2017 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

Deadly Dyes: The Mutagenic Effects of Gentian Violet
        Student: Li Meinhold
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

How can adsorbent materials be utilized for pesticide elimination?
        Student: Isabella Hurvitz
        School: San Marcos High School

Best in Division Awards

Junior High - Botany and Zoology Division ($100 cash)

Can Juvenile Crayfish Combat Schistosomiasis?
        Student: Austin Roberts
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Behavioral, Cognitive and Social Sciences ($100 cash)

Typoglycemia: Fact or Fiction?
        Student: Paige Kieding
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Environmental Sciences ($100 cash)

Valley Velocity
        Student: John Teel
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology ($100 cash)

Deadly Dyes: The Mutagenic Effects of Gentian Violet
        Student: Li Meinhold
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Physics, Electronics, and Computer Sciences ($100 cash)

Can Light Curves Determine the Outcome of a Supernova
        Student: Thomas Radujko
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Mechanical and Earth Sciences ($100 cash)

The Effect of Cedarwood Oil (Cedrus Atlanticus) on High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
        Student: Wesley Lin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Engineering Division ($100 cash)

Fighting Fire with Sound
        Student: Trevor Hurvitz
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior High - Life Sciences ($100 cash)

How can adsorbent materials be utilized for pesticide elimination?
        Student: Isabella Hurvitz
        School: San Marcos High School

Senior High - Physical Science ($100 cash)

The Effect of UV light on the Production of Vitamin D3 in Cream
        Student: Catherine McQueen
        School: San Marcos High School

Special Awards

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
The Effect of Flour on the Rise of Bread
        Student: Alexandra Mora Leyva
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Compound Bow VS Recurve Bow VS Longbow
        Student: Matthew Kleeburg
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Is Premium Gas Worth the Extra Cash?
        Student: Teddy Fredeen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Eating Through the Week: The effect of time on food choice
        Student: Monserratt Carbajal
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

Runners up: Projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($25 cash)
Harvesting Atmospheric Water
        Student: Neve Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

How can adsorbent materials be utilized for pesticide elimination?
        Student: Isabella Hurvitz
        School: San Marcos High School

Outstanding projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
Propulsion Possibilities: Finding the Most Efficient Propellers for Nanobots
        Student: Jaden Notehelfer
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

The Effect of Cedarwood Oil (Cedrus Atlanticus) on High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
        Student: Wesley Lin
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Independent Scientist Award

Winner ($50 cash)
Can Mouthwash Kill Germs Better When Compared to Toothpaste
        Student: Audrey Fuette
        School: Solvang School

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
Diminishing Return Point for Multi-Threaded Computer Processor Performance
        Student: Nikhil Ograin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Motion Generator
        Student: Fernanda Barbosa
        School: Solvang School

Water Conservation Special Award

Runners-up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($100 cash)
Is solar desalination the key to future water production?
        Student: Emilee Doering
        School: La Colina Junior High School

The Most Water Retentive Soil Combination That Can Support Life for the Alfalfa Plant
        Student: Noah Weitzel
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($300 cash)
Harvesting Atmospheric Water
        Student: Neve Greenwald
        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)
There's Nothing Fishy About Climate Change: Ocean Heating's Direct Effect On Abalone
        Student: Jordan Klanfer
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

Best Junior High Project in Marine Sciences (Family Museum Membership)
Can Juvenile Crayfish Combat Schistosomiasis?
        Student: Austin Roberts
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best High School Project in Natural History ($100 cash)
How can adsorbent materials be utilized for pesticide elimination?
        Student: Isabella Hurvitz
        School: San Marcos High School

Outstanding Project in Physics, Electronics, or Computer Science

Honorable Mention
Propulsion Possibilities: Finding the Most Efficient Propellers for Nanobots
        Student: Jaden Notehelfer
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Winner
The Effect of the Finger Angle and Counterweight on a Trebuchet's Launch Distance
        Student: Theodore Lysek
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Best Project in Astronomy($300 cash)
Can Light Curves Determine the Outcome of a Supernova
        Student: Thomas Radujko
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School