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2019 Divisional Award Winners

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Junior High - Botany and Zoology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (106) The Effect of Magnetoreception in Crickets
        Students: Samona Gielow , Madison Judy
        School: Solvang School

    (107) The Effect of Playing A String Instrument On Ring Finger Length
        Student: Jason Quito Alvarez
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (101) The Effect of Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes on Plants
        Student: Edo Barel
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (110) Effect of Grooming on a Horse's Heart Rate
        Student: Clara Rickey
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (105) How Do Tides Affect Fishing
        Student: Julian Gaede
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (108) Water Pollution vs Plants
        Student: Lidetu Ayalew
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (111) Natural Ant Repellents
        Student: Malo Vanier
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (112) How Temperature Affects the Expression of a Jellyfish Glow Gene
        Student: Kylie Rameson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Behavioral, Cognitive and Social Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (203) Piano Music and Its Effect on Human Physiology
        Student: Landon Hellman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (211) How Does Information About Food Sourcing Influence What We Choose to Eat?
        Student: Sarah Dent
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (222) The Effect of Putting Drills on Putting Performance
        Student: Leo Metzger
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (217) Does Music Affect the Tone and Emotion of a Movie?
        Student: Siena Kelly
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (201) The Effect of Color Temperature on Perception of Visual Media
        Student: Isabelle Kim-Sherman
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (215) The Effect of Personal Space On Age
        Student: Ella Nuhn
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (210) The Effects of Multiplayer Video Games on People's Loneliness
        Student: Davis Flanagin
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (220) How Sleep Deprivation Affects Athletic Performance
        Student: Franklin Truong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (212) The Effects of Primary Colors on Human Perceptions
        Student: Aya Al Sabeh
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (205) The Effect of Learning an Instrument in Reading Comprehension
        Student: Lilyanna Jaimes
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (202) Just Do It .... Yourself
        Student: Owen Weddington
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (209) The Music of Memory: How Singing Affects the Ability to Learn
        Student: Hattie Ugoretz
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (221) Where's the Color?
        Student: Keddy Thomsen
        School: Solvang School

    (216) Single Use Plastic Straws. Taken by Habit? Taken by Preference? Or Taken with Ignorance?
        Student: Samsara Chahine
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Environmental Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (309) How do Plants Affect Mudslides
        Student: Abby Snow
        School: Solvang School

    (306) The affect of kelp on the acidity of water
        Students: Paige Halme , Felice Pulido
        School: Solvang School

  Silver Medal
    (301) Measuring the Impact of Management Practices at Coal Oil Point: Protecting the Endangered Western Sn
        Student: Maya Klanfer
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (305) Effect of Water Acidity on Shell Dissolution
        Student: Julian Choi
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (307) The Effect of Straw Material on Straw Durability
        Student: Garrett Haller
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (313) Greywater vs. Cleanwater
        Student: Holly Hadsall
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (310) The Final Straw
        Student: Romy Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (302) Impact of Rainfall on Groundwater Well Salinity and Water Level
        Student: Margherita Scussat
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (315) Does Dirt Drain?
        Student: Ellie Naftaly
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology Division

  Bronze Medal
    (411) Germ Reduction in Kitchen Sponges
        Student: Violet Christman
        School: St. Raphael Elementary School

    (412) Leaf Chromatography
        Student: Angela Solodkin
        School: St. Raphael Elementary School

  Silver Medal
    (403) How Does Ultraviolet Light Affect Skin Cell Growth?
        Student: Eliza Bell
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (408) The Effect of Antibacterials on Bacteria
        Student: Eden Lazarus
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (406) What is the buoyant force of helium?
        Student: Noah Girdler
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (409) Where Are the Most Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?
        Student: Brianna Julio
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Physics, Electronics, and Computer Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (502) The Effect of Training Data on Machine Learning
        Student: Cooper Costello
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (508) Call It In The Air
        Student: Reese Hafner
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (504) How Does the Density of Wood Affect the Frequency of Vibrations?
        Student: Thomas Chase
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (507) Most Effective Coilgun
        Student: William Shen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (503) Fruits as Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
        Student: Alison Togami
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Mechanical and Earth Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (607) How does Fabric Softener affect the Flammability of different fabrics?
        Student: Hannah Nguyen
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Silver Medal
    (601) Effect of daggerboard depth on different points of sailing
        Student: Eoghan Gloster
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (603) The Best Angle for Collecting Solar Energy
        Student: Kasey Hartman
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (606) Toilet Paper Absorbency
        Student: Norah Ferguson
        School: St. Raphael Elementary School

Junior High - Engineering Division

  Bronze Medal
    (701) What is the Most Effecient Airfoil
        Student: Beck Ramsey
        School: La Colina Junior High School

    (702) Why Should We Use Thermal Cameras In Self-Driving Cars?
        Student: Ashley Posch
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

  Silver Medal
    (709) Solar Powered Evaporative Cooled Doghouse
        Student: Jemma Helzer
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

    (706) The Effect of Cable Diameter on Bridge Strength
        Student: Amelia Mendro
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

    (707) The accuracy of an ultrasonic sensor
        Student: Roshan Kattil
        School: La Colina Junior High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (705) The Effect of Weight on Flywheel Performance
        Student: Jack Garza
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Senior High - Senior Life Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (808) The Effects of Non-Mendelian Gentics
        Student: Taekyeong Jeong
        School: Dos Pueblos High School

    (806) A Study of the Public Perception of Nutrition and Health
        Student: Naomi Mau
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

  Silver Medal
    (807) The Effects of UV Radiation on Caenorhabditis Elegans Growth Rate
        Student: Li Meinhold
        School: Dos Pueblos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (805) An Investigation of Tooth Decay Caused By Various Sodas
        Student: Carissa Freeman
        School: Righetti High School

    (803) Superiority in Grip Strength: Athletes or Non-athletes?
        Student: Julia Vargas
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Senior High - Senior Physical Sciences Division

  Bronze Medal
    (901) Calculating the Total Number of Disposable Water Bottles Sold in my Community
        Student: Akemi Karamitsos
        School: Righetti High School

  Silver Medal
    (904) Using The Venturi Effect to Optimize The Efficiency of an Air Conditioner
        Students: Patrick Benz , Andrew Frohling
        School: San Marcos High School

  Gold Medal ($50 cash)
    (903) A Study of Particulates Emitted from Printers
        Student: Mia Placencia
        School: Pioneer Valley HS