Winners

2012 Special Award Winners

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Outstanding project relating to pharmacy, medicine or healthcare

   ($50 cash)
    (1509) What causes the most Vitamin C loss: water solubility or heat?
        Student: Siena Applebaum
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1102) Evaluation of Ummunohistochemical Markers for Early Detection of Cervical Cancer
        Student: Jack Palmer
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

  Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens Special Award ($33 cash)
    (1112) Fibonacci Florets
        Student: Fiona Chandrasekaran
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1301) Native Plant Restoration and Its Effect On Insect Population
        Student: Aniela Bordofsky
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (2803) Preventing Hill Slope Soil Erosion
        Student: Marianna DaRos
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Will Winn Memorial Award

  Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
    (1212) 3D Remembrance: Picture vs. Model
        Student: Jenny Jang
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1211) Sensitivity to Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
        Student: Eli Wopat
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1308) Atmopheric Glow
        Student: Jade Day
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1604) The Effect of Too Many Pitches Too Soon
        Student: Travis Craven
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best Project in Astronomy

   ($50 cash)
    (1520) Studying unstudied star clusters -- finding age and distance
        Students: Nolan McCarthy , Marcus Campbell
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Independent Scientist Award

  Independent Scientist Award ($50 cash)
    (2806) Optical Properties of Transparent Crab Shell
        Student: Vinura Hareen Wijesinghe
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Association of Old Crows

  Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($25 cash)
    (1613) Electromagnetism
        Student: K.C. Egger
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (2805) How Temperature Alters Conductivity
        Students: Dan Roman , Zachary Bordofsky
        School: San Marcos High School

Air & Waste Management Association

  Environmentally-related projects with conclusions/ recommendations for improving the environment. ($50 cash)
    (1306) Slick Detector
        Students: Megan Handley , Renee Handley
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1510) Can Lenses Help Solar Cell Efficiency?
        Student: Nathan Bornfreund
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (2702) Tubercle Tones
        Students: Pei-en Yang , Elizabeth Villanueva
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (1621) Bananas to Biofuel: Meeting the energy needs of Africa
        Student: Brandon Dutcher
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Audubon Socienty Award

   ($50 cash)
    (2702) Tubercle Tones
        Students: Pei-en Yang , Elizabeth Villanueva
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

  Runner-up Junior Ecology Project ($20 cash)
    (1114) Optimum pH for Romaine Lettuce Growth
        Student: Grace Pizzinat
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Best Junior Ecology Project ($30 cash)
    (1117) Butterflies and Climate Change
        Student: Dunbar Mecklin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Best Senior Ecology Project ($50 cash)
    (2701) Are the Wetlands Working? The Effect of the Goleta wetlands on the bacteria in the Goleta Slough.
        Student: Owen Lincoln
        School: San Marcos High School

Outstanding project in computer science or information technology

   ($100 cash)
    (1615) Sudoku.exe
        Student: George Hutchinson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best Project in Marine Science

  Best Junior High Project in Marine Sciences
    (1111) Rainbow Sandcastles
        Student: Natalie Musick
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Best Senior High Project in Marine Sciences ($100 cash)
    (2701) Are the Wetlands Working? The Effect of the Goleta wetlands on the bacteria in the Goleta Slough.
        Student: Owen Lincoln
        School: San Marcos High School

Water Resources Special Award

  Runner Up ($150 cash)
    (2701) Are the Wetlands Working? The Effect of the Goleta wetlands on the bacteria in the Goleta Slough.
        Student: Owen Lincoln
        School: San Marcos High School

    (1515) What's In Your Water?
        Student: Gregory Andaloro
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Winner ($200 cash)
    (2703) How Does Ultra Violet Light Affect the Survival Rate of Water Borne Bacteria
        Students: Emerson Pizzinat , Colin Gleason
        School: San Marcos High School

    (1314) Filtering Gray Water
        Student: Yoon Suk Kang
        School: La Colina Junior High School