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2013 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior High - Botany and Zoology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1106) Frequently Fishy
        Student: Megan Seabury
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1109) The Cardiovascular Response of Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise
        Student: Anya Schmitz
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1113) Effect of Salt on the Height of Plants
        Student: Elizabeth Cortelyou
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1102) Stop Decay Genes are Okay
        Student: Rocky Uyesaka
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1112) How Thick Is Your Shell?
        Student: Ryan Fay
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1110) Magnitude of Vocal Ranges
        Student: Brooklyn Snyder
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1105) Does the Mendelian ratio really work?
        Student: Anhyo Jeong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Behavioral, Cognitive and Social Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1219) Pinkies: Are they Accurate Thermometers?
        Student: Koss Klobucher
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1204) Are You Prepared For An Earthquake?
        Student: Carolyn Weisman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1217) The Effect of Music on Short Term Memory
        Student: Spencer Clark
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1216) Nuclear Notions
        Student: Steven Oliverio
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1218) Cookie Variety
        Student: Sophia Kaminski
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1211) Implicit Preference for Shared Hair Color
        Student: Casey Rickman
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1205) The Effect of Phone Dependency on the Ratio of Close to Casual Friends
        Student: Mandy Hagen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1207) Click Here: The Effectiveness of Online Advertising
        Student: Chloe Glikbarg
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1203) What type of praise raises your grade?
        Student: Hannah Vermilyea
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1213) The Relative Effectiveness of Three Memory Techniques
        Student: Shaoni White
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1212) The Effect of Age on Children's Memory
        Student: Emma York
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Environmental Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1307) Parabolic Solar Water Heater vs. Flat Solar Water Heater
        Student: Liam Strong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1306) Keepin' it Clean
        Student: Hannah Lawson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1311) Heating Your Shower Water with Composted Waste
        Student: Jackson Eddy
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1302) The Effect of Increasing Diameter on Waterwheel Output
        Student: Elsa Robertson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1308) Solar Tracking Robot
        Student: Zoe Reifel
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1301) Utilizing Sorbents in Oil Spill Clean Up
        Student: Kiasa Salgado
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1312) Air for the Microbes
        Student: Serena Soh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1411) Yeast Reacts!
        Student: Camille Cosio
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1401) Summer Time Fabrics
        Student: Leah Kurtzer
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1407) An Orange a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!
        Student: Fiona Robbins
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1404) The Effect of UV-B Light on Bacteria
        Student: Joanna Zukin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1410) Denaturation E.Coli's Enemy
        Student: Amanda Hayes
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1409) Take A Bite Out Of The Myth
        Student: Eveline Mayner
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Mechanical and Earth Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1611) Saving Water with Porous Soil
        Student: Gaby Goldberg
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1608) What Shape Makes the Biggest Wave When Put Underwater?
        Student: Will Oakley
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1606) How Different Variables Affect Current
        Student: Lucas Pierce
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1602) How Does Increasing Elevation Affect the Current Produced by Solar Panels?
        Student: Zachary Wright
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1616) Which Rocket Will go the Highest?
        Students: Loren Young , Nathan Gibbings
        School: La Cumbre Jr. HS

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1615) Is it Possible to Construct a Vacuum Airship?
        Student: Kenyon Prater
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1612) A Better Way to Prevent Concussions: The Addition of Non-Newtonian Fluids to Helmet Padding
        Student: Ken Ruth
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1601) Spirals in Hurricanes
        Student: Rose Hillebrandt
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Physics, Electronics, and Computer Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1503) What Common Materials Absorb Sound the Best?
        Student: Andy Witt
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1501) UV Protection
        Student: Erica Schroeder
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1508) Increasing Radiometric Forces by Deformation
        Student: Mark Nevins
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1507) The best way to beat heat
        Student: Mary Maillard
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1509) Tesla's Egg of Columbus
        Students: Nate Stull , Sam Scherz
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior High - Senior Life Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (2701) The Wonders of Phytoextraction
        Students: Alexis Villa-Tavera , MingXi Li
        School: San Marcos High School

    (2704) Oh Deer! A Study of Biodiversity in Colson Canyon.
        Student: Katlynn Randolph
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

  Silver Medal
    (2710) Does Algae Start Your Engine?
        Students: Derek Zylstra , Jacob Pighetti
        School: San Marcos High School

    (2803) Does KAIO make a KO?
        Student: Stephany Rubio
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (2702) How Dancing Affects the Brain
        Students: Madison Hall , Toby Riedinger
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2709) Got Balance?
        Student: Vanessa Sierra
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (2708) Get Squirmy!
        Student: Cynthia Rodriguez
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Senior High - Senior Physical Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (2805) The Perfect Shot
        Student: Jack Kelly
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

  Silver Medal
    (2801) Dirty Energy
        Student: Jonah Mau
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2802) Not all sunscreens are created equal
        Student: Xavier Aguilar
        School: Pioneer Valley HS