Winners

2016 Special Award Winners

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National Marine Sanctuary Recognition Certificate

  National Marine Sanctuary Recognition Certificate
    (905) Is it Possible to Turn CO2 Waste into a Usable Product?
        Student: Amanda Roberts
        School: San Marcos High School

    (310) Wave Energy
        Student: Dominic Marchetti
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Will Winn Memorial Award

  Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
    (107) Ambient Air Temperature and Swimming Performance
        Student: Henry Grant
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (208) Do Emojis Influence the Portrayal of a Feeling in a Message?
        Student: Eliana Bohn
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (603) The Effect of Launch Angle on Distance Traveled
        Student: Chloe Lobdell
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (317) Pollution Indoors vs. Outdoors
        Students: Genevieve Dean , Chloe Butler
        School: Vista de las Cruces School

Air & Waste Management Association

  Best junior high projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
    (304) How Does Temperature Affect Solar Cells?
        Student: Toby Still
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (312) Effects of Air Pollution on Solar Panel Light Absorbtion
        Student: Davis Reinhart
        School: Jonata School

    (314) Effect of Fire Retardant on Sea Monkeys
        Student: Ella Onishuk
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Best high school project with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
    (805) The Effect of Pollution on Foliose Lichen
        Student: Manuel Rolon-Osuna
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Independent Scientist Award

  Independent Scientist Award ($50 cash)
    (408) The Use of Ultrasound on Magnetic Bacteria for a Cancer Therapy
        Student: Zoe Geller
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

  Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
    (507) The Effect of Different Materials on RF Signal
        Student: Cooper Bohley
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Audubon Society: The Joy Parkinson Award

  Best project relating wild birds, conservation, or ecology ($100 cash)
    (903) A Test of Soap Effectiveness in Cleaning Oiled Bird Feathers
        Student: Dominique Aranda
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

  Best Junior High Project in Natural History ($100 cash)
    (103) Can we Terra-Form Mars?
        Student: Katherine Tolles
        School: Laguna Blanca School

Best Project in Biophysics

  Best Project in Biophysics ($100 cash)
    (801) Identification of a Transdifferentiation Regulating Gene in C. elegans
        Student: Chloe Glikbarg
        School: Dos Pueblos High School

Water Conservation Special Award

  Runners up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($125 cash)
    (702) Using the Venturi Effect to Help with California's Water Problems
        Student: Patrick Benz
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (111) Valley Oak Crisis
        Student: Carter Stacy
        School: Dunn School

  Best projects related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($250 cash)
    (101) Aeroponics: A More Efficient Way to Grow Plants?
        Student: Julia McEachen
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

  Best Project in Astronomy ($150 cash)
    (905) Is it Possible to Turn CO2 Waste into a Usable Product?
        Student: Amanda Roberts
        School: San Marcos High School

    (103) Can we Terra-Form Mars?
        Student: Katherine Tolles
        School: Laguna Blanca School