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2015 Special Award Winners

Military Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
Michael Nichols
Brush, CO
Predicting Aircraft Stealth with Light Waves
certificate, laptop backpack, rotating flash drive, portable earbuds, 4-port hub
Isabel Kahler
Pueblo, CO
Defying Gravity
certificate, laptop backpack, rotating flash drive, portable earbuds, 4-port hub
Devin Conn
Pueblo, CO
Sound Propagation Sensing in the Stratosphere
certificate, laptop backpack, rotating flash drive, portable earbuds, 4-port hub
Sam Cuthbertson, Jordan Hammer, & John Elliott
Lafayette, CO
Phoenix Drone
certificate, messenger bag, card reader/writer, custom single speaker, beta adapter set
Shepherd Kruse
Colorado Springs, CO
Designing and Evaluating an Aerospike Rocket Engine for Increased Thrust
certificate, messenger bag, card reader/writer, custom single speaker, beta adapter set
United States Navy and United States Marine Corps
Academy of Applied Science & Office of Naval Research Award
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
certificate, medallion
Dovvie Knowlton
Fowler, CO
Got Doggy Drool
certificate, medallion
Robin Bahrami
Boulder, CO
The Soundasaurus: Digital Sound Analysis Using Signal Processing Algorithms
certificate, medallion
Avery Lin
Denver, CO
War on Waves: A Study of Different Coastal Defenses and Their Effectiveness Against Tsunamis
certificate, medallion

Cristian Granados
Colorado Springs, CO
Put A Little Spring in Your Step

certificate, medallion
Connor Voss
Beulah, CO
Loop the Loop: Rollercoaster Physics
certificate, medallion
Brendan Gould
Colorado Springs, CO
Analyzing the Effects of Various Materials on a Magnetic Field
certificate, medallion

Trevor Jordon
Durango, CO
A Wing of the Future: Part II

certificate, medallion, $75 gift certificate

Logan Collins
Boulder, CO
An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjugation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Synthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance

certificate, medallion, $75 gift certificate
Max Markuson DiPrince
Pueblo, CO
Windmill Efficiency: Using a 3D Printer to Engineer More Efficient Windmill Blades
certificate, medallion $75 gift certificate

Organizational Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)

Vanessa Haggans
Boulder, CO
Can I Drink It?: Backcountry Water Quality in Boulder County and Its Safety for Runners

$50
Bridgit Hebner
Parker, CO
Clear as Mud: BPA Found in Water Bottles at Varying Temperatures
$100
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$100

Anne Cox
Nederland, CO
Modeled and Observed Coupling of Climate Change on Aedes aegypti

$50
Carmen Ruggles
Center, CO
Can We Recycle That?
$100
Mitchell Fosdick
Fowler, CO
Phase III: Further Identification of Isolated Green Fuel Compounds
$100
American Association of University Women
AAUW Award for Women in STEM
Aubree Rybacki
Lamar, CO
Oh! It's OPI
$100
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$100

Connor McCauley
Denver, CO
Vitamin C in Vegetables

certificate, $25

Rachelle Pierce
Milliken, CO
Salt and Ice

certificate, $25

Madison Luczak
Windsor, CO
Do You Have To See It To Believe?

certificate, $25

Calista Law
Boulder, CO
Eco-Plastics

certificate, $100
Shelly Steinert
Monte Vista, CO
Determining Flame Retardancy of Maize Stover, Medicago Sativa, and Hordeum Vulgare Ash
certificate, $25
Sofia Antal
Greenwood Village, CO
Growth and Testing of New Cocrystals, Part 2
certificate, $100
American Industrial Hygiene Association Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Protection of Health & the Environment Award
Sam Duarte
Dacono, CO
Bagpipes and Earplugs: Should Great Highland Bagpipe Players Use Earplugs When Practicing?
certificate
Hari Sowrirajan
Greenwood Village, CO
Nanoparticle-Induced Macrophage Atherogenesis
$100
John Quinn
Boulder, CO
Wind, Wings, and Lift
arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Devin Conn
Pueblo, CO
Sound Propagation Sensing in the Stratosphere
arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Shepherd Kruse
Colorado Springs, CO
Designing and Evaluating an Aerospike Rocket Engine for Increased Thrust
arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
Derrick Zanoni
Silverton, CO
Multi-Purpose Robo Glove
arduino kit, 1-year AIAA student membership
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
Finn Stowers
Durango, CO
Frac Fluid Friction: Does Sand Grain Size Affect the Viscosity of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid?
$75
Jocelyn Sanchez
Pueblo, CO
Candy Chromatography
$100
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
$75
Sofia Antal
Greenwood Village, CO
Growth and Testing of New Cocrystals, Part 2
$100
American Institute of Professional Geologists Colorado Section
Certificate of Excellence in the Geosciences
Joshua Miller
Denver, CO
What Type of Soil Best Supports a House During a Liquefaction Event?
$100
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$200
Ivo Erben
Boulder, CO
The Effect of Climate on a Glacier's ELA and Ablation Gradient
$100
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investigating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District
$200
American Meteorological Society
Outstanding Achievement in Atmospheric Sciences
Elani Frantz & Paige Lessig
Colorado Springs, CO
What's the Weather Forecast in Space?
certificate, gift certificate
Casey Zhang
Boulder, CO
The QBO and Solar Cycle Modulation in the Lower Atmosphere
certificate, gift certificate
Jesse Zhang
Boulder, CO
Effect of the Atlantic Ocean on Sudden Stratospheric Warming
certificate, gift certificate
Alia Kraxberger
Hugo, CO
Number of Blades vs. Efficiency
$50
Taylor Coons & Dante Pasionek
Nederland, CO
The Ideal Energy Efficient Home: An Arduino Based Project
$75
Luke Rohlwing
Castle Pines, CO
Solar Cell Jenga: Increasing Energy Capacity with Stacked Photovoltaic Solar Panels
$50

Richard Mallory
Colorado Springs, CO
Hazardous Waste to Renewable Energy

$75
American Statistical Association
Colorado/Wyoming Chapter
David Young Memorial Award
Amelia Greene
Colorado Springs, CO
Happy, Sad, Curious, Scared: Which Are You? Children's Emotional Response to Musical Chords & Varied Images
$200, student membership in the American Statistical Association, acknowledgement at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Nitrate Go Down: Denitrification in Wetland Soil
$200, student membership in the American Statistical Association, acknowledgement at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
Dylan Jessen
Castle Pines, CO
The Effect of Voltage, Vacuum and Anode Material on Electron Acceleration
$50, $50 to teacher/sponsor
Jordyn Hall
Lafayette, CO
Temperamental Twisters
$100, $100 to teacher/sponsor
Emma Frantz
Colorado Springs, CO
Harnessing the Maragoni Effect
$50, $50 to teacher/sponsor
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependent Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
$100, $100 to teacher/sponsor
Katelynn Salmon
Monument, CO
Effects of Microbeads on Daphnia Heart Rate
certificate, $200
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
certificate, $400
Hannah Fischer
Blanca, CO
Pharmacoenviromentology: Developing a Baseline for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR
certificate, $200
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
certificate, $400
ASM International
ASM Materials Education Foundation Award
Haley Weinstein
Boulder, CO
Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yield in Sub-sized Charpy Testing
$100
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependent Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
$150
Colorado Association of Meat Processors
Meat Science/Food Safety Award
Kaitlyn Dumm
Windsor, CO
Leftovers to Livestock: Turning Human Food Waste into Livestock Feed with Consistent Nutrient Values
certificate, $70
Grace Gulig
Monument, CO
Keeping Soil in Its Place
$75
Madeline Steinle
Pueblo, CO
The Effects of Aspartame on Cognitive Abilities
$75
Emma Scholz
Sterling, CO
Geographical Correlation Maps of Malaria Hemoglobin SS Disease Allele Frequency and Eco. of Ethiopia
$75
Syree Gunnels
Monte Vista, CO
Extraction of Health Benefiting Compounds in Colored Potato Tubers
$75
Colorado Biology Teachers' Association
Best Biology Project Award
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
The Danger of Drinking Water: How Mountain Lions Affect Elk Behavior and Aspen Regeneration
certificate, $75
Logan Collins
Boulder, CO
An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjugation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Snthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance
certificate, $75

Colorado BioScience Institute
BioGENEius Challenge Award

Jonathan Snedeker
Boulder, CO
Combined Inhibition of Wee1 and Parp1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
All-expense paid trip to participate in the US National competition held in Philadelphia, PA, June 2015
Richard Mallory
Colorado Springs, CO
Hazardous Waste to Renewable Energy
$100
Connor McCauley
Denver, CO
Vitamin C in Vegetables
$100
Grace Varga
Parker, CO
Brush It or Buzz It: The Comparison of Rotating and Vibrating Toothbrushes
$50 gift card
Edwin Bodoni
Denver, CO
Dental Implants: The Healthier Alternative
$100 gift card
Dakota Cook
Walsh, CO
Dental Disintegration
$50 gift card
Jenner Dunn & Julia Mathews
Brush, CO
The Effects of Citric and Phosphoric Acid on Tooth Enamel
2 $50 gift cards
Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Outstanding Earth Science Award
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$75
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
$75
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
$75, framed certificate
Hannah Fischer
Blanca, CO
Pharmacoenviromentology: Developing a Baseline for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR
$150, framed certificate, invitation to exhibit at the CEHA Annual Educational Conference
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
Agriculture in the Classroom Award
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$50, certificate
Lacey Niccoli
Joes, CO
Denatured: The Effects of pH on Germination
$50, certificate
Syree Gunnels
Monte Vista, CO
Extraction of Health Benefiting Compounds in Colored Potato Tubers
$50, certificate

Margaret Preigh
Boulder, CO
Pulsing Electromagnetic Radiation at 50/60Hz as a Pest Repellant in Insects

$50, certificate
Colorado Geographic Alliance
Application of Geography Award
Kelsey Brethauer
Windsor, CO
Bad Beads
$100
Emma Scholz
Sterling, CO
Geographical Correlation Maps of Malaria Hemoglobin SS Disease Allele Frequency and Eco. of Ethiopia
$100
Colorado Medical Society
CMS Education Foundation Award
Jayden Durbin
Haxtun, CO
Vitamin D Stimulates the mRNA Expression of ACPP in LNCaP Cells
$100; invitation to the winners and their parents to exhibit at the Colorado Medical Society Annual Meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner with a paid overnight stay
Laura Clark
Durango, CO
Paper Microfluidics: Medical Diagnostis for the Developing World
$100; invitation to the winners and their parents to exhibit at the Colorado Medical Society Annual Meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner with a paid overnight stay
Colorado Mineral Society
Best Earth Science Award
Max Warnock
Fort Collins, CO
Testing the Viking Sunstone Legend
$35, mineral specimen, book, certificate
Cassandra Blew
La Veta, CO
Beneath the Ashes: How to Reduce Flash Flooding Rates on Hydrophobic Soil Layers After a Fire
$50, mineral specimen, book, certificate
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad, CO
Expanding Clays
$35, mineral specimen, book, certificate
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investigating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District
$50, mineral specimens, book, certificate
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$50, CMS honorary membership certificate, signed copy of Vera Evenson's "Rocky Mountain Mushrooms" book (to be mailed)
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
$50
Antonio Campos
Denver, CO
Why Is Venice Sinking?
$75
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
$75
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investigating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District
$100
Colorado State University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Innovations in the Science of Agriculture Award
Calista Law
Boulder, CO
Eco-Plastics
$500
Mitchell Fosdick
Fowler, CO
Phase III: Further Identification of Isolated Green Fuel Compounds
$500
Jonathan Snedeker
Boulder, CO
Combined Inhibition of Wee1 and Parp1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
certificate, $100
Nicole Miller
Alamosa, CO
Blue Bottle Blues
certificate, $100
Richard Mallory
Colorado Springs, CO
Hazardous Waster to Renewable Energy
certificate, $100
Sarah Duzenack
La Veta, CO
A Comparison of Endomycorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Bent and Blue Grass
$100
Alicia Wu
Boulder, CO
The Acidulous Truth About the Flora of Our Environment
$100
Kaixin Cui
Boulder, CO
Evolutionary Analysis of Cestrum in the Antilles Based on Phylogenic Relationships and Time Axis
$100
Syree Gunnels
Monte Vista, CO
Extraction of Health Benefiting Compounds in Colored Potato Tubers
$100
Colorado State University Energy Institute
Energy Achievement Award
Kelsey Lindbloom
Salida, CO
Fueling the Future Phase 4: Constructing an Aqueous Vehicle Powered by a Microbial Fuel Cell
certificate, $500, invitation to present at the Spark! Experience Energy: Colorado on the Cutting Edge of Energy Innovation event on April 15, 2015
Colorado State University School of Biomedical Engineering
Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Award
Jonathan Snedeker
Boulder, CO
Combined Inhibition of Wee1 and Parp1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
certificate, git bag
Jayden Durbin
Haxtun, CO
Vitamin D Stimulates the mRNA Expression of ACPP in LNCaP Cells
certificate, gift bag
Logan Collins
Boulder, CO
An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjugation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Snthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance
certificate, git bag, $50 gift bag
Jacob Wright
Walsh, CO
Wind in My Mane
$50 from CVMA, $50 from CVMA Auxiliary, certificate
Haleigh Prosser
Wiley, CO
Cowcium: Effects of Calcium Citrate in Cattle Fed Wet Distillers' Grains Rations
$50 from CVMA, $50 from CVMA Auxiliary, certificate
Colorado's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
The Colorado EnergyWise Award
Noah Rainer & Megan Harmon
Cortez, CO
Harvesting the Sun
$250
Taylor Coons & Dante Pasionek
Nederland, CO
The Ideal Energy Efficient Home: An Arduino Based Project
$250
Colorado-Wyoming Society of American Foresters
Excellence in Forestry Research Award
Lexy Riggo-Guadagnoli
La Veta, CO
Investigating and Antimicrobial Properties of Abies concolor on Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus
$100
Isaac Jordan
Durango, CO
Save the World, Bomb the Forest
$100

Logan Collins
Boulder, CO
An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjugation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Snthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance

$300
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Genetic Algorithms: Solving Math Problems Using Ideas from Nature
$100, certificate, 8 GB flash drive
Avi Swartz, Tyler Giallanza, and Ian Johnson
Greenwood Village, CO
Developing a Class Scheduling Program with Minimum Conflicts for Large Schools
$150, 16 GB flash drive
Eppler Family
Eppler Family Award
Victoria Dunivan
Walsh, CO
Dealing with Diabetes
microprocessor kit & digital multimeter
Cristian Granados
Colorado Springs, CO
Put A Little Spring in Your Step
microprocessor kit & digital multimeter
Steven Smith
Colorado Springs, CO
Best Mulch for the Money
plaque, $50
Isaac Jordan
Durango, CO
Save the World, Bomb the Forest
plaque, $50
Frank Armbruster Foundation
Armbruster Memorial Award
Jamison White
Fort Collins, CO
Flight Made Simple
$100
Geological Society of America
Awards in Environmental Geology
Jordyn Hall
Lafayette, CO
Temperamental Twisters
plaque, GSA membership, 2015 GSA calender, GSA photo scale
Isaac Jordan
Durango, CO
Save the World, Bomb the Forest
plaque, GSA membership, 2015 GSA calender, GSA photo scale, Rite in the Rain spiral notebook, Rite in the Rain all weather pen
Ivo Erben
Boulder , CO
The Effect of Climate on a Glacier's ELA and Ablation Gradient
plaque, GSA membership, 2015 GSA calender, GSA photo scale, The Geoscientists Handbook, Rite in the Rain spiral notebook, Rite in the Rain all weather pen
Shepherd Kruse
Colorado Springs, CO
Designing and Evaluating an Aerospike Rocket Engine for Increased Thrust
$150
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$100
Cristian Granados
Colorado Springs, CO
Put a Little Spring in Your Step
SparkFun Inventor's Kit, invitation to an IEEE meeting
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
SparkFun Inventor's Kit, Raspberry Pi 2 Computer, invitation to an IEEE meeting
Little Shop of Physics
Matthew McCausland Memorial Award
Jordyn Hall
Lafayette, CO
Temperamental Twisters
science "stuff"
Nate Stryker
Montrose, CO
Household Hydraulics
science "stuff"
Noah Rainer & Megan Harmon
Cortez, CO
Harvesting the Sun
$50
Ben Sheffer
Centennial, CO
The Effects of Electron Beam Dose on the Visible Spectroscopic Signatures of Thin C60 Films
$100
National Centers for Environmental Information
NCEI Award of Scientific Achivement
Avery Lin
Denver, CO
War on Waves: A Study of Different Coastal Defenses and Their Effectiveness Against Tsunamis
$50 money order, certificate
Antonio Campos
Denver, CO
Why Is Venice Sinking?
cash award
Max Warnock
Fort Collins, CO
Testing the Viking Sunstone Legend
cash award
Ivo Erben
Boulder, CO
The Effects of Climate on a Glacier's ELA and Ablation Gradient
cash award
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Colorado State University Chapter
Rising Young Scientist Award
Anu Khanna
Greenwood Village, CO
The Effects of Ecological Stress o Generations of Plants
$50
Maia Drugmand
Lafayette, CO
Dirty Energy
$50
Amy Hong
Colorado Springs, CO
The Effects of Ammonia on Plant Growth
$50
Advaita Singh
Denver, CO
Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Planaria
$50
Science Toy Magic, LLC
Classroom Demonstration Award
John Quinn
Boulder, CO
Wind, Wings, and Lift
$100
Mark Lenczycki
Fort Collins, CO
My Prosthetic Arm Extension
$50
Steven Smith
Colorado Springs, CO
Best Mulch for the Money
plaque, 100$
Dylan Doskocil
Bayfield, CO
Biochar and Fungus to the Rescue: Acid Mine Soil Reclamation
plaque, $200
Cassidy Plane
Monte Vista, CO
More or Less
plaque, $200
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investigating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District
plaque, $400
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Northern Colorado, Chapter 354
Andy Keller Memorial Award
Ryan Tseng
Boulder, CO
The Pursuit of Shapness: A Study on Composition and Geometry of Cutting Instruments
$100, recognition by the local chapter

Ian Wilkins
Boulder, CO
Optimizing 3D CAD Scanning Algorithms Through Multi-Sensor Data Input

$150, recognition by the local chapter
Trevor Jordan
Durango, CO
A Wing of the Future: Part II
$200, recognition by the local chapter
Isabel Kahler
Pueblo, CO
Defying Gravity
$75
Robin Bahrami
Boulder, CO
The Soundasaurus: Digital Sound Analysis Using Signal Processing Algorithms
$100
Haley Weinstein
Boulder, CO
Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yield in Sub-sized Charpy Testing
$75
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$100
Katie McCall
Walsh, CO
Natural Fertilizing: Observing Wheat Growth with Different Manure
certificate, $100
Cassidy Plane
Monte Vista, CO
More or Less
certificate, $100
SPIE - The International Society for Optics and Photonics
Optics and Photonics Science Fair Award
Luke Rohlwing
Castle Pines, CO
Solar Cell Jenga: Increasing Energy Capacity with Stacked Photovoltaic Solar Panels
$50
Max Warnock
Fort Collins, CO
Testing the Viking Sunstone Legend
$100
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
The Moon Is So Bright: Do You Need Sunglasses at Night?
$150
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependant Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
$100
Ian Wilkins
Boulder, CO
Optimizing 3D CAD Scanning Algorithms Through Multi-Sensor Data Input
$150
Ben Sheffer
Centennial, CO
The Effects of Electron Beam Dose on the Visible Spectroscopic Signatures of Thin C60 Film
$250
The Aqauponic Source
Innovation in Aquaponics Award
Makayla Windholz
Firestone, CO
Growing with Aquaponics vs. Hydroponics
Aquaponics aquaponic growing system
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$100; free patent search
Tara Suppes
Delta, CO
Analysis on Stream Temperature Variation
$75
Katelynn Salmon
Monument, CO
Effect of Microbeads on Daphnia Heart Rate
$125
Hannah Fischer
Blanca, CO
Pharmacoenviromentology: Developing a Baseling for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR
$200
United States Department of Commerce
Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering
Stephen Parish
Colorado Springs, CO
Cyber Automated Report Linker (C.A.R.L.): Minimizing Expansion of Catastrophic Cyber Infiltration
alternate for the opportunity of summer employment with the Department of Commerce
Ian Wilkins
Boulder, CO
Optimizing 3D CAD Scanning Algorithms Through Multi-Sensor Dara Input
the opportunity for summer employment with Department of Commerce with the possibility for future continuing employment
United States Geological Survey
Excellence in Geologic or Water Research Award
Joshua Miller
Denver, CO
What Type of Soil Best Supports a House During a Liquefaction Event?
reference book and mineral specimen
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Nitrate Go Down: Denitrification in Wetland Soil
reference book and mineral specimen
University of Colorado, Denver
Medical Scientist Training Program Award
Laura Clark
Durango, CO
Paper Microfluidics: Medical Diagnostics for the Developing World
$50
Casey Shaw
Joes, CO
Arrested Development: Gluphosate-Based Herbicides on the Embryonic Develoment of Zebra Danios
$50
University of Northern Colorado
MAST Institute Award
Jack Stade
Boulder, CO
Modeling Parasitic Relations Using Computer Models
$50
Kevyn Kelso
Colorado Springs, CO
Automatic Trombone Tuner
$50
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Genetic Algorithm: Solving Math Problems Using Ideas from Nature
$50
Stephen Parish
Colorado Springs, CO
Cyber Automated Report Linker (C.A.R.L.): Minimizing Expansion of Catastropic Cyber Infiltration
$100
Jayden Durbin
Haxtun, CO
Vitamin D Stimulates the mRNA Expression of ACPP in LNCaP Cells
$300
Isabel Kahler
Pueblo, CO
Defying Gravity
$50
Zonta Club of Boulder County
Amelia Earhart Award
Elani Frantz & Paige Lessig
Colorado Springs, CO
What's the Weather Forecast in Space?
certificate, $100

Society for Science and the Public Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
American Psychological Association
Achievement in Research in Psychological Science
Caroline Jennings
Colorado Springs, CO
Ask Me Twice
certificate
Serena Rusk
Boulder, CO
An Analysis of Risk Factors for Developing Low Body Satisfaction in Adolescents
certificate
Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Award
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
certificate, entry for Gran Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2016 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Hannah Fischer
Blanca, CO
Pharmacoenvironmentology: Developing a Baseline for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR
certificate, entry for Gran Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2016 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Casey Shaw
Joes, CO
Arrested Development: Glyphosate-Based Herbicides on the Embryonic Development of Zebra Danios
certificate, entry for Gran Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2016 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investingating Innovative Tools and Techiques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining District
certificate, entry for Gran Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2016 Sustainability Solutions Festival
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
certificate, medallion
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependant Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
certificate, medallion
Association for Women Geoscientists
Student Awards for Geoscience Excellence
Jordyn Hall
Lafayette, CO
Temperamental Twisters
certificate
MaKayla Hofner
Woodrow, CO
A Gas More Toxic: A Study of Radon in Households
certificate
Broadcom MASTERS
National Middle School Science & Engineering Fair Competition Nomination
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
The Danger of Drinking Water: How Mountain Lions Affect Elk Behavior and Aspen Regeneration
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Felix Channiago
Conifer, CO
The Effect of Temperature on Hunting Response Time of Female Habronattus Jumping Spiders
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Caroline Jennings
Colorado Springs, CO
Ask Me Twice
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Elora Smith
Monte Vista, CO
The Sweet Smell of You
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroleum-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Calista Law
Boulder, CO
Eco-Plastics
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
The Moon Is So Bright: Do You Need Sunglasses at Night?
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Max Warnock
Fort Collins, CO
Testing the Viking Sunstone Legend
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Mark Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
Blow Out: Scaling Down Compressed Air Energy Storage for Household Use
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Maia Drugmand
Lafayette, CO
Dirty Energy
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Cristian Granados
Colorado Springs, CO
Put A Little Spring in Your Step
certificate, nomination to compete in the Broadcom Masters competition for 2014
Pranav Subramanian
Greenwood Village, CO
Ultrasonic-Based Optics Utilized for the Blind and Visually impaired
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Avery Lin
Denver, CO
War on Waves: A Study of Different Coastal Defenses and Their Effectiveness Against Tsunamis
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Advaita Singh
Denver, CO
Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Planaria
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Jack Stade
Boulder, CO
Modeling Parasitic Relations Using Computer Models
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Genetic Algorithms: Solving Math Problems Using Ideas from Natures
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Sam Duarte
Dacono, CO
Bagpipes and Earplugs: Should Great Highland Bagpipe Players Use Earplugs When Practicing
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Edwin Bodoni
Denver, CO
Dental Implants: The Healthier Alternative
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Taylor Dower
Berthoud, CO
Playground Bacterial Levels Comparison
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Madison Searles
Highlands Ranch, CO
A Comparison of Antibacterial Hand Cleansing Solutions and Their Effectiveness on Killing Bacteria
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Brendan Gould
Colorado Springs, CO
Analyzing the Effects of Various Materials on a Magnetic Field
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
John Quinn
Boulder, CO
Wind, Wings, and Lift
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Alicia Wu
Boulder, CO
The Acidulous Truth About the Flora of Our Environment
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Sarah Duzenack
La Veta, CO
A Comparison of Endomycorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Bent and Blue Grass
certificate, nomination to the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Intel Corporation
Excellence in Computer Science Award
Robert Meikle
Colorado Springs, CO
Graphing Calculator Application
certificate, $200
Stephen Parish
Colroado Springs, CO
Cyber Automated Report Linker (C.A.R.L.): Minimizing Expansion of Catastophic Cyber Infiltrations
certificate, $200

Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta Award

Jennifer Jones
Greeley, CO
Creating Permutations for Actions on Young Tableaux, Year 2
certificate
Elliot Gorokhovsky
Boulder, CO
A Novel Algorithm for Model Counting
certificate
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award
Emhyr Subramanian
Denver, CO
Potential Biodegradable Alternatives to Current Petroluem-Based Surfactants for Oil Spill Cleanup
certificate, medallion
Jesse Zhang
Boulder, CO
Effect of the Atlantic Ocean on Sudden Stratospheric Warming
certificate, medallion
Ricoh Americas Corporation
Ricoh Sustainability Development Award
Juan Sanchez
Pueblo, CO
What the Frack!
certificate
Hannah deKay & Raelen Barr
Silverton, CO
Investingating Innovative Tools and Techniques for Heavy Metal Mapping in Historic Mining Distirct
certificate

Society For In Vitro Biology
Outstanding Achivement for Ability and Creativity in In Vitro Biology Award

Merritt Singley
Brush, CO
The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Lipid Microdomains Obtained from Bovine Luteal Cells
certificate
Eileen Xia
Greenwood Village, CO
Phosphatidylinositol-3 Kinase p110a Isoform Inhibits Antibody Switch
certificate
United States Metric Association
US Metric Association Award
Connor Voss
Beulah, CO
Loop the Loop: Rollercoaster Physics
certificate
Jonathan Snedeker
Boulder, CO
Combined Inhibition of Wee1 and Parp1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
certificate
United States Public Health Service
Surgeon General's Special Science Award
Madeline Steinle
Pueblo, CO
The Effects of Aspartame on Cognitive Abilities
certificate
Charles Rey
Boulder, CO
The Effects of Exercise on Short Term and Long Term Memory
certificate
Water Environment Association
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award
Hannah Fischer
Blanca, CO
Pharmacoenviromentology: Developing a Baseling for PPCP Contaminant Levels at the MVNWR
certificate, nomination to the SJWP state competition
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
Testing the Water: A Review of Various Acid Mine Drainage Remediation Options
certificate, nomination to the SJWP state competition
Yale Science & Engineering Association
Yale Sciences & Engineering Association Award
Haley Weinstein
Boulder, CO
Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yield in Sub-sized Charpy Testing
certificate, pewter medallion
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
certificate, pewter medallion

Scholarship Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
Adams State University
Adams State University Scholarships
Merritt Singley
Brush, CO
The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Lipid Mircodomains Obtained from Bovine Luteal Cells
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Sarena Wells
Fort Morgan, CO
Frustration Responses: An Analysis of Dispositional Learning
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Shelly Steinert
Monte Vista, CO
Determining Flame Retardancy of Maize Stover, Medicago Sativa, and Hordeum Vulgare Ash
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad, CO
Expanding Clays
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Kelsey Lindbloom
Salida, CO
Fueling the Future Phase 4: Constructing an Aqueous Vehicle Powered by a Microbial Fuel Cell
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Brandon Navratil
Durango, CO
Portable Conductivity Probe
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Jessalyn Bay-Voit
Durango, CO
Fire Ready OR Not?
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Derrick Zanoni
Silverton, CO
Multi-Purpose Robo Glove
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Collin Leonard
Springfield, CO
Gatorade's Effect on Heart Rate
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Rebecca Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
Competence Dependemt Chemotaxis and Genomic Repair in Acinetobacter baylyi
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Gabriella Tolan
Brush, CO
Vertical Motion to Rotational Movement of a Rectangular Wing
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Joel Wagner
Anton, CO
Effects of Water Contaminants on Plants
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Aubrey Wells & Kaitlin Wells
Fort Morgan, CO
Electromagnetic Spectrum: Absorption Measurements and Their Applications to Energy Analysis
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Colorado School of Mines
Mines CSEF Scholarship
Trevor Jordan
Durango, CO
A Wing of the Future: Part II
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Madeline Goosman
Boulder, CO
Mandarin Tone Perception in Simulations of Electro-Acousitc and Cochlear-Implant Hearing
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Haley Weinstein
Boulder, CO
Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yield in Sub-sized Charpy Testing
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Deivce to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Brandon Navratil
Durango, CO
Portable Conductivity Probe
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Hannah Langford & Molly Dickinson
Durango, CO
The Effects of Technology on Teenagers' Sleep Patterns
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Emily Zislis
Greenwood Village, CO
The Effect of Genetically Modified Soybean Consumption on Mouse Weight
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Colorado State University
College of Natural Sciences Scholarship
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Deivce to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Logan Collins
Boulder, CO
An RK2 Mediated Bacterial Conjugation Delivery System for Artificial Genes Coding for Antimicrobial Polypeptides: A Novel Synthetic Biology Approach to Antibiotic Resistance
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Elliot Gorokhovsky
Boulder, CO
A Novel Algorithm for Model Counting
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Sam Scheeres
Boulder , CO
Rigorous Constraints on Exchange for the 3-body Problem
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Margaret Preigh
Boulder, CO
Pulsing Electromagnetic Radiation at 50/60Hz as a Pest Repellant in Insects
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Serena Rusk
Boulder, CO
An Analysis of Risk Factors for Developing Low Body Satisfaction in Adolescents
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependant Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Jesse Zhang
Boulder, CO
Effect of the Atlantic Ocean on Sudden Stratospheric Warming
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Trevor Jordan
Durango, CO
A Wing of the Future: Part II
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Hannah Hartung
Boulder, CO
Effects of Parasites from Long Term Invasive Fish on Native Amphibiants in the California Bay Area
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Elliot Gorokhovsky
Boulder, CO
A Novel Algorithm for Model Counting
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Jonathan Snedeker
Boulder, CO
Combined Inhibition of Wee1 and Parp1/2 as a Novel Therapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Sam Scheeres
Boulder, CO
Rigorous Constraints on Exchange for the 3-body Problem
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Jessica Shand
Colorado Springs, CO
Analysis of Spermatophyte Divergence to Expedite Identification of Novel Drug Candidates
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Colorado State University, Pueblo
Colorado State University, Pueblo Scholarship
Kelsey Lindbloom
Salida, CO
Fueling the Future Phase 4: Constructing an Aqueous Vehicle Powered by a Microbial Fuel Cell
$1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, Pueblo
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Genetic Algorithms: Solving Math Problems Using Ideas from Nature
4-year $500 scholarship
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Nitrate Go Down: Denitrification in Wetland Soil
4-year $500 scholarship
Sirisha Gudavalli
Boulder, CO
Chemical and Morphological Dependant Properties of Semiconductor Nanocrystals
4-year $500 scholarship
Mary Hood
Monte Vista, CO
SMART Cane: A Technology Integrated Device to Reuduce the Fall Susceptibility of the Elderly
4-year $500 scholarship
Haley Weinstein
Boulder, CO
Analyzing Different Methods of Finding the Force at General Yield in Sub-sized Charpy Testing
4-year $500 scholarship
Madeline Goosman
Boulder, CO
Mandarin Tone Perception in Simulations of Electro-Acoustic and Cochlear-Implant Hearing
4-year $500 scholarship
Shelly Steinert
Monte Vista, CO
Determining Flame Retardancy of Maize Stover, Medicago Sativa, and Hordeum Vulgare Ash
4-year $500 scholarship
Areefa Rahman
Greenwood Village, CO
Saving the World with One Feather at a Time: The Amalgamation of Polymers using Chicken Feathers
4-year $500 scholarship

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