of choice
Curtis Larimer
Colorado Springs, CO
Engineering Magnetic Structures: Linewidth and Field Resonance of Terbium-Doped Iron Thin Films
alternate for $2,000 scholarship to college of choice in the event 1st choice cannot use it

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