Winners

2018 Special Award Winners

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Will Winn Memorial Award

  Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
    (208) The Effects of Signage
        Student: Vivian Avila
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (510) When Does It Makes Sense to Pay for High-Priced Disposable AA Batteries?
        Student: Ryan Wiedermann
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (610) How Turbulence Affects the Lift of Propellers
        Student: Zephan Bornfreund
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (609) Gauss Gun
        Student: Benjamin Wilt
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

  Outstanding projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
    (301) Reducing Soil Erosion with Different Types of Plants
        Student: Haley Buttimer
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (702) Plastic Ocean Comotion
        Student: Jillian Avila
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (110) The Effects of Drought on Starch Production
        Student: Lilandra Isaacs
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Independent Scientist Award

  Independent Scientist Award ($50 cash)
    (510) When Does It Makes Sense to Pay for High-Priced Disposable AA Batteries?
        Student: Ryan Wiedermann
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

  Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
    (502) The Association Between Cybersecurity Knowledge and Password Strength
        Student: Gavin Jimerson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Water Conservation Special Award

  Runners up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($125 cash)
    (302) What filtration method works best on raw water
        Student: Ixaka Craviotto-Velasco
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (419) Water Desalination And It's Power
        Student: Arjun Gunda
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Best projects related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($250 cash)
    (304) Water Purification by Solar-Powered Distillation
        Student: Calvin Weimbs
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Audubon Society: The Joy Parkinson Award

  Best project relating wild birds, conservation, or ecology ($100 cash)
    (415) What Effect Does Carbon Dioxide Have on Algae Growth?
        Students: Bridget Atchinson , Ava Casey
        School: Solvang School

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

  Best in Innovation - Runner up (Family membership)
    (702) Plastic Ocean Comotion
        Student: Jillian Avila
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Best in Innovation ($100 cash)
    (308) Nanotechnology and Oil Spills
        Student: Isabella Moore
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

  Best Project in Astronomy ($300 cash)
    (508) How fast is the universe expanding?
        Students: Devin Ross , Sadie Stout
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School