2010 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

Enzyme Stabilization in Calcified Marine Algae
        Student: Madeline Matthys
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

Is Rinsing Your Apple Enough?
        Student: Jaimie Mayner
        School: San Marcos High School

Best in Division Awards

Junior Biological ($100 cash)

Don't Drink and Sing
        Student: Cole Kurth
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Behavioral ($100 cash)

Detecting Image Forgeries
        Student: Varsha Manjunath
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Environmental ($100 cash)

Living in Acid
        Student: Alyssa Mueller
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Microbiological ($100 cash)

Beating Bacteria: What is the Best Bet?
        Student: Siena Okomo
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Junior Physical Science ($100 cash)

Enzyme Stabilization in Calcified Marine Algae
        Student: Madeline Matthys
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Mechanical ($100 cash)

Concrete... A Use For Used Tires
        Student: Jenna Hulme
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior Life Science ($100 cash)

Is Rinsing Your Apple Enough?
        Student: Jaimie Mayner
        School: San Marcos High School

Senior Physical Science ($100 cash)

Factors Affecting Gas Diffusion
        Student: Michael Feldman
        School: San Marcos High School

Special Awards

Notable projects promoting green values

Honorable Mention ($10 cash)
Geyser Power
        Student: Jocelyn Flattery
        School: San Marcos High School

Wave Energy Extraction System
        Students: Hannah Ontiveros , Hayes Dunn
        School: St. Joseph High School

Concrete... A Use For Used Tires
        Student: Jenna Hulme
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Winner ($25 cash)
Solar Oven Improvement
        Student: Julia Pilkington
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Air & Waste Management Association

Environmentally-related projects with conclusions/ recommendations for improving the environment. ($50 cash)Geyser Power
        Student: Jocelyn Flattery
        School: San Marcos High School

Solar Oven Improvement
        Student: Julia Pilkington
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Optimal Hydrogen Concentration for HHO Rocket Fuel
        Student: Kyle Kovacs
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Concrete... A Use For Used Tires
        Student: Jenna Hulme
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Skimming the Surface: An Investigation in Oil Spill Clean-up Technology
        Student: Jieh Meinhold
        School: La Colina Junior High School

The Truth About Burned Soil
        Students: Dan Roman , Coop Pugh
        School: La Colina Junior High School

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

Best Junior Ecology Project ($50 cash)
Exhausted Grass
        Student: Katie Lefley
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best Senior Ecology Project ($50 cash)
Solar Oven Improvement
        Student: Julia Pilkington
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
Where's My Food?
        Students: Jodi Balster , Andrea Laughrin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Effective and Cost-Efficient Disinfectants
        Student: Sophia Zheng
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Contrasting the Visible Light Spectrum
        Student: Julia DeRogatis
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Can Harmless Water Insects Be Contaminating Creeks?
        Student: Brandon Kelley
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Water Resources Special Award

Winner - Regarding water resources. ($200 cash)
Wilderness Water: Which is Safest?
        Student: William Burre
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Runner Up - Regarding water resources. ($150 cash)
The Impacts of Urbanization on a Local Stream
        Students: Justin Perocco , Jake Castellanos
        School: San Marcos High School

Best Project in Marine Science

Best Projects in Marine Science ($100 cash)
HUMAN IMPACTS ON ROCKY INTERTIDAL ENVIRONMENTS: SAN NICHOLAS ISLAND VERSUS THE CALIFORNIA COAST
        Student: Emerson Pizzinat
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Analysis of Red Coralline Algae from the Intertidal Region of Shell Beach, California
        Student: Urina Kim
        School: St. Joseph High School

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
Single Coil Pickup Variations
        Student: Austin Howard
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Construction of an High Q Tuner for a Simple AM Radio
        Student: Mary Lou Bailey
        School: Bishop Garcia Diego H.S.

Independent Scientist Award

Compressed for Time: Examining file compression in computers
        Student: Andrew Dutcher
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School