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2009 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior Biological

  Bronze Medal
    (1101) Lima Beans: From Light to Dark
        Student: Laura Baldwin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1104) Global Warming's Effect on Plant Growth
        Student: Natalie Davis
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1109) Radiation Observation
        Student: Hannah Koper
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1107) The Taster Gene and The Enjoyment of Vegetables
        Student: Annie deBruynKops
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1103) Gender-Based Preferences in Hermit Crabs
        Student: Olivia Lafferty
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1105) Now You See It, Now You Don't!
        Student: Stephanie Manson-Hing
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1106) How does the eardrum affect our hearing?
        Student: Kana Yamamoto
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1108) Tadpole Development and Temperature: Does it Matter?
        Student: Margot Barker
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1110) Which Way Is Up?
        Student: Sofia Lochner
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Behavioral

  Bronze Medal
    (1201) IntelligAnts
        Student: Courtney Cambron
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1204) Remember This
        Student: Eena Kosik
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1220) Find the Target
        Student: Ivette Gil
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1208) Pitch'ure Perfect
        Student: Xeni Tziouvaras
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1214) The Effects of "Free" on Rational Thinking
        Student: Daniel Richman
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1211) Memorization Scentsation
        Students: Charlotte Garratt , Sydney Read
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1215) Eyes, Nose, or Mouth: Measuring their Effectiveness in Face Recognition
        Student: Rishika Singh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1209) Decision making in the face of risk
        Student: Michael Feldman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1207) Does Encouragement Really Help?
        Student: Anisha Kumar
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1217) Which Side Are You?
        Student: Grant Schroeder
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Environmental

  Bronze Medal
    (1302) Plant Growth and Seed Germination
        Student: Aryanna Aronson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1304) Up in Smoke, A Temporal Analysis of the Effect of Fireplace Smoke on Santa Barbara Air Quality
        Student: Anthony Granatelli
        School: Marymount School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1301) Is There Plastic In Your Water?
        Student: Erendiz Tarakci
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Microbiological

  Bronze Medal
    (1402) Bioluminescence Lumination Lessens
        Student: Shaunessy Grant
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1405) Is Your Plant Reaching Its Full Potential ?
        Student: Ian Hall
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1406) Spice It Up: The Effect of Spices on Bacteria
        Student: Miranda Ruth
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1403) Green Fluorescent Protein
        Student: Evan Lew
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Physical Science

  Bronze Medal
    (1503) Leaching, What's in Your Water?
        Student: Nimisha Shinday
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1506) I Can't Hear You!
        Student: Jacob Iuele
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1515) The Effect of Exposure Time and Filters in Printing
        Student: Rachel Bergseteren
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1513) What type of wireless interenet should you be using?
        Student: Paul Bramsen
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1508) Move Over! Here Comes The Magnus Effect.
        Student: Cassandra Davis
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1511) Measuring resolution of various aperature sizes in a pin hole camera
        Student: Colette Speer
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1501) Effects of Voltage and Concentration on the Fractal Dimension of Electrodeposited Copper Aggregates
        Student: Daniel Gay
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1507) Wave Energy
        Student: Renee Krieger
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1519) Clothing Material Matters
        Student: Eric Hauser
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1514) Gas Guzzlers
        Student: Ryan Montag
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Mechanical

  Bronze Medal
    (1604) What Solvents Remove Chewing Gum From Cement?
        Student: Katelyn Greene
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1616) To Speedo or not to Speedo
        Student: Claire Bergthold
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1618) Hull Design and its Effect on Hydrodynamics
        Student: Henry Richardson
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1613) Do different types of food affect the pitch of your voice?
        Student: Savanna Fox
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1614) Make Your Own Guitar Pickup.
        Student: Michael Harris
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1620) Comparison of Fuels for a Potato Cannon
        Student: Benjamin York
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1601) Solar Powered Electromagnetic Propulsion: Eco-Friendly Solution for the Existing Rail Infrastructure
        Student: Nicholas Vanhecke
        School: Santa Barbara Christian School

    (1610) Chlorine Bleach’s Effect on the Durability of Paper
        Student: Hailey Goodner
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1615) Machines In Your Motions
        Student: Caroline Vance
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1617) GO WITH THE FLOW
        Student: Forbes Bainou
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior Life Science

  Bronze Medal
    (2705) The Effect Of Lipophilic Chain Length of Detergents on Breaking Down Oil in Seawater
        Students: Kelly McKay , Jenise Fretz
        School: San Marcos High School

  Silver Medal
    (2701) The Impacts of Urbanization on a Local Stream
        Students: Justin Perocco , Jake Castellanos
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2704) The Effect of LED Wavelength on the Phototaxis of Artemia
        Student: Evan Lincoln
        School: San Marcos High School

Senior Physical Science

  Bronze Medal
    (2802) How Does Wave Shape Affect Buoy Energy Production?
        Student: Johnny Manzo
        School: San Marcos High School

  Silver Medal
    (2803) Electrolyze Your Life!
        Students: Robin Zelko , Samantha Flattery
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2801) Overpowering Oysters: the Effect of pH on the Bending Moment of Oyster Shells
        Student: Ken Farris
        School: San Marcos High School