2014 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

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

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

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

Best in Division Awards

Junior Biological ($100 cash)

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

Junior Behavioral ($100 cash)

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

Junior Environmental ($100 cash)

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

Junior Microbiological ($100 cash)

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 Physical Science ($100 cash)

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

Junior Mechanical ($100 cash)

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

Senior Life Science ($100 cash)

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

Senior Physical Science ($100 cash)

Purifying Water Using the Thermoelectric Effect
        Student: Savannah Benz
        School: San Marcos High School

Special Awards

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($35 cash)
Chameleon Color Change
        Student: Anna Gilmore
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

The effect of different academic subjects on a maladaptive daydreamer's daydream time
        Student: Palak Jain
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Nutrients and Acidity in the Santa Barbara Channel
        Student: Sophie Dutsch
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

Best junior high projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
Oil vs. Biodiesel
        Students: Sam Carroll , Junna Faessel
        School: La Cumbre Jr. HS

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

Best high school project with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
Purifying Water Using the Thermoelectric Effect
        Student: Savannah Benz
        School: San Marcos High School

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

Independent Scientist Award

Winner ($50 cash)
The Effect of Hip Turnout on the Knee Tendon
        Student: Sienna Watson
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
Battle of the Bots: NXT vs. EV3
        Student: Chloe Chou
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara Audubon Socienty: The Joy Parkinson Award

Best project relating to wild birds, conservation, or ecology ($100 cash)
The effects of runoff on Salvia leucantha & Hummingbird interactions
        Student: Danny Luu
        School: Righetti High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Best Project in Astronomy($150 cash)
Testing the Habitability of Exo-planets
        Student: Daniela Castleberg
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Ty Warner Sea Center

Best Junior High Project in Marine Sciences
How Wave Energy Affects the Tidal Zone
        Student: Izabelle Ruehlman
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best Senior High Project in Marine Sciences ($100 cash)
Beach Changes During a Period of Low Waves and High Tides
        Students: Emily Imperato , Megan Hullander
        School: San Marcos High School

Water Resources Special Award

Best junior high projects related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($200 cash)
Using Grey Water; Does Your Plant Care?
        Student: Claire Velez
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Grey Water Effects on Plants
        Student: Ava Castanha
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best high school projects related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($200 cash)
Solar Water Desalination
        Student: Matthew Murray
        School: Santa Barbara High School