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2008 CSEF Finalists

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jared Bannon Grassland Regeneration After Juniper Tree Removal, Phase II Senior Environmental Sciences Branson School
Jordyn Bannon How Do Oil Densities Differ Between the Seeds of Native Plants? Phase II Junior Plant Sciences Branson School
Casey Campbell The Effects of Coal Bed Methane Produced Water Junior Environmental Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Daniel Cade Daugherty The Role of Insects as a Biological Control of Locoweed Senior Plant Sciences Branson School
Bethany Dilda The Golden Ratio in Natural Adaptations Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Branson School
Devon Enke Fungus or Fertilizer? Junior Plant Sciences La Veta Elementary School
Tiana Garcia Red vs Black Junior Animal Sciences Cheraw School
Brianna Honebein Ants in Action Junior Animal Sciences Ward Middle School
Cahl Johnson Rocketry: Does Size Matter Senior Engineering Kim School
Shea Johnson Soap Wars: Soft Water vs Hard Water Junior Chemistry Kim School
Kaitlyn Lingus Power of a Biological Control Agent: Compensation Suppression of Convolvulus arvensis Implementing Host-Specific Aceria malherbae - Phase IV Senior Plant Sciences Branson School
Michael Lingus pH Levels of Soil: A Study of How pH Levels Affect Vegetation Senior Environmental Sciences Branson School
Alexa Major Is Agriblend the Answer? Junior Environmental Sciences Fowler Jr/Sr High School
Carlos Nunez The Power Within: Conventional vs Non-Conventional Cancer Treatment Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences La Veta Elementary School
Samantha O'Leary The Effects of Heat on Fabrics Junior Chemistry Ward Middle School
Stephen Ortega Penguins - Tropic vs Arctic Junior Animal Sciences Branson School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Iris Belensky New and More Energy Efficient Ways to Cure Polymer Clay Junior Chemistry Summit Middle School
Erin Biringen The Perfect Turn Junior Physics Summit Middle School
Samuel Galler Hemispheric Lateralization in Auditory Cortex for Words Versus Partial Speech Sounds Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Boulder High School
Garrett Glissmann Determining Position by Interfacing a GPS to the Web Junior Engineering Peak to Peak Charter School
Gwyneth Glissmann Analyzing Arctic Solar Flux and Ice Extent Loss Projections Senior Earth & Space Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Sarah Guthrie The Mechanisms and Actions of Parthenolide on Platelet 5-HT Secretion In Vitro Senior Chemistry Boulder High School
Heather Hilson A Century in the Life of Trees Junior Environmental Sciences Summit Middle School
Karthik Kumar Rao Creating a Quantum Optical Source Using Laser Pointers and Parametric Down Conversion Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Kelsey Moore HIV-1 and Endothelial Progenitor Cell Dysfunction Senior Microbiology Monarch High School
Anika Petach & Tanya Petach Pine Beetle Outbreaks: Spatial Analysis and Pheromone Population Control Senior Plant Sciences Fairview High School
Kelsey Piper Going Bananas: Does the Vitamin C Concentration of a Banana Vary With Ripeness? Junior Chemistry Summit Middle School
Danielle Pite, Kelly Lane & Anna Hermann Didymosphenia geminata: The Core Question Senior Environmental Sciences Boulder High School
Nina Popovic Basta Wireless Powercord Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Alex Przedpelski Predicting Rockies' Home Attendance Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Monarch High School
Rishi Rawat Differential Expression of BCL-2 Proteins in U2OS: A Look at What Really Kills Cancer Senior Medicine & Health Boulder High School
Sarah Reed Supersize Me! The Effect of Junk Food on Mice Junior Animal Sciences Summit Middle School
Sarah Rumbley & Devyn Shafer Polarimetry with Laser-Illuminated Digital Holography Senior Physics Peak to Peak Charter School
Rachel Saccardi Firewood Fiends: What's Lurking in Your Lumber? Senior Environmental Sciences Broomfield High School
Zachary Tanner Rock, Paper, Scissors: A Game of Chance? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Summit Middle School
Shannon Tsai Constructing a Nanowire: Metallization of Silver onto DNA Senior Engineering Fairview High School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Allison Ashburn The Effects of Light Pollution on Observational Astronomy Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Maggie Bachrodt Effectiveness of Sanitizing Wipes Junior Microbiology West Jefferson Middle School
Sean Buck Plants on Roids Senior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Julia Buzan & Joseph Smith Determining a Non-Contact Method for Testing Skin Elasticity and Density Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Amanda Coopersmith The Effects of Over the Counter Medication on Fruit Flies Junior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek Challenge School
Shannon Craig The Statistics on Statistics Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences West Jefferson Middle School
Michael Crane A Disease Model of XDR-TB Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Sara Cunningham Crystals Junior Earth & Space Sciences Our Lady of Fatima School
Adwai Eswaran Elimination of E. coli Bacteria From the Standard Cotton Dishrag by Exposure to Microwaves Senior Microbiology Cherry Creek High School
Bradley Falk Chemical Comparison of the Relative Efficiency of the 2-Hydroxymethylphenol Synthesis of Aspirin Senior Chemistry Cherry Creek High School
Rachael Gessert The Science Behind CSI: Blood Drop Patterns and Angle of Impact Junior Physics West Jefferson Middle School
David Gillis The Relationship Between Muscle Girth and Strength Gain: A Study on the Supraspinatus Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Eric Hampton The Green Voltage Generator Junior Energy & Transportation Bromley East Charter School
Kathryn Harhai Gray Water to Great Water: The Scientific Study of Filtration Type and Water Cleanliness Junior Environmental Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Rachel Kelley Characteristics Common to Homeless Youth Pursuing the GED Certification Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Tae Kim Using Artificial Cells to Solve Lactose Intolerance: A Theoretical Approach Junior Medicine & Health Campus Middle School
Loren Koszowski & Anna Mellman Who Would You Rather Kiss? Junior Microbiology Stanley British Primary School
Connie Liu Classification and Evolutionary Biology of Solifugids By Rostrum Senior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Dirk Marshall The Eyes Have It: Do Your Eyes Show Your Personality? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Collin Nordhus Is the "Grass Greener" on the Other Side? Junior Plant Sciences Bromley East Charter School
Juliann Richardson Oil Inferno Junior Chemistry Good Shepherd Catholic School
Diane Schulze Monkey See, Monkey Do: Literary Imagery and the Mirror Neuron System Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Joshua Steklac Magnetic Levitation Junior Engineering Mackintosh Academy
Katie Weiss The Effect of Fermentation of Fruit Junior Energy & Transportation The Ricks Center for Gifted and Talented
Andrew West Regenerative Diesel Fuel Production Utilizing Vegetable Oil and Catalytic Hydrocracking Senior Energy & Transportation Conifer High School
Daniel Wiener & Neil Roper The Effects on Plants When Treated With Positive and Negative Attention Junior Plant Sciences Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
Summer Wooden To Buy or Not to Buy a Rat Junior Animal Sciences Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
David Wu Charcoal and Methanol Production by the Destructive Distillation of Cellulosic Waste Senior Chemistry Cherry Creek High School

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Kurtis Ashmore What to Use When Fossil Fuels Are Gone Senior Energy & Transportation Genoa-Hugo School
Makayla Brouwer Reflection of Road Signs Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Kelsey Burns & Rachel Strauch Brainwashed Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Trent Capraro Does Temperature Effect the Growth of Mold on Bread? Junior Microbiology Genoa-Hugo School
Collin Dutro Do You See What I Hear? Senior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Byrant Elrick Just Passing Through Senior Earth & Space Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Jana Elrick Directing the Wind Junior Environmental Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Samantha Ensz Familial Predetermination Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Hi-Plains Jr/Sr High School
Krista Kinkel Ring Ring Bacteria Calling! How Much Bacteria Do You Think Is on Your Phone? Do You Dare Find Out? Senior Microbiology Arriba-Flagler School

Serenity Masterson Is Clean Really Clean? Junior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Shelby Messer Color to Dye For Senior Division Chemistry Genoa-Hugo School
Clay Patton Starch in Steak Junior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Weston Patton Oxidation of Metals Junior Chemistry Genoa-Hugo School
Melissa Poet Got "Acidity" Milk? Junior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Cora Ravenkamp Do Household Soaps and Hand Sanitizers Really Work? Junior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Kayleigh Santala Electromagnets Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Grant Slinger Effects of Soil Type on Groundwater Contamination, Phase II Senior Environmental Sciences Stratton High School
Kenzie Witt Reading: Beyond Black & White Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Grant Yowell Pieris rapae: Pest or Pollinator Junior Animal Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Katelyn Yowell The Effects of Anthocyanins on Planaria Regeneration Senior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Katie Braun Can You Hear Me Now? Junior Medicine & Health Boltz Junior High School
Anthony Cisneros Water Quality Based on Aquatic Animals Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
Ian Clark Citrus Batteries Junior Physics Frontier Academy
Jessica Constant Yours, Mine, and Ours: A Basic Model of the Spread of Air Pollutants Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Saint Joseph Catholic School
Kalli Davis Waste Antibiotics: Waste What? Senior Environmental Sciences Blevins Junior High School
Amelia Eads Is It Safe to Dish and Drive? The Effect of Cell Phone Usage on Reaction Time Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Blevins Junior High School
Ellery Goeltzenleuchter Caution: Spice at Work Junior Microbiology Blevins Junior High School
Michelle Hoffmann Insulation Situation Junior Engineering Weld Central Junior High School
Antonio Huizar Craters & Meteors: How a Meteor's Weight Affects the Crater Junior Earth & Space Sciences Quest Academy
Emily Jacomet Where Is the Pollution? Junior Environmental Sciences Blevins Junior High School
Rex Kennedy Measuring the Speed of Light Through Jell-O Junior Physics Weld Central Junior High School
Joel Knepper A Plant's Favorite Color Junior Plant Sciences Brentwood Middle School
Justin Lewton Homegrown Biodiesel the Way to Go? Junior Chemistry Weld Central Junior High School
Kelli Lynch What's in Your Wallet? Junior Microbiology Blevins Junior High School
Nicole Mayer Killed by Campers: The Effect of Dish Soap on Plants Senior Environmental Sciences Blevins Junior High School
Delani Miller Monarch Mitigation: What Soil Does Milkweed Germinate in the Best? Senior Plant Sciences Blevins Junior High School
Matthew Persons Tic Tac Text Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Boltz Junior High School
Lizette van Zyl Reading in Colors Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Boltz Junior High School
Rennie Winkelman What Size of Sand Does the Aquatic Worm T. tubifex Prefer? Junior Animal Sciences Blevins Junior High School

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Tawney Bleak S.O.S. Save Our Soil, Phase Two Senior Earth & Space Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Cole Bostrom Modeling Salamander Mechanics Senior Engineering Brush High School
Cade Carlson The Aerodynamics of Paper Airplanes Junior Engineering Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Ryan Ernst Possible Harms of pH Junior Plant Sciences Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Ken Garcia Investigating the Magnus Effect Phenomenon Junior Engineering Brush Middle School
Adam Goss Design and Construction of a Flexible Robotic Device Senior Engineering Brush High School
Brandy Haller Comparison of Mountain Pine Beetle in Colorado and Surrounding States Senior Animal Sciences Woodlin School
Jeffrey Hibbert Qualitative Assay of Radionuclide Species in Ash From a Coal Combustion Senior Environmental Sciences Lone Star School
Nadeen Ibrahim Fruits and Vegetables: Electric Conductivity Junior Engineering Weldon Valley School
Kassidy Knutson Effects of Acid Rain on Structural Materials Junior Chemistry Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Kaley Kukus Got Protein? Junior Medicine & Health Woodlin School
Joel Lopez Worms, Worms, Worms Junior Environmental Sciences Woodlin School
Kyle Mann Flight of the Arrow Junior Engineering Otis Jr/Sr High School
Allie Martin The Task at Hand: Is Multitasking Affecting Our Health and Productivity? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Woodlin School
Kelsey Martin Bone Back: Statins Inhibit Osteosarcoma Cells' Growth and Metastasis Senior Medicine & Health Woodlin School
Layne McCaleb Purell, Does It Really Kill 99.99% Bacteria? Junior Microbiology Arickaree School
Lynde McCaleb Which Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away? Junior Chemistry Arickaree School
Steven Mertens Mathematical Relations in the Formation of an Icicle Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Ashley Motley How Heat Transfers Junior Physics Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Wyatt Palser Attack of the Killer Worms!!! Junior Animal Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Olivia Pecukonis & Laura Garcia The Removal of Ferric Ions Utilizing Mollusk Shells Senior Environmental Sciences Brush High School
Darla Rosenbrock Energy Content in Different Biodiesel Senior Energy & Transportation Brush High School
Shelby Teague Affect of Salinity on Plant Germination Junior Plant Sciences Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Zachary Wagner & Drake Brandon Rust Removing Remedies Junior Chemistry Otis Jr/Sr High School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Erika Baker Eye Can't See Clearly Now! A Comparison Study of Contact Types With E. coli and S. epidermidis Senior Microbiology Merino Jr/Sr High School
Paxton Becker Sunny Blow! A Comparative Research Between Wind and Solar Energies Junior Energy & Transportation Merino Jr/Sr High School
Brady Buck Republican River Research Analyzing Aquatic Health Senior Environmental Sciences Wray Jr/Sr High School
Cody Burkey What's Up With MSG and How Does It Affect the Cockroach and Me? The Effect of MSG on G. portentosa Junior Animal Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Chace Carver The Effects of Bisphenol A From Polycarbonate Plastics on Lumbriculus variegatus Senior Medicine & Health Merino Jr/Sr High School
Suzanna Cure A Biotechnology Revolution: An Analysis of Genetically Modified DNA Senior Plant Sciences Wray Jr/Sr High School
Dayton Fisher Vary the Viscosities of Crude Oil Junior Physics Yuma Middle School
Jessika Gill Lend Me Your Ears! Junior Energy & Transportation Merino Jr/Sr High School
Sydney Hooton A Wormy Situation: The Effect of Diet Pills on Caenorhabditis elegans Junior Medicine & Health Merino Jr/Sr High School
Chayenne Jackson Is Your Water Glowing? Water Analysis of Colorado Junior Environmental Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Alexandra Kirschbaum Wake Up! A Comparative Study Between Sleep and Mood Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Theo Kurtzer Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Manure Junior Plant Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Courtney Meredith Humidity vs Hair Junior Earth & Space Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Molly Nelson & Jason Carwin The Effects of Elevated CO2 Levels on Plants in Different Environments Senior Environmental Sciences Fleming High School
Nicole Reeves & Ethan Merritt Paycheck Performance Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Wray Jr/Sr High School
Trevor Rinaldo Hydroponics: The Effect of Different Minerals on Tagetes minuta When Grown Hydroponically Junior Plant Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Tessa Ringlein Pucker Up to Poison Junior Chemistry Yuma Middle School
Alexis Shinn Bacteria: Is It What's for Dinner? Bacterial Growth on Grocery Store Produce Junior Microbiology Buchanan Middle School
JD Wegele Mudworms on Dex: The Effect of Dexamethasone on the Healing Process of Lumbriculus variegatus Junior Medicine & Health Merino Jr/Sr High School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Layne Barrett Twist But Don't Shout Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Jennifer Bushnell & Kelsey Rohfling Do Your Rocks Need Sunscreen? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Irving Middle School
Dante Carter Does Music Affect Test Scores? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences North Middle School
Mia Davis Musical Rats: Effects of Music on Learning Junior Animal Sciences North Middle School
Claire Derr & Allison Gudvangen Fill Up Not Freeze Up Junior Chemistry North Middle School
Madison Dewey Lettuce Taste the Difference Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Claire Felix How High Can She Go? An Assessment of Vertical Jumping Ability Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Molly Graber The Effects of Bovine Colostrum on Breast Cancer Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School
Lisa Grossman Synthetic vs Natural Vitamin E: Optical Isomerism, Synergy and Antioxidant Testing Problems Senior Chemistry Palmer High School
Andrew Haines Materials That Can Shield Sound Junior Physics North Middle School
Codi Inloes-Williams Making Cents of H2O Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Timberview Middle School
Dakota Jackson The Effect of Temperature on Bacteria Growth Junior Microbiology Russell Middle School
Liam Jasperse-Sjoland A Light Delusion: The Effects of Light Pollution on Algae Junior Environmental Sciences North Middle School
Cole Johnson Wow! Look at Those Rockets Fly! Junior Engineering Timberview Middle School
Leela Khanna Brainwave Coherence: Developing the Full Potential of The Brain Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Palmer High School
Corissa Kiepke The Effects of Exercise on Memory Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School
Dong-Kou Kim Piezo Generator Senior Engineering Fountain Valley School of Colorado
Jeffrey King Wing Designs: Who's at the Top? Junior Engineering Timberview Middle School
Max Krakauer Testing the Effects of Gasoline, E-85 Gasoline Mix and 2,5-Dimethylfuran on Saccharomyces cervisia Senior Energy & Transportation Palmer High School
Christopher Krause Caution: Urbanization May Be Hot! Senior Earth & Space Sciences The Classical Academy
Caleb Kruse C the Difference II: The Effect of Ascorbic Acid on Zooxanthella Density During Coral Bleaching Senior Environmental Sciences Home School
Cameron Kruse The Dirt on Baseball: Engineering a Path Toward Standardizing the Baseball Mudding Process Senior Engineering Home School
Haley Matteson Too Hot or Not - The Effects of Global Warming on Germination & Growth of Flower, Vegetable, Weed Seeds Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
Bruno Mediate Chewing Gum for Brain Activity Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Aidan Mike Electro-Flow Junior Physics North Middle School
Victoria Moore The Exploration of Hovercraft Junior Engineering Timberview Middle School
Lorne Muir II Hail! No! Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Jeanette Murnane More CO2 Means What for Plant Growth? Junior Plant Sciences Sabin Middle School
Sarah Oldach Colloidal Silver - Nature's Cure or Fool's Gold? Junior Microbiology The Classical Academy
Tonya Pavlekno & Laura Gudvangen The Superbug: How It Spreads Senior Medicine & Health Palmer High School
Susannah Rogers The Effect of Chloroquine on Glioblastoma multiforme Senior Medicine & Health St. Mary's High School
Meg Rudy & Kylee Firlit Running Against the Temperature Senior Medicine & Health Palmer High School
Kent Schaller Got Minerals? Junior Plant Sciences The Classical Academy
Aarthi Shankar Proteomic Characterization of Extracellular Matrix Using Sonication-Assisted Digestion Senior Medicine & Health Rampart High School
Rahul Shankar Co-operating Robots: Behavior-Based Robots Using Subsumption Architecture Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Mountain Ridge Middle School
Sara Volz Are Biodiesel Emissions Safer Than Commercial Diesel Emissions? Junior Energy & Transportation Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy
Hannah Wardell Defeating Passive Infrared Sensors Junior Engineering Irving Middle School
Adam Warren Music to Your Ears: A Study of Headphone Types, dB Levels, and the Risk of Potential Hearing Loss Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Marlena Widman Junkyard Multispectral Imaging Senior Physics The Classical Academy
Alana Wilbee A Well Spun Yarn Senior Chemistry Palmer High School

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Isaac Beverlin Arches: Solid Rock to Windows in Time Junior Earth & Space Sciences Dolores Middle School
Rachel Beverlin Geyser Spring: A Further Characterization of Colorado's Only Geyser Junior Environmental Sciences Dolores Middle School
Kayla Boren Burn It Up - Measuring Fuel Efficiency in Manure Junior Energy & Transportation St. Columba School
Jesse Eads Photon's Affect on Space Time Curvature Junior Physics Dolores Middle School
Tanner Elliott Got Germs? Junior Medicine & Health Cortez Middle School
Jesse Ellison Plasma Propulsion Senior Engineering Bayfield High School
Rachel Gonzales Remember This! Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Miller Middle School
Tucker Leavitt Golden Music: Phi and the Musical Arts Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Miller Middle School
Jordan Lestina Biodiesel From Sunflower Oil - An Analysis of Soil Fertility and Sunflower Oil Content Senior Plant Sciences Dove Creek High School
Nakayla Lestina Biological Control of Canada Thistle Phase 2 Analyzing the Spread of Three Natural Insect Enemies Junior Animal Sciences Dove Creek Middle School
Matthew Mandelski & Zofie Mandelski The Healthiest Spirogyra Junior Environmental Sciences St. Columba School
Colin Mummery Optimal Lift: Testing Sailplane Wing Designs Junior Engineering St. Columba School
Laura Mummery Blowin' in the Wind Junior Energy & Transportation St. Columba School
Stephen O'Connor-Seville Microbes Make Electricity Junior Microbiology Dolores Middle School
Emily Sandner Wingin' It Density Altitude's Effect on Lift Junior Physics St. Columba School
Elliott Saslow The Best Way to Grow Tomato and Pepper Plants: Hydroponics With River Water or Tap Water Junior Plant Sciences Colorado Virtual Academy (home school)
Tim Schneider Will Your Vote Count? Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Durango High School
Emily Walck Washing Water to Ta'nagiz Junior Environmental Sciences Cortez Middle School
Logan Willbanks E85 at Home Junior Chemistry Dolores Middle School
Zane Willburn Water Purification Off the Grid Junior Engineering Mancos Middle School

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Ben Armstrong Enemies of the Environment: Estrogen Mimics Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
J. Raleigh Burt Weather or Knot: The Effects of Environment and Exposure on High Strength Safety Textile, Phase 2 Senior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Lindsey Harrison Snowy Situation Junior Environmental Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Jessie Haugen What's the Pus? Preventing Staphylococcus Epidermidis Growth in Surgical Procedures Senior Medicine & Health Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Royce Hoffner Stage Specific Expression of Peroxidase Enzymes in Wound Healing Potato Tubers Senior Plant Sciences Home School
Jacob Kunugi Size Matters: A Statistical Look at Tuber Grade Change and Its Effects Junior Plant Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Joline Lobato Solar Powered Sand Beds and Other Heat Transfer Sources Senior Energy & Transportation Antonito High School
Ryan Mix How to Stop Potatoes From Greening Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Devon Montague Diabetes the Sweet Disease Junior Medicine & Health Centauri Middle School
Clay Mullins Get the Point? Junior Physics Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Chelsea Oden The Probability of Me Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Monte Vista High School
Sarah Oden Insight in Sight, This Art Is All Right Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Monte Vista High School
Brooke Perrin Memory Matters Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Brandon Rogers Which Way Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Alex Schnaderbeck The Effects of Limestone on the Productivity of Aquatic Invertebrates Senior Environmental Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Nataara Tamada Healthy Potatoes: Searching for A-Amylase Inhibitor and RS in Cultivars to Lower the Glycemic Index Senior Plant Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Kole Van Treese Difference in Diesel Junior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Brishi Wakasugi Potato Pedology: A Soil Study of Two Different San Luis Valley Growing Horizons Junior Earth & Space Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Kirk Wilkinson Finding a Biomarker of Physiological Aging in Potato Seed Tubers Senior Plant Sciences Monte Vista High School
K C Zinn To Rot or Not: Potato Susceptibility to Pink Rot, Phytophthora erythoseptica Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Nolan Anderson Magnetized Plants Junior Plant Sciences Lamar Middle School
Drew Auburger & Collin Loflin Need for Speed Junior Physics Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Rhiannon Campbell Where'd That Fake Blood Come From? Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Holly Jr/Sr High School
Tanner Dunivan Up in Flames Junior Chemistry Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Tucker Dunivan Hydrogen Production, Could It Be Cheap? Senior Energy & Transportation Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Jason Francis Texting Trouble: True or False? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Lamar Middle School
Keagan Gonzales Bio of a Bio Junior Environmental Sciences Eads Middle School
Ryan Gregory Growing Green Senior Division Plant Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Alex Hetrick Bag It! Senior Medicine & Health Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Dallas Jordan Brain Buster: The Tested Difference Between Male and Female Human Brains and Their Dominant Hemisphere Senior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Antonia Lira Pig-In-A-Blanket Senior Physics Lamar High School
Ratna Malkan Wind Energy or Coal Energy: Which Is Better for Lamar? Junior Energy & Transportation Lamar Middle School
Amber Neal Bringing the Greenhouse Effect Down to Earth Senior Environmental Sciences Holly Jr/Sr High School
Jayce Negley Heat Wave Junior Physics Middle School
Kaylean Orlowski Dissolution Rate of Ibuprofen Pills Junior Chemistry Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Laci Pennington Canine Diabetes Mellitus Junior Animal Sciences Lamar Middle School
Kirbi Stum Catching Air With Hovercrafts Senior Engineering Plainview School
Amber Wilson Are Your Teeth in Danger? Junior Medicine & Health Lamar Middle School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Anne Bennett The Oatmeal Effect Junior Medicine & Health Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Erica Blocker & Sabrina Beckner Fruity Lotion Junior Chemistry Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Domonica Cruz & Nicole Osmundson Fruit Power Junior Chemistry Canon City Middle School
Sara Cubbage, Brittany Haugen & Tori Carnahan Which Temperature Do Glow Sticks Work Best? Junior Chemistry Canon City Middle School
Dicole Dille & Alicia Hayhurst Comparing Heart Rates of Athletes, Non-Athletes and Smokers Senior Medicine & Health Canon City High School
Amity Dover Digestion Junior Chemistry Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Kendra Gomez & Alixx Vigil Cash, Credit, Coins Junior Microbiology Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Kyle Harlow It's All How You Spin It: Wind Generator Efficiency Based on Propeller Size and Shape Junior Energy & Transportation Mountain View Core Knowledge School
Andrew Jones Does the Color of Sand Affect the Rate at Which Ice Melts? Senior Environmental Sciences Canon City High School
Megan Kavalec & Amy Solis Tooth Trouble Junior Medicine & Health Canon City Middle School
Stephanie Lucero & Kayla Aragon Test Your Speed Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Goodnight Elementary School
Jennifer Manfredo Music Under Pressure: How Music Affects Blood Pressure Senior Medicine & Health Canon City High School
Julianna Manfredo How Well "Suited" Are You for Space? A Comparison of Materials for Insulation Junior Physics Harrison Elementary School
Charlie Severence-Medaris, Jeremy Carlson & Lindsey Pruett Floating Shoes Senior Engineering Canon City High School
Michael Shelinbarger Fling, Flang, Flung Junior Engineering Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Derek Taylor Hence; It's Dense! Junior Chemistry Canon City Middle School
Kathryn Wied Can You Taste the Difference? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Canon City Middle School
Travis Zuniga The Wonder Drug (A Chemical Analysis of Analgesics to Detect Aspirin) Senior Chemistry South High School

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Nikki Buhrdorf Is Your Kindergartner's Classroom Safe? Junior Chemistry Hotchkiss K-8 School
Courtlyn Carpenter Using Evapotranspiration Covers to Reduce Groundwater Pollution Junior Environmental Sciences East Middle School
Garret Cerny Is It Easier to Always Be Right? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Lindsey Denison The Onion Thrip Trick Senior Animal Sciences Paonia Jr/Sr High School
Alexandria Farnsworth Energy With a Spin Junior Energy & Transportation Paonia Jr/Sr High School
Christy Farnsworth Hydrogen: It's All Down Hill Senior Energy & Transportation Paonia Jr/Sr High School
Maya Freismuth pH of H2O Junior Chemistry Orchard Mesa Middle School
Ellie Gossage Can You Hear Me Now? The Effect of Perimeter Boards on Sound Volume Junior Physics East Middle School
Johanna Hayes Is Seeing Really Believing? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Haley Hervert A Cup of Tea Please: Brewing the Perfect Tea for Your Plant Junior Plant Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Melissa Kraker Alliaceae Protein Structures Senior Plant Sciences West Grand High School
Melodie Linville, Bryan Jacobson & Kathryn Trask Algae Growth in River Water in Relation to 18-6-6 Fertilizer Senior Environmental Sciences Palisade High School
Jake McHargue Thermite . . . Might Not Senior Chemistry Lake County High School
Dylan Proietti & Alexandra Proietti Imagineering with Audio Animatronics Puts Musical Note in Mannequins Senior Engineering Grand Junction High School
Rebecca Roskowski Are Crawfish That Eat Fist Contributing to High Mercury Levels in Large Fish in the Colorado River Basin? Junior Animal Sciences East Middle School
Carl Scheevel Effectiveness of Various Ground Covers on Soil Erosion on a 32.5% Grade Junior Earth & Space Sciences East Middle School
Terry Williams Electroquake Senior Engineering Palisade High School
Tyler Wilson, Nuala Del Piccolo & Chiara Del Piccolo Mudslide Effect on Macroinvertebrate Diversity Senior Animal Sciences Basalt High School
Tanner Zimmerman The Nose Knows: The Incidence and Susceptibility of MRSA Junior Medicine & Health St. John Middle School

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