2018 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

The Association Between Cybersecurity Knowledge and Password Strength
        Student: Gavin Jimerson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

A Study of the Effectiveness of Commercially Available Soil Erosion Control Products
        Student: Isabella Blanco
        School: Santa Maria High School

Best in Division Awards

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

The Effect of Albuterol, Atorvastatin & Erythromycin on the Lifespan of Cae
        Student: Ryan Belkin
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

Branding and its effects on Consumer Choices and Satisfaction
        Student: Antonio Cortijo Rodgers
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Environmental Sciences ($100 cash)

Going Up In Flames: Soil Bacteria
        Student: Shreya Rajappa
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

How do we resemble our parents?
        Student: David Taekyeong Jeong
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

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

The Association Between Cybersecurity Knowledge and Password Strength
        Student: Gavin Jimerson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

Feel the Burn: The Effects of Fabric Softener on Flammability
        Student: Courtney Kelly
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Junior High - Engineering Division ($100 cash)

Plastic Ocean Comotion
        Student: Jillian Avila
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Senior High - Life Sciences ($100 cash)

The Role of Opsins in the Detection of Bitter Taste
        Student: Jennifer Soh
        School: Cate School

Senior High - Physical Science ($100 cash)

A Study of the Effectiveness of Commercially Available Soil Erosion Control Products
        Student: Isabella Blanco
        School: Santa Maria High School

 Senior High - Engineering ($100 cash)

Predicting Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan Using Multivariate Regression and Time Series Analysis
        Student: Leo Glikbarg
        School: Dos Pueblos High School

Special Awards

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
The Effects of Signage
        Student: Vivian Avila
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

When Does It Makes Sense to Pay for High-Priced Disposable AA Batteries?
        Student: Ryan Wiedermann
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

How Turbulence Affects the Lift of Propellers
        Student: Zephan Bornfreund
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Gauss Gun
        Student: Benjamin Wilt
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

Outstanding projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($50 cash)
Reducing Soil Erosion with Different Types of Plants
        Student: Haley Buttimer
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Plastic Ocean Comotion
        Student: Jillian Avila
        School: La Colina Junior High School

The Effects of Drought on Starch Production
        Student: Lilandra Isaacs
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Independent Scientist Award

Winner ($50 cash)
When Does It Makes Sense to Pay for High-Priced Disposable AA Batteries?
        Student: Ryan Wiedermann
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
The Association Between Cybersecurity Knowledge and Password Strength
        Student: Gavin Jimerson
        School: La Colina Junior High Schooll

Water Conservation Special Award

Runners-up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($125 cash)
What filtration method works best on raw water
        Student: Ixaka Craviotto-Velasco
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Water Desalination And It's Power
        Student: Arjun Gunda
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($250 cash)
Water Purification by Solar-Powered Distillation
        Student: Calvin Weimbs
        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)
What Effect Does Carbon Dioxide Have on Algae Growth?
        Students: Bridget Atchinson , Ava Casey
        School: Solvang School

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

Runner up - Best in Innovation (Family Museum Membership)
Plastic Ocean Comotion
        Student: Jillian Avila
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best in Innovation ($100 cash)
Nanotechnology and Oil Spills
        Student: Isabella Moore
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Best Project in Astronomy($300 cash)
How fast is the universe expanding?
        Students: Devin Ross , Sadie Stout
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School