2015 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

The Art of Praise
        Student: Michelle Qin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

Is Sugar Killing You? -The Effects of Sugar And Aspartame On the Longevity Of C.elegans
        Student: Eveline Mayner
        School: San Marcos High School

Best in Division Awards

Junior Biological ($100 cash)

The Effect of Nail Polish on Nail Growth
        Student: Jennifer Quito Alvarez
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Junior Behavioral ($100 cash)

The Art of Praise
        Student: Michelle Qin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior Environmental ($100 cash)

What does it take to make clean water in a contaminated world?
        Student: Isabella Hurvitz
        School: La Colina Junior High Schoo

Junior Microbiological ($100 cash)

The Effect of Food Preservation Methods on the Enzyme Catalase
        Student: Joe Debruynkops
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Junior Physical Science ($100 cash)

A Computer Program for Counting Particle Trails
        Student: Paul Grosen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior Mechanical ($100 cash)

Cool Tool (Solar Powered Fridge)
        Student: Tayla Beauchesne
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior Life Science ($100 cash)

Is Sugar Killing You? -The Effects of Sugar And Aspartame On the Longevity Of C.elegans
        Student: Eveline Mayner
        School: San Marcos High School

Senior Physical Science ($100 cash)

Fecal Matters: Using Wastewater in a Microbial Fuel Cell
        Student: Gabriela Goldberg
        School: San Marcos High School

Special Awards

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($35 cash)
Subconscious Perception
        Student: Aidan Strong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Can a dog reduce a adults or a kids stress rate more?
        Student: gabby minier
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

People's Greatest Fears
        Student: Mario Aguirre
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Building the Purrfect Toy
        Student: Jessica Salgado Delgado
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

Best junior high projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
Extracting Water From the Atmosphere Using the Thermoelectric Efect
        Student: Savannah Benz
        School: San Marcos High School

Running Away From Dust: A Study of Particulate Matter at Atkinson Park in Santa Maria, California.
        Student: Patricia Martinez
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Be Clean and Be Green
        Student: Angelika Pasion
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

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 Nail Polish on Nail Growth
        Student: Jennifer Quito Alvarez
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
A Computer Program for Counting Particle Trails
        Student: Paul Grosen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Audubon Socienty: The Joy Parkinson Award

Best project relating to wild birds, conservation, or ecology ($100 cash)
Effects of Iceplant on Soil PH and Temperature
        Student: Emma MacArthur-Warner
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Ty Warner Sea Center

Best Junior High Project in Marine Sciences
Human Impact on Tide Pools
        Student: Rosie Campbell
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Best Senior High Project in Marine Sciences ($100 cash)
Does Brine Impact the Survival of the Tigriopus Californicus Copepod
        Student: Spencer Wood
        School: San Marcos High School

Water Resources Special Award

Runners-up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($100 cash)
The Affects of Chemically Altered Water on Grass Growth
        Student: Hannah Sugano
        School: La Colina Junior High School

The Evapotranspiration of Different Types of Plants
        Student: Marlen Valle
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Correlation between effects of drought stress and salinity stress on plants
        Student: Nathaniel Denson
        School: La Cumbre Jr. HS

Best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($200 cash)
The Water Catcher
        Student: Jennifer Soh
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Best Project in Astronomy($300 cash)
Discovering New Worlds at Home
        Student: Zoe Reifel
        School: San Marcos High School