Winners

2011 Special Award Winners

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Santa Barbara Audubon Socienty Award

   ($50 cash)
    (1317) Greywater vs. Tap Water
        Student: Monica Criley
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best project relating to the Cachuma Lake watershed area

   ($25 cash)
    (1614) Hydropower: Energy of the Future
        Student: Connor Everman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (2704) Fuel Moisture Content: Does it Affect a Plant's Flammability?
        Students: Kevin Hempy , Josh Chittick
        School: San Marcos High School

Outstanding project relating to pharmacy, medicine or healthcare

   ($25 cash)
    (1401) Evaluation of Different Antibodies for HER-2 Neu Status in Breast Cancer
        Student: Diana Pasternak
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1407) The Effect of a Magnetic Field on Lactobacillus Acidophilus, When Placed in an Acidic Enviroment
        Student: Sean Strong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best Projects in Santa Barbara County in the fields of ecology or botany

   ($50 cash)
    (2704) Fuel Moisture Content: Does it Affect a Plant's Flammability?
        Students: Kevin Hempy , Josh Chittick
        School: San Marcos High School

   ($25 cash)
    (1404) The Effect of Air Fresheners on Plants
        Student: Ella Stimson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1115) the effect of plant density on plant growth
        Student: Cayley Boyd
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Will Winn Memorial Award

  Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
    (1204) Does iPod Use Cause You To "Pump Up The Volume"?
        Student: Emily Janée
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1304) The Effects of Temperature on the Rate of Decomposition
        Student: Andrea Fairfield
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1604) The Effect of Wheel Diameter on Car Speed
        Student: Brian Su
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1212) Calculating Beauty: Is Beauty Mathematically Predictable
        Student: Courtney Miller
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Independent Scientist Award

   ($50 cash)
    (1316) Diluting a Harbor Spill
        Student: Jake Pighetti
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

  Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
    (2801) Ocean Power
        Students: Tiffany Rios , Tamara Mau
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (1503) The Effects of Electrode Length on Regenerative Fuel Cells
        Student: Sean Estabrooks
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

  Environmentally-related projects with conclusions/ recommendations for improving the environment. ($50 cash)
    (2802) How do various electrolytes, polyatomic/monatomic, affect the efficiency of algae based batteries?
        Students: Sofia Lochner , Caroline Vance
        School: San Marcos High School

    (1401) Evaluation of Different Antibodies for HER-2 Neu Status in Breast Cancer
        Student: Diana Pasternak
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1617) How to Maximize the Ability of a Solar Thermal Fluid Heater
        Student: Ethan Brier
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1316) Diluting a Harbor Spill
        Student: Jake Pighetti
        School: La Colina Junior High School

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

  Best Junior Ecology Project ($50 cash)
    (1305) Oil Sorbents And Their Effect On Marine Spills
        Student: Dylan Butler
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Best Senior Ecology Project ($50 cash)
    (2701) Is it a new species?
        Student: Elizabeth Garfinkle
        School: Garden Street Academy

Outstanding project in computer science or information technology

   ($100 cash)
    (2807) Divide and Conquer
        Student: Mary Lou Bailey
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Best Project in Marine Science

  Runner up- Best project in Marine Sciences
    (1311) Shifting Sand
        Students: Diego Almanza , Bryan Briones
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Best Projects in Marine Science ($100 cash)
    (2702) Hydrophonic Footprint
        Students: Jennifer Atmaja , Melissa Tinoco
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Water Resources Special Award

  Honorable Mention ($100 cash)
    (2702) Hydrophonic Footprint
        Students: Jennifer Atmaja , Melissa Tinoco
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (1312) Plants and Their Environment
        Student: Michael Aling
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Runner Up ($150 cash)
    (2704) Fuel Moisture Content: Does it Affect a Plant's Flammability?
        Students: Kevin Hempy , Josh Chittick
        School: San Marcos High School

    (1303) Can solar energy be used to purify polluted or salty water to make it safe to drink?
        Student: Crystal Sterken
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Winner ($200 cash)
    (2705) Water Purification Using Sea Shells
        Student: Julia Pilkington
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

    (1317) Greywater vs. Tap Water
        Student: Monica Criley
        School: La Colina Junior High School