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2012 CSEF Finalists

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Alex Blair, Cassidy Jones & Hailey Vaughn Radon Me! Junior Environmental Sciences La Junta Intermediate School
Theodore Dutt Destructive Darts: The Effect of Launch Angles on Travel Distances Junior Physics La Junta Intermediate School
Devon Enke Mycroremediation: Using Pleurotus ostreatus Mycelium to Remove Petroleum Hydrocarbons from Freshwater and Saltwater Environments Senior Environmental Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Mitchell Fosdick Hydrogen: The Clean Energy of Today Junior Energy & Transportation Fowler Junior High School
Casey Huz Film Canister Cannon Senior Physics Pioneer Christian School
Gabriella Lopez & Jinny Lehr Have You Cleaned Your Cucumis melo reticulates? Junior Microbiology La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Ashley McCay & Sydney Velie Pumped Up Beans Junior Plant Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
MaLeigha Menegatti Visualizing Free Throws Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences La Veta Middle School
Alex Ritter, Jesus Chairez & Clint Pommier I ♥ VIDEO!! The Effects of Video on Heart Rate Junior Medicine & Health La Junta Intermediate School
Noah Sedillo & Geremiah Gonzales Seltzer-Meltzer Junior Chemistry La Junta Intermediate School
Tucker Shrout & Vincente Ozzello Neutralizing pH Junior Chemistry La Veta Jr/Sr High School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Samantha Chin Effects of Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) Extracts on the Growth of Mature Winter Wheatgrass Senior Plant Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Emma Cooney Removing Copper with Fruit Peels and Seaweed Junior Environmental Sciences Summit Middle School
Ivo Erben Hyperborean History Junior Earth & Space Sciences Summit Middle School
Nicholas Finan Sticky Water: Intermolecular Attraction Junior Chemistry Peak to Peak Charter School
Wyatt Goodin Examination of Power Grid Cascading Failure Through Stimulation Junior Microbiology Summit Middle School
Cole Hugelmeyer Proof That a Circular Hopf Link is a Stationary Point for Mobius Energy Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Boulder High School
Nicolette Laird The Role of the Mir-106b-25 miRNAs in Predicting Breast Cancer Outcomes in Differential Subtypes Senior Medicine & Health Monarch High School
Lauren Lang Very Handy Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Caitlyn Lee Happiness is Associated with a Stronger Belief in the Value of Prosocial Behavior Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fairview High School
Stevan Maksimovic How an Author Affects His or Her Numerical Style of Writing Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Summit Middle School
Ilse Meiler Splat! An Investigation into the Splatter Pattern of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids Junior Physics Peak to Peak Charter School
Aniruddh Prakash Effect of Defects on Selectivity Parameters of SAPO-34 Zeolite Membranes Senior Chemistry Fairview High School
Evan Savage Growing Algae for Biodiesel in the Desert Junior Energy & Transportation Boulder Country Day School
Leslie Seitz Running Dry? Developing an Intuitive Water Planning Interface Senior Environmental Sciences Fairview High School
Michael Seltzer An Inexpensive Method for Estimating Particle Pollution Senior Environmental Sciences Fairview High School
Isabella Soehn A Wind Field Study Comparing Five Automatic Weather Stations on the Antarctic Ross Ice Shelf Senior Earth & Space Sciences Boulder High School
Alexandra Tompkins Is the Grass Greener? Junior Plant Sciences Boulder Country Day School
Aakash Venkatesan Mosquitoes in My Ear Junior Medicine & Health Southern Hills Middle School
Katherine Younglove Using Mirrors to Increase the Power Obtained by Solar PV Cells Junior Engineering Summit Middle School
Lawrence Zhang miRNA 205: Suppressing Inpp4b and Wnt5 a Expression Senior Medicine & Health Fairview Middle School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Sofia Antal Hydra Reproduction Rates in Correlation with Their Environment Junior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Ramsey Carter The Effect of a Thin, Clear, Plastic Membrane on a Snow Collector Junior Environmental Sciences Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
Nick Daly Hot Line Junior Physics Notre Dame Catholic School
Alexandra Famiglietti Dissolving History: The Effects of Acid Rain on Marble and Other Building Materials Junior Earth & Space Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Courtney Haag & Jewell Humphrey Do Cooking Methods Prevent Bacteria Growth on Different Meat Types? Junior Microbiology Cherry Creek Challenge School
Trevor Jacobson Playing Hide and Seek with Blood Senior Medicine & Health Warren Tech North
Johann Kailey-Steiner Rocket Design Part 2- Testing the Effects of Vortex Generators on Drag Coefficient Junior Engineering Grant Beacon Middle School
Avi Kaye C More or "C" Less Junior Medicine & Health Denver Jewish Day School
Vishal Krishnan Mitigation of Environmental Impacts Caused by Wind Turbines Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Davis Lange A Cell Plant Regeneration Senior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Cody Mattern, Brett Reinke & Jay Rosenfield Quantifying Postural Sway of Simulated Pre & Post Traumatic Brain Injury Trials Senior Medicine & Health Warren Tech North
Thomas McCarthy Vertiginous Vegetables: A Study of How Gravity Affects Root Development Junior Plant Sciences West Jefferson Middle School
Andrew Miller Rock and Sediment Properties and Water Flow Junior Earth & Space Sciences Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School
Moeka Nakagawa Analysis of Expression of Fructose Transporter GLUT5 in Rat Tissues with Regards to Reducing Obesity Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Roger Nakagawa The Effect of Dimple Size on How golf Balls Roll Junior Engineering Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences
Joey Park, Matthew Winchester & Nidesh Lamichhane Nerve Cell Functions/Uses Outside the Body Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Rahul Ramesh Got Fuel? Junior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Ben Ribovich Decomposition of Automorphism Groups Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Natalie Rivera Oil Be Gone Junior Chemistry Liberty Middle School
Grace Romer Searching for Clarity: Drop by Drop Junior Environmental Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Melissa Sandoval Brainy Music: Does Music Really Help the Learning Process? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Warren Tech Central
Olivia Sayer Nicotine and Cancer: The Effects of Nicotine on Carcinoma Cell Proliferation Senior Medicine & Health Warren Tech Center
Tristan Seawalt Ethanol on the Household Level Senior Chemistry Cherry Creek High School
Connor Sendel Optimization of Materials for Catcher's Gear Chest Protectors Senior Engineering Cherry Creek High School
Dora Seres Evaluation of Creek's Graduating Class of 2011 Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Kimberly Shelton Zit Zappers: The Efficacy of Over-the-Counter Acne Medications and Home Remedies Junior Microbiology American Academy
Journey Simmons Buenas Noches! the Scientific Study of Conscious vs. Unconscious Learning of Spanish Vocabulary Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Max Snider Fermentation of Spirogyra After a Period of Growth Senior Energy & Transportation Cherry Creek Challenge School
Apurva Subramanian Does the TAST2R38 Gene Affect Body Fat Composition Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Avi Swartz One Out of 400 Choose 100 Junior Division Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Boyu Wang, Yichen Liu & Stephan Liu Self-Sustained Desalination in Combination with Wastewater Treatment- Hybrid Microbial Desalination Senior Environmental Sciences Lakewood High School
Alison Weinberger Is Homeopathy More Than the Placebo? The Effect of Homeopathic Arncia Montana on Fruit Flies Junior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek Challenge School
Noah Westfall Heat Transfer from Biomass II Senior Energy & Transportation Cherry Creek High School
John Wilson The Bird Is the Word: An Observation of Which Noises Are Most Effective at Deterring Birds Junior Animal Sciences American Academy

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Shawn Ashmore Does Ground Cover Protect Topsoil? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
James Bell & Cameron Klann What Part of the School to Avoid? Junior Microbiology Arriba-Flagler School
Taryn Book Does the Filter Matter Junior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Ariel Bray, Mariah Bray & Trinity Leach Pop-A-Mania Junior Chemistry Genoa-Hugo School
LaRae Cesko Stainless Truth Senior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Caitlyn Crisp Is Walking Pace Related to Human Height? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Ryan Davis Nitrogen-based Fertilizers on Phaseolus Vulgaris Junior Plant Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Courtney Ensz Preventing Iron Oxidation Corrosion in the Maritime Industry Senior Chemistry Arriba-Flagler School
Alyssah Ewing Toothpaste Junior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Heather Graham How Does Color Affect Heating by Absorption of Light? Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Jade Hasz Are Sunglasses Cool or Important? Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Kaeli Humphery Pronamel Prevention! The Effect of Pronamel on Preventing Corrosion of Rock by Acid Rain Senior Environmental Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Cody Hurtado, Joe Stephen & Ben Finely Spiral Effect Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Rebecca Kraxberger Electroplytse vs. Different Drink: Water, Sports Drinks, or Fruit Juice Senior Medicine & Health Genoa-Hugo School
Jake McClendon & Caid Smith The Perfect Shot Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Brandon Ravenkamp Location, Location, Location Junior Plant Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Talor Saffer Too Much of a Good Thing? Junior Plant Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Garrett Stegner The Mushrooming Effect Junior Physics Arriba-Flagler School
Christina Stratton Can You Burn Trash to Make Clean Energy? Senior Environmental Sciences Arriba-Flagler School
Wyatt Vick Turn Baby Turn Senior Physics Genoa-Hugo School

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Chris Alleman What's Up with the Poudre? Junior Chemistry Kinard Middle School
Kaitlyn Carson iVet vs. Evo Junior Medicine & Health Preston Middle School
Kristina Cavey Secret Savior Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Turner Middle School
Jessica Constant Computer Modeling V: A Predictive Model of Tracer Dispersion in the Atmosphere Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Poudre High School
Alexander Crane Better Lawn Care? Junior Plant Sciences St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
Ted Dumont The Effect of Altitude on Hematocrit Junior Medicine & Health Estes Park Middle School
Rebecca Erickson Got Oil? Junior Environmental Sciences Blevins Middle School
Zander Graham Spectroscopy Junior Earth & Space Sciences Quest Academy
Cassandra Horton Hydropower vs. Wind Power Junior Environmental Sciences Quest Academy
Kristine Johnson Plant for Success Junior Environmental Sciences Kinard Middle School
Tiana Linkus Kick It: Kick Angle Affect on Distance Junior Physics Quest Academy
Kelli Lynch Irradiation Extermination Part 3: A Portable System to Eliminate Waterborne Microorganisms Senior Microbiology Rocky Mountain High School
Madison McDonald How Does Temperature Affect Bacterial Growth in a Plastic Water Bottle? Junior Microbiology Blevins Middle School
Joseph McGuiness Drop That Drag Junior Energy & Transportation Quest Academy
Nurul MohdReza The Study of Soil Remediation on Soil Respiration Senior Environmental Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
Madison Olver Hay! How's Your Dust, Mold, and Nutritional Value? Junior Animal Sciences Blevins Middle School
Gerri Roberts & Hannah West Green Processing of Fatty Acids for Fuel Production Senior Chemistry Poudre High School &
Windsor High School
Alex Roerty It's Not a Catapult! Junior Physics Preston Middle School
Diego Ruis Human Reactions Under Pressure Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Union Colony Preparatory School
Clint Sexton Wiismart Junior Engineering Blevins Middle School
Christopher Van Lieu Blown Away Junior Engineering Kinard Middle School

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Dorothee Bohme How to Negate the Stroop Effect Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Arickaree School
Brett Bostrom Automated Irrigation Senior Engineering Brush High School
Teisha Coffield Chemotaxis in Physarum polycephalum: A Model for the Effects of Antioxidants on Cancer Progression Junior Medicine & Health Lone Star School
Nathan Harman, Abby Harman & Jay Armstrong If Copper Isn't Magnetic, Then Why Does It Affect a Falling Magnet? Junior Physics Fort Morgan Middle School
Nadeen Ibrahim Bioremediation: Using Bacteria to ReduceNO2-, NO3- and Ortho-PO43- Senior Environmental Sciences Weldon Valley School
Conagher Jones Soil Radiation: Does the Ground We Walk on Give Us Cancer? Junior Environmental Sciences Woodlin School
Cristina Loranca A la Derecha o a la Izquierda (To the Right or To the Left) Senior Earth & Space Sciences Arickaree School
Eric Lyne Boosting Solar-Collector Efficiency with a Fresnel Lens Senior Energy & Transportation Brush High School
Justin McCaffrey Winglets Junior Engineering Arickaree School
Victoria Milano The Phenomenon of Oscillons in Vertically Vibrated Granular Material Senior Physics Brush High School
Jacob Nichols An Investigation of the Washboard Road Phenomenon Senior Physics Brush High School
Mallory Noble Brains vs. Brawn Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Drew Palser I Can See Clearly Now Junior Chemistry Otis Jr/Sr High School
Karly Pflager Shrimp Me: The Effects of Water Calcium Content on the Hatching of Brine Shrimp Eggs Junior Animal Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Tess Ringlein One Fish, Two Fish, Normal Fish? Senior Animal Sciences Lone Star School
Jordan Roesch H2Whoa! Let's Check That Out First! Junior Chemistry Woodlin School
Andrew Schoemaker Waterfowl Shotshell Patterning Junior Physics Fort Morgan Middle School
Tyler Stratman Polygonal Shapes on a Rotating Fluid Surface Senior Physics Brush High School
Madison Thompson The Effects of Sequestrating Carbon Dioxide onto C3, C4, and CAM Plants Junior Plant Sciences Otis Jr/Sr High School
Joel Wagner Who Built the Better Car? Junior Engineering Arickaree School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Paige Beckman Brine Shrimp and the Power of pH Junior Environmental Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Autumn Brown Algae and Oxygen: What Are the Effects? Junior Environmental Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Karli Buchanan Kitchen Chemistry 101: Fluffy Pancakes Junior Chemistry Buchanan Middle School
Coby Buck Predicting Depressions with Presidential Regressions Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Wray High School
Nathan Frantz On the Road: From Dual Disability to Independence Senior Engineering Fleming High School
Megan Godsey Daphnia Heart Rate Under Caffeinated Conditions Junior Animal Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Alea Hardesty Energy Buzz! Junior Medicine & Health Buchanan Middle School
Brittany Harris The Effects of Oral Contraceptive on Fat Accumulation, Progeny, and Growth of Caenorhabditis elegans Senior Animal Sciences Sterling High School
Jalen Jole Is It Worth It: The Study of Repellents on Darkling Beetles Junior Environmental Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Taylor Lapp Does the Weight of an Arrow Affect Puncture Depth? Junior Physics Buchanan Middle School
Beth Lenz Calving Under Pressure Senior Animal Sciences Wray High School
Hannah Lenz Filtering: Nature's Way Senior Environmental Sciences Buchanan Middle School
Austin Reed Time Course of Doxorubicin Accumulation in Cardiovascular Tissue Senior Medicine & Health Wray High School
Scott Rosas Bioinsecticides in Agriculture: The Method of Using Metarhizium anisopliae as a Biopesticide Senior Environmental Sciences Sterling High School
Casey Shaw The Effect of Trebuchet Design Modifications on Projectile Launch Distance Junior Engineering Liberty School
Kayla Sherman The Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum and Spirulina Platensis on Rat Adrenal Pheochromocytoma Cells Senior Medicine & Health Sterling High School
Lauren Soehner Isolation of Propionibacterium acnes Junior Microbiology Buchanan Middle School
Genysie Van Duren The Effect of pH on the Efficiency of Transformation Senior Microbiology Fleming High School
Kate Weimer A Colorful Debate: A Study on the Effect of FD&C Yellow 5 on Gromphadorhina portentosa Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Darian Wilson The Effect of Fasudil on the Metastasis of Sccharomyces cerevisiae Senior Microbiology Sterling High School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Sydney Anderson & Rowan Binkley-Jones Shampoo Chemistry Senior Chemistry Edison High School
Ali Betsch Racer Ready Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Rebecca Bloomfield Hit Me with Your Best (Lead) Shot: Lead Contamination on Rampart Shooting Range Junior Environmental Sciences North Middle School
Annika Bultema Egg Blackout Senior Animal Sciences Palmer High School
Cedric Camancho Eco Friendly Robot Car Junior Engineering Edison Middle School
Rene Carter Genetic Reproduction Patterns of Mice Junior Animal Sciences North Middle School
Elijah Courtney Attenuation of Blast Waves through Transparent Armor Materials Junior Engineering Monument Academy
Elya Courtney Is the Drag Force on a Supersonic Projectile Proportional to Air Density? Junior Physics Monument Academy
Joshua Courtney Condition Indexes of Fish as Bioindicators One Year After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Junior Environmental Sciences Monument Academy
Ya'el Courtney Does Ambient Air Pressure Affect Rocket Motor Performance? Senior Physics Lewis Palmer High School
Ashley D'Agnese The Heat Is On Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Nadja de Sa Sticky Fingers Junior Animal Sciences The Classical Academy
Emma Frantz The Effect of Sun on Cloud Formation and the Earth's Climate Senior Earth & Space Sciences Palmer High School
Yasmeen Hack The Dissolution Rate of Lactase Pills Junior Medicine & Health Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Michael Harms Got Oxygen? Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Jenna Hartley Engineering a Novel Inhibitor for Encapsulated Pathogens Senior Medicine & Health Palmer High School
Maislinn Helfer Lights Out: The Use of Vibrio fischeri to Determine Water Quality Senior Environmental Sciences Palmer High School
Alison Henry This Is Your Bean. This Is Your Bean on Drugs Junior Plant Sciences The Classical Academy
Wesley Hileman & Matthew Hileman Ion Propulsion: Electrostatic Thruster Design and Optimization for Space Applications Senior Engineering The Classical Academy
Emma Johnson The Living Machine Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Shane Johnson To Burn or Not To Burn Junior Chemistry Palmer High School
Misha Kummel Field Parameterization of a Model for Secondary Forest Succession by Shade Tolerance Junior Plant Sciences North Middle School
George Liu Caught Sleeping Junior Energy & Transportation The Classical Academy
Swampnika Mallipeddi The Complexity of the Encoding Algorithm vs. The Ability to Decode It Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Coronado High School
Marlo Masters My Mom Was Robbed Junior Chemistry The Classical Academy
Callie Matteson & Ashley Vitti Just a Minute Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences North Middle School
Sydney Matteson How Well Is Your Well: The Effect of Hydrofracking Fluids on a Eukariotic Species Senior Earth & Space Sciences Palmer High School
David McHugh Commotion in the Ocean Junior Earth & Space Sciences Banning Lewis Ranch Academy
Fiona Miller Is Green Really Green, or Is It Brown? Senior Energy & Transportation North Middle School
Aleesa Muir Analyzing the Effects of Dietary Supplement Consumption on Probiotic Growth Junior Plant Sciences The Classical Academy
Sara Plett Fingerprints Be Gone! Junior Chemistry The Classical Academy
Dorothy Pope You Say Tomato, I Say To-mah-to! Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Isabella Schneider The Effect of Octyl methoxycinnamate on Algae Junior Energy & Transportation North Middle School
Rahul Shankar Assembling a Dextran-Based Anaoparticle Platform for Uptake by Cancerous Cells Senior Medicine & Health Rampart High School
Peter Shearon Program and Play Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences The Classical Academy
Jubilee St. Louis I'm Running It! Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Sara Volz Optimizing Algae Biofuels: Artificial Selection & Nitrogen Stress as Methods to Induce Lipid Synthesis Senior Energy & Transportation Cheyenne Mountain High School
Nicole Whitehead The Aimless Fingerprint Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School
Seth Young Microbe Blaster for a Crude Oil Disaster Junior Microbiology The Classical Academy
Lauren Zawacki Wash Those Hands Junior Medicine & Health North Middle School

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Keanan Anderson & Tate Hinger What Is the Delta T of a Two Can Stirling Engine? Junior Energy & Transportation Pagosa Springs Middle School
Laura Brothers The Wind, the Windmill, and the Windcube Senior Energy & Transportation Grace Preparatory Academy
Molly Burkesmith Iffy Effluent Junior Environmental Sciences Pagosa Springs Middle School
Lenka Doskocil Bean Plants in Biochar Junior Plant Sciences Bayfield Middle School
Teegan Hite & Kiselya Plewe Taking a Stand Junior Energy & Transportation Dolores Middle School
Sierra Kelly Black Roof, White Roof, Which One Is the Right Roof? Junior Environmental Sciences Miller Middle School
Easton LaChappelle Fine Motor Skills Using EEG Technology and Biomechanical Prosthesis Senior Engineering Mancos High School
Nakayla Lestina Biological Control of Diffuse Knapweed: Analyzing Two Natural Insect Enemies Senior Animal Sciences Dove Creek High School
Bethany Levy Operation Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cortez Middle School
Sadie McAliney Keepin' It Clean Like a Washin' Machine! Junior Chemistry St. Columba Catholic School
Austin Moore Laser Viscometer Senior Physics Grace Preparatory Academy
David Parr, Jr. Soundproofing for the Musician Junior Physics St. Columba Catholic School
Miah Pitcher Challenging the Lorax: A Study of Forest Health After Biomass Harvesting Junior Environmental Sciences Pagosa Springs Middle School
Tanner Schlom Cutting Edge Propulsion Junior Engineering Pagosa Springs Middle School
Josie Sitton Time and Temperature Junior Physics Cortez Middle School
Kyle Stephens Tsunami Defense Junior Engineering St. Columbia Catholic School
Colt Thompson Roping Dummy DIY Junior Engineering Cortez Middle School
Nikolai Walcott Super Ball Junior Physics St. Columbia Catholic School

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Marika Basagoitia Brush Buster or Brush Busted? Junior Physics Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Leighton Burt Elastic, Plastic, or Bust: Investigating Yield Strength of Butyl Rubber Inner Tubes Junior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
John Cheslock Comparative Study of Binding Strengths of Food Dyes FDA Red FDA Red 40 & Natural Extract Betanin on Fibroin Senior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Clark Cranfill Thicker Phloem = Funeral Home Senior Environmental Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Elizabeth Hoffner Is There Strength in Numbers? Senior Plant Sciences Home School
Mary Hood Doggie's New Playmate Junior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Cortnie Hunter Stabilization or Poison: The Effects of Soil Stabilizer on Plant Germination Junior Plant Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Kelsey Kimberling Dust Away Junior Earth & Space Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Anna Kulp A New Approach to Treating & Remediating Incrusting Bacterias in Water Supply Wells via NaHSiO3+2H20 Senior Earth & Space Sciences Center High School
Kelsey Lindbloom Fueling the Future Junior Microbiology Salida Middle School
Nicholas Lobato Studying the Effects of Incubation Rates and Water Temperature on Gila Pandora's Eggs Senior Animal Sciences Center High School
Johanna Phillips Water In, Water Out: Using a Water Balance Model To Estimate Net Consumptive Availability Senior Earth & Space Sciences Monte Vista High School
Tayler Rocha Macroinvertebrate and Nutrient Response to Stream Water Quality After a Wildfire on Medano Creek Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista High School
Simon Schaefer Gravity's Effect on Non-uniform Suspended Chains Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Monte Vista High School
Shelly Steinert Snow to Water... A Long Way to Go! Junior Environmental Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Genesis Villa & Jasmine Garcia Infrared Radiation vs. Thermal Conduction for Hair Permanence to Reduce Pili Damage Senior Physics Center High School
Brisha Wakasugi Kerber Creek Restoration Using Phytoremediation III: Prioritizing Clean-up Areas Senior Environmental Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Sierra Beebe Go for the Gusto: Blade Design and Electrical Output Senior Engineering Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Shannon Bland Stop That Flood!!! Junior Earth & Space Sciences Lamar Middle School
Madison Buxton Water Works Junior Environmental Sciences Lamar Middle School
VJ Christopherson El Sol- Inexpensive Energy Senior Energy & Transportation Plainview School
Cassandra Clark & Shyann Hicks What's Melting? Junior Chemistry Lamar Middle School
Montana Cook Beleaguered Bovine: Guess What's Coming to Dinner? Junior Medicine & Health Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Monica Gaitonde The Effect of Sodium Bicarbonate and Hydrogen Peroxide on the Growth of Streptococcus Mutans Senior Microbiology Lamar High School
Nathan George Perpetual Motion: Fact or Fiction?
Junior Physics Walsh Elementary School
Ryan Koeller Flour Power Junior Plant Sciences Plainview School
Austin LaCost The Effect of Exercise on Asthma Senior Medicine & Health Lamar High School
Ally Loflin Cut Calories, Not Cookies Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Benjamin Ludwig Mnemonics and Memory Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Lamar Middle School
Julia Ludwig The Effect of Disinfectants on the Eradication of a Biofilm Junior Microbiology Lamar Middle School
Brock Murphy Driving Insulation Junior Environmental Sciences Lamar Middle School
Graham Robbins Launch! Junior Engineering Lamar Middle School
Emily Sharpe Disinfectants Dual: Clorox vs. Peroxide Junior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Alyssa Splitter Radiant Colors Senior Physics Plainview School
Lara Turner LED vs. Standard Flashlight Senior Physics Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Evan Waters How Much Is Too Much? Senior Plant Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Zach Wilson Tip of the Iceberg: Lowering Melting Point of Water Junior Plant Sciences Walsh Elementary School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Hailey Alber To Speak or Not to Speak Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Goodnight School
Brandon Cruz Fossil Fuel Junior Energy & Transportation Cesar Chavez Academy
Desarae Cruz Age vs. Reaction Time Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School
Ryan Eaks The Three Types of Pain Relievers Junior Medicine & Health Cesar Chavez Academy
Connor Foust S.P.L.A.T.: Super Paintball Length and Trajectory Junior Physics Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Kyle Harlow To Make or to Move: Discovering s Relationship Between Motors and Generators Senior Energy & Transportation Canon City High School
Jose Hernandez-Comparan Energy Drink Power! Junior Plant Sciences Cesar Chavez Academy
Terra Jewell-Pacheco Hall Round Nose vs. Hollow Point Junior Physics Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Matthew Manfredo An "Egg"cellent "Egg "periment Junior Chemistry Harrison School
Kateland Neufeld Nosey Knowledge Junior Medicine & Health Corwin International Magnet School
Alan Pence, Jr. Cone You Hear Me Now? Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Alayna Perez Going Green with Instruction Junior Engineering Cesar Chavez Academy
Anne Porter Light or Heat Junior Plant Sciences Beulah School of Natural Sciences
Michael Stankiewicz 5 Second Rule: Fact or Fiction Junior Microbiology Cesar Chavez Academy
Adnan Syed Monopoly, Anyone? Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School
Jaykob Velasquez Still Thirsty Junior Environmental Sciences Cesar Chavez Academy
Andrew Wojcik Radar vs. Laser Junior Engineering Goodnight School

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Nikki Buhrdorf & Vikash Hypio Mytilus edulis Protein Strength: Mussels Have Muscles Senior Animal Sciences Hotchkiss High School
Giulio Del Piccolo The Effect of the Mountain Pine Beetle on Understory Vegetation Growth Phase III Senior Environmental Sciences Basalt High School
Sean Flatten Mice, Mazes, and Music! Junior Animal Sciences Centennial Middle School
Austin Gregory Tip Speed Senior Engineering West Grand High School
Neal Hiser Effect of Allelochemicals on the Growth of Western Wheat Grass Senior Plant Sciences Basalt High School
Braeden Horton, Brydie Mitchell & Elizabeth Wood The Rubik's Cube of Political Gridlock: Resistance to Change in the American Tax System Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Hotchkiss High School
Wyatt Hurt How Is the Accuracy of Eyewitness Testimony Affected by the Method of Questioning? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences East Middle School
Dixie Poteet & Iona Williams Learning Intelligences and their Effects on Performance and Grades Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences East Middle School
Augustus Reed Do Wind Turbines Create Vacuum? Junior Energy & Transportation Centennial Middle School
Savannah Russell & Katelan Sinski A Study of the Speech and Riding Connection Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences North Fork Vision School
Dustin Sanchez Walk the Line Senior Medicine & Health West Grand High School
Sarah Stalcup Riparian Area Multiple Indicator Monitoring Senior Environmental Sciences Delta High School
Jordan Stevens A Glimpse into the Horizon Senior Medicine & Health West Grand High School
Quinn Straunch Frosty Fingers Junior Engineering Eagle County Charter Academy
Luke Tyler Spin to Win Junior Energy & Transportation Eagle County Charter Academy
Collin Wilson Which Helicopter Blade Works Best: High or Low, Which Is Slow? Junior Engineering Eagle County Charter Academy
Danny Wolff Disappearing Ice Junior Environmental Sciences Orchard Mesa Middle School

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