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2015 CSEF Finalists

Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Victoria Bachicha Stain Lifters Junior Chemistry Trinidad Middle School
Cassandra Blew Beneath the Ashes: How To Reduce Flash Flooding Rates on Hydrophobic Soil Layers After a Fire Junior Environmental Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Sarah Duzenack A Comparison of Endomychorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Bent and Blue Grass Junior Plant Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Alexis Fernandez He Nose, She Nose, Whose Nose Knows Best? Junior Medicine and Health Jefferson Intermediate School
Mitchell Fosdick Phase III: Further Identifucation of Isolated Green Fuel Compounds Senior Plant Sciences Fowler High School
Dovvie Knowlton Got Doggy Drool Junior Animal Sciences Fowler Junior High School
Eleanor Masinton & Emma Nott Reading in Color Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Vincent Ozzello & Tucker Shrout Stabilizing the Quality of Harvested Produce Through the Introduction of Light and Dark Circles, Year 2 Senior Plant Sciences La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Lexy Riggo-Guadagnoli Investigating and Antimicrobial Properties of Abies concolor on Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus Junior Microbiology La Veta Jr/Sr High School
Sally Ruybalid Is Pop Culture Messing with Our Minds? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Trinidad High School
Wyatt Wiening Expanding Clays Senior Earth & Space Sciences Trinidad High School

Boulder Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Robin Bahrami The Soundasaurus: Digital Sound Analysis Using Signal Processing Algorithms Junior Engineering Summit Charter Middle School
Andrew Barlow & Ryan Bennett Solar Mapping; Sunspot Variability and Irradiance Senior Mathematics & Computer Science Monarch High School
Annie Chen Determining the Stiffness Threshold of a PEG Hydrogel for Motor Neuron Axon Extension Senior Chemistry Boulder High School
Logan Collins An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjungation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Synthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance Senior Microbiology Fairview High School
Taylor Coons & Dante Pasionek The Ideal Energy Efficient Home: An Arduino Based Project Senior Engineering Nederland Middle/ Senior High School
Anne Cox Modeled and Observed Coupling of Climate Change on Aedes aegypti Senior Environmental Sciences Nederland Middle/ Senior High School
Kaixin Cui Evolutionary Analysis of Cestrum in the Antilles Based on Phylogenetic Relationships and Time Axis Senior Plant Sciences Fairview High School
Sam Cuthbertson, Jordan Hammer, & John Elliott Phoenix Drone Senior Engineering Centaurus High School
Maia Drugmand Dirty Energy Junior Energy & Transporation Peak to Peak Charter School
Nicholas Entin Bacterial Growth Inhibition Junior Microbiology Peak to Peak Charter School
Ivo Erben The Effect of Climate on a Glacier's ELA and Ablation Gradient Senior Earth & Space Sciences Boulder High School
Maia Garby Honey and Gycerin: A Natural Antibacterial Agent Junior Medicine & Health Summit Charter Middle School
Madeline Goosman Mandarin Tone Perception in Simulations of Electro-Acoustic and Cochlear- Implant Hearing Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School
Elliot Gorokhovsky A Novel Alogrithm for Model Counting Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Fairview High School
Sirisha Gudavalli Chemical and Morphological Dependent Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals Senior Chemistry Fairview High School
Vanessa Haggans Can I Drink It?: Backcountry Water Quality in Boulder County and Its Safety for Runners Junior Division Environmental Sciences Summit Charter Middle School
Jordyn Hall Temperamental Twisters Junior Earth & Space Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Hannah Hartung Effects of Parasites from Long Term Invasive Fish on Native Amphibians in the California Bay Area Senior Environmental Sciences Fairview High School
Quing Quing He What Factors Influence Learning Style? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Southern Hills Middle School
Sean Holt Angry Birds: Does Dark-eyed Junco Tail White Indicate Dominance at a Winter Feeding Site? Senior Animal Sciences Fairview High School
Calista Law Eco-Plastics Junior Chemistry Boulder Country Day School
Quinn McConnell The Magic of Enzymes Junior Animal Sciences Peak to Peak Charter School
Margaret Preigh Pulsing Electromagnetic Radiation at 50/60Hz as a Pest Repellant in Insects Senior Animal Sciences Fairview High School
John Quinn Wind, Wings, and Lift Junior Physics Summit Charter Middle School
Charles Rey The Effects of Exercise on Short Term and Long Term Memory Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School
Serena Rusk An Analysis of Risk Factors of Developing Low Body Satisfaction in Adolescents Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fairview High School
Katie Sanko The Effects of Imidacloprid Insecticide on Wolf Spiders (Lycosidae): A Pilot Study Senior Animal Sciences Fairview High School
Sam Scheeres Rigorous Constraints on Exchange for the 3-body Problem Senior Physics Fairview High School
Jonathan Snedecker Combined Inhibition of Wee I and Parp 1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Actue Myeloid Lukemia Senior Medicine & Health Fairview High School
Jack Stade Modeling Parasitic Relations Using Computer Models Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Nevin Platt Middle School
Parker Steinberg Fatigue in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis Senior Medicine & Health Boulder High School
Ryan Tseng The Pursuit of Sharpness: A Study on Compsition and Geometry of Cutting Instruments Senior Engineering Fairview High School
Haley Weinstein Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yeild in Sub-sized Charpy Testing Senior Physics Fairview High School
Ian Wilkins Optimizing 3D CAD Scanning Algorithms Through Multi-Sensor Data Input Senior Engineering Fairview High Scool
Alicia Wu The Acidulous Truth About the Flora of Our Environment Junior Plant Sciences Summit Charter Middle School
Casey Zhang The QBO and Solar Cycle Modulation in the Lower Atmosphere Senior Earth & Space Sciences Fairview High School
Jesse Zhang Effect of the Atlantic Ocean on Sudden Stratospheric Warming Senior Earth & Space Sciences Fairview High School

Denver Metro Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Isla Anderson The Affects of Antibiotics and Antiseptics on Skin Staphylococcus Species Junior Medicine & Health Skinner Middle School
Sofia Antal Growth and Testing of New Cocrystals, Part 2 Senior Chemistry Cherry Creek High School
Mikayla Baker & Eva Sava Parental Prints Junior Medicine & Health Stanley British Primary School
Sanjna Bhartiya & Apoorva Krishnan Preventing the Degdadation of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Senior Energy & Transportation Cherry Creek High School
Edwin Bodoni Dental Implants: The Healthier Alternative Junior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek Challenge School
Evelyn Bodoni Whatever It Takes Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Summit Byrne The Effects of Dietary Cholesterol on Mouse Respiration Rates Senior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Antonio Campos Why Is Venice Sinking? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Kendrick Castillo Isn't Electricity "Greyt" Junior Energy & Transportation Notre Dame Catholic School
Felix Channiago The Effect of Temperature on Hunting Response Time of Female Habronattus Jumping Spiders Junior Aniaml Sciences West Jefferson Middle School
Emilia Coffman Scrub-A-Dub Junior Medicine & Health Liberty Middle School
Mia Cravitz & Jane Doherty What Engenders a Leader? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Benjamin Ferraro The Ultimate Goal: How Angles and Placement Affect Goal Scoring Probability Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences American Academy
Blake Hannum The Effect of an Amount of Weight on Oak, Poplar, and Pine Cantilevers Junior Engineering STEM Academy
Bridgit Hebner Clear as Mud: BPA Found in Water Bottles at Varying Temperatures Junior Environmental Sciences American Academy
Dylan Jessen The Effect of Voltage, Vacuum and Anode Material on Electron Acceleration Junior Physics American Academy
Anu Khanna The Effects of an Ecological Stress on Generations of Plants Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Sam Korman & Ben Cavarra Is Your Passcode Secure? Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Avery Lin War on Waves: AStudy of the Different Coastal Defenses and Their Effectiveness Against Tsunamis Junior Environmental Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Connor McCauley Vitamin C in Vegetables Junior Chemistry Blessed Sacrament Catholic
Joshua Miller What Type of Soil Supports a House During a Liquefaction Event? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Skinner Middle School
Meredith Neid & Grace Fuselier Inferiority Inquiry Junio Behavioral & Social Sciences Stanley British Primary School
Paige Newman The Effect of Air Pressure on Diffeernt Brands of Duct Tape Junior Physics

North Arvada Middle School

Amelia Nugent & Elena Katz The Relationship between Fracking and Lukemia Junior Division Medicine & Health Stanley British Primary School
Vindhyaa Pasupuleti Differencts in Vitamin C Levels Between Navel Oranges Grown in Dry Climates vs. Humid Climates Senior Plant Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Samuel Pierson Pill Popping Proof Junior Chemistry STEM Academy
Areefa Rahman Saving the World with One Feather at a Time: The Amalgamation of Polymers Using Chicken Feathers Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Chole Ramirez Beep Beep! Rodents Away: Ultrasonic Pest Repellent Related to Age of Rat Junior Animal Sciences American Academy
Parker Revers Transmission of Ichthyophthirius Multifiliis in Aquatic Environment Dependent on Varying Temperature Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Alexandrea Rivera Adolescent Memory Crisis! Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Skyview Academy
Luke Rohlwing Solar Cell Jenga: Increasing Energy Capacity with Stacked Photovoltaic Solar Panels Junior Energy & Transporation American Academy
Kyley Rook Ruba Dub Dub in the Hot Tub Junior Medicine & Health Foundations Academy
Riley Ruff Battle of the Elements: Water vs. Earth Junior Plant Sciences North Arvada Middle School
Ethan Russon & Roark Veazey Eco-Homes: Thermal Mass Senior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Soneva Scott Aquaponic Growth Speed vs Soil Growth Speed Junior Plant Sciences STEM Academy
Madison Searles A Comparison of Antibacterial Hand Cleansing Solutions and Their Effectiveness on Killing Bacteria Junior Microbiology STEM Academy
Ben Sheffer The Effect of Electron Beam Dose on the Visible Spectroscopic Signatures of Thin C60 Flims Senior Physics Eaglecrest High School
Advaita Singh Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Planaria Junior Environmental Sciences Cherry Creek Challenge School
Hari Sowrirajan Nanoparticle-Induced Macrophage Atherogenesis Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Emhyr Subramanian Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanups Junior Chemistry Cherry Creek Challenge School
Pranav Subramanian Ultrasonic-Based Optics Utilized for the Blind and Visually Impaired Junior Engineering Campus Middle School
Avi Swartz, Tyler Giallanza, & Ian Johnson Developing a Class Scheduling Program with Minimum Conflicts for Large Schools Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Cherry Creek High School
Aaron Thome Light Energy Junior Energy & Transporation Kyffin Elementary School
Anit Tyagi Diurnal Variation of E.Coli in an Urban Stream Senior Microbiology Cherry Creek High School
Adam Vagle Avoiding Armageddon Junior Physics Stanley British Primary School
Grace Varga Brush It or Buzz It: The Comparison of Rotating and Vibrating Toothebrushes Junior Medicine & Helath American Academy
Alison Weinberger Is Homeopathy More Than a Placebo? Assesing Homeopathic Principles Using A Fruit Fly Model Senior Medicine & Health Cherry Creek High School
Eileen Xia Phosphatidylinositol-3 Kinase p110a Isoform Inhibits Antibody Switch Senior Microbiology Cherry Creek High School
Sirey Zhang Multiarray Data Analysis to Map the Cellular Interaction in a Mouse Model of Familial ALS Senior Medcine & Health Cheery Creek High School
Emily Zislis The Effect of Genetically Modified Soybean Comsumption on Mouse Weight Senior Animal Sciences Cherry Creek High School

East Central Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Seth Beedy Conditional Efficiency of Photovoltaic Cells Junior Energy & Transporation Limon Schools
Kit Bellefeuille Total Chlorine of Municipal Drinking Sources Junior Earth & Space Sciences Limon Schools
Trey Boger Golf Tee Design vs. Driving Distance Senior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Tyler Higgins Cookie Monster Asks: Which Pan Bakes the Perfect Cookie? Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Alia Kraxberger Number of Blades vs. Efficiency Junior Energy & Transporation Genoa-Hugo School
Ben Miller Can Visualization Help Free Throw Percentage? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Genoa-Hugo School
Levi Miller Cooled Off: Does Evaporating Alcohol Cool Faster Than Water? Junior Physics Genoa-Hugo School
Tessa Smith & Mindi Carr Crazy Craze Color Junior Chemistry Genoa-Hugo School
Brylie Thompson & Elivia Hilferty Sweet Sheen Junior Physics Limon Schools
Anna Weisensee & Eleanna Rosler Are We "Dying" To Drink? Junior Medicine & Health Limon Schools
Brooke Younger & Amy Weisensee An Energetic "Eggs"periment Junior Medicine & Health Limon Schools

Longs Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Jonathan Ballard Precision of an Ultrasonic Sensor Junior Physics Eaton Middle School
Sophie Bartels How Soil Affects the pH of Water Junior Environmental Sciences Knowledge Quest Acedemy
Dominique Bear & Lilly Kinsella School Scare Junior Microbiology Knowledge Quest Academy
Sydney Booth The "Thank You" Project Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eaton Middle School
Kelsey Brethauer Bad Beads Junior Environemntal Sciences Windsor Charter Academy
Sergio Chacon Ins and Outs of Entropy Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Greeley West High School
Aidan Comstock Goalpost Camera Junior Engineering Milliken Middle School
Alexander DeMartine iPad vs. Cloud Company Guestbook Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Conrad Ball Middle School
Dominic DeMartine Gravity Defying Copper Junior Physics Conrad Ball Middle School
Taylor Dower Playground Bacterial Levels Comparison Junior Microbiology Turner Middle School
Sam Duarte Bagpipes and Earplugs: Should Great Highland Bagpipe Players Use Earplugs When Practicing? Junior Medicine & Health Quest Academy
Kaitlyn Dumm Leftovers to Livestock: Turning Human Food Waster into Livestock Feed with Consistent Nutrient Values Senior Animal Sciences Windsor High School
Emily Engels Fizzing Rocks and Minerals Junior Earth & Space Sciences Knowledge Quest Academy
Belle Goetz Mouse Activity Level Junior Animal Sciences Windsor Charter Academy
Camryn Haines & Sophie Supernor Dirty Dollar Junior Microbiology Knowledge Quest Academy
Makenzie Harris Eyewitness Testimony Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Eaton Middle School
Jennifer Jones Creating Permutations for Actions on Young Tableaux, Year 2 Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Frontier Academy
Nethaniel Kiraly Fire Reducers Junior Chemistry Knowledge Quest Academy
Mark Lenczycki My Prothstetic Arm Extension Junior Engineering Blevins Middle School
Madison Luczak Do You Have To See It To Believe? Junior Chemistry Windsor Charter Academy
Claire McHenry Water Stabilization Junior Environmental Sciences Knowledge Quest Academy
Evan Messmer If Male and Female Dogs Prefer a Paw Preference? Junior Animal Sciences Eaton Middle School
Daniel Pelphrey Colored Drinks, Colored Opinions? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Turner Middle School
Rachelle Pierce Salt and Ice Junior Chemistry Knowledge Quest Academy
Tony Simone Cellphone Sciences Junior Energy & Transporation Quest Academy
Lauren Snodgrass Reproducing Fruit Flies in Captivity Junior Animal Sciences St. John the Evangelist Catholic School
Max Warnock Testing the Viking Sunstone Legend Junior Earth & Space Sciences Home School
Rebekah Weigand Hydroponics vs. Soil Junior Plant Sciences Quest Academy
Jamison White Flight Made Simple Junior Engineering Blevins Middle School
Ryan Whitehead Bot Talk Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Windsor Charter School
Makayla Windholz Growing with Aquaponics vs. Hydroponics Junior Plant Sciences Imagine Charter School
Payton Wining Is It Worth the Money? Chemical vs. Organic Junior Plant Sciences Windsor Charter Academy

Morgan/Washington Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Paige Boyer Wind Turbines Junior Engineering Wiggins Middle School
Jenner Dunn & Julia Mathews The Effects of Citric and Phosphoric Acid on Tooth Enamel Senior Medicine & Health Brush High School
Tessa Frasco Let It Melt Junior Chemistry Baker Central School
MaKayla Hofner A Gas More Toxic: A Study of Radon in Households Senior Environmental Sciences Woodlin School
Abby James Did You Say Plastic Milk? Junior Chemistry Baker Central School
Kaybree Keating, Emilee Wells, & Kaytlyn Keating Zapped Electro-Culture: The Effect of Electricity on Germination and Growth of Seedlings Junior Plant Sciences Weldon Valley School
Micah Koolstra Last Balloon Floating Junior Physics Arickaree School
Drake Ludgate Who's Got the Power? Junior Energy & Transporation Brush Middle School
Eric Lyne Designing a Reliable Child Seat Alarm Senior Engineering Brush High School
Nathaniel Miner & Mattie Singley Ethanol Production from Leaves: A Natural Fuel Source Junior Energy & Transporation Brush Middle School
Emma Mortensen Are We Losing Our Water? How Surface Area Affects Evaporation Rate on Reservoirs Senior Environmental Sciences Brush High School
Elijah Myers Fruit Facts Junior Division Medicine & Health Arickaree School
Michael Nichols Predicting Aircraft Stealth with Light Waves Junior Physics Brush Middle School
Oriana Ratcliffe Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Junior Earth & Space Sciences Woodlin School
Kyle Rosenbrock The Effects That Temperature and Speed Have on MPG Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Brush High School
Mark Rudnik Petunia Environments Senior Plant Sciences Arickaree School
Merritt Singley The Influecne of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Lipid Microdomains Obtained from Bovine Luteal Cells Senior Animal Sciences Brush High School
Emma Stone & Reiley Leake The Green Way to Get Clean, Shower vs. Bath Junior Environmental Sciences Brush Middle School
Gabriella Tolan Vertical Motion to Rotational Movement of a Rectangular Wing Senior Physics Brush High School
Orian Wagers Turn Down That Sound Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Woodlin School
Joel Wagner Effects of Water Contaminants on Plants Senior Plant Sciences Arickaree School
Aubrey Wells & Kaitlin Wells Electromagnetic Spectrum: Absorption Measurements and Their Applications to Energy Analysis Senior Physics Fort Morgan High School
Sarena Wells Frustration Response: An Analysis of Dispositional Learning Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Fort Morgan High School

Northeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Paulyna Alcorn Hyperactive Daphnia: The Effect of Various Cafine Soulutions on Heart Rate of Pregnant D. magna Senior Medicine & Health Wray High School
Abbey Brower Utilizing Crop Rotation for Nutrient Replacement Senior Plant Sciences Sterling High School
Jayden Durbin Vitamin D Stimulates the mRNA Expression of ACPP in LNCaP Cells Senior Medicine & Health Haxtun High School
Tyson Lichty All Hail! Hail Resistance? Junior Plant Sciences Liberty School
Jordan Matthews Baby It's Cold Outside... and Inside: A Study of Cost Effective Materials for Insulating Single Pane Windows Junior Environemntal Sciences Merino Jr/Sr High School
Hannah Niccoli Possible Lipid- Lipid Interactions within Lipid Microdomains on Plasma Membrane of Bovine CL Cells Senior Animal Sciences Liberty School
Lacey Niccoli Denatured: The Effects of pH on Germination Junior Environemental Sciences Liberty School
Sophia Niccoli Get in the Groove: The Affect of Music on Aggressive Behavior Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Liberty School
Cody Robinson The Effects of Laser Therapy on Cell Regeneration Junior Medicine & Health Liberty School
Sydnee Roth Take the Bull by the Heart: The Effects of Energy Drinks on Heartrate of Daphnia Junior Animal Sciences Liberty School
Emma Scholz Geographical Correlation Maps of Malaria Hemoglobin SS Disease Allele Frequency and Eco. of Ethiopia Senior Environmental Sciences Sterling High School
Casey Shaw Arrested Development: Glyphosate- Based Herbicides on the Embryonic Development on Zebra Danios Senior Environmental Sciences Liberty School

Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Mark Bloomfield Blow Out: Scaling Down Compressed Air Energy Storage for Household Use Junior Energy & Transportaion Holmes Middle School
Rebecca Bloomfield Competence Dependent Chemotaxis and Genomic Repair in Acinetobacter baylyi Senior Microbiology Palmer High School
Lexine Botardo Stereotypical Limits: The Effect of a Series of Frustrating Puzzles on a Gender's Patience Senior Division Behaviroal & Social Sciences Sand Creek High School
Ellora Bultema Laser Quest: A Blue Laser's Wavelength Effect on Heat Capacity and Light Absorption Senior Physics Palmer High School
Clara Foisie Books or Nooks? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Elani Franz & Paige Lessig What's the Weather Forecast in Space? Junior Earth & Space Sciences North Middle School
Emma Frantz Harnessing the Marangoni Effect Senior Physics Palmer High School
Rachel Gaona Let It Blow Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Brendan Gould Analyzing the Effects of Various Materials on a Magnetic Field Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Cristian Granados Put A Little Spring In Your Step Junior Engineering North Middle School
Amelia Greene Happy, Sad, Curious, Scared: Which Are You? Children's Emotional Response to Musical Chords & Varied Images Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Grace Gulig Keeping Soil in Its Place Junior Earth & Space Sciences Monument Academy
Jonathan Haerr Dead in the Water Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Jacob Hans Sounios: A Mobile Application Based Approach for Aiding Hearing Loss Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Sand Creek High School
Asher Hogan Sound Trap Junior Physics The Classical Academy
Amy Hong The Effects of Ammonia on Plant Growth Senior Plant Sciences Sand Creek High School
Anna Hong & Derek Russell InterConnectivity of the Brain Regarding the Interference Theory in Relation to Cognative Psychology Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sand Creek High School
Olivia Jacobsen Weapons of Mass Percussion Junior Medicine& Heath The Classical Academy
Caroline Jennings Ask Me Twice Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences The Classical Academy
Kevyn Kelso Automatic Trombone Tuner Senior Engineering The Classical Academy
Shepherd Kruse Designing and Evaluating an Aerospike Rocket Engine for Increased Thrust Senior Engineering Home School
Kathryn Kummel The Danger of Drinking Water: How Mountain Lions Affect Elk Behavior and Aspen Regeneration Junior Animal Sciences North Middle School
Michelle Kummel A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Nitrate Go Down: Denitrification in Wetland Soil Senior Environmental Sciences Palmer High School
Johanna Mackay & Bryanna Davis Shooting Accuracy of an Individual Within Varying Temperatures Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Edison High School
Richard Mallory Hazardous Waste to Renewable Energy Senior Chemistry The Classical Academy College Pathways
Robert Meikle Graphing Calculator Application Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Sand Creek High School
Kyrie Milliron To Vitamin D or Not To Vitamin D Junior Medicine & Health The Classical Academy
Jordan Nahabetian, Riley Scoeder & Abby Timmermeyer Rocky Waters Filtration Senior Microbiology Sand Creek High School
Anika Nelsestuen Dragons in Flight: What Style of Wing Would Best Allow a Dragon to Glide? Junior Engineering Academy for Advanced and Creative Learning
Brandilyn Orcutt & Kelsey Schmidt The Effects of Music on the Heart Rate of Runners Senior Medicine & Health Edison High School
Cole Palmer Catch E'm If You Can Junior Engineering The Classical Academy
Stephen Parish Cyber Automated Report Linker (C.A.R.L.) Minimizing Expansion of Catastrophic Cyber Infiltrations Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Home School
Maria Perdomo & Alisha Walsh Determining Voice Recognition Between Boys and Girls Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Edison High School
Scott Prieve Let It Flow: What Rate Will Different Volumes of Water Travel Down Different Shaped Channels? Junior Engineering North Middle School
David Roberts Mosquito Murder Junior Animal Sciences The Classical Academy
Sachi Rohilla Algae for Energy Junior Energy & Transporation The Classical Academy
Katelynn Salmon Effect of Microbeads on Daphnia Heart Rate Junior Environmental Sciences Monument Academy
Jessica Shand Analysis of Spermatophyte Divergence to Expedite Identification of Novel Drug Candidates Senior Plant Sciences Discovery Canyon Campus
Daniel Sidman Radiant Heat 3 2 1 ... Ignition Senior Physics Palmer High School
Steven Smith Best Mulch for the Money Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Amanda Susman Marinated Mulch Junior Environmental Sciences The Classical Academy
Corinne Watson Who Needs Sandbags When You Have Trees? Junior Earth & Space Sciences The Classical Academy
Megan Webb The Affect of the Time of Day on Cognitive Ability Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sand Creek High School

San Juan Basin Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Allison Alvarez Plants Rock Junior Plant Sciences Dolores Middle School
Jessalyn Bay-Voit Fire Ready OR Not? Senior Environmental Sciences Durango High School
Rachel Birk Organized Math Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Bayfield Middle School
Tierney Brennan A Study in Scarlet Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Justin Brunner Get The 10X! Junior Physics Dolores Middle School
Halle Carver Got Mold? Junior Medicine & Health Cortez Middle School
Celia Chick How Sweet It Is! Junior Medicine & Health St. Columba Catholic School
Christoph Cikraji The Future of Aerospace Engineering: Elements of a 2065 Vehicle Senior Engineering Durango High School
Laura Clark Paper Microfluidics: Medical Diagnostics for the Developing World Junior Medicine & Health St. Columba Catholic School
Nayomi Cruz Amazing Plants Junior Plant Sciences Mancos Middle School
Hope Damron Moisturize and Gelatize Junior Medicine & Health Cortez Middle School
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr Investigating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District Senior Environmental Sciences Silverton Schools
Mattison Dominguez Pain and Suffering Junior Chemistry Mancos Middle School
Dylan Doskocil Biochar and Fungus to the Resuce: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation Junior Environmental Sciences Bayfield Middle School
Jordan Elder & McKenzy Howerton Got Dirt? Coagulation Experimentation Junior Environmental Sciences Dolores Middle School
Jessica Fiala Disinfacting Power Junior Microbiology St. Columba Catholic School
Liam Foster Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options Senior Environmental Sciences Animas High School
Luke Gundrey Energy in the Air Junior Energy & Transporation St. Columba Catholic School
Emma Hackett Daily Dose Junior Plant Sciences St. Columba Catholic School
Kale Hall Put Me In, Coach Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cortez Middle School
Tristen Jarmon Convex vs. Concave: Intensity Showdown Junior Physics Dove Creek Middle School
Isaac Jordan Save the World, Bomb the Forest Senior Engineering Animas High School
Trevor Jordan A Wing of the Future: Part II Senior Energy & Transporation Animas High School
Samantha King, Aubree Shard, & Emma Jones Change of Plants Junior Plant Sciences Cortez Middle School
Hannah Langford & Molly Dickinson The Effects of Technology on Teenagers' Sleep Patterns Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Animas High School
Madison Lankford & Paige Featherman Too High or Too Low Junior Medicine & Health Dolores Middle School
Cameron Liddell Wind Resistance Junior Engineerng Bayfield Middle School
Camden Malloy Bioluminescence Junior Chemistry Dolores Middle School
Mandy McAfee Static Electricity Junior Energy & Transporation Cortez Middle School
Brandon Navratil Portable Conductivity Probe Senior Engineering Animas High School
Kayden Peabody Hydroelectric Energy Junior Energy & Transporation Cortez Middle School
Dimery Plewe This Little Minion Went to Market... This Little Minion Had None Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Cortez Middle School
Noah Rainer & Megan Harmon Harvesting the Sun Junior Engineering Cortez Middle School
Wyeth Rossi Chemosynthetic Uptake Potential of Algae as Applied to CO2 Senior Environmental Sciences Home School
Colt Spencer Trash I Can Junior Animal Sciences Mancos Middle School
Finn Stowers Frac Fluid Friction: Does Sand Grain Size Affect the Viscosity of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid? Junior Enginerring St. Columba Catholic School
Kasey Wallace Anxiety & U Junior Medicine & Health Mancos Middle School
Derrick Zanoni Multi- Purpose Robo Glove Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Silverton Schools

San Luis Valley Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Leighton Burt Life Saving Locating: Developing Autonomous Avalanche Rescue Senior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Jermiah Etter Fields for Flight: Effect of Magnetic Fields on Butterfly Navigation Senior Animal Sciences Monte Vista High School
Hannah Fischer Pharmacoenvironmentology: Developing a Baseline for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR Senior Environmental Sciences Sierra Grande Jr/Sr High School
Ethan Gearhart The Great Color Sort: Developing an Arduino Based Laundry Sorter Junior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Syree Gunnels Extraction of Health Benefiting Compounds in Colored Potato Tubers Senior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Mary Hood SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly Senior Engineering Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Clay Kimberling Stop the Mold Junior Plant Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Kelsy Lindbloom Fueling the Future Phase 4: Constructing an Aqueous Vehicle Powered by a Microbial Fuel Cell Senior Energy & Transporation Salida High School
Eric Lorenz Does Source Matter? Junior Plant Sciences St. Peter's Lutheran Middle School
Adrianna Mendoza Wiggly Worms Junior Plant Sciences Ortega Middle School
Nicole Miller Blue Bottle Blues Junior Chemistry Ortega Midle School
Molly Nehring Genetic Algorithms: Solving Math Problems Using Ideas from Nature Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Sara Nehring The Moon Is So Bright: Do You Need Sunglasses at Night? Junior Earth & Space Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Trevor Paskett Golf Hitter Junior Physics Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Cassidy Plane More or Less Senior Environmental Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Parker Randolph Potential Pitch: The Effect of Sound Frequency on Electricity Generation Junior Energy & Transportation Monte Vista Middle School
Shlok Rathi Antioxidant Activities in Colored Potato Tubers Senior Plant Sciences Alamosa High School
Alyssa Rawinski Do Certain Traits, Skills, or Characteristics Affect Bird Estimating Accuracy, and Can a Computer Model Improve Estimating Accuracy? You Can Count On It! Junior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Carmen Ruggles Can We Recycle That? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Center High School
Colby Self How Did the Papoose Fire Affect the Timber Volume on the Rio Grande National Forest? Senior Environmental Sciences Monte Vista Middle School
Elora Smith The Sweet Smell of You Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Shelly Steinert Determining Flame Retardancy of Maize Stover, Medicago Sativa, and Hordeum Vulgare Ash Senior Chemistry Sargent Jr/Sr High School
Rachel Sucharski Newton's Cradle Junior Physics Ortega Middle School
Greg Watts Are All Pellets Created Equally? Junior Physics Sargent Jr/Sr High School

Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Shannon Bland Stop That Flood, Part IV Senior Environmental Sciences Lamar High School
Josh Blodgett Light Your Light Senior Engineering Plainview School
Jillian Butler Global Warming in a Jar Senior Earth & Space Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Dakota Cook Dental Disintegration Junior Medicine & Health Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Montana Cook Bovine Behavior: Comparing Different Types of Cattle Handling Facilities Senior Animal Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Chase Cromwell Raspberry Pi Password Cracker Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Lamar Middle School
Saedee Davis Blood Clotting to the Rescue Junior Medicine & Health Holly Jr/Sr High School
Paige Dempsey Is Your Cooking Oil As Healthy As You Think? Senior Medicine & Health Wiley School
Victoria Dunivan Dealing with Diabetes Junior Engineering Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Jaxon Freiberger When the Cows Come Home Junior Engineering Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Shiann Fritzler Heads Up Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Isabel Gaines Oil Rocks Junior Environmental Sciences Alta Vista Charter School
Nathaniel George Concept Car: Building a Self-Powered Vehicle Senior Engineering Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Joe Haase Easy Breezy Junior Energy & Transportation Eads Middle School
Chance Kennedy When Air Masses Collide Junior Earth & Space Sciences Holly Jr/Sr High School
Collin Leonard Gatorade's Effect on Heart Rate Senior Medicine & Health Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Thomas Manuel Slow a Bullet To Save a Life Senior Physics Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Katie McCall Natural Fertilizing: Observing Wheat Growth with Different Manure Junior Plant Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School
Kari Mosier Flowin' with Reynolds Junior Physics Lamar Middle School
Haleigh Prosser Cowcium: Effects of Calcium Citrate in Cattle Fed Wet Distillers' Grains Rations Senior Animal Sciences Wiley School
Aubree Rybacki Oh! It's OPI Junior Chemistry Alta Vista Charter School
David Saldana & Kristian Whyte Solar vs Salt Cars Junior Energy & Transportation Lamar Middle School
Brock Waters Video Games: Fun or Fattening Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Springfield Jr/Sr High School
Jacob Wright Wind in My Mane Junior Animal Sciences Walsh Jr/Sr High School

Southern Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Tyler Allee Light of Life Junior Energy & Transportation Beulah School of Natural Sciences
Joshua Bennett Cracking the Code Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Devin Conn Sound Propagation Sensing in the Stratosphere Junior Engineering Corwin International Magnet School
Sha-de Croft & Shelby Martinez Gender vs. Senses Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Central High School
Holden Grasso & Auspen Dittman The Future of Armor Junior Engineering Pueblo Academy of Arts
William Highfill Spoiled Rotten Junior Earth & Space Sciences Corwin International Magnet School
Makenna Hurley The Speed of Water Junior Environmental Sciences Corwin International Magnet School
Isabel Kahler Defying Gravity Junior Physics Corwin International Magnet School
Allison Kelley & Zebrianna Colby Can College Students Pass a Middle School Science Test? Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Goodnight School
Ashton King Edible Water Bottles Senior Engineering Central High School
Courtney Lehrer Which Compost for Wigglers Junior Environmental Sciences Beulah School of Natural Sciences
Mackenzie Lucas Sugar and Memory Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Goodnight School
Sophia Markuson DiPrince Creating Electricity from Fermented Food Junior Energy & Transportation Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Max Markuson DiPrince Windmill Efficiency: Using a 3D Printer to Engineer More Efficient Windmill Blades Senior Energy & Transportation Central High School
Patrice McGivney Mind Over Matter: The Placebo Effect Junior Medicine & Health Corwin International Magnet School
Dustin Medina Extracting Strawberry DNA Junior Chemistry Corwin International Magnet School
Kaleb Mora, Angela Nelson, & Bryan Adams-Colon How Fast Are You? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Central High School
Samantha Preuss Poo to Pizzazz Junior Energy & Transportation Trinity Lutheran School
Jocelyn Sanchez Candy Chromatography Junior Chemistry Corwin International Magnet School
Juan Sanchez What the Frack! Junior Environmental Sciences Pueblo School for Arts and Sciences
Alexandria Sinker & Alan Pence Are Pueblo Vehicle Repair Shops Sexist? Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School
Mykayla Solano CD Burning: Taking it to the Edge Junior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Pueblo Academy of Arts
Madeline Steinle The Effects of Aspartame on Cognitive Abilities Junior Medicine & Health Trinity Lutheran School
Eric Sun Measuring Aging Rates in the SardiNIA Population Using Pattern Recognition Senior Mathematics & Computer Sciences Pueblo West High School
Cade VanRiper Fractography: How Things Break Junior Engineering Goodnight School
Connor Voss Loop the Loop: Rollercoaster Physics Junior Physics Beulah School of Natural Sciences

Western Colorado Regional Science Fair

Finalist(s)
Project Title
Division/Category
School
Grace Abraham The Bunny Effect Junior Behavioral & Social Sciences Aspen Middle School
Sydney Almgren Multitasking Madness Senior Behavioral & Social Sciences West Grand High School
Jonathan Belcher, Jayden Edson, & James Uren Wind Bot Junior Engineering West Grand Middle School
Camille Chicoine Good Luck Muck Junior Environmental Sciences Vail Mountain School
Austin Katzer, Cameron Van Vleet, & Noah Haswell Is Biodiesel Really Green? Senior Energy & Transportation Paonia Jr/Sr High School
Alexandra MacAskill Rock On! Junior Energy & Transportation Holy Family Catholic School
Nate Stryker Household Hydraulics Junior Physics Columbine Middle School
Tara Suppes Analysis on Stream Temperature Variation Senior Environmental Sciences Delta High School

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