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2016 Special Award Winners

Military Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)

Office of Naval Research
Naval Science Award

Hayli Mackey
Springfield, CO
What Genre of Music Affects Blood Pressure the Most?
certificate, medallion
Nicholas Huber
Durango, CO
Hot or Not
certificate, medallion
Scott Prieve
Colorado Springs, CO
Saving the Slope: How Does the Orientation of Countour-felled Logs Affect Erosion on a Barren Slope?
certificate, medallion
Nathan Panzer
Arvada, CO
The Effects of a Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor on White Blood Cells
certificate, medallion
Krithik Ramesh
Englewood, CO
Turbo Pulse: A Hybrid Pulsating Turbo Engine
certificate, medallion
Jenna Salvat
Colorado Springs, CO
Sediment Injectites in Fault Zone Areas: An Investigation of Sedimentological Characteristics
$75 gift certificate, certificate, medallion
Kylie Hunter
Centennial, CO
Wastewater Sourceflow and Its Effect on Energy Output in a Pressure Retarded Osmosis System
$75 gift certificate, certificate, medallion
Stephanie Zhang
Lafayette, CO
DNA Packing and Diseases: Developing a Pipeline to Analyze Data Collected from ATAC-sequence
$75 gift certificate, certificate, medallion

Organizational Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
Air & Waste Management Association
Rocky Mountain States Section
Air & Waste Management Award

Emily Idler
Kirk, CO
The Exhausted Farmer: The Effects of Diesel Exhaust on Wheat
$50
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
$50
Avery Lin
Denver, CO
Clean Green Buffer Machine: A Study of How Phytoplankton Fight Climate Change
$100
Emhyr Subramanian
Aurora, CO
An Attempt to Create a Hydrophobic, Biodegradable, Super-Absorbent Polymer That Can Extract Waste
$100
Kathryn Lawrence & Katherine Younglove
Boulder, CO
The Effect of Carbon on Iron Nickle Bimetallic Nanoparticle Degradation of Orange G
$50
Julianna O'Clair & Michelle Ren
Brush, CO
The Production of Methane Gas in Waste Biomass
$50
Eric Bear
Golden, CO
Hybrid Water Treatment with Slow Biosand Filter and Solar-Powered Electrolysis Chlorine Producing Unit
$100
American Association of University Women
AAUW Award for Women in STEM
Rochelle Casey
Walsh, CO
Rise Up!
$100
Kelsey Lindbloom
Poncha Springs, CO
Fueling the Future Phase 5: A Single-Chambered Microbial Fuel Cell as a Trickle Charger
$100

American Chemical Society Colorado Local Section
ACS Award

Owen Growney
Pueblo, CO
How Do You Like Your Eggs?
$25, certificate
Tobias DiRito
Brighton, CO
It's "Super-Cool"
$25, certificate
Dustin Medina
Pueblo, CO
Catalase Enzymes: How Does Temperature Affects Their Rates?
$25, certificate
Emhyr Subramanian
Aurora, CO
An Attempt to Create a Hydrophobic, Biodegradable, Super-Absorbent Polymer That Can Extract Waste
$25, certificate
Madeleine Nagle
Boulder, CO
Cost and Effectiveness of Sunscreens
$100, certificate
Aliya Godoy
Littleton, CO
Does Temperature of a Crime Scene Affect the Transfer Quality of a Finger Print?
$25, certificate
Sirisha Gudavalli
Lafayette, CO
Assembly of the CDK8 Kinase Module
$25, certificate
Tara Mensch & Nicholas Finan
Lafayette & Broomfield, CO
Sun Grown Polymers Using Benchtop Organocatalyzed Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization
$25, certificate
Katherine Lawrence & Katherine Younglove
Boulder, CO
The Effect of Carbon on Iron Nickle Bimetallic Nanoparticle Degradation of Orange G
$25, certificate
Avi Swartz
Englewood, CO
Quantifying Spliceosomal Components Using Heavy Labeled Peptide Concatemers
$100, certificate
American Industrial Hygiene Association Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Protection of Health & the Environment Award
Sophie Reeves
Boulder, CO
The Relationship between Cloud Chambers, Alpha Particles, Radon-222, and Different Floors of a House
$150
American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Aeronautics & Astronautics Award

Siddarth Ijju
Aurora, CO
UAV-Emergency Response: Building an Autonomous Quadcopter for Emergency Response
Arduino Kit, 1-year AIAA Student Membership
Rylan McCall
Walsh, CO
Aviation Aerodynamics
Arduino Kit, 1-year AIAA Student Membership
Jayden Edson & Jonathan Belcher
Kremmling, CO
Engineering a Wind Rover Processed with Python
Arduino Kit, 1-year AIAA Student Membership
Trevor Jordan
Ignacio, CO
A Wing of the Future: Part III
Arduino Kit, 1-year AIAA Student Membership
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
Excellence in Chemical Engineering Award
Aubrie Lewis
Olathe, CO
Desalinization Evaporation
$75
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
$100
Lindsay Golding
Yoder, CO
Energy Efficient, Applicable Widow Coverings
$75
Sophia Markuson DiPrince
Pueblo, CO
Anaerobic Digestion of Used Coffee Grounds to Generate Electricity
$100
American Institute of Professional Geologists Colorado Section
AIPG Certificate of Excellence in the Geosciences
Josef Perko
Fort Collins, CO
Effects of Sublimation of Dry Ice on Mars Geology
$50
Charlotte Heeley
Boulder, CO
The Earth Moving the Waves
$100
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
$50
Jenna Salvat
Colorado Springs, CO
Sediment Injectites in Fault Zone Areas: An Investigation of Sedimentological Characteristics
$100
American Meteorological Society
Denver/Boulder Section
Award for Excellence in Atmospheric Science Research
Breana Sinclair
Lamar, CO
Geomagnetic Storms
gift certificate, certificate of recognition
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
gift certificate, certificate of recognition
Chelsea Padilla
Denver, CO
Murky Electricity
$100
Hannah Zhang
Longmont, CO
Reducing Building Energy Consumption by Personal Thermal Regulation
$150
American Public Power Association
Platte River Power Authority
APPA/Platte River Power Authority Special Award for Environmental Innovation
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
$100

Eric Bear
Golden, CO
Hybrid Water Treatment with Slow Biosand and Solar-Powered Electrolysis Chlorine Producing Unit

$150
American Statistical Association
Colorado/Wyoming Chapter
David Young Memorial Award
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
All Spruced Up: The Causes and Consequences of Spruce Invasion into Aspen Canopies
$200, student membership in the American Statistical Association, acknowledgement at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
Kyle Fridberg
Boulder, CO
Effect of Inorganic Nitrogen and Phosphorus on Benthic Algal Biomass in Colorado Streams
$200, student membership in the American Statistical Association, acknowledgement at chapter spring meeting and on chapter web site
American Vacuum Society
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Excellence in Physical Sciences & Engineering Award
Lillian Buck
Loveland, CO
The Effect of Mixing Metal Salts on Flame Color
$50, $50 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Sarah Bian
Aurora, CO
Quaking Skylines
$75, $75 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Skyler Kranjcec
Boulder, CO
Let's Solve Levitation with a Sine Wave Simulation
$75, $75 matching award to teacher/sponsor
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
$100, $100 matching award to teacher/sponsor
ASM International
ASM Materials Education Foundation Award
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
$150
Biophysical Society
Biophysical Excellence Award
Amanda Li
Superior, CO
Determining Protein Unfolding Times Through Analysis of Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy Data
$100, certificate
Colorado Association of Meat Processors
Excellence in Meat Science & Food Safety Award
Kaitlyn Carson
Fort Collins, CO
Farm Fresh Eggs; A Backyard Bacteria Source
$75, certificate
Colorado Association of Science Teachers
CAST Award
Makayla Compton
Pueblo West, CO
Antibiotics vs. Probiotics
$75
Mark Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
The Heat is On . . . Or Off: Smart Thermostat Design with a Raspberry Pi Computer
$75
Aliya Godoy
Littleton, CO
Does Temperature of a Crime Scene Affect the Transfer Quality of a Finger Print
$75
Hari Sowrirajan
Aurora, CO
Nanoparticle-Induced Alterations in Cellular Junctions and Possible Therapeutic Interventions
$75
Colorado Biology Teachers' Association
CBTA Best Biology Project Award
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
All Spruced Up: The Causes and Consequences of Spruce Invasion into Aspen Canopies
$50, certificate
Eliot Wright
Durango, CO
Proteomic Approach to UV/HNO3 Deamination Mutagenesis in Antibiotic-Resistant Monera
$100, certificate
Katelynn Salmon
Palmer Lake, CO
Biodetoxification Spectrum of Symbiotaphrina Kochii on Carcinogens Found in Cigarette Smoke
$50, certificate
Hannah Niccoli
Joes, CO
A Delicate Balance: Relationships Between Electrolysis, pH, and Probiotics
$100, certificate

Colorado BioScience Institute
BioGENEius Challenge

Laura Fleming
Boulder, CO
Valvular Interstitial Cell Activation in Response to Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Treatment
all-expense paid trip to participate in the US National and International competition held in San Francisco, CA, June 2016 during the International BIO Convention
Colorado Chemistry Teachers' Association
CCTA Chemistry Award
Mark Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
The Heat is On . . . Or Off: Smart Thermostat Design with a Raspberry Pi Computer
$100
Aliya Godoy
Littleton, CO
Does Temperature of a Crime Scene Affect the Transfer Quality of a Finger Print?
$100
Colorado Dental Association
CDA Excellence in Oral Health Award
Brecken Dobbs
La Veta, CO
Tooth Enamel? Can It Really Be Strengthened
$50
Wattyn Wollert
Wiley, CO
Is That Smile Golden?
$100
Edwin Bodoni
Centennial, CO
The Effect of Bruxism on Mercury Leakage from Amalgam Restorations
$100
Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety
Outstanding Earth Science Award
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
$75
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad, CO
Strength Exerted by Montmorillonite Clay
$75
Colorado Environmental Health Association
Environmental Health Award
Sophie Reeves
Boulder, CO
The Relationship between Cloud Chambers, Alpha Particles, Radon-222, and Different Floors of a House
$75, framed certificate
Wyeth Rossi
Durango, CO
Lead Remediation: Applications of Algae in Fresh Water
$150, framed certificate, invitation to exhibit at the CEHA Annual Educational Conference
Colorado Foundation for Agriculture
Agriculture in the Classroom Award
Eojin Lee
Boulder, CO
A Bout of Drought: Will It Change Cell Size?
$50, certificate
Dylan Renquist
Walsh, CO
Grow It Right! Testing the Effect of Different Soils on Plant Growth
$50, certificate
Sophia Niccoli
Joes, CO
Storage Wars: The Effect of Storage Conditions on Feeds
$50, certificate

Tyson Lichty
Joes, CO
SNS-244 vs. Captan The Battle That Kills: Possible Prevention of Aspergillus flavus in Seed Storage

$50, certificate
Colorado Geographic Alliance
COGA Application of Geography Award
Jeffrey Brittain
Arboles, CO
Deer Crossing
$100
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
$100
Colorado Medical Society
CMS Education Foundation Award
Nathan Panzer
Arvada, CO
The Effects of a Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor on White Blood Cells
$100, invitation to the winners & their parents to exhibit at the Colorado Medical Society Annual Meeting and attendance at the Presidential Inaugural Dinner with a paid overnight stay
Laura Fleming
Boulder, CO
Valvular Interstitial Cell Activation in Response to Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Treatment
$100, invitation to the winners & 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
Logan Kilgroe
Berthoud, CO
Tsunami!
$35, 1 mineral specimen, book, certificate
Charlotte Heeley
Boulder, CO
The Earth Moving the Waves
$50, 1 mineral specimen, book, certificate
Nathaniel Miner & Drake Ludgate
Brush, CO
Deadly Stratification: The Role of Temperature on Limnic Eruptions
$35, 1 mineral specimen, book, certificate
Jenna Salvat
Colorado Springs, CO
Sediment Injectites in Fault Zone Areas: An Investigation of Sedimentological Characteristics
$50, 1 mineral specimens, book, certificate
Colorado Mycological Society
Excellence in Mycological Research Award
Sarah Duzenack
La Veta, CO
A Comparison of Edomycorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Blue Grass.
$100, CMS honorary membership certificate, signed copy of Vera Evenson's "Rocky Mountain Mushrooms" (new edition)
Colorado Native Plant Society
Excellence in Plant Science Award
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
All Spruced Up: The Causes and Consequences of Spruce Invasion into Aspen Canopies
$50
Ruby Stith
Denver, CO
Type of Seed vs. Distance Dispersed by Wind
$50
Colorado Scientific Society
Excellence in Geology Award
Josef Perko
Fort Collins, CO
Effects of Sublimation of Dry Ice on Mars Geology
$50
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
$75
Nathaniel Miner & Drake Ludgate
Brush, CO
Deadly Stratification: The Role of Temperature on Limnic Eruptions
$75
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad, CO
Strength Exerted by Montmorillonite Clay
$100
Colorado State University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Innovations in the Science of Agriculture Award
Sarah Duzenack
La Veta, CO
A Comparison of Edomycorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Blue Grass
$500
Patricia Todd
Boulder, CO
Simulating Inbreeding Depression Probability in Devils Hole Pupfish: A Proof of Concept Study
$500
Colorado State University
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Excellence in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Award
Hari Sowrirajan
Aurora, CO
Nanoparticle-Induced Alterations in Cellular Junctions and Possible Therapeutic Interventions
$100
Colorado State University
Department of Chemistry
Excellence in Chemistry Award
Connor McCauley
Denver, CO
Vitamin C in Cooked Vegetables
$100, certificate
Kathryn Lawrence & Katherine Younglove
Boulder, CO
The Effect of Carbon on Iron Nickle Bimetallic Nanoparticle Degradation of Orange G
$100, certificate
Colorado State University
Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
Excellence in Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Award
Kammi Carson
Fort Collins, CO
Soil vs. Coffee Beans
$125
Sarah Duzenack
La Veta, CO
A Comparison of Edomycorrhizae and Commercial Fertilizer on Blue Grass.
$125
Chinmay Jayanty
Alamosa, CO
Healthy Potatoes
$125
Ana Mayordomo
Englewood, CO
Effects of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Levels in Soil on the Growth of Grass Under Drought Conditions
$125
Colorado State University
Energy Institute
Energy Achievement Award
Hannah Zhang
Longmont, CO
Reducing Building Energy Consumption by Personal Thermal Regulation
$500, certificate
Colorado State University
School of Biomedical Engineering
Excellence in Biomedical Engineering Award
Ashley Gilmore & Sage Higbee
Lamar, CO
What's in My Ear?
goody bag of biomedical engineering stuff
Anurag Golla
Broomfield, CO
Actuated Controlled Motion of a Pulsatile Hydrogel with Anisotropic Friction: A Novel Bio-Engineered Approach to Medical Targeting
goody bag of biomedical engineering stuff
Isaac Jordan
Ignacio, CO
A New Twist on Artificial Muscle: Using Supercoiled Polymer Fibers to Power Robotics and Prosthetics
$50 gift card to the CSU Bookstore, goody bag of biomedical engineering stuff
Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Veterinary Science Award
Alex Roberts
Centennial, CO
Inexpensive Food Alternative From Microalgae Waste
$50 from CVMA, certificate
Riley Meisner
Sterling, CO
The Effects of Fluctuating Barometric Pressure on Labor Induction in Pregnant Ewes
$50 from CVMA, certificate
Colorado's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
The Colorado EnergyWise Award
Mark Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
The Heat is On . . . Or Off: Smart Thermostat Design with a Raspberry Pi Computer
$250
Hannah Zhang
Longmont, CO
Reducing Building Energy Consumption by Personal Thermal Regulation
$250
Colorado-Wyoming Society of American Foresters
Excellence in Forestry Research Award
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
All Spruced Up: The Causes and Consequences of Spruce Invasion into Aspen Canopies
$100
Breann Ritter
Carbondale, CO
Leaf No Trace Behind
$100

Stephanie Zhang
Lafayette, CO
DNA Packing and Diseases: Developing a Pipeline to Analyze Data Collected from ATAC-sequence

$300
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Do the Shuffle
$100, certificate
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
$200, certificate
Kaitlyn Carson
Fort Collins, CO
Farm Fresh Eggs; A Backyard Bacteria Source
$150
Riley Meisner
Sterling, CO
The Effects of Fluctuating Barometric Pressure on Labor Induction in Pregnant Ewes
$250
Eppler Family
Eppler Family Award
Johnathan Pollard
Colorado Springs, CO
Making Biking Accessible to the Visually Impaired
microprocessor kit & digital multimeter
Teegan Oatley
Longmont, CO
Hydroelectric Phone Charger
microprocessor kit & digital multimeter
Fort Collins Conservation District
Conservation District Award
Scott Prieve
Colorado Springs, CO
Saving the Slope: How Does the Orientation of Contour-felled Logs Affect Erosion on a Barren Slope?
$50, plaque
Kyle Fridberg
Boulder, CO
Effect of Inorganic Nitrogen and Phosphorus on Benthic Algal Biomass in Colorado Streams
$50, plaque
Frank Armbruster Foundation
Armbruster Memorial Award
Kevyn Kelso
Monument, CO
Building a High-Resolution Fused Deposition Modeling 3D Printer Out of a Bed Frame
$100
Geological Society of America
GSA Awards in Environmental Geology
Josef Perko
Fort Collins, CO
Effects of Sublimation of Dry Ice on Mars Geology
plaque, GSA membership, 2016 GSA calender, GSA photo scale
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad , CO
Strength Exerted by Montmorillonite Clay
plaque, GSA membership, 2016 GSA calender, GSA photo scale, Rite in the Rain notebook, Rite in the Rain all weather pen
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
plaque, GSA membership, 2016 GSA calender, GSA photo scale, Rite in the Rain notebook, Rite in the Rain all weather pen, The Geoscientists Handbook
Matthew Hileman
Monument, CO
Reflected Laser Communications for Small Satellites
$150
Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Excellence in Human Factors & Ergonomics Award
Sam Duarte
Fort Lupton, CO
The Perils of Practice: Noise Dosimetry, Pipers, Earplugs and Noise Induced Hearing Loss?
$100
Katelyn Anderson
Rush, CO
EMS App for Paramedic Training and Assistance
$100
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
High Plains Section
IEEE Award
Benjamin Wilson
Colorado Springs, CO
Aerostat Communication System
$100, Arduino Experimenter's Kit
Matthew Hileman
Monument, CO
Reflected Lase Communications for Small Satellites
$150, Arduino Experimenter's Kit
Little Shop of Physics
Matthew McCausland Memorial Award
Megan Goforth-Harmon
Denver, CO
The Effect of Dropping Stitched Tomatoes and How Well They Hold
science equipment/instrument
Landon Tolsma
Mote Vista, CO
Can Water Be a Fuel?
science equipment/instrument
Justin Wright
Walsh, CO
A Wing and a Prayer
science equipment/instrument
Severn Young
Greeley, CO
Using Discharge in Freestyle to Swim the "Perfect Race"
science equipment/instrument
Hunter Bostrom
Brush, CO
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Pollination
science equipment/instrument
Trent Martin
Centennial, CO
Hydrologic Eddy Current Applications
science equipment/instrument
Siddarth Ijju
Aurora, CO
UAV-Emergency Response: Building an Autonomous Quadcopter for Emergency Response
$50
Shepherd Kruse
Colorado Springs, CO
Spike Vectoring: Designing and Constructing a Maneuverable Aerospike Rocket Engine
$100
National Centers for Environmental Information
NCEI Award of Scientific Achievement
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
$50 money order, certificate
National Defense Industrial Association
NDIA STEM Excellence Award
Rewa Raizada
Highlands Ranch, CO
The Effect of Blade Number and Length on a Windmill
$100
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Do the Shuffle
$100
Jacelynn Trujillo
Pueblo, CO
The Electric Hand
$100
Justin Wright
Walsh, CO
A Wing and a Prayer
$200
Breana Sinclair
Lamar, CO
Geomagnetic Storms
$200
Krithik Ramesh
Englewood, CO
Turbo Pulse: A Hybrid Pulsating Turbo Engine
$200
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NREL Energy Award
Hannah Zhang
Longmont, CO
Reducing Building Energy Consumption by Personal Thermal Regulation
$100
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
Excellence in Earth Science Award
Jenna Salvat
Colorado Springs, CO
Sediment Injectites in Faults Zone Areas: An Investigation of Sedimentological Characteristics
cash award
Nathaniel Miner & Drake Ludgate
Brush, CO
Deadly Stratification: The Role of Temperature on Limnic Eruptions
cash award
Logan Kilgroe
Berthoud, CO
Tsunami!
cash award
Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
Water Research Award
Jaycee LaGow & Lena Noordik
La Veta, CO
Plastic Soup in Our Waterways
$200
Emhyr Subramanian
Aurora, CO
An Attempt to Create a Hydrophobic, Biodegradable, Super-Absorbent Polymer That Can Extract Waste
$400
Casey Shaw
Joes, CO
P. dentrificans-Based Remediation Techniques vs. Levels of Nitrate & Oxygen in Freshwater Environs
$200
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
$400
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Colorado State University Chapter
Rising Young Scientist Award
Victoria O'Hare
Denver, CO
Walking on Thin Ice: The Impact of Common vs. Alternative De-Icers on Roadside Vegetation
$50
Sachi Rohilla
Colorado Springs, CO
Dirty Is the New Way to Clean
$50
Shaleese Romero & Julian Salazar
Pueblo, CO
Bacteria Hysteria
$50
Sergio Estrada
Greeley, CO
The Worm Squirm: Identifying the Effects of Frequency on Lubricus Terrestri's Environment
$50
Science Toy Magic, LLC
Classroom Demonstration Award
Sam Christensen
Fort Morgan, CO
Dancing Ferrofluid
$50
Skyler Kranjcec
Boulder, CO
Let's Solve Levitation with a Sine Wave Situation
$100
Isaac Jordan
Ignacio, CO
A New Twist on Artificial Muscle: Using Supercoiled Polymer Fibers to Power Robotics and Prosthetics
$50
Renae Michael
Greenwood Village, CO
Door-Mant No More!
$100
Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration
Colorado Section
Excellence in Mineral Science & Engineering Award
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
plaque, 100$
Sam Duarte
Fort Lupton, CO
The Perils of Practice: Noise, Dosimetry, Pipers, Earplugs and Noise Induced Hearing Loss?
plaque, $200
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
A Novel Early Warning and Monitoring System for Mine Blowouts
plaque, $200
Wyeth Rossi
Durango, CO
Lead Remediation: Applications of Algae in Fresh Water
plaque, $400
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Northern Colorado, Chapter 354
Andy Keller Memorial Award
Kevyn Kelso
Monument, CO
Building a High-Resolution Fused Deposition Modeling 3D Printer Out of a Bed Frame
$100, recognition by the local chapter

Shepherd Kruse
Colorado Springs, CO
Spike Vectoring: Designing and Constructing a Maneuverable Aerospike Rocket Engine

$150, recognition by the local chapter
Jayden Edson & Jonathan Belcher
Kremmling, CO
Engineering a Wind Rover Processed with Python
$200, recognition by the local chapter
Society of Women Engineers
Rocky Mountain Section
SWE Award
Jacelynn Trujillo
Pueblo, CO
The Electric Hand
$75
Teegan Oatley
Longmont, CO
Hydroelectric Phone Charger
$100
Julianna O'Claire & Michelle Ren
Brush, CO
The Production of Methane Gas in Waste Biomass
$75
Kylie Hunter
Centennial, CO
Wastewater Sourceflow and Its Effect on Energy Output in a Pressure Retarded Osmosis System
$100
Soil & Water Conservation Society Colorado Chapter
Natural Resource Conservation Award
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
certificate, $100
Cassidy Plane
Alamosa, CO
Is a Forester's Trash a Farmer's Treasure?
certificate, $100
SPIE - the international society for optics and photonics
Optics and Photonics Science Fair Award
Tarra Miller
Hugo, CO
Does Different Eye Color Affect the Way Someone Sees in the Dim Light?
$50
Camille Holland
Mancos, CO
Laser Jell-O Reflection/Refraction
$100
William Dienstfrey
Louisville, CO
Optical Illusions: Contrast Induced Asynchrony
$150
Matthew Radzihovsky
Boulder, CO
Buffer Gas Cooling in Molecular Spectroscopy
$100
Matthew Hileman
Monument, CO
Reflected Laser Communications for Small Satellites
$150
Jaden Hoechstetter
Boulder, CO
Modulation of Laser Beams Using a Digital Micromirror Device
$250
The Aquaponic Source
Innovation in Aquaponics Award
Maison Echols
Dolores, CO
Aquaponics vs. Soil
Aquaponics aquaponic growing system
The Inventor's Roundtable
Inventor's Roundtable Award
Leighton Burt
Alamosa, CO
Life Saving Locating: Developing Autonomous Avalanche Rescue, Part 2
$100; free patent search
Liam Foster
Durango, CO
A Novel Early Warning and Monitoring System for Mine Blowouts
$75
Shannon Bland
Lamar, CO
Stop That Flood Part V
$125
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
$200
United States Department of Commerce
Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering
Matthew Hileman
Monument, CO
Reflected Laser Communications for Small Satellites
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
Josef Perko
Fort Collins, CO
Effects of Sublimation of Dry Ice on Mars Geology
reference book and mineral specimen
Kyle Fridberg
Boulder, CO
Effect of Inorganic Nitrogen and Phosphorous on Benthic Algal Biomass in Colorado Streams
reference book and mineral specimen
University of Colorado, Denver
Medical Scientist Training Program Award
Laura Clark
Durango, CO
Human Microbiome: Medical Ecology and the Effect of Behavior on Human Microflora
$50
Hari Sowrirajan
Aurora, CO
Nanoparticle-Induced Alterations in Cellular Junctions and Possible Therapeutic Interventions
$50
University of Northern Colorado
MAST Institute Award
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Do the Shuffle
$50
Merritt Singley & Kami Sweenie
Merino & Brush, CO
A Toast to Murphy's Law
$50
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Do the Shuffle
$50
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
$100
Wilkins Family
Young Entrepreneur's Award
Leighton Burt
Alamosa, CO
Life Saving Locating: Developing Autonomous Avalanche Rescue, Part 2
$500
Wojtaszek Family
Paul Wojtaszek Memorial Award
Eileen Xia
Greenwood Village, CO
Mechanism for How P13K p110a Isoform Inihibits CSR Through AID Expression
$200
Women in Physics
Promising Young Woman in Science Award
Skyler Kranjcec
Boulder, CO
Let's Solve Levitation with a Sine Wave Situation
$50
Zonta Club of Boulder County
Amelia Earhart Award
Amy Dang Nguyen & Katherine Tran
Denver, CO
How Hot Is Too Hot? The Effect of Water Temperature on Fuel Cell Car Performance
certificate, $100

Society for Science and the Public Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
American Meteorological Society
Outstanding Achievement in Atmospheric Sciences Award
Kael Mattics
Olathe, CO
Mathematics of a Tsunami Wave
certificate
Jacob Isley
Berthoud, CO
Measuring Radiation From the Sun
certificate
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
certificate
Adrienne Jones
Aguilar, CO
Amateur Radio Astronomy
certificate
American Psychological Association
Outstanding Achievement in Psychological Sciences Award
Evelyn Bodoni
Centennial, CO
The Lure of Distraction
certificate
Benjamin Morris
Boulder, CO
The Extent and Severity of the Imposter Phenomenon Amongst College Prep, AP and IB Students
certificate
Arizona State University Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
Rob & Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative Award
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
certificate, entry for Grand Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Hunter Bostrom
Brush, CO
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Pollination
certificate, entry for Grand Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Eric Bear
Golden, CO
Hybrid Water Treatment with Slow Biosand Filter and Solar-Powered Electrolysis Chlorine Producing Unit
certificate, entry for Grand Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival
Cassidy Plane
Alamosa, CO
Is a Forester's Trash a Farmer's Treasure?
certificate, entry for Grand Prize of a trip to Arizona for the 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival
ASM Materials Education Foundation
Outstanding Achievement in Materials Science Award
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
certificate, medallion
Association for Women Geoscientists
Outstanding Achievement in Geosciences Award
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
certificate
Charlotte Heeley
Boulder, CO
The Earth Moving the Waves
certificate
Broadcom MASTERS
National Middle School Science & Engineering Fair Competition Nomination
Alex Roberts
Centennial, CO
Inexpensive Food Alternative From Microalgae Waste
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Jonathan Haerr
Colorado Springs, CO
Circumstantial Morality
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Madeleine Nagle
Boulder, CO
Cost and Effectiveness of Sunscreens
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Charlotte Heeley
Boulder, CO
The Earth Moving the Waves
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Mark Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
The Heat Is On . . . Or Off: Smart Thermostat Design with a Raspberry Pi Computer
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Chase Cromwell
Lamar, CO
Music on Demand
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Anudeep Golla
Broomfield, CO
Seeking Predictability Trapped in the Midst of the Chaos of the Mandelbrot Set
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Nathan Panzer
Arvada, CO
The Effects of a Gramulocyte-Colony Factor on White Blood Cells
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Alyssa Keirn
Fort Collins, CO
Solar Powered Decontaminator Testing
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Adam Vagle
Denver, CO
The Three Body Problem and the Search for Intelligent Life
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Kathryn Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
All Spruced Up: The Causes and Consequences of Spruce Invasion into Aspen Canopies
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Makenzy Dreher
Johnstown, CO
Butterflies: Hot & Cold - Study How Temperature Variations Affect the Metamorphosis of Cynthia Vaness
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Evelyn Bodoni
Centennial, CO
The Lure of Distraction
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Emhyr Subramanian
Aurora, CO
An Attempt to Create a Hydrophobic, Biodegradable, Super-Absorbent Polymer That Can Extract Waste
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Nicholas Huber
Durango, CO
Hot or Not
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Benjamin Wilson
Colorado Springs, CO
Dental Implants: The Healthier Alternative
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Sara Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Do the Shuffle
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Georgia Mynatt
Durango, CO
Does the Shirt on Your Back Stop the Sun's Attack?
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Eliot Wright
Durango, CO
Proteomic Approach to UV/HNO3 Deamination Mutagenesis in Antibiotic-Resistant Monera
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Xander Duvall
Colorado Springs, CO
How Does Atmosphere Affect the Amount of Subatomic Particles?
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Logan DeGraaf
Colorado Springs, CO
Venus Fly Trap Response Time
certificate, nomination to the 2016 Broadcom MASTERS competition
Intel Corporation
Excellence in Computer Science Award
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Python Cubed
certificate, $200
Tyler Giallanza
Centennial, CO
Novel Applications of Stochastic Global Optimization Algorithms to the Shortest Common Superstring Problem
certificate, $200

Mu Alpha Theta
Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics

Deyanira Flores
Brush, CO
Happy Birthday to You . . . and You . . . And You
certificate
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
certificate
NASA
Outstanding Achievement in Earth Systems Science Award
Michaela Ravenkamp
Hugo, CO
Crop SOS: Do Crops Create Micro-climates?
certificate, medallion
Jenna Salvat
Colorado Springs, CO
Sediment Injectites in Fault Zone Areas: An Investigation of Sedimentological Characteristics
certificate, medallion
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award
Ellie Clark
Durango, CO
Eco-Friendly Parking: Pervious, Permeable, Porous Paving
certificate, medallion
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
certificate, medallion
Ricoh
Ricoh Sustainability Development Award
Nathaniel Brim
Colorado Springs, CO
Effects of Zinc and Magnesium Dissolution in Cathodic Protection Systems on the Environment
certificate
Casey Shaw
Joes, CO
P. dentrificans-Based Remediation Techniques vs. Levels of Nitrate & Oxygen in Freshwater Environs
certificate

Society For In Vitro Biology
Outstanding Achievement in In Vitro Biology Award

Samyuktha Senthikumar
Parker, CO
Regulation of PGC-11 by LSD1 and Its Implications for FXR Transactivation in the Liver
certificate
Jessalyn Bay-Voit
Mancos, CO
The Effects of Giardia on the Ecosystem of a Farm
certificate
United States Metric Association
Outstanding Achievement in the Use of the International System Award
Sophie Dellinger
Boulder, CO
Capturing Sulfur Dioxide: Chemically or Biologically?
certificate
Rebecca Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
GASP!: Growth Advantage in Stationary Phase in Acinetobacter baylyi
certificate
Water Environment Association
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Award
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
certificate, nomination to the SJWP state competition
Casey Shaw
Joes, CO
P. dentrificans-Based Remediation Techniques vs. Levels of Nitrate & Oxygen in Freshwater Environs
certificate, nomination to the SJWP state competition
Kaitlin Wells & Kaybree Keating
Fort Morgan, CO
Washing Away Vital Elements of Our Environment: A Bioassay Investigation with Daphnia and Detergents
 
Trent Martin
Centennial, CO
Hydrologic Eddy Current Applications
certificate, nomination to the SJWP state competition
Yale Science & Engineering Association
Outstanding Achievement in Science & Engineering Award
Anurag Golla
Broomfield, CO
Actuated Controlled Motion of a Pulsatile Hydrogel with Anisotropic Friction: A Novel Bio-Engineered Approach to Medical Targeting
certificate, pewter medallion
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
certificate, pewter medallion

Scholarship Awards

Organization Winner(s) Award(s)
Adams State University
Adams State University Scholarships
Patricia Todd
Boulder, CO
Simulating Inbreeding Depression Probability in Devils Hole Pupfish: A Proof of Concept Study
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Tyree Jones
Walsh, CO
Rapid Recognition Recall
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Obbrianna Blea
Pueblo, CO
Flaming Candy
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Wyatt Wiening
Trinidad, CO
Strength Exerted by Montmorillonite Clay
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Alia Kraxberger
Hugo, CO
Open or Covered vs. Aerodynamic
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Parker Randolph
South Fork, CO
Polymer Enhanced Passive Cooling: Designing a Thin Film Material to Remove Thermal Energy and Avert Incoming Solar Radiation
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Cassidy Plane
Alamosa, CO
Is a Forester's Trash a Farmer's Treasure?
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Deyanira Flores
Brush, CO
Happy Birthday to You . . . and You . . . And You
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Eileen Xia
Greenwood Village, CO
Mechanism for How P13K p110a Isoform Inihibits CSR Through AID Expression
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Kaitlyn Carson
Fort Collins, CO
Farm Fresh Eggs: A Backyard Bacteria Source
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Adrienne Jones
Aguilar, CO
Amateur Radio Astronomy
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Mitchell Fosdick
Fowler, CO
Phase IV: Optimizing Algal Growth for Real World Application
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Kaitlin Wells & Kaybree Keating
Fort Morgan, CO
Washing Away Vital Elements of Our Environment: A Bioassay Investigation with Daphnia and Detergents
ASU scholarship valued as the equivalent to one-year resident tuition and fees
Colorado College
Colorado College, Summer Session Merit Scholarship
All 1st - 4th Place category winners received this scholarship. $500 merit scholarship to attend Colorado College summer 2016 as a pre-college student
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines Scholarship
Christoph Cikraji
Durango, CO
Applications of Magnetic Fields for Induction of Artificial Gravity
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Wyeth Rossi
Durango, CO
Lead Remediation: Applications of Algae in Fresh Water
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Katie Fromm
Greeley, CO
The Effect of Rocker Ratio on Calculated vs. Experimental Lift
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Leighton Burt
Alamosa, CO
Life Saving Locating: Developing Autonomous Avalanche Rescue, Part 2
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Anurag Golla
Broomfield, CO
Actuated Controlled Motion of a Pulsatile Hydrogel with Anisotropic Friction: A Novel Bio-Engineered Approach to Medical Targeting
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Sirisha Gudavalli
Lafayette, CO
Assembly of the CDK8 Kinase Module
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Kevyn Kelso
Monument, CO
Building a High-Resolution Fused Deposition Modeling 3D Printer Out of a Bed Frame
$1,000 CSM scholarship, renewable for up to 3 additional years for use toward undergraduate degree
Colorado State University
College of Natural Sciences Scholarship
Isani Singh
Aurora, CO
Studying the Effects of a Missing X Chromosome on the Liver
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Rebecca Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
GASP!: Growth Advantage in Stationary Phase in Acinetobacter baylyi
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Trevor Jordan
Ignacio, CO
A Wing of the Future, Part III
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Patricia Todd
Boulder, CO
Simulating Inbreeding Depression Probability in Devils Hole Pupfish: A Proof of Concept Study
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Benjamin Morris
Boulder, CO
The Extent and Severity of the Imposter Phenomenon Amongst College Prep, AP and IB Students
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Avi Swartz
Englewood, CO
Quantifying Spliceosomal Components Using Heavy Labeled Peptide Concatemers
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Jayden Edson & Jonathan Belcher
Kremmling, CO
Engineering a Wind Rover Processed with Python
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Kyle Fridberg
Boulder, CO
Effect of Inorganic Nitrogen and Phosphorus on Benthic Algal Biomass in Colorado Streams
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Isani Singh
Aurora, CO
Studying the Effects of a Miss ling X Chromosome on the Liver
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Rebecca Bloomfield
Colorado Springs, CO
GASP!: Growth Advantage in Stationary Phase in Acinetobacter baylyi
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Amanda Li
Superior, CO
Determining Protein Unfolding Times Through Analysis of Single Molecule Force Spectroscopy Data
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Ana Mayordomo
Englewood, CO
Effects of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Levels in Soil on the Growth of Grass Under Drought Conditions
$1,000 renewable scholarship to attend CSU
Colorado State University, Pueblo
Colorado State University, Pueblo Scholarship
Anurag Golla
Broomfield, CO
Actuated Controlled Motion of a Pulsatile Hydrogel with Anisotropic Friction: A Novel Bio-Engineered Approach to Medical Targeting
$1,000 scholarship to attend CSU, Pueblo
Kimberly Blough
Berthoud, CO
Breaking Bridges
4-year $500 scholarship
Molly Nehring
Monte Vista, CO
Python Cubed
4-year $500 scholarship
Michelle Kummel
Colorado Springs, CO
Modeling Transport in Creeks by Approximating Partial Differential Equations
4-year $500 scholarship
Joyce Xu
Lafayette, CO
Predictive Modeling of Optimal Cancer Therapies
4-year $1,000 scholarship
Christoph Cikraji
Durango, CO
Applications of Magnetic Fields for Induction of Artificial Gravity
4-year $1,000 scholarship
Anurag Golla
Broomfield, CO
Actuated Controlled Motion of a Pulsatile Hydrogel with Anisotropic Friction: A Novel Bio-Engineered Approach to Medical Targeting
4-year $1,000 scholarship
Elyssa Hofgard
Louisville, CO
A Historical Analysis of the Current California Drought
4-year $1,000 scholarship
Sergio Estrada
Greeley, CO
The Worm Squirm: Identifying the Effects of Frequency on Lubricus Terrestri's Environment
4-year $1,000 scholarship
Intel
Ryan Patterson Scholarship
Trevor Jordan
Ignacio, CO
A Wing of the Future, Part III
$2,000 nonrenewable scholarship

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