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2014 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior High - Botany and Zoology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1106) The Luck of the Nitrogen Supplements
        Student: Mya Adornetto
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1103) The Effect of Wifi on Plants
        Student: Wade Varesio
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1105) Need For Speed
        Student: Mary Jimenez
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1101) Fast Factors - What Makes a Runner Fast?
        Student: Amy Lefley
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1107) Green To Red: The Change of Leaves' Colors Over Time
        Student: Brooke Fairfield
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1108) Can Ant Pheromones Communicate Food Quality?
        Student: Petey Roney
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Behavioral, Cognitive and Social Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1209) How Does Age Affect What We Fear?
        Student: Amber Belletti
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1201) Music Aptitude in Violinists and Pianists
        Student: Maya Reese
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1206) ASL Retention Among Non-Deaf Subjects
        Student: Emily Mirbod
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1208) In the Mood: Music Tonality and its Effect on Happiness
        Student: Keegan Noronha
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1207) The Effect of Physical and Mental Exercise on Memory
        Student: Miles Gaitan
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1211) The effect of relating vs. no relating in memory
        Student: Nayeli Casas
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Junior High - Environmental Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1305) The Threats of Ocean Acidification
        Student: Elsie Golden
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1303) Oxygen in Kelp Forest
        Student: Bonnie Dawson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1311) Grey Water Effects on Plants
        Student: Ava Castanha
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1309) Roundabouts : A Solution to Pollution
        Student: Aidan Lethaby
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1301) Oil vs. Biodiesel
        Students: Sam Carroll , Junna Faessel
        School: La Cumbre Jr. HS

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1313) Effect of Limestone on Soil and Water
        Student: Ishani Ghosh
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1312) Using Grey Water; Does Your Plant Care?
        Student: Claire Velez
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1302) The Effect of a Water Based Cooling Membrane on the Radiant Heat Given Off the Surface of Astroturf
        Student: Michael Brown-Fiedtkou
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1401) Cocooning the Baby
        Student: Zoe Lee-Park
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1405) Dial Soap vs Softsoap Soap
        Student: Rory McLain
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1403) The Dirty Secret About Grocery Store Misters
        Student: Charles Pasternak
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1404) Stimulating Axons to Heal Nerve Damage
        Student: Justin Lehman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1402) Is Do-It-Yourself Detergent as Good at Cleaning Laundry as a Store Bought Brand?
        Student: Amanda Roberts
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Mechanical and Earth Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1610) Battle of the Bots: NXT vs. EV3
        Student: Chloe Chou
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1606) The Support Angle's Effect on a Bridge's Weight Capapcity
        Student: Alex Poirier
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1607) Rubik's Cube Tribology
        Student: Hannah Kleidermacher
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1613) Which solar water heater is more efficient a parabolic or flat solar water heater
        Student: Noah Pang
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (1605) The Effect of Hip Turnout on the Knee Tendon
        Student: Sienna Watson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (1618) Effect of winglets on reducing drag
        Student: Edward Grant
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1604) Seizing the Tsunami Surge!
        Student: Nathan Fay
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1602) Car Performance
        Student: Francis Pan
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1614) Testing the Habitability of Exo-planets
        Student: Daniela Castleberg
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (1617) The Effect of Ozone Concentration On Ultraviolet Radiation
        Student: Maya Al Sabeh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Physics, Electronics, and Computer Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (1510) Protect Your Head!
        Student: Amanda Herbst
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1503) Measuring Variations in Centripetal Force
        Student: Gavin Victor
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (1509) Cleat Choice for Injury Prevention in Sports
        Student: Allie Jones
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1501) Electromagnetism: Differently Shaped Electromagnet's Electromagnetic Field Shape and Strength
        Student: Gregory Robinson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1508) Non-Newtonian Fluids: Making Goop Dance
        Student: Layla Landeros
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (1506) Gravity and the Torsion Balance
        Student: Ilana Shapiro
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1505) Robot VS Robot
        Students: Sachin Suri , Yannick Gloster
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (1502) Balacing Diversity and Fitness While Evolving Neural Networks
        Student: Eric Wilson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Senior High - Senior Life Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (2712) Thrush and Oregano Correlation
        Student: Ella Jensen
        School: San Marcos High School

    (2713) Who Pooped in the Pond? A Study of Bacterial Populations in Various Santa Maria Locations
        Student: Daniel Garcia
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

  Silver Medal
    (2705) Pinning Down Bacteria
        Student: Torey Barrett
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (2706) Germ Invasion
        Student: Vanessa Sierra
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (2703) Can Vitamin C Repair UV Light Induced Mutations in Cells
        Student: Jesse Feinstein
        School: San Marcos Continuation HS

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2714) Is Nutri-Grain Bar berry fresh?
        Student: Laura Contreras
        School: Righetti High School

    (2702) The effects of runoff on Salvia leucantha & Hummingbird interactions
        Student: Danny Luu
        School: Righetti High School

    (2715) Exposed: Testing the Effectiveness of Waterproof Sunscreen
        Student: Nayeli Martinez
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Senior High - Senior Physical Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (2802) Reflecting Upon the Sun
        Student: Francisco Solis
        School: Righetti High School

    (2808) Magnetic Water Heater
        Students: Adam Parker , Curtis Wathne
        School: Santa Barbara High School

    (2810) Solar Water Desalination
        Student: Matthew Murray
        School: Santa Barbara High School

  Silver Medal
    (2809) The Ollie Assistor
        Student: William Graves
        School: Santa Barbara High School

    (2805) Investigation of .5 Ám to 2.5 Ám Airborne Particulate Matter On The Allan Hancock College Campus
        Student: Jonah Mau
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

    (2801) Shells in Acid: Ocean Acidification Impacts on Shellfish
        Student: Grace Pizzinat
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (2804) Purifying Water Using the Thermoelectric Effect
        Student: Savannah Benz
        School: San Marcos High School

    (2813) Parabolic Solar Water Heater
        Students: William deBruynKops , Cooper Johnson
        School: Santa Barbara High School

    (2815) Beach Changes During a Period of Low Waves and High Tides
        Students: Emily Imperato , Megan Hullander
        School: San Marcos High School

    (2816) Effect of Frost on a Wing
        Students: Jarrison Ball , Matthew Harris
        School: San Marcos High School