Winners

2008 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior Biological

  Bronze Medal
    (1110) Face Off: Developing and Evaluating Biometric Face Recognition
        Student: Jocelyn Flattery
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1113) Dog Test Taking: Working vs. Companion
        Student: Shana Bird
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1111) Sunlight's Affect on Leaves
        Student: Shari Howard
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1103) Snakes in the Wild
        Student: Brian Schuh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1101) Cat Pupil Dilation and the Affects of Light Color
        Student: Andrea DeRogatis
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1104) DNA Analysis Vs. Hair Analysis: Should they be admissible in a court of law?
        Student: Chloe Warinner
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1109) A Twinkle in Your Eye
        Students: Jaimie Mayner , Alana Petteway
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1112) Plant Wars
        Student: Jessica Davis
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1108) Light Vs Dark
        Student: Megan Zink
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Behavioral

  Bronze Medal
    (1209) Memory: Pictures vs. Words
        Student: Bella Shraiman
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1203) Sound Du Jour
        Students: Kelsey Drain , Morgan Cook
        School: Carpinteria Middle School

    (1216) Testing Teaching Techniques on a Parrot
        Student: Janine Wilson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1222) What Affects An Illusion
        Student: Cheryl Wilson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1204) Elementary School Laughter Levels
        Student: Maddie Mathews
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1218) Does Personal Appearance Affect How People Treat You?
        Student: Christina Blair
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1208) Liar, Liar Eyes on Fire
        Student: Claire Patterson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1214) Gender Differences in Short-Term Memory
        Student: Laura Voyen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1205) Color Theory: Does Color Affect our Appetite?
        Student: Emma Rennick
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1217) Music and Charitable Giving
        Student: Sophie D'Arcy
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1221) Spaced Out
        Student: Mackenzie Spencer
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Environmental

  Bronze Medal
    (1307) The Greenhouse Effect
        Student: Annie Marroquin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1308) The effect of adding vitamins,minerals, and iron on ethanol production
        Student: Anthony Granatelli
        School: Marymount School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1301) Can Blue Green Algae Blooms Be Reduced?
        Student: Tyler Paras
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1304) Effectively Using Iron and Phytoplankton to Sequester Carbon
        Student: Vy-Luan Huynh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Microbiological

  Bronze Medal
    (1403) The Five Second Rule: Fact or Myth
        Student: Bryce Anable
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1404) Smoking Mold
        Student: Will Lorenzen
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1402) Well-Water: Ways to Eliminate Iron Bacteria Infestations
        Student: Hannah Giorgi
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Physical Science

  Bronze Medal
    (1501) Emerging Worlds
        Student: Sean Sullivan
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1512) Power of Waves
        Student: Dylan Zukin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1516) A Revolutionary Approach to Water Purification
        Student: Justin Morris
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1515) Harnessing the Power of the Wind
        Student: Waiman Meinhold
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1523) The Physics of Juggling clubs
        Student: Emily Thomson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1502) Electric Generators
        Student: Karina Jougla
        School: Carpinteria Middle School

    (1520) Building the Perfect Electric Motor
        Student: Connor Kerns
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1522) Recording on a Wire
        Student: Elliott Kingston
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1509) The Soundpost: Why is it Called "The Soul of the Violin"
        Student: Camille Miller
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1508) Iris Analysis: Monochrome or Contrast
        Student: Yibing Zhang
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1505) Surf Power!
        Student: Sean Handley
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1518) Magnets: Hot or Cold?
        Student: Brian Pinner
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1519) Light Curvature of a Binary Star
        Student: April Gadsby
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Mechanical

  Bronze Medal
    (1603) Nanotubes: A Telescope to the Future
        Student: Nikhil Shinday
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1613) A laser Through Liquid
        Student: Ben Reisman
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1611) The Perfect Cast
        Student: Travis Tibbitts
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1612) Science In Baseball
        Student: Tommy Ruvalcaba
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1607) How Slippery A Slope?
        Student: Jake Wiener
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1604) AERODYNAMIC EFFICIENCY
        Student: Nicholas Vanhecke
        School: Santa Barbara Christian School

    (1615) What's In Your Pool
        Student: Sarah Eggers-Jamieson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1609) Shapes of Parachutes and Descent Rates
        Student: Ayla Nelson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1605) Supercharged
        Student: Kyle Estabrooks
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1606) Stability of Rockets
        Student: Nickolas Zurlinden
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Senior Life Science

  Silver Medal
    (2703) Microbes, Sea Squirts, and Oil Slicks
        Students: sam fearer , keaton hudson
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2701) A preliminary investigation into the Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Red Sea Urchins and Kelp Bass
        Student: Kenneth Pessino
        School: San Marcos High School

Senior Physical Science

  Bronze Medal
    (2803) Free Energy from the Environment
        Student: Jade Wentz Fitzgerald
        School: San Marcos High School

  Silver Medal
    (2802) Resonance
        Students: Eugene Wang , Zane Golas
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2801) Does Altitude Affect the Quantity of Cosmic Rays Detected in a Cloud Chamber
        Student: Scott Hempy
        School: San Marcos High School