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2011 CSEF Finalists

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Isaac Aragon & Chris Bolin Power of the Wave Junior Physics Fowler Jr/Sr High School
Andrew Bartolo Variable Voltages: An Experiment on the Viability of Overclocking Senior Engineering Swink High School
Alyssa Benine & Autum Valdez Balloon Rockets Junior Physics Peakview School
Devon Enke Mycorrhizal Symbiosis - Unlocking the Potential of Soil Senior Environmental Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Mitchell Fosdick Capturing the Energy Junior Environmental Sciences Fowler Elementary School
Skylar Jaramillo Powerful Polymers Junior Chemistry La Junta Intermediate School
Lauren La Gow Electrolyte Challenge: Sports Drinks Junior Chemistry La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Benjamin Meiklejohn & Justin Tyree Snail Lightening: The Effect of Water Temperature on Snail Speed Junior Animal Sciences La Junta Intermediate School
Shelby Winter Coke vs. Coffee Junior Medicine & Health Hoehne Junior High School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Nicholas Anderson Optimization of the Performance of Hollow Fiber Membrane Cassettes Senior Environmental Sciences Boulder High School
Kerry Betz Constructing a Novel Cage Molecule for Use in a Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Senior Chemistry Fairview High School
Cissy Chen Prime Numbers and the Cyclicity of Groups of Units Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Fairview High School
Emily Engelhardt You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Summit Middle School
So-Yun Kim Is Ground Beef in Trouble? Junior Microbiology Summit Middle School
Karun Kumar Rao The Organization and Stability of Bouncing Oil Droplets Senior Physics Fairview High School
Caitlyn Lee Who Am I? The Effect of Age on the Relationship Between One's Self and Reflected Appraisals Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Summit Middle School
Kathryn McClain A Study of Audio-Visual Coactivation in Noise Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fairview High School
Kelly Muller & Remy Barrows-O'Neal How Climate Affects the Spread of Invasive Species Senior Environmental Sciences New Vista High School
Tessa Peterson & Jessica Piper Splash! What's in the Water? Junior Environmental Sciences Summit Middle School
Evan Savage Improving Train Aerodynamics Junior Energy & Transportation Boulder County Day School
Leslie Seitz Running Dry? The Sequel: Creating a Hydraulic Model User Interface Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Boulder Country Day School
John Sherry Innate Human Reactions to Running Barefoot Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School
Ambrose Soehn Those Notes in Your Head: A Psychological Comparison Between Audible and Imagined Sound Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Boulder High School
Samantha Staynings Growth and Sound: Frequencies in Relation with Crystals Junior Earth & Space Sciences Summit Middle School
Ved Topkar Modeling and Measuring the Propagation of Waves Through Tissue Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Ian Wilkins Bio Char: Modern Day Terra Preta Junior Plant Sciences Nevin Platt Middle School
Stephanie Wong Making Sparks from Water with a Kelvin Water Dropper Junior Physics Summit Middle School
Chaya Wurman Does Acidity Kill Your Glow? Junior Chemistry Summit Middle School
Soyeun Yang Synthesis and Use of Gold Nanoparticle Therapeutics in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Senior Microbiology Fairview High School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Kelcey Beckman Visual Abnormalities and the Comparison of Paper and Computer Based Testing Using Color as the Variable Junior Medicine & Health American Academy
Drew Casner Staying Cool Junior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge High School
Alexandra Famiglietti Say "No" to Anemia: Enhancing Iron Content in Vegetables Junior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Ryan Famiglietti Look Ma, No Batteries: An Exploration of Electromagnetic Induction Junior Engineering Cherry Creek Challenge School
Isabelle Fries Swimming with the Drag Junior Physics Stanley British Primary School
Bridget Galaty Does Personality Have a "Major" Impact? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Denver School of the Arts
Tiye Garrett-Mills The Effects of Pesticides on the Deoxyribonucleic Acid of Rubus idaeus Junior Plant Sciences Tubman Hilliard Global Academy
Kacey Godwin The Accent Is the Key Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Stephen Haag & Chandler Smith Do Composite and Corked Bats Improve Play? Junior Physics Cherry Creek Challenge School
Natalie Hunt A Study of Finger Print Temperatures and Fingerprint Quality Junior Physics American Academy
Johann Kailey-Steiner Rocket Design: How Changing Rocket Features Affect the Height of a Rocket's Flight Junior Engineering Grant Beacon Middle School
Sam Korn Nutrient Concentrations for Biofuel Algae Senior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Vishal Krishnan Therapy for Atypical Teratiod/Rhabdoid Tumor Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Yang Liu Finding a Method for Selective Algae Flocculation Senior Chemistry Cherry Creek High School
Ellie Mackintosh Save Face Junior Medicine & Health Good Shepard Catholic School
Mackenzie Mathias Diatom Algae Junior Microbiology Stanley British Primary School
Rebecca Moser Disassembling Water, H2O Electrolysis Junior Chemistry St. Louis Catholic School
Megan Mosey Orange You Glad You Ate Them While They Were Fresh? Junior Chemistry West Jefferson Middle School
Brian Moutoux Why Be Chicken About Chicken? Junior Microbiology West Jefferson Middle School
Alby Musaelian Cipher: Useful Obfuscation and a Beginning Exploration of Cryptography Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Khoa Nguyen Planrian Stem Cell: Memory Copying Junior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Keith Podgorski What Is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Reclaim Desertified Soil? Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Benjamin Ribovich Tangent and Secant Spaces Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Annie Ryan What Causes a Landslide? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Most Precious Blood Catholic School
Karsten Rygh A Revolting Experiment! Junior Physics West Jefferson Middle School
Aliza Saper Sop It Up: The Best Way to Clean Up Our Oil Spills Junior Earth & Space Sciences Stanley British Middle School
Diane Schulze The Effects of Early School Start Times on Student Performance Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Myles Scolnick The Ordering of the Divisors of an Integer and Related Number Theoretical Functions Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Dora Seres The Effect of Simple Hand Washing on the Presence of Potentially Hazardous Bacteria Senior Microbiology Cherry Creek High School
Tara Sowrirajan Harvesting Waste Kinetic Energy Through Footwear for Therapeutic Use Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Kristina Stilson A Comparison of Hair Thickness and Its Ability to Hold Static Electricity Junior Physics American Academy
Hannah Urtz Whoa There! Calm Your Horses! The Effect of Human Anxiety on Equine Junior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Lah Say Wah Jackson Lab Experience: Non-Classical Estrogen Signaling Model of Endometrical Cancer Senior Medicine & Health Hinkley High School
Boyu Wang, Yichen Liu & Stephan Liu Self-Sustained Desalination in Combination with Wastewater Treatment Senior Environmental Sciences Lakewood High School

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Courtney Ensz Relative Juxtapose Fingerprints Senior Medicine & Health Arriba-Flagler School
Jade Hasz The Perfect Shot Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Kaeli Humphrey Solar Solution! How Does the Angle of the Sun Affect a Solar Panel? Junior Energy & Transportation Genoa-Hugo School
Rebecca Kraxberger & Brianna Nall Is Eco-Friendly Wallet Friendly? Junior Environmental Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Melissa Poet The Effects of Paylean on Porcine Senior Animal Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Cora Ravenkamp Blocking the Wind Senior Environmental Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Jesse Santala The Force: How Much Does It Take? Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Garrett Stegner Firearm Ballistics Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Christina Stratton Hydroponic vs. Soil Senior Plant Sciences Arriba-Flagler School

Wyatt Vick How Does Color Affect Heating by Absorption of Light? Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Nathan Witt To Nail or Not to Nail Junior Environmental Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Grant Yowell The Effect of Windmill Blade Depth on Sound Pressure Senior Energy & Transportation Genoa-Hugo School
Katelyn Yowell The Effect of Chlorophyll on Stressed Biological Membranes Senior Plant Sciences Genoa-Hugo School

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Kaily Adair For Every Action, What's Your Reaction? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Preston Middle School
Xandria Amash Oral Bacteria in Common Pet Lizards Junior Animal Sciences Blevins Middle School
Allee Beach & Karalee Kothe Inattentional Blindness: Should You Keep Your Eye on the Ball? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eaton Middle School
Jacoby Benger Solar Charger Junior Engineering Blevins Middle School
Kaylee Berry To the Rainbow and Back Junior Physics Weld Central Junior High School
Jacob Burke Urban Inferno: The Effects of Urbanization on Temperature Junior Environmental Sciences Windsor Charter Academy
Joseph Campain Sticky Fingers: The Effects of Surface Material and Temperature on Fingerprints Junior Medicine & Health Preston Middle School
Ethan Coldren Can You Predict the Weather by Watching Birds? Junior Animal Sciences Preston Middle School
Aiden Colton Generator Wire Gauge Efficiency Junior Engineering Turner Middle School
Jessica Constant Computer Modeling IV: A Particulate Dispersion Model Employing Real-Time Wind Calculations Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Poudre High School
Alexander Crane Storing Energy in Rubber Bands Junior Energy & Transportation St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
Kaitlyn Dumm Pasteurization Junior Medicine & Health Windsor Charter Academy
Olivia Eppler Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Junior Energy & Transportation Turner Middle School
Alex Fiel, Ryan Hawkins & Eric Miller Is the Golf Ball Effect Applicable on Model Aircraft? Junior Energy & Transportation Union Colony Preparatory School
Alexandra McKenna The Effects of Cooling Rate on Crystal Growth Junior Earth & Space Sciences St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
Harraz MohdReza Year Two: Immunocytochemical Characterization of Mouse Brain Explants in an In Vitro Model of Schizophrenia Senior Medicine & Health Union Colony Preparatory School
Nurul MohdReza The Effects of Ginger and Garlic on BL21-Codon Plus E. coli Inhibition at Different Concentrations Senior Microbiology Union Colony Preparatory School
Lauren Nelson Solar Panel Efficiency Junior Environmental Sciences Blevins Middle School
Alexa Nickoloff Spice It Up! Junior Microbiology St. Joseph Catholic School
Elise Niedringhaus Can Calculators Calculate Correctly? Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Blevins Middle School
Madison Olver Relax! Junior Animal Sciences Blevins Middle School
Sean Papile Counter Rotating Wind Energy Junior Energy & Transportation Blevins Middle School
Ryan Pickett Electrolysis Junior Chemistry Eaton Middle School
Benjamin Rathke Nitrates and Nitrites in Different Sources of Water Junior Environmental Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
Gerri Roberts From Oil to Fuel Senior Chemistry Poudre High School
Vincent Salinas Magnetized Plants Junior Plant Sciences Quest Academy
Christopher Van Lieu What Shapes of Houses with Different Foundations Stand Up Best Against Hurricane Conditions? Junior Engineering Kinard Middle School

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jamie Allacher Shocking Wind Junior Energy & Transportation Otis Jr/Sr High School
Teisha Coffield Persnickety Paramecium: Using P. caudatum as a Biosensor for Estrogen Junior Environmental Sciences Lone Star Junior High School
Jayden Durbin & Kacee Christensen Effects of Animal Waste on Germination and Growth of Triticum aestivam Junior Plant Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Taylor Goble Oh My Gosh, My Teeth Junior Medicine & Health Otis Jr/Sr High School
Jeffrey Hibbert Agonistic and Cellular Analysis of Atrazine-Induced Hormone Imbalance Senior Environmental Sciences Lone Star High School
Ashtin Hulse The Effects of Herbal Remedies on the Neurotransmitter: Acetylcholine Senior Animal Sciences Lone Star High School
Nadeen Ibrahim Irradiation: Using Reflectivity to Improve UV Senior Microbiology Weldon Valley High School
Kylee Kuntz A Drop in Time Junior Earth & Space Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Burke Larsen Killer Water: An Investigation into the Lethal Lake Nyos Senior Earth & Space Sciences Brush High School
Taylor L'Heuruex Mycoremediation: The Effect of Mycelium Growth on Levels of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Soil Senior Environmental Sciences Brush High School
Amy Lyne Efficient Solar-Powered Hydrogen Production Senior Energy & Transportation Brush High School
Timothy Lyne Sound Source Triangulation Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Victoria Milano Using Asian Clams as a Bioindicator to Assess the Health of a River System Senior Environmental Sciences Brush High School
Reid Palser Growth Variability of Intussusceptive Membrane Assembly in the Calcium Phosphate Junior Chemistry Otis Jr/Sr High School
Wyatt Palser Investigating E. coli Colonization and Prevention on Leafy Produce Senior Plant Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Joe Rosenbrock Hilsch Vortex Tube Senior Physics Brush High School
Charlee Jo Teague The Effect of Sow Disposition on Litter Size and Number Weaned Junior Animal Sciences Wiggins Jr/Sr High School
Erik Travis Engineered Insulation Senior Engineering Akron High School
Joel Wagner Bridge Breaker Junior Engineering Arickaree School
Joe Weisensee If Society Fell, Would You? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Woodlin School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Paulyna Alcorn Tone It Down Junior Physics Buchanan Middle School
Erin Burkey The Gold Rush: The Effect of Soil Types on the Growth of Wheat Junior Plant Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Ace Conger Boom! Boom! Brain Power: The Antibiotic Effect of Cockroach Nerve Tissue on E. coli and S. epidermidis Junior Microbiology Merino Jr/Sr High School
Sophia Conrad How Rapid Can It Get? Junior Environmental Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Nathan Frantz A Study of Dietary Supplements and Actin and Myosin Production Junior Animal Sciences Fleming High School
Taylor Godsey Does Physical Activity Enhance Learning Ability? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Kayelani Kirschbaum Typing of Bacteria: A Human Skin Microbiome Project Junior Microbiology Merino Jr/Sr High School
Theo Kurtzer Methane Mystery Senior Environmental Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Will Mertens Me, My Memory and I: Do Different Types of Music Affect Children's Learning? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Ryan Nolin & Layne Andrews Manipulating Wooden Bats for Their Performance Junior Physics Yuma Middle School
Amanda Patrick You Need to Pop a Pill!!! A Study of Saccharomyces cervasiae and Metformin Senior Microbiology Merino Jr/Sr High School
Austin Reed & Matthew Sullivan Polyethylene Terephthalate: Evaluating Potential Risk of Plastic Bottles Senior Plant Sciences Wray High School
Kade Roelle Got Energy? Alertness and Activity in Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches Junior Animal Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Drew Schendel Rule the Radiation: The Effect of Cell Phone Radiation on Lumbriculus variegatus Junior Medicine & Health Merino Jr/Sr High School
Nikki Schmidt The Effects of Lipid Production on Caenorhabditis elegans by the Inhibition of the Gene IKKE Senior Animal Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Alexis Shinn The Correlation Between the Menstrual Cycle and Female Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Senior Medicine & Health Merino Jr/Sr High School
Lauren Soehner Counting Cards: Illegal or Just Highly Frowned Upon? Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Jayce Tappy What If It Has All Been a Big "Fat" Lie? Senior Chemistry Merino Jr/Sr High School
Breanna Tramp The Cube of Shame: The Use of Algorithms to Change a Rubik's Cube Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Caleb Wright Hot or Cold? Senior Physics Wray High School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Michael Arrasmith Up, Up, and Away Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Taija Artalejo Exploring Maglev Transportation Junior Energy & Transportation West Middle School
Rebecca Bloomfield Into the Wild: Water Purification Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School
Abigail Bogdovotz The Ups and Downs of Baking: The Effect of Sugar on Leaveners Junior Chemistry Palmer Lake Elementary School
Leo Brasuel Microwaving: The Right Choice? Junior Chemistry North Middle School
Dylan Brown Learning Is Its Own Reward? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Dominic Carrese Rocky Mountain Pure? Fountain Creek's Journey Through the Pikes Peak Region Junior Environmental Sciences North Middle School
Robbie Crane H2Oil Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Luis Cruz Electrooculography: A New Approach on a Human-Computer-Interface Senior Engineering Harrison High School
Lauren Dewey Are You Still Thirsty? Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Emma Frantz Does It Stick? Viscosity's Affect on Liquid Medicated Adhesion Junior Physics North Middle School
Kendra Frieden Pivotal Decisions in Solar Energy Junior Energy & Transportation The Classical Academy
Phani Gaddipati Enhancing AlGaN Based Semisonductirs with Dislocation Analysis and Thin Film Optimization Senior Physics Discovery Canyon Campus High School
Lily Harris A Risky Experiment: Does Your Grandpa Know More Than You Do About Risk? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Challenger Middle School
Jenna Hartley Emergence of Resistant Bacteria Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Maislinn Helfer Dirt Bag Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Liam Jasperse-Sjolander A Statistical Analysis of Allometric Size Distributions in Clonal and Non-Clonal Forests Senior Plant Sciences Palmer High School
Sarah Kimball Sensors for the Blind Junior Engineering Challenger Middle School
Joseph Knapp Flicker Fusion Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Sarah Laden Cool Beans! Junior Plant Sciences The Classical Academy
Haley Matteson The Anti-Angiogenic Effects of Acetaminophen + H2O2 Mixture on Tomatoes Senior Plant Sciences Palmer High School
David McHugh Color vs. Clear: The Battle for Clean Water Junior Environmental Sciences Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Ryan Mike Slippery Surfaces Junior Physics North Middle School
Alex Miller Beat the Bacteria Junior Microbiology The Classical Academy
Aleesa Muir Analyzing the Deteriorating Effects of Acid Precipitation on Natural Landscaping Junior Earth & Space Sciences The Classical Academy
John Parish IV On the Verge of Where It Wasn't: A Multi-Model Approach to Estimation and Tracking Using Extended Kalman Filtering and Intelligent Selection of Integrated Models Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Home School
Max Popkin Yuck, Bacteria on Dishes! Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Sam Raphael A Light in the Dark Senior Physics The Classical Academy
Chandler Ryd Speed or Pressure Senior Energy & Transportation The Classical Academy
Isabella Schneider A Cleaner Water Supply? Removing Nitrates and Phosphates from Contaminated Water Junior Environmental Sciences North Middle School
Sophia Schneider Can Geosequestration and Geothermal Energy Work Together? Enhanced Geothermal Systems Using CO2 Senior Earth & Space Sciences Palmer High School
Marika Schubert Memory and Music Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Wasson High School
Karin Smith Stealth Missiles??? Threat Eliminated! Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Gwen Spencer Death to E. coli Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School
Noah Trujillo Smith Improving Maglev Safety Junior Energy & Transportation North Middle School
Sara Volz Enhancing Algae Biofuels Phase II: Stress Analysis of ACCase, an Enzymatic Factor of Lipid Production Senior Energy & Transportation Cheyenne Mountain High School
Quin Waterbury Antibacterial Material? Junior Microbiology North Middle School
Chloe Weeks OMG: Texting While Driving: It's a g2g Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Joshua Willis Good Vibrations? Junior Physics The Classical Academy

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Samuel Allsup Compelling Compost Junior Plant Sciences Cortez Middle School
Samir Berrada The Future of Sign Language Translation and Universal Digital Control Junior Engineering Home School
Francesca Bianchi Acid or Base? Junior Chemistry St. Columbia Catholic School
Courtney Colyer Liar, Liar Pants on Fire! Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Mancos Middle School
Rachel Cooper Does It Exercise the Brain to Use the Alternate Hand? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Ignacio Intermediate School
Elana Cope Violin Strings Junior Physics Cortez Middle School
Aileen Flanery How Crude: Oil vs. Dish Soap Junior Chemistry Miller Middle School
Isabelle "Izzie" Guerra Tarps, Bridges, and Bags! Oh My! Investigating the Habituation Effects of Novel Stimuli on Equine Heart Rate, Behavior and Learning Retention Junior Animal Sciences St. Columbia Catholic School
Easton LaChappelle Fine Motor Skills Using Wireless Animatronics Senior Engineering Mancos High School
Tucker Leavitt & Samuel Kater The Effects of Ionization on Spark Energy Content II Senior Physics Animas High School
Jordan Lestina Biodiesel from Sunflowers-Phase IV: An Analysis of Seeding Rates, Planting Dates, Varieties, & Oil Content Senior Plant Sciences Dove Creek High School
Nakayla Lestina Biological Control of Tamarisk, Phase II: Diorhabda Elongata - Adults vs. Larvae Senior Animal Sciences Dove Creek High School
Anne Mummery & Elizabeth Gervais Spilled: A Study of Oil Spill Dispersants and Their Toxicity to Marine Life Junior Environmental Sciences Miller Middle School
Camron Ozanic Blast Off Junior Engineering Dolores Middle School
Miah Pitcher Identification Investigation Junior Medicine & Health Pagosa Springs Junior High School
Megan Pope Soak It Up: A Study of Removing Oil from Water Junior Environmental Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Rachel Rossi Mycoremediation Capabilities of Fungi as Applied to Fresh Water Senior Environmental Sciences Durango High School
Wyeth Rossi Putting the Cap on Pollution Junior Environmental Sciences Miller Middle School
Jessicah Wellman Coronal Mass Ejections Junior Earth & Space Sciences Pagosa Springs Junior High School

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Leighton Burt Regular vs. Goofy Evaluating Footedness Junior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
John Cheslock Optimizing the Measurement Sensitivity of H2O2 with FDA Blue #1 for the Detection of New Generation Explosives Senior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Clark Cranfill To Exist, It Must Resist Senior Microbiology Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Helen Duran First Born, First Serve Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Wylie Keller Mathematic Modeling of the Wake Effect Senior Energy & Transportation Monte Vista High School
Kelsey Lindbloom Kitchen Wars Junior Microbiology Salida Middle School
Brittney McKibbon Cooking Influences Potato Flavor: Comparison of Volatile Compounds Senior Plant Sciences Center High School
Kenon Miner Power Packed Water Junior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Brooke Mitchell Hot Potato Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Joshua Phillips Cool Energy: Increasing Solar Array Efficiency Senior Engineering Monte Vista High School
Tayler Rocha The Effects of Wildfire on Stream Water Quality on Medano Creek Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Carmen Ruggles Is All This Pollution Really Worth It? Junior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Meghan Shanahan Musical Mice Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Monte Vista High School
Shelly Steinert Mathematic Melody Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Kelci VanTreece "Well" How Old Are You? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Brisha Wakasugi Kerber Creek Restoration Using Phytoremediation II: Understanding the Link Between Macroinvertebrate and Water Quality Senior Environmental Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Sydney Casebolt Egyptian Brick Breaker Junior Engineering Alta Vista Charter School
Jordan Cash Natural Heat Senior Engineering Springfield High School
Justin Chenoweth Where Is It Windy? Junior Energy & Transportation Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Montana Cook One Fabulous Burger Junior Chemistry Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Garrett Crownover Wind, Does It Power YOUR Car? Senior Environmental Sciences Plainview School
D'Lanee Doyle Cold Criminals Junior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Tanner Dunivan Go Ahead Shoot Me: It's Safer Than It Looks Senior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Monica Gaitonde The Effects of Different Antibacterial Toothpastes on the Growth of Streptococcus Mutans Senior Medicine & Health Lamar High School
Caynen Hansen Freaky Flames Senior Physics Plainview School
Austin LaCost The Effect of Age and Humidity on Asthma Junior Medicine & Health Lamar Middle School
John Loflin Brand Name vs. Generic Pain Medication: Do You Get What You Pay For? Senior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Benjamin Ludwig The Effects of Age and Gender on Spatial Reasoning Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Lamar Middle School
Julia Ludwig The Effect of Allium sativum on E. coli Junior Microbiology Lamar Middle School
Kendra Ludwig Fingerprints Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Plainview School
Katelynn Moore Don't Double Dip That Chip Junior Microbiology Alta Vista Charter School
Matthew Rose Handle With Care . . . Not! Senior Chemistry Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Lara Turner Battery Life in Different Temperatures Senior Energy & Transportation Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Tori Uhland Taste the Rainbow! Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eads Middle School
Charles Willis, Andrea Lopez, & Zach Barth See the Rainbow Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Holly Jr/Sr High School
Megan Wurst Flower Power! Junior Plant Sciences Lincoln Elementary School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Justin Bayer Arches: The World's Gateways Junior Engineering Corwin International Magnet School
Kayla Cleland Constructing a Solar Oven and Using It to Boil Water Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Hannah Compton Doggie Senses: The Super Nose Junior Animal Sciences Corwin International Magnet School
Desarae Cruz Xeriscape Junior Plant Sciences Cesar Chavez Academy
Max Diaz The Effect of pH on Ibuprofen Solubility Junior Division Medicine & Health Cesar Chavez Academy
Austin Dikeman & Claire McGettigan-Fries Fluorescent Reactions Under Ultraviolet Light in Dianthus caryophyllus and Apium graveolens Junior Chemistry Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Nicolai Lopez-Butynski Lights Out: Does Temperature Affect the Glow Rate of a Light Stick? Junior Chemistry Goodnight School
Emry Marquez Gearing Up for the Race Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Michael Martinez Eye "C" Colors Junior Medicine & Health Cesar Chavez Academy
Shelby Martinez Sweet Tooth Junior Medicine & Health Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Kayla Medina, Soledad Laboy, & Jessica Smith Are You Distracted? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Angela Nelson Can I Drink That? Junior Microbiology Goodnight School
Alayna Perez Glow All the Way Junior Chemistry Cesar Chavez Academy
Marco Perez Turn and Burn Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Reyna Ramirez & Kyra Vasquez Banoratoria Junior Microbiology Cesar Chavez Academy
Vesal Razavimaleki Water Pipes Junior Engineering Corwin International Magnet School
Jasmine Razo & Angel Sintas Turn Up the Music, Turn Up the Scores? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cesar Chavez Academy
Adnan Syed Icky! Bacteria! Junior Microbiology Cesar Chavez Academy
Jaykob Velasquez Without a Match Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Destyne Villalobos Music's in the Heart Junior Medicine & Health Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Robert Zulian Blowing in the Wind: The Effects of Blade Design on Wind Turbines Junior Energy & Transportation Goodnight School

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Josh Anders & Quintin Day Ghost-Busters Junior Environmental Sciences Mount Garfield Middle School
Malia Barca Radioactivity: Don't Take Granite for Granted Junior Environmental Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Nikki Buhrdorf Aspen in a State of SADness: A Statistical Analysis of the Decline of Populus tremuloides, Phase III Senior Plant Sciences Hotchkiss High School
Max Clark Math + Music; Does It Really Keep You on Track? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Iain Cooley Stresses Mold Junior Microbiology East Middle School
Morgan Felix Catch a Wave! Junior Energy & Transportation Olathe Middle/High School
Megan Franz Green to Red: A Tomato Ripening Experiment Junior Plant Sciences Columbine Middle School
Aaron Gossage The Dangers Under the Kitchen Sink Junior Physics West Middle School
Megan Hanson Get Your Head in the Clouds Junior Earth & Space Sciences Aspen Middle School
Braeden Horton, Brydie Mitchell, & Kelli Buhrdorf The Game of Life: A Critical Analysis of Three Taxation Methods Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Hotchkiss High School
Vikash Hypio Voting Systems: An Outcome Analysis, Phase 3 Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Hotchkiss High School
Abrah Masterson Quality Runoff Senior Environmental Sciences West Grand High School
Dylon Merrell & Charley Adams Quantum Entanglement Senior Physics Meeker High School
Bailey Palmer Gene Seeker Senior Animal Sciences West Grand High School
Rebecca Roskowski Reclamation and Revegetation of Spent Oil Shale Senior Environmental Sciences Grand Junction High School
Anna Skelton Egg-cellent Production Junior Animal Sciences Eagle County Charter Academy
Emily Wilson How Much Can You Hold? Junior Chemistry Eagle County Charter Academy

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