2019 Fair Results

Best in Fair Awards

Best in Fair Junior ($200 cash)

How Temperature Affects the Expression of a Jellyfish Glow Gene
        Student: Kylie Rameson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Best in Fair Senior ($200 cash)

Superiority in Grip Strength: Athletes or Non-athletes?
        Student: Julia Vargas
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Best in Division Awards

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

How Temperature Affects the Expression of a Jellyfish Glow Gene
        Student: Kylie Rameson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

Single Use Plastic Straws. Taken by Habit? Taken by Preference? Or Taken with Ignorance?
        Student: Samsara Chahine
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Junior High - Environmental Sciences ($100 cash)

The Final Straw
        Student: Romy Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

Where Are the Most Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?
        Student: Brianna Julio
        School: La Colina Junior High School

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

Most Effective Coilgun
        Student: William Shen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

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

Toilet Paper Absorbency
        Student: Norah Ferguson
        School: St. Raphael Elementary School

Junior High - Engineering Division ($100 cash)

The Effect of Weight on Flywheel Performance
        Student: Jack Garza
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Senior High - Life Sciences ($100 cash)

Superiority in Grip Strength: Athletes or Non-athletes?
        Student: Julia Vargas
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Senior High - Physical Science ($100 cash)

A Study of Particulates Emitted from Printers
        Student: Mia Placencia
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Special Awards

Will Winn Memorial Award

Inspiring Goleta Valley Junior High Students to Do Science ($25 cash)
Effect of Water Acidity on Shell Dissolution
        Student: Julian Choi
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Effect of Grooming on a Horse's Heart Rate
        Student: Clara Rickey
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Is one type of illusion more deceiving than others?
        Student: Sabrina Valerjev
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

The Effect of Color on the Flavor of Ice Cream
        Student: Morgan Parisse
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Air & Waste Management Association

Outstanding projects with recommendations for improving the environment ($75 cash)
The Final Straw
        Student: Romy Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

A Study of Particulates Emitted from Printers
        Student: Mia Placencia
        School: Pioneer Valley HS

Independent Scientist Award

Winner ($50 cash)
How Does the Density of Wood Affect the Frequency of Vibrations?
        Student: Thomas Chase
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Award for Quality in Data Collection

Winner ($50 cash)
The Final Straw
        Student: Romy Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

The Effects of UV Radiation on Caenorhabditis Elegans Growth Rate
        Student: Li Meinhold
        School: Dos Pueblos High School

How Temperature Affects the Expression of a Jellyfish Glow Gene
        Student: Kylie Rameson
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Association of Old Crows

Outstanding Project in Electronics or Computers ($50 cash)
Most Effective Coilgun
        Student: William Shen
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Water Conservation Special Award

Runners-up for best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservation ($200 cash)
Impact of Rainfall on Groundwater Well Salinity and Water Level
        Student: Margherita Scussat
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best project related to water resources, fresh water supplies, and water conservationes ($300 cash)
Greywater vs. Cleanwater
        Student: Holly Hadsall
        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 Final Straw
        Student: Romy Greenwald
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Research in Health Award

Winner ($200 cash)
Where Are the Most Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?
        Student: Brianna Julio
        School: La Colina Junior High School

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and Sea Center

Runner up - Best in Innovation (Family Museum Membership)
Fruits as Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
        Student: Alison Togami
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Project Best Displaying Climate Literacy ($50 cash)
The Effect of Water Temperature on Phytoplankton
        Student: Stella Reid
        School: Santa Barbara Junior High

Best project integrating multiple disciplines ($50 cash)
Solar Powered Evaporative Cooled Doghouse
        Student: Jemma Helzer
        School: Goleta Valley Junior High School

Best in Innovation ($100 cash)
Using The Venturi Effect to Optimize The Efficiency of an Air Conditioner
        Students: Patrick Benz , Andrew Frohling
        School: San Marcos High School

Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Best Project in Astronomy($300 cash)
Light Pollution vs. Pleiades Star Cluster
        Student: Aidan Mullen
        School: La Colina Junior High School