SARSEF 2020 Winners

Congratulations Winners!!!

Watch the 2020 Award Ceremonies on our YouTube Channel!

The SARSEF Fair 2020 Elementary School Awards Ceremony

The SARSEF Fair 2020 Middle School and High School Awards Ceremony

2020 Winning Projects by School

Acacia Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE032
Sariah Dorathy
What Kind of Video Games Improve Reaction Time?
Evil Genius Award-Laser engraved acrylic plate
Professor X Award for Behavioral and Social Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Janice Mason
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-CH070
Aubrey Wildman
DIY Acne Sunscreen- Does It Work?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer Billings
Chemical Sciences
5-EE020
Ashley Bain
The Amazing Power of the Sun
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Paul Pierce
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-CH060
Alyssa Lemire
Toxic Toys
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Professor Snape's Potion Award for Excellence in Chemistry-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Niki Biega
Chemical Sciences
Academy of Mathematics and Science
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-CH102-C
Class of 30
Great "Egg"Spectations: The Effect of Common Liquids on Simulated Teeth
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Deb O'Shea
Chemical Sciences
1-EA103-C
Class of 30
Water Filtration
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Shellie Ryff
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Academy of Tucson Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP036
Sadie Jo Fata
Oh, Oh, Avocado
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Food Safety Award - Third Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Jane Locke
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-EA019
Kayden Fietek
From Brine to Beverage
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jane Locke
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-AP037
Liam Nidetz
Will Plants Always Grow Up?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jane Locke
Animal and Plant Sciences
Academy of Tucson Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EE004
Natalie F.L. Luera
A Stride for Earth's Protection Made by an Electric Creation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
2nd Place Middle School Award-Holy Stone Drone & TI-84 Plus CE Calculator
The Bookmans Love Of Reading Award-$40 Gift Certificate to Bookmans
Julie Arnette
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Agua Caliente Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-HW102-C
Class of 36
Germs and Other Microbes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deb Goepfrich and Becky Ratajczak
Health and Wellness
4-BE011
Noemi Celani
The See Effect: How Images Affect Kids' Interest in and Willingness to Help Vaquitas
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kathryn Tomkins
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-AP021
Lilah Anderson Vosper
Goats vs. Buffelgrass
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Groot Award for Excellence in Plant Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
The Bookmans Love Of Reading Award Grand Prize-$25 Gift Certificate to Bookmans
Stacey Carter
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-ER031
Garrett Fry
Rain Sensing Device
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Nancy Ingerson
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-BE007
Alex Provenzano
What's Your Slumber Number?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Outstanding Use of Scientific Practices in Problem Solving-2 Admission Tickets to Arizona Science Center
Nancy Ingerson
Behavioral and Social Sciences
6-EE011
Katie Beverage
SensoFlow
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Civil Engineering (6th Grade)-Certificate and Letter inviting winner to attend monthly meeting of ASCE (Southern AZ Branch) to receive $150 cash prize
Shuri Award for Innovative Technology-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Svea Anderson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-EE010
Calvin D Driskill
What Fabric Will Keep You Warmest?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Svea Anderson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-AP012
Ben Head
Why Don't California Fan Palms Grow Natively in Tucson Even though They Are Native to Arizona?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Cooper Center Award of Excellence-Free Field trip experience for the winner's class for the 2020-2021 school year.
Groot Award for Excellence in Plant Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Growing Green Award-2 Guest Passes to Gardens and certificate
Saguaro National Park Award-$100 check
Sonoran Desert Conservation Award-Gift package & certificate
Svea Anderson
Animal and Plant Science
6-ER021
Brooke Hinrichs
Smear No More
Youth in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Svea Anderson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-ER018
Kody Jensen
Cactus Free Basketball
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Svea Anderson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-ER023
Conner Lindsey
Dedirtenator
Exceptional Use of Imagination in Science or Engineering-Passes to the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
Svea Anderson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-AP013
Nicholas A Rice
Which Homemade Items Kill Weeds the Most Effectively?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Svea Anderson
Animal and Plant Science
Air and Space Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-CH003
Gabriella Gonzalez
Lava Lamp
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Andrea Joseph
Chemical Sciences
Amerischools Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-PM104-C
Class of 4
Call Me Maybe?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Beatriz Altamirano
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Amphitheater High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB043
Mia Hernandez
Intensities of COX IV and bNOS After 6 Weeks of Diabetes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mia Hernandez
Health and Biomedical Science
Anza Trail School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-AP002
Ellen Fiehler
Which Bait Attracts the Most Flies?
Peter Parker Award for Excellence in Insect Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Mrs. Eaton
Animal and Plant Science
7-AP001
Jack Grimm
Color vs. Camo
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Eaton
Animal and Plant Science
Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-ER019
Jonathan Atondo
Brandon Nahsonhoya
Isabell Tena
Can We Build a Robot That Moves?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Susan Pearson
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
HS-PS101-C
Class of 5
Healthy Bean Plants
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
David Funckes
Plant Science
BASIS Oro Valley
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-CH001
Sreyas Karthik
Bansri Modi
Rainbow Runner
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Bhavisha Modi
Chemical Sciences
2-ER101-C
Class of 5
Spiral goes Viral
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Bhavisha Modi
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-EA101-C
Class of 5
No Planet B !
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Bhavisha Modi
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-EA002
Shriya Karthik
Eat Your Cutlery!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Trophy of Greatness-Trophy and free STEM show.
Lakshmi Karthik
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-PM001
Priya Solomon
Hot Sun, Cool Sunspots
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
Lissette DeLaCruz
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
BASIS Tucson
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-HW002
Aarya Nilesh Patel
Darsh Patel
Which French Fries are Greasier?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Deepaben Patel, Trupti Patel
Health and Wellness
K-AP006
Aaheli Shil
Making a Humming Bird Nest
Saguaro National Park Award-$100 check
Jennifer Higgins
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP010
Savannah Kimbrough
Sunflower Microgreen Planting Density
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer Higgins
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-PM010
Christopher Vance Mastrangelo
Football Air Pressure: Inside the Deflategate Controversy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer Higgins
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-PM008
Adair McDonald
Jing-yi McFatter
Isabella Ori
Frismania
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer Higgins
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
BASIS Tucson North
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-HW002
Harini Rajendran
The Effect of ncRNA on Cancer Cells with RMS
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Raj Subramaniam
Health and Wellness
Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EE032
Paloma Grijalva Valenzuela
Johannah Urbina
Tokyo's Challenge of a Clean Water Supply
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$ 50 check and certificate
Tucson Water Excellent Project Recognition-$100 Check and certificate
Jackie Nichols
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Booth-Fickett Math and Science Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-CH104-C
Class of 20
Fresh Popped Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sascha Quartey
Chemical Sciences
6-HW102-C
Class of 13
The Power of Exercise
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Life Science Award-$25 check and certificate
Jessica Gonzalez
Health and Wellness
Butterfield Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH027
Connor Pepe
Salty Solution
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Gift Bag-Framed certificate, cash, family membership & invitation to exhibit at following year's Show, TGMS memorabilia
Kris Dahlberg
Chemical Science
Calabasas School (PreK-8)
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-PM031
Rodrigo Salazar
How to Measure the Strength of a Magnet
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Nely Martinez
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Canyon del Oro High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-CM015
Jude Kolodisner
An Exploration of the Galvanic Cell
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
3rd Place High School Award-TI-nSpire CX Calculator
Jill Christman
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PM002
Aaron Trinh
The Feasibility of Aerodynamic Decelerators to Solve Mars Entry, Descent, and Landing Challenges
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
Excellence in Engineering Scholarship-$1,000 Scholarship
Rocketry Works Aerospace Excellence Award-$100 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Jill Christman
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Canyon View Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-CH002
Ryder Jacob Bayne
Getting Fizzy With It: Can a Change in the Temperature of Bath Water Help Bath Bombs Last Longer?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Vishakk Rajendran
Chemical Sciences
1-CH005
Abby Henson
What Is the Best Way to Mummify a Hot Dog?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Vishakk Rajendran
Chemical Sciences
2-HW004
Bay Jenkins
Got DNA?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Vishakk Rajendran
Health and Wellness
2-AP001
Levi Siemens
Talking to Plants
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Vishakk Rajendran
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-CH005
Caris Wiegand
What Makes Liquids Fizz? Studying Nucleation
Best Female Project, 2nd Grade-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Vishakk Rajendran
Chemical Sciences
3-AP011
David Dehon
Optimal Water and Sun Conditions to Sprout Yucca Plant from Seeds
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Vishakk Rajendran
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-AP013
Hunter Simon-Topoff
Life in the Pits
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sonoran Desert Science Award-Family 4 Pack - Admission to Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum
John Mcgraugh
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-BE022
Sophia Oliveira
Music and Feelings
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Robert Craig
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EE027
Aydan Laufer
Pipes vs. Pipes
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Katherine Gorski
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-CH072
Devon Smith
Papercrete 2.0
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science-$25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Katherine Gorski
Chemical Sciences
Carden Christian Academy Central
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EE102-C
Class of 15
Can We Build a Solar Light That Works Day and Night?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Helen Castillo
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-HW007
Edward Fraijo
Does Colloidal Silver Actually Keep Milk from Going Bad?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mary A. Cuddy Memorial Award for Excellence in Nutritional Science Research-$25 Check and certificate
Dianna Marquez
Health and Wellness
8-CH011
Addison Norman
Can Charcoal Remove Molecules from Water?
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Tammy Jimenez
Chemical Science
Casas Christian School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-HW017
Nathan Ronaldson
Where is It?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Joe Beard
Health and Wellness
6-EA017
Julia Donnelly
Hard Science
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$25 Check
Ben Briggs
Earth and Environmental Science
8-HW101-C
Class of 18
5 Second Rule, Fact or Fiction?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ben Briggs
Health and Wellness
Castlehill Country Day School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-AP007
Francesca Guzman
Can Super Kitten Save Your Life?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Animal Research-Gift bag of cat related goodies
The World is in Good Hands - Scientist/Engineer of the Future-Family Pack of 4 Admission Tickets
Fred Roberts
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-CH034
Emerson Mireles
Life Is Better with Soap
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Fred Roberts
Chemical Sciences
5-CH054
Maya Badghisi
Quest for Friendly Soda
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Fred Roberts
Chemical Sciences
5-EA017
Simran Shroff
Wild Fires, Climate Change, and Water Quality - Oh My!
NASA Earth System Science Award-$25 Check and Certificate
The APS Scholarship for Problem Solving-$100 Scholarship
Fred Roberts
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Catalina Foothills High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB023
Oliver B. Sjostrom
Reece K. Stover
Your New Personal Trainer? Stretchable Electronic Motion Sensors for Exercise Form Analysis
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dr. Marvin J. Slepian
Health and Biomedical Science
Catalina Magnet High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-CB016
Halianna Piller
Determining the Behavior of Yeast with Different DNA Plasmid Expressions of the Protein Associated with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (TAR DNA Binding Protein 43) when Subjected to Certain Stressors
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Nichoe Eshlemen
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Centennial Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP102-C
Class of 5
Bean Busters
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Shelby Berglund
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-EE001
Mia Fragoso
Kailyn Gamboa
Marielin E. Reyes Torres
The Trash Picker Upper
Youth in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Lydia Carlson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Centennial Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-AP017
Cole Steinmetz
Phenomenal Pheromones
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Karla Jones
Animal and Plant Science
8-ER008
Yariana Valle
Turtle Shell Prosthetic
AZAALAS Special Award of Merit-$50 Check and Certificate
Karla Jones
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Center for Academic Success, The #1
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PM016
Ethan Johnson
Airfoil Shape and Its Effect on Lift and Drag Ratios
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best Use of International System of Units Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Jeff Ofstedahl
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-RC004
Anthony Flores
Malia Vaka
Measuring Earth’s Changing Magnetic Field
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Best Use of International System of Units Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Principles of Electromagnetics-$100 check and certificate
Jeff Ofstedahl
Robotics and Computer Science
Cibola High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS007
Zarrin Askari
Grandma's Homemade Snail Repellent
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Best use of a spread sheet and graphs to present data-$100 Check and certificate
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Kimberly Adkins
Animal Science
HS-HB006
Hailey Chulamorkodt
THE SMART TOILET - An Automated Urine Screening Device for Kidney Failure, Bladder Cancer, and Prostate Enlargement
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
2nd Place High School Award-Apple AirPod & TI-nSpire CX II Calculator
Most Entrepreneurial Biotech Project - 2nd Place-$50 Check and Certificate
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively-$25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
Simon Strauss Engineering Award-$1000 Scholarship and certificate
Kim Adkins
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-AS005
Emma Amon
Hannah Fountain
Ikkos Neuroplasticity
Air Force Future Leaders of Science and Engineering-Certificate w/ frame, over the shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, flash memory drive, dual USB car charger
Kimberly Adkins
Animal Science
HS-PM008
Amar Hassan
The Potential of Thermoelectric Devices
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kimberly Adkins
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-HB025
Kylie Gwynn
Montserrat Renteria
You Are What You Eat
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Garcia
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-EL017
Mauricio Rodriguez
Parallel Circuit
TEP Award of Excellence-$150 Check and Certificate
Patricia Garcia
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EA001
Yesenia Siemens
Julia Whitson
Degrading Imidacloprid with Pleurotus Ostreatus and Vanillin
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kim Adkins
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PM009
Alexus Nichole Wuertemburg
My Homemade Telescope
Air Force Future Leaders of Science and Engineering-Certificate w/ frame, over the shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, flash memory drive, dual USB car charger
Astrophysicist for a Day-Private VIP tour of Whipple Observatory for up to four people, and a chance to sit in with observers at the MMT or the Ridge (TBD) for an hour to see what they do.
Live Long and Prosper Award-$250 Check and Certificate
Patricia Garcia
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Cienega High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA033
Leah Harroun
How Bad Could the Water Be?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lisa Baker
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-RC001
Hanna Hartzell
Jimmy 4.0 An Enticing Robot For Kids
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
American Association for University Women Tucson Branch, High School Award-$100 check
Tucson Metro Chamber Innovation & Entrepreneurial Spirit Award-$100 check and certificate
Lisa Baker
Robotics and Computer Science
HS-EL009
Aubree Jensen
How Does the Design of an Electric Generator Affect the Output?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Lisa Baker
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EA036
Isabel Ross
Copper Smelting Consequences
The Grit Award - Shows Passion and Perseverance for Long Term Goals-$100 Check and Certificate
Lisa Baker
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-MI007
Gracelynn Wagner
Bacterial Diversity, Abundance and Resistance
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award-$25 check, Formal letter of congratulations from Society for In Vitro Biology, publicity of achievement in society's newsletter, and certificate
Lisa Baker
Microbiology
Cochise Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-PM002
Arya White
Counting Craters: Young or Old?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
3rd Place Elementary School Award-TI-15 Calculator
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
The Bookmans Love Of Reading Award-$25 Gift Certificate to Bookmans
David Tyrel "Ty" White
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Colonel Smith Middle School - Ft. Huachuca
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-PM020
Nik Hall
UV or Not UV?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Victoria Rigney
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-EE030
Cristina Lopez
Biomass to Biogas
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - Certificate and Cash - $40 to student and $40 to teacher
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Southwest Gas Corporation / GRAND Award of Excellence-$75 check
Victoria Rigney
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE017
Piper Baillargeon
Abigail Hales
To Paper or Not To Paper
Excellence in Science-$25 Gift Card from Bookman's
Lee Ann Howell
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-PM016
Tatum Meyers
Shhhhh!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ASQ SARSEF Award-$50 Check and certificate
Lee Ann Howell
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-ER013
Reagan McGuire
Remember Me?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
1st Place Middle School Award-Samsung Chromebook & TI-84 Plus CE Calculator
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Community Problem Solving Award-$50 check, certificate, goodie bag
The APS Scholarship for Problem Solving-$250 Scholarship
Magdalena Snell
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-CH019
Roman Randazzo
Reducing Pollution: A Bio-plastic Solution
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dead Skunk Enterprises, LLC Award-$50 check and certificate
Magdalena Snell
Chemical Science
Continental School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-CH101-C
Class of 54
Ice Cube Race
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Lichtsinn
Chemical Sciences
6-AP006
Lily Olsen
Best Natural Ant Repellant
Peter Parker Award for Excellence in Insect Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Donna Grimes
Animal and Plant Science
7-BE013
Robert Brubaker
Grace Matthews
Can You Teach a Dog to Read?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Grimes
Behavioral and Social Science
7-EA009
Braxton Kasper
What's in Your Water?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award - Third Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Mr. Ken Kratzer
Earth and Environmental Science
7-AP006
Ivy Ciruli
Mercedes Morehead
Flower Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Grimes
Animal and Plant Science
Copper Creek Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-AP005
Isla Nenadovich
What Colors Do Butterflies Like Most?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Grace Peplinski
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-PM019
Jude Nenadovich
Light & Reflection
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Susan Latin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-EA021
Brady Phaneuf
Reducing Carbon Footprint
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$25 check
Susan Latin
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-PM034
Emily Hrycenko
Mathematical Music
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Crystal Hinz
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-AP063
Liliana Lovemore
Dog On! Happy Heart
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Emily Irwin
Animal and Plant Sciences
Copper Ridge Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-EA002
Evelyn Calkins
Tap Water vs. Bottled Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tonya Connelly
Earth and Environmental Sciences
1-PM003
Lilly Connelly
The Most Shocking Project
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Tonya Connelly
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-EE101-C
Class of 24
Making Water: The Effect of Temperature on the Efficiency of a Desalination Device
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Amanda Calkins
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-BE103-C
Class of 21
How Exercise Impacts Our Brains
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kristin Powell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-ER102-C
Class of 23
It's Electric!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hannah Curry
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-HW011
Aubrey Brockman
Pain, Pain Go Away
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tonya Connelly
Health and Wellness
4-CH023
Averi Jacobs
Weed Whacker
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tonya Connelly
Chemical Sciences
4-CH024
Sam Ortiz
Thirsty Doggy
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tonya Connelly
Chemical Sciences
4-CH025
Adalie Peterson
Candy Phun
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tonya Connelly
Chemical Sciences
5-HW020
Gavin Graves
Plaque Product Square Off
Bright Smiles, Bright Minds-$25 check and certificate
Tonya Connelly
Health and Wellness
5-BE018
Aliya Larson
Grades En Pointe
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tonya Connelly
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-PM003
William Nielson
The Sound and the Fury
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tonya Connelly
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Corona Foothills Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-EA005
Susan Clark
Rheya Hansen
Black Tides
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Debbie Fitzpatrick
Earth and Environmental Science
Coronado K-8 School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-EA101-C
Class of 29
Rising Sea Level
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Maggie Luke
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-EE002
Brevan Risner
Should We Separate Organic and Non-organic Waste to Produce More Energy?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Robin Resley
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Cottonwood Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-CH101-C
Class of 25
Which Glowstick is Brighter?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Miss Campbell
Chemical Sciences
3-BE101-C
Class of 25
Taste Perception
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Brooks
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-PM006
 Harikesh Sreekanth
Floating Train
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Pam Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-PM015
Anthony DeMarco
A Thrilling Experiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-ER035
Jayden Aldor
Doorbell for Hearing Impaired People
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Maguire
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH047
Cruz Canizales
The Melting Point: Race for Last
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Maguire
Chemical Sciences
5-PM029
Devyn Doyle
Parachute Madness
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-PM026
Anthony Kasmar
Popsicle Stick Bridge Strength Test
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-ER034
Lisette Rosano
tRE-CYCLE
Treistman/Harris Award-$50 check and certificate
Mrs. Maguire
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-PM027
Noah Rubi
The Catch
Sports in Science Award-Pop and Pass Yard Game
Mrs. Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-ER033
Finley Tipton
Paper Airplane Launcher
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Maguire
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Crane Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-AP001
Matthew Boelts
Zapping a Funguy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
American Association for University Women Tucson Branch, Middle School Award-$100 check
Food Safety Award First Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$100 Check and Framed Certificate
Groot Award for Excellence in Plant Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
International Science and Engineering Fair Observer-Trip to International Fair, Trophy, Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Nicole Rangel
Animal and Plant Science
8-EA001
Matthew Moore
Mitigating E. Coli Populations in Contaminated Irrigation Water: Which Purification Method Is More Effective in Reducing the Number of E. Coli Colonies on Sprinkle Irrigated Romaine Lettuce Tissue - Copper Exposure or UV-C Radiation?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$75 Check and Framed Certificate
Nicole Rangel
Earth and Environmental Science
Craycroft Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-CH104-C
Class of 33
What Will Happen if We Mix Milk with Red Bull?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jannette Falk
Chemical Sciences
4-ER017
Aaliyah Del Campo
Water Romba
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mr. Thomas Morales
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Da Vinci Tree Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-BE102-C
Class of 23
It's on the Tip of My Tongue!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Katie Kaufman
Behavioral and Social Sciences
1-BE102-C
Class of 23
Join Us in Joints
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Karen Martell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-HW101-C
Class of 15
Unique Microbe Busters
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Whitney Stubbs
Health and Wellness
Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-AP103-C
Class of 24
Mosquitoes
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Stephanie Alvarez
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-AP101-C
Class of 19
Mosquitoes
Classroom Project: Success in Science-$25 check and certificate
Norma Badilla
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-CH005
Olivia Kirkley
Which Has the Cleanest Mouth: Human, Dog, Cat?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Adriana Boyd
Chemical Sciences
3-CH003
Kallah Leyva
Absorbent Orbeez
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Best Female Project, 3rd Grade-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Mayte Villegas
Chemical Sciences
5-ER022
Leela Rajagopal Ridgway
The Plant Protector
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tessa Valencia
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
DeGrazia Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH022
Zander J. Lakosky
Pykrete
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly-$35 check and certificate
Rob Mayer
Chemical Science
Desert Sky Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-HW019
Maizee Piper-Boynton
Blind Spots
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sharon Goldwasser
Health and Wellness
Desert View Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA027
Eliana Madrigal
Can Our Pigs Make You Sick?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$25 Check
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$75 Check and Framed Certificate
Youth in Science-$25 check and certificate
Cole Seaver
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Discovery Plus Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-PM001
Addison Hoshal
Up, Up and Away
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Soaring High Award-2 Admission Tickets to Get Air Tucson and certificate
Heike Schysm
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
K-CH001
Skylar Papa
Bath Bomb Fun
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Heike Schysm
Chemical Sciences
K-AP003
Florence Westerfield
Strong Bones, Bendy Bones
Best Female Project, Kindergarten-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Heike Schysm
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-HW001
Abigail Warn
Germy Surfaces
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Faith Jarvis
Health and Wellness
1-CH003
Kaysen Willis
The Biggest Volcano Eruption
Best Female Project, 1st Grade-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Faith Jarvis
Chemical Sciences
2-EA007
Macie Nelson
Why Doesn't the Ocean Freeze?
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$25 Check
Jessica Skinner
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-EA008
Dayton Miller
Ashes, Ashes: The Wood Burns Down
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Reyna Verdugo
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-ER006
Tyler Willis
Crazy Brushbots: Can I Make a Brushbot That Goes Straight?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Reyna Verdugo
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Dodge Traditional Magnet Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-AP030
Henry Root
Competition Between Sibling and Non-sibling Plant Roots
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tamara Snow
Animal and Plant Science
8-EA018
Brooke Chipman
Up on the Housetop
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hayley Keith
Earth and Environmental Science
8-ER015
Charles Root
Thermodynamic Effects on Raspberry Pi CPU Processing Speed
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Hayley Keith
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Doolen Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA005
Ben Brumley
A Straw Solution: An Assessment of Compostable Products and Their Potential to Lessen the Harm Caused by Plastic Straws
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
James F. Haley
Earth and Environmental Science
6-EE006
Ellen Dorsey - Sanchez
Algae's Sweet Tooth: Does the Amount of Sugar and Glycemic Index of Sugar Matter in Growing Algae - The Future's 11bioFuel
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Leeuwenhoek Award for Microbiology-ALL IN A DROP (book) + $40 check
James F. Haley
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-AP002
Emery Gonzales
Motivation Station
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
James F. Haley
Animal and Plant Science
6-BE001
Molly Klump
Effect of Rattlesnake Education on Middle School Students
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tucson Herpetological Society-$100 check and certificate
James F. Haley
Behavioral and Social Science
6-BE002
Ella Stoddard
Gender Games
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
James F. Haley
Behavioral and Social Science
6-EE014
Gabriel M. Thompson
How Electrically Conductive is Soil?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
James F. Haley
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-CH004
Benjamin Wexler
The Effects of Mesquite Bean Flour, Glycerin, and Titanium Dioxide in the Production of Biodegradable Plastics
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Patricia C. Abbey Memorial Award for Curiosity in Science Research-$25 Check and certificate
James F. Haley
Chemical Science
7-EE003
Brady Grabo
Power from Poop
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Professor Snape's Potion Award for Excellence in Chemistry-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$50 check
Ivan Yocum
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-BE009
Jane Hiller
Abstract Abstracts
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ivan Yocum
Behavioral and Social Science
7-BE010
Emily Kuan
"App"lication for Learning; Is Your Phone Better than Your Teacher?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ivan Yocum
Behavioral and Social Science
7-EA004
Joseph Russell-Goodman
Does Floating Plastic Affect the Temperature of the Ocean?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ivan Yocum
Earth and Environmental Science
8-ER003
Luciano S. Chamorro
Argh! Treacherous Pirates!
ASQ SARSEF Award-$50 Check and certificate
Ivan Yocum
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Dove Mountain CSTEM School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-CH004
Teagan Yauch
I'm Shiny
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Brittney Morse
Chemical Sciences
2-AP103-C
Class of 31
Mold
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Andrea Velazco
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-CH108-C
Class of 51
Gummy Bear Experiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Megan Crawford
Chemical Sciences
3-EA103-C
Class of 28
Plunge Into Action: Pull Away from Pollution
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - Certificate and Cash - $40 to student and $40 to teacher
Maribelle Leyvas
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-CH104-C
Class of 26
Dissolving Food Waste: Goldfish Style
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kristy Hollandsworth
Chemical Sciences
3-BE007
Ellie Divijak
Madison Divijak
Coding a Unicorn Bot to Deliver Happiness
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Maribelle Leyvas
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-EE105-C
Class of 27
Some Like It Hot!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Andrea Sera
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-HW015
Julianna Islas
Fuel Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jody Mitchell
Health and Wellness
5-AP108-C
Class of 44
Wondering about Worms
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tricia Johnson
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW030
Liam Durfey
Fingers of Time
Best use of a spread sheet and graphs to present data-$50 Check and certificate
Amber Kramer
Health and Wellness
6-CH040
Addison Blackburn
Taylor Clairmont
Ava Velazco
Flour for Hours
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Catherine Johnson
Chemical Science
6-AP027
Ava Frazier
Emalyn Rock
Essential Elements
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Catherine Johnson
Animal and Plant Science
6-ER039
Christy Groberg
Rock Mover
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Charles Shay
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-CH017
Jesse Pullen
Fruit Battery
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Charles Shay
Chemical Science
6-PM012
Sebastian Smith
To Bounce or Not to Bounce? That Is the Question
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Catherine Johnson
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-PM018
Samden Bottorf
It's in Free Fall
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jackeline Escalante
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-EA018
Gabrielle Mireles
Can Solar Statistics Change Minds?
Critical Thinking Excellence in Science and Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Jackeline Escalante
Earth and Environmental Science
7-PM013
River Parsons
Ryder Parsons
Air Pressure: Basketballs and Bounce
"Fun" Thinking Award-Four pack of Mini Golf Passes
Jackeline Escalante
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-CH015
Brendan Ritchey
Acids to Apples
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jackeline Escalante
Chemical Science
8-HW102-C
Class of 4
Whose Phones are Dirtier - Boys or Girls?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Adam Scafede
Health and Wellness
8-BE012
Nora Alexander
Fork It Over: Are Spoons Better than Forks for Eating Most Foods?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Adam Scafede
Behavioral and Social Science
8-HW016
Trinity Blackburn
Cailynn Cooper
Dillon Ward
Need More Confidence and Eat Antioxidants
Life Science Award-$25 check and certificate
Adam Scafede
Health and Wellness
8-PM011
Emma Underhill
Luke Underhill
All Hands on Deck
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Adam Scafede
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-AP020
Jason Boynton
Adam Velazco
Lunar Effect on Animal Activity
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sonoran Desert Science Award-$50 Summer Camp Scholarship
Adam Scafede
Animal and Plant Science
E C Nash Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EE103-C
Class of 24
Feel the Heat
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Cote
Energy and Environmental Engineering
K-PM101-C
Class of 21
The Best Aircraft
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Martin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-EE101-C
Class of 22
Sun Sense-Makes Sense and Cents!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Mrs. Gates
Energy and Environmental Engineering
1-AP108-C
Class of 21
Compost's Best Friends
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mr. Ernsky
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-EE102-C
Class of 12
Energizing Rubber Bands
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Ryan
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-ER102-C
Class of 23
Keeping It Cool
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Stefanski
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-EA105-C
Class of 23
Sunset Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Stender
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-CH107-C
Class of 23
We Don't Like to Eat Brown Bananas!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Derksen
Chemical Sciences
3-BE102-C
Class of 20
Look at All That Waste!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Williams
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-ER103-C
Class of 21
The Water "Don't Flip" Challenge
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Luciano
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-BE103-C
Class of 20
Do We Taste with Our Eyes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Busch
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-ER102-C
Class of 23
Small Sample=Big Returns
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Lossou-Lossavi
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-EE106-C
Class of 10
Let's Not "LEAF"It There!
Creative Ideas in Science-$25 Gift Card from Bookman's
Mrs. Lossou-Lossavi
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-PM103-C
Class of 21
Do You See What I See?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Martinez
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EE101-C
Class of 29
Can Certain Types of Plants Slow Down Wildfires?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mr. Buckwalter
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-ER103-C
Class of 30
Classroom Redesign: Students Take On the Challenge
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Taylor-Stevens
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Elgin School/Sonoita Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-CH101-C
Class of 9
Diffusion and Temperature
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$25 Check
Tami Cubillas
Chemical Sciences
6-EA024
Ximena Gonzalez
Kaydee Zerbel
Plant Wall
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Annette Koweek
Earth and Environmental Science
8-HW017
Ayla Kennedy
Annaliese Youngblood
Homes for the Homeless
The Grandpa Steve's Kids Program - Confidence - Believe in Yourself Award-$100 check and certificate
Treistman/Harris Award-$75 check and certificate
Annette Koweek
Health and Wellness
Emily Gray Junior High
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-AP008
William Basler
Growing Lion's Mane Mushrooms on Local Hardwoods
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dr. Joanna Norman
Animal and Plant Science
7-EE007
Anastasia Harris
The Melting
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Mr. Jerry Frey
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EA010
Nathan Ignatoff
A Is for Air Pollution: Could Particulate Matter Be Harmful to Students at My School?
NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award-$25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Mr. Jerry Frey
Earth and Environmental Science
7-ER009
Annika Koessler
C.H.A.R.G.E. Change: How America Replaces Gasoline Engines
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Mr. Jerry Frey
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-EE006
Talya O'Neil
Recycled Violin
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize-$100 voucher and certificate
Mr. Jerry Frey
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE008
Daniel Provenzano
Hydrating a Captive Desert Tortoise
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
The Grit Award - Shows Passion and Perseverance for Long Term Goals-$100 Check and Certificate
Mr. Jerry Frey
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-BE014
Mia Ramos
Does Diet Affect Sleep in People with Parkinson's Disease?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Dr. Joanna Norman
Behavioral and Social Science
8-EE007
Clayton Albright
ECO-CRETE: Can I Make ECO-Crete Stronger Using Natural Additives?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
International Science and Engineering Fair Observer-Trip to International Fair, Trophy, Certificate
Outstanding Project Effecting the Future through Policy Change-$50 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-EE008
Maggie Basler
Cleaning up Tucson Washes: Building an Initial Water Separator to Help Clean the Major Tucson Watersheds
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Excellence in Civil Engineering (8th Grade)-Certificate and Letter inviting winner to attend monthly meeting of ASCE (Southern AZ Branch) to receive $150 cash prize
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-BE004
Nick Cusson
Effects of Social Media on Student Productivity
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Behavioral and Social Science
8-EA009
Bryce Drummond
Covering Our Tracks
Adventure in Science Award-$35 check
Dr. Joanna Norman
Earth and Environmental Science
8-EA007
Mateo Mildebrandt
Eco-Plastic Collecting Pontoon-A Great Solution to the World's Water Plastic Pollution Problem
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Earth and Environmental Science
8-HW006
Aisha O'Neil
Nature: The Perfect Remedy of Stress
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dr. Joanna Norman
Health and Wellness
8-EE010
Elena Periclos
Stay Wavy Baby: Extracting Energy from Water Waves
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$100 Check and Certificate
Dr. Joanna Norman
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-AP011
Anya Schwind
Improved Dog Shoes for Dogs Suffering From Knuckling
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Engineering Scholarship-$500 Scholarship
Outstanding Use of Problem Solving in Science orEngineering-$100 gift card and certificate
Dr. Joanna Norman
Animal and Plant Science
Emily Meschter Early Learning Center
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-AP101-C
Class of 55
Who Came to School Today? Exploring Insects in Our Playground Soil
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sonoran Desert Science Award-Book " The Little Saguaro ..."
Jessica Caramella and Demi Rodriguez
Animal and Plant Sciences
PK-PM101-C
Class of 20
Ramp and Roll
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer Oquendo
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
PK-PM102-C
Class of 27
How Far Can We Go on One Piece of Chalk?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
"Mister Ben" Collinsworth
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
PK-HW101-C
Class of 20
Germs
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jessica Jankowski-Gallo
Health and Wellness
PK-EA101-C
Class of 20
What Do Worms Like to Eat?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Susie Ware
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Empire High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS014
Chloe Burkholder
The Birds and the Bees: An Extended Analysis of Carpenter Bee Nesting and Woodpecker Predation
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Critical Thinking-$1000 Scholarship
Reid Park Zoo Animal and Conservation Award-1-Year Family Membership Gift Card to Reid Park Zoo - Covers a year of admission for 2 named adults and up to 4 children under 18 during each visit. Valid for 12 months after redemption date.
Saguaro National Park Award-$100 check
The Ruby Memorial Award-$25 Check and certificate
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-$75 Check and certificate
Tucson Herpetological Society Award-$150 check and certificate
Dr. Frank
Animal Science
HS-MI013
Amber Burton
Effect of Oxybenzone on E. Coli Growth
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dr. Frank
Microbiology
HS-CM021
Matthew Fosdick
The Effect of AgBr Nanoparticles on Boron and Phosphorus Doped Graphitic Carbon Nitride Co2 Reduction Efficiency for Artificial Photosynthesis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Air Force Future Leaders of Science and Engineering-Certificate w/ frame, over the shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, flash memory drive, dual USB car charger
The APS Scholarship for Problem Solving-$1000 Scholarship
Sandra Crusa
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PS027
Doan Goolsby
Humidity's Effect on Photosynthesis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Dr. Frank
Plant Science
HS-CB011
Isabelle Lopez
TORC1 Guides Serine Synthesis Through the Phosphorylation of Ser33
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
2nd Place Biotech Project-$50 Check and Certificate
Dr. Frank
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-MI012
McKayla Murphy
The Effect of Creosote Oil on the Growth of E. Coli
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$75 Check and Framed Certificate
Michael Frank
Microbiology
HS-EN016
Bruce Noble
Lunar Cells
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dr. Frank
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-EA039
Mark Norris
Atmospheric Effects of the Climate on GPS Reception
NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award-$25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Dr. Frank
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-CM019
Samantha Marsalek
Sophia Ramirez
Gluten Free Bread with Lactobacillus and Alternative Prolamins
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award - First Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$100 Check and Framed Certificate
Tom Grogan Award - for Scientific Excellence at the High School Level-$2500 Scholarship and Certificate
Dr. Frank
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PM012
Charles Subong
How Temperature Affects Electron Mobility
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Live Long and Prosper Award-$250 Check and Certificate
The Bookmans Love Of Reading Award-$60 Gift Certificate to Bookmans
Dr. Frank
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EA037
Adrienne Emma
Hunter Thayer
pHlooding
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Dr. Frank
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-CM033
Aiden Gabriel Ulitzsch
The Effect of Household Acids on Neodymium Magnets
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
 
Chemical and Material Science
Esmond Station Iron Horses K-8
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-CH004
Sarah Carlson
How Sweet It Is!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tracy Livingston
Chemical Sciences
3-HW010
Brodee Greene
Minute vs. Bacteria
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Leeuwenhoek Award for Microbiology-ALL IN A DROP (book) +
$40 check
Lindsey Anderson
Health and Wellness
5-AP023
Ethan Belhumeur
Lettuce See How It Will Grow...
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Katie Benson
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-AP017
Chalyn Anderson
What's Growing On?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Rick Fleming
Animal and Plant Science
Esperero Canyon Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-EA002
Preston J. Stricker
Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Gradients in Patagonia Lake: Summer vs. Winter
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$100 Check
ASQ SARSEF Class Award-$50 Check and certificate to be given to teacher by ASQ-TOPS
Sonoran Desert Science Award-Book "Land of Black Volcanoes.."
Vicky Cottrell
Earth and Environmental Science
Estes Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE029
Jacob Bradshaw
Does Smell Affect Your Cognitive Ability?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Amanda Basaldua
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Faith Lutheran School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-HW033
Joshua Kahan
Sugar Rush: Do You Know What You Are Eating?
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Cathy Summerset
Health and Wellness
Fletcher Family Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EE001
Sylvia Pearl Fletcher
Produce Power!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer Fletcher
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-CH002
Allison Joy Fletcher
Slime Wars!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jennifer Fletcher
Chemical Sciences
Florence High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EL005
Aileen Zerr
Efficiency of Different Antenna at Various Locations
Principles of Electromagnetics-$50 check and certificate
Robert Degan
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Flowing Wells High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-MI023
Kyle Myette-Ashworth
Ant's Secret Weapon
Top STEM Student of Promise-$500 Scholarship
Jessica Dietrich
Microbiology
HS-CB014
Taylor Newton
Genetically Modified Proteins
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jessica Dietrich
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-MI024
Artemis Lujan Campuzano
Chase Sauber
Creepy Crawly Cave Bacteria
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award-$25 check, Formal letter of congratulations from Society for In Vitro Biology, publicity of achievement in society's newsletter, and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Jessica Dietrich
Microbiology
Fruchthendler Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-BE001
Hanna Marshall
Speeds on My Street
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Cassie Konrath
Behavioral and Social Sciences
1-PM002
Alexander Angiulo
Rockets Away
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Rocketry Works Aerospace Excellence Award-$50 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Stephanie Martin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-CH001
Beckett Christian
What Recipe Makes the Best Slime
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melissa Boldt
Chemical Sciences
1-AP002
Ruben Garcia
Grow Plants Grow
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melissa Boldt
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-ER001
Jacob Keller
"Forces" to Stop a Droid
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Melissa Boldt
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
1-BE001
Samantha Pakoa
How to Make Your Memory Better
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Stephanie Martin
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-BE002
Mateo Christopher Aldecoa
Video Games and Blood Pressure
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Shannon Turnage
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-HW001
Carly Coy
Nora Gaspar
Eat Healthy!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Human Body Awareness Award-Human Body Book
Shannon Turnage
Health and Wellness
2-PM002
Beckett Grabo
Field Goal!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shannon Turnage
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-EE002
Toben Dorsey-Sanchez
Stop Styrofoam: Finding an Alternative
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Success in Solving Real-World Problems Through Science Award-$25 check and certificate
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Deborah Brooks
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-BE001
Caitlin Dye
Color Me Happy
Langham Behavioral and Social Sciences Award-$25 Check and certificate
Deborah Brooks
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-HW002
Emily Fairbrother
Marshmallow Madness
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alicia Darden
Health and Wellness
4-AP008
Raymond Cooper
Can One Rotten Apple Spoil the Bunch?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jesse Perez
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP007
Oliver Ornstein
How Can We Keep Spinach Fresh?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jesse Perez
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-BE001
Aurie Sabel
Who Done It?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shuri Award for Innovative Technology-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Kimberly Mulligan
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-BE002
Ian Barber
Be Mindful of Your Tasks
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Justin Dye
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EA008
Sabrina Wexler
Pollution Inequalities
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Justin Dye
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Galasso Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EA020
Marina Galasso
Superabsorbent Polymers As an Eco-Friendly Solution for Nitrate Runoff
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sandra Galasso
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EL001
Damian Galasso
Improving Energy Efficiency of Electric Vehicles via Piezoelectric Incorporated Materials
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
1st Place High School Award-Samsung Chromebook & TI-nSpire CX II CAS Calculator
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Sandra Galasso
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Gowan Science Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP005
Nadia Jordan
Is That My Dog?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Carlye Ortiz
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-HW002
David H Smith
Always Wash Your Hands
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Suzanne Baumgardt
Health and Wellness
2-CH011
Miles Kaste
Nailed It!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Katie Lamaestra
Chemical Sciences
2-PM003
Liam Metcalfe
Game Day: Best Basketball Surface
Outstanding Sports-related Research Project-Four Tickets to Golf N' Stuff
Katie Lamaestra
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EE038
Lane Bacon
Algae Is the Green Gold
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Carina Wilhite
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-AP015
Daisy Boelts
Germination Hazard
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TJ Thorp
Animal and Plant Science
6-CH007
Daniel Kai Troxel
Egg vs Egg Substitute
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Thorp
Chemical Science
Gregory School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-AP107-C
Class of 13
Soil and Plant Analysis
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer DeBenedetti
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-BE104-C
Class of 13
Super Student Survey
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer DeBenedetti
Behavioral and Social Sciences
7-ER018
Jack Borens
Walk the Line: Teaching a Robot to Track a Black Line
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
SARSEF Software Award-$100 Check
Joanne Abramson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Harvest Preparatory Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA052
Abraham Lopez
Jareed Villegas
What's In Your Water? Analysis of Salinity of Yuma County Water Source
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$75 Check
Vangielyn Dela Cruz
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PS042
Ana Navarro
The Bendy Plant: Comparison of Phototropic Inhibition of Natural and Synthetic Auxin
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Alfred S. Santos
Plant Science
Helen Keeling Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-AP053
Abigail Contreras
Deztany Valencia
How Will Different Types of Soil Affect Plant Growth?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Schiffman
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-PM055
Jerrel Hanley
Karol Magallanes
Fernando Martinez
Can Different Gears Affect the Speed of a Solar Powered Vehicle?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. West
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-CH031
Jennifer Preciado
Does pH Affect Surface Tension of Liquids?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. West
Chemical Sciences
5-CH086
David Gonzales Rios
Devany Miller
Camilla Sandoval
What Ingredients in Toothpaste Are Best for Removing Stains?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Schiffman
Chemical Sciences
Hermosa Montessori Charter School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-AP001
Luca McGill
Paw-ssibly Overweight?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sheila Stolov
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-CH068
Noah McGill
"Juiced" in Time for Breakfast!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Nancy Steinke
Chemical Sciences
4-BE006
Atticus Riggs
The Purrfect Texture
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Nancy Steinke
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EA002
Wade Olsson
GTSS Gila Topminnow Safe Stock
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Original Idea Award-$25 check
Quality in Research Project Thought and Completion-$250 check and Certificate
Sonoran Desert Conservation Award-Gift package & certificate
Nancy Steinke
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-CH003
Finnegan McGill
Feeling a Bit Blue or Seeing Red?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Nicole Doyle
Chemical Science
6-EA027
Russell Lee
Brian Nguyen
Water Desalination
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Nancy Steinke
Earth and Environmental Science
Highland Free School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-CH010
Angelyn Diaz
How to Make Your Own Malachite
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Gift Bag-Framed certificate, cash, family membership & invitation to exhibit at following year's Show, TGMS memorabilia
Kelly Murphy
Chemical Sciences
2-EA008
Nathan Kautz
Little Greenhouses
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Grandpa Steve's Kids Program - Confidence - Believe in Yourself Award-$100 check and certificate
Kelly Murphy
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-EA034
Alexander Woodworth
Rocks vs Erosion (Who Will Win?)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Gift Bag-Framed certificate, cash, family membership & invitation to exhibit at following year's Show, TGMS memorabilia
Teresa Rodriguez
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-BE009
Benjamin Baker
Don't Press the Big Red Button
Professor X Award for Behavioral and Social Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Teresa Rodriguez
Behavioral and Social Science
6-CH036
Mersayiz Moore
VDH Reaction (Vinegar Dissolve Whole Reaction)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Teresa Rodriguez
Chemical Science
Homer Davis Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-BE101-C
Class of 30
The Unfight Club
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jessica Howe
Behavioral and Social Sciences
HS Academy of Excellence
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-RC002
Thor Gavin
Hacker Tracker: Using Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Threat Intelligence to Create Self-Evolving Threat Group Profiles
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AIAA - Future Aerospace Engineer Award-$50 check and certificate
Raytheon Missile Systems Award for Excellence in Signal Processing, Machine Learning, or Cognitive Systems-$50 Check and Certificate
Louella Gavin
Robotics and Computer Science
Imago Dei
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-BE016
Grecia Garcia
Muuya Kasimu
Gender Frustration
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Arnoldo Lopez
Behavioral and Social Science
Immaculate Heart Elementary and Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-EA003
Julianna Grace Martin
The Pollution Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Chris Iannarino
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-AP021
Sara Reichling
Swimming in Dog Hair
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jessica Reichling
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-HW014
Daniel DeGrood
Standing Desks
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Colleen Page
Health and Wellness
7-AP010
Eva Haloftis
Clever Clovers
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Colleen Page
Animal and Plant Science
8-EA016
Rebekah A. Fellinger
Wayward Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Colleen Page
Earth and Environmental Science
8-ER009
Aiden Minke
The Little Robot That Could
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Colleen Page
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Immaculate Heart High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PS001
Elizabeth Haloftis
Buffers Effect on Acid Rain in Radishes
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Dr. Mary G. Lyons
Plant Science
HS-EA011
Annalisa Minke
Investigating the Replacement of Photobionts in Lichen for Urban Sustainability
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Future CEO of Science Award!-$100 Check and certificate
Junior Water Prize Regional Award-$25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
SARSEF Foundation Scholarship-$2000 Scholarship
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence-$25 check and certificate
Dr. Mary G. Lyons
Earth and Environmental Science
Innovation Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-AP102-C
Class of 25
No Sidewalk Chalk? No Problem!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lewis/Tretta
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-PM102-C
Class of 26
Rocks in Our Socks
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Paula Sotelo
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
K-HW102-C
Class of 26
Milk: Boy vs Girl
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tiffin Garcia
Health and Wellness
K-BE103-C
Class of 24
Best Light to Learn
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Susan Steen
Behavioral and Social Sciences
K-HW003
Dash Watson
Who is Spreading All of These Germs?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Paula Sotelo
Health and Wellness
1-EA104-C
Class of 27
Olla? Oh Yea!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$25 Check
Danielle Swartz
Earth and Environmental Sciences
1-BE104-C
Class of 30
Do Signs Change Minds?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Community Problem Solving Award-$50 check, certificate, goodie bag
Sarah Bechman
Behavioral and Social Sciences
1-BE105-C
Class of 12
Wild For Australia
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Landi Roark
Behavioral and Social Sciences
1-PM007
Zane Douglas
The Wing Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Danielle Swartz
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-EE001
Mila Lopez
Pucker Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Danielle Swartz
Energy and Environmental Engineering
1-BE002
Ella Taliaferro
Questions Inside the Brain
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sarah Bechman
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-BE104-C
Class of 27
Kindness Matters
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Science of Kindness Award-Ben's Bells pack (with Mini-Bell, Kindness Coins, stickers, etc.) and a certificate
Lori LaRussa
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-EA103-C
Class of 28
The Incredible Edible Seed Balloon
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pamela Barrett
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-EE103-C
Class of 29
Sun = Energy
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Brenda Mendez
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-HW003
Ella Fendrick
Feed the Need
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lori LaRussa
Health and Wellness
2-ER001
Griffin Ferris
Boat Skimulator
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Pamela Barrett
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-EA006
Elliott Garcia-Seminario
Don't Judge A Geode by Its Shell
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Gift Bag-Framed certificate, cash, family membership & invitation to exhibit at following year's Show, TGMS memorabilia
Pamela Barrett
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-EE004
Breckyn Koenig
London Bridge Is Falling Down
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lori Larussa
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-EE102-C
Class of 29
Irrigate or Dehydrate
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - Certificate and Cash - $40 to student and $40 to teacher
Mabel Rivera
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-PM103-C
Class of 29
Jumping Sound Waves
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Rachelle Ferris
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-CH103-C
Class of 70
Floating Flowers
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melissa Samsel
Chemical Sciences
3-EA104-C
Class of 15
The Future of Water Is Safe with Us
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Niki Tilicki
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-CH014
Sydney Albers
The Effects of Washing Flame Resistant Pajamas
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mabel Rivera
Chemical Sciences
3-ER004
Kanika Ashok Lalwani
Talking with Lights
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Innovation in Engineering Award-$25 Check and certificate
Innovative Thought in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Mabel Rivera
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-CH022
Ellie Carter-Rogel
What's Love Got to Do with It?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Niki Tilicki
Chemical Sciences
3-HW014
Audrey Alameda
Kalia Lopez
Happiest Brain on Earth
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Rachelle Ferris
Health and Wellness
3-PM014
Griffon Taylor
The Quieter, the Better
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Rachelle Ferris
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-ER101-C
Class of 28
Raising Roofs
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly-$25 check and certificate
Patricia Patchin
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-EA103-C
Class of 15
Wasted Watts
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Niki Tilicki
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-AP105-C
Class of 30
Can't Grow This! Unlocking Dormancy Mechanisms in Native Sunflowers
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mandi Cordell
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-BE026
Payton Barrett
What Would You Do if You Saw This Sign in Your Neighborhood?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mandi Cordell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-EE017
Eli Chambers
Carlos Lomeli
Portable Saguaro Nanny
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $30 check and certificate
Patricia Patchin
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-PM028
Owen Cordell
Silent Submarines
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Outstanding Project in Nautical or Submarine Sciences-$250 check and certificate
Niki Tilicki
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-HW024
Taylor Cramblit
Jack Ellersick
Toren Sutherland
Less Stress with Pets
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Patricia Patchin
Health and Wellness
4-AP050
Addison Garcia
Don't Be a Pig!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mandi Cordell
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-BE027
Alex Pike
Close Your Eyes, Visualize
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mandi Cordell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-BE103-C
Class of 99
Betting on Goal Setting
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lindsay Baeder
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-HW102-C
Class of 27
Pulse Party
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sabina Vaswani
Health and Wellness
5-HW104-C
Class of 99
Does Guided Meditation Impact Class Behavior During Library Specials Time?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ASQ SARSEF Award-$50 Check and certificate
Barbara Anderson
Health and Wellness
5-EA102-C
Class of 28
Creepy, Cute Creatures! Protecting Riparian Ecosystems of Arizona
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - $50 to student and $50 to teacher
Kelly Smith
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-PM066
Benjamin Barrett
Go Car, Go
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kelly Smith
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EE040
Angelea Borchert
Solar Powered Pump for Our New School Pond
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$50 Check and Certificate
Kelly Smith
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-HW051
Alexa-Rayne Carlile
UV vs. Me
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kelly Smith
Health and Wellness
5-EA039
Noah Contreras
Tortugas de Quitobaquito
Passion and Dedication Award-$50 check and certificate
Kelly Smith
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-PM052
Corbin Crosby
Chad McGee
A Need for Speed
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sabina Vaswani
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-HW038
Naomi Delgado
Get your Head in the Game
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sabina Vaswani
Health and Wellness
5-CH078
Keegan Ferris
Bio Plastics R Us
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kelly Smith
Chemical Sciences
5-PM068
Sarah Mitchell
Tortoise Proportion
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Passion and Dedication Award-$50 check and certificate
Kelly Smith
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-CH081
Alexander Sierra
Got Plastic? Your Water Does!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kelly Smith
Chemical Sciences
5-ER070
Grant Thrower
Space, the Final Junkyard
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly-$25 check and certificate
Kelly Smith
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EA036
Gabriel Vaughn
A World on Fire
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Success in Solving Real-World Problems Through Science Award-$25 check and certificate
Sabina Vaswani
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-AP061
Camri Whitaker
Nocturnal Noises
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Reid Park Zoo Animal and Conservation Award-1-Year Family Membership Gift Card to Reid Park Zoo - Covers a year of admission for 2 named adults and up to 4 children under 18 during each visit. Valid for 12 months after redemption date.
Kelly Smith
Animal and Plant Sciences
International School of Tucson
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-EE101-C
Class of 14
Shaky Breaky Bridge
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Damaris Meyer
Energy and Environmental Engineering
PK-CH102-C
Class of 14
Soda Boom
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Damaris Meyer
Chemical Sciences
K-EE101-C
Class of 15
Ice Hero
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Damaris Meyer
Energy and Environmental Engineering
K-EA102-C
Class of 15
Protect The Plants!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Damaris Meyer
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ironwood Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-BE004
Liana Kempton
Picture Perfect Reading
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The World is in Good Hands - Scientist/Engineer of the Future-Family Pack of 4 Admission Tickets
Mrs. Kristine Stewart
Behavioral and Social Sciences
J. Robert Hendricks Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-AP001
Henry Heyer
When Javelina Are Active
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AZAALAS Special Award of Merit-$50 Check and Certificate
Reid Park Zoo Animal and Conservation Award-1-Year Family Membership Gift Card to Reid Park Zoo - Covers a year of admission for 2 named adults and up to 4 children under 18 during each visit. Valid for 12 months after redemption date.
Mrs. Young
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-AP102-C
Class of 21
What Do Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches (MHC) Like to Eat?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Hitchings
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-HW101-C
Class of 15
Healthy Teeth
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Lewis
Health and Wellness
5-AP018
Maya Beasley
Bliss Ann Hester
Owen Merten
Pesticides and Weight
Groot Award for Excellence in Plant Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Ms. Schroeder
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-HW101-C
Class of 13
Hawk's Germ Investigators
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Valdez
Health and Wellness
6-EA001
Peyton LaRue
The Ocean Pollution Solution
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mr. Jungbluth
Earth and Environmental Science
Kellond Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-PM001
Arturo Mendoza
How to Be a Racing Champion
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Leslie Edwards
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-EA030
Eli Collins
Water in the Wild
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Adventure in Science Award-$25 check
Jeri Ring
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-CH010
Xander Stonechek
Boats Afloat
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeri Ring
Chemical Sciences
4-PM006
Amaya Louise Williams
Food Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeri Ring
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EA009
Riley DePizzo
Chicken Feathers Disappointed
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jessica Finch
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Khalsa Montessori School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP103-C
Class of 19
Fabric Absorbency
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ruth CM Scherer-Barre
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-EA003
Elowyn Lipson
Plant Succession After the Molino Fire
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Melinda Hillmer
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-EA104-C
Class of 24
A Shadow Moving Through Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kate Lilly
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-AP102-C
Class of 23
Time Flies Like an Arrow ... Fruit Flies Like a Banana!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Emily Mortara
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-AP103-C
Class of 25
Crickets: Bold or Shy?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hypatia Luna
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-EA102-C
Class of 28
Climate Change, Plants and CO2
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - $50 to student and $50 to teacher
Andrea Glenister
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-EA010
Geneva Casertano
Where Did All the Stars Go?
$50 Third Place-Cash and Certificate
Kathy Bodenhemier
Earth and Environmental Science
6-PM005
Justin Briggs
Paxton Means
The Foolish Man's Children Built Their House Upon the Sand Dune
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Aspen Lind
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-EE013
Zarya June Vinal
Fabiola Weiss-Cortés
From Grass to Biomass
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best use of a spread sheet and graphs to present data-$75 Check and certificate
Erin Donaghy
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-CH020
Greta Birkinbine
Hand Sanitizer * Soap * Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
David Ficke
Chemical Science
7-EA017
Nola Gelling
Raining Champ
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
David Ficke
Earth and Environmental Science
7-AP012
Mikaela Milczarek
Serena Rezende-Tsao
Tenacious Tardigrades
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
David Ficke
Animal and Plant Science
8-AP019
Ava Garcia
Eve Elizabeth Kpetehoto
Macro vs. Micro
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
David Ficke
Animal and Plant Science
8-CH012
Alex Woodford
Electrolyze or Electrolies?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
David Ficke
Chemical Science
L. W. Cross Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-HW001
Leeah Payne
Storing Music
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Health and Wellness
7-BE005
Gavin Yewell
Can Video Games Improve Cognitive Abilities?
Professor X Award for Behavioral and Social Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Alexandria Vaughn
Behavioral and Social Science
Laguna Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-HW015
Dayleth De La Vega
Miguel Guevara ll
Lucy Robles
Bottled Chromium
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Lois Monterosso
Health and Wellness
6-ER010
Romeo Montiel
Skylar Willliamson
The Dog Little Helper
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Angela Molina
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Laura N. Banks Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP057
Lily Juvera
What Effect Does Music Have on Cats?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Angela Seal
Animal and Plant Sciences
Legacy Traditional School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP101-C
Class of 30
Colored Flowers
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Nicole Sanchez
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-CH102-C
Class of 30
Why is She Green?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Bonnie Abril
Chemical Sciences
4-BE102-C
Class of 30
Auditory vs. Visual
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Carrie Tache
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-AP029
Emma Furlong
It's More Than A Treat!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jessica Poole
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-ER015
Morgan Garcia
Solar Water Heater
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kasey Jankowski
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-HW005
Taylor Cowx
Stretch It Out
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lindsey Oswald
Health and Wellness
6-HW003
Olivia Durm
Flip For Stretch!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
April Elias
Health and Wellness
7-PM006
Adelae Barkley
Terminal Velocity
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Deann Ennen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-PM007
Lauren Brown
Thin to Win!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Deann Ennen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-PM001
Abigail Keresztes
Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Deann Ennen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-BE011
Scarlet Schmugge
Will You Sign?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Deann Ennen
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM001
Kalista Axtell
Reduce Force from Impact and Concussion Occurrence
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Michelle Barkley
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-ER004
Violet Barton
Farewell Rubble, Debris, and Aftermath Drill Mess
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Michelle Barkley
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-BE003
Grace Marquez
Print vs. Cursive
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Michelle Barkley
Behavioral and Social Science
8-EA006
Shanon Tran
Flocculation Station
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Professor Snape's Potion Award for Excellence in Chemistry-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Michelle Barkley
Earth and Environmental Science
Lineweaver Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA101-C
Class of 25
Ocean Acidification and its Effects on Ocean Life
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Bianca Celaya
Earth and Environmental Sciences
1-AP105-C
Class of 26
How Do Penguins Stay Warm?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Madhavi Rachakonda
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-PM005
Cullin Orion Davis
What Conducts the Most Electricity?
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Debbie Teece
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-ER002
Tanner Hunziker
Floating Boats
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Debbie Teece
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-HW102-C
Class of 23
How's Your Balance?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tammy Valenzuela
Health and Wellness
2-AP003
Aemon Oesterle
Bread Mold Experiment
Food Safety Award - Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-Framed Certificate
Shalom Rockwell
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-AP002
Thomas W. Rankin
The First Gift of Christmas: A Thirsty Tree
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shalom Rockwell
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-EE101-C
Class of 45
Noisy vs. Quiet
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Gary Turner & Tricia Hill
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-EA006
Sylvan Blake LaRoche
Why Are There Life Zones in Creeks?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Deb Featherstone
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-EA007
Lorenzo Moreno
Can Mealworms and Superworms Eat Styrofoam and How Much in 21 Days?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Barbie Bracker- Sam
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-HW012
Heath Bowers
A Dirty School
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Samantha Lauderdale
Health and Wellness
5-BE102-C
Class of 28
The Grit Test
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Janine Malkin
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EA101-C
Class of 8
The Float Boat Challenge
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jackie Lesniak
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-PM025
Maia Evans-Black
Silenced Sound
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Janine Malkin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Lulu Walker Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA103-C
Class of 28
Here a Germ, There a Germ, Everywhere a Germ Germ
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Gina Graham
Earth and Environmental Sciences
K-PM004
Nathaniel McIntyre
One Little Monkey
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer Powers
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-PM008
Summit Owens
Louella Owens
Norah Owens
Blast Off H2O
Soaring High Award-2 Admission Tickets to Get Air Tucson and certificate
Kayla Holder and Len Johnson
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-CH105-C
Class of 28
SPF Wars
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Vanessa Miller
Chemical Sciences
2-EE003
Nora Sharp
Stopping River Pollution
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Monica Bermudez
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-HW103-C
Class of 28
Cooling Down? Say What?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Catherine Williams
Health and Wellness
3-ER007
Madison McIntyre
Shoe Lace Hugs
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Catherine Williams
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-EE013
Dominc Ramirez
Why Did My Mom Burn My Breakfast?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Evil Genius Award-Laser engraved acrylic plate
Catherine Williams
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-BE101-C
Class of 25
Recess and Memory
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Monique Berry-Kelley
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-HW102-C
Class of 25
Operation Cafeteria Clean up
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Amy Martinez
Health and Wellness
4-CH105-C
Class of 18
Flour vs Sugar
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Caroline Rondeau
Chemical Sciences
4-PM102-C
Class of 26
Walker Whistle Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jocelyn Smerz
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-AP043
Riley Jene Andreacola
The Water Feed
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amy Martinez
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP044
Aidan Gentles
Delta's Bad Breath
Dead Skunk Enterprises, LLC-$25 check and certificate
Jocelyn Smerz
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-CH052
Jackson Wolf
Where Should You Drink Your Water at Lulu Walker?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Amy Martinez
Chemical Sciences
5-ER069
Grace Beauto
Cat + Curtain = Disaster
Patricia C. Abbey Memorial Award for Curiosity in Science Research-$25 Check and certificate
Karyn Vick-Frantziskonis
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER061
Makayla Bermudez
Drilling Stroller
Don Pflibsen Memorial Award for Curiosity and Perserverance in Science-$50 Check and certificate
Karyn Vick-Frantziskonis
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EE037
Gage Kelly-Nunez
Keeping It Cool
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Rob Wolf
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-AP056
Rosabella Sanchez
Are You My Mother?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Karyn Vick-Frantziskonis
Animal and Plant Sciences
Maciborski Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EE018
Sydney Lauren Maciborski
Natural Insulation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tia Maciborski
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Manzanita Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA043
Mackenzie Badie
Model Bottle
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Michael Allie
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-HW046
Elliot Morris
What Is the Level of Carbon Dioxide in My Classroom?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Michael Allie
Health and Wellness
5-HW035
Hannah Newman
Pupillometry for Measuring Impact to Cognitive Effort from Common Foods and Medications
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Honorable Mention in Medical Research Award-Certificate
Mr. Allie
Health and Wellness
Marana High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EL013
Lucy Anderson
Takaia Hicks
Jumping Rings
Principle of Electromagnetics-$75 check and certificate
Timothy Fisher
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-MI019
Santino Armenta
Gross-ery Carts
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kellie Licking Murray
Microbiology
HS-AS020
Divina Kerr
K-9 Healers
Honorable Mention in Medical Research Award-Certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Cassi LaFaye
Animal Science
HS-HB044
Jordyn Linko
Black Worms: The Effects of Vape/Nicotine
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Rachel De Masi
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-HB028
Lilly Marcon
Lyndsay Mendell
How Does Nicotine Affect Planaria?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. DeMasi
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-HB034
Trinity Le
Jazmine Martinez
Brine Shrimp vs. Nicotine & Vape Juice
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Rachel De Masi
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-PM017
Nicole Aguilar
Mizael Medina
Where Are the Best Places in Tucson to Star Gaze?
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Cassi LaFaye
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-PS037
Oleksiy Tsvechenko
Saving Plants from Oil Spills
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Buddha's Garden Plant Science Award-$50 check and certificate
Somas Biswas
Plant Science
Marshall Academy Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-ER013
Bren Marshall
Reliable Water Rocket Stager
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Evil Genius Award-Laser engraved acrylic plate
Shuri Award for Innovative Technology-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Belma Marshall
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Mary Belle McCorkle Academy of Excellence K-8
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-HW050
Emmanuel Cocoba
Moises A Gonzalez
Finding the Right Ratio for Marshmallows with Corn Syrup and Sugar
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Salvador Ceron
Health and Wellness
5-PM065
Adrian Gonzalez
Way Out Wifi
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Marisa Gallegos
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Math and Science Success Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-CH103-C
Class of 30
Shake It 'Til You Make It: Butter Experiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Alley
Chemical Sciences
8-PM101-C
Class of 30
Centripetal Motion Commotion
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Mohr
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Mesquite (Yuma) Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH041
Ava Saldana
Doggie Drool
Bright Smiles, Bright Minds-$25 check and certificate
Mrs. Kimber
Chemical Science
Mesquite Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-CH051
Bryant Fletcher
Rust Report
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Perrin and Mr. Lin
Chemical Sciences
5-ER038
Kaylen Gauthier
Solar Car Speed Test
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Thompson
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Mountain View High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB005
Kayla Class
Characteristics of the TGFβ Pathway in Lamb Skeletal Muscle
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lynne Cote
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-EN003
Nathan A. Fielder
Jacob D. Hoang
Sol-ar Panels
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lyne Cote
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-EN002
Reese Munson
Corinn Olson
Jess Williamson
A Solution to Plastic Pollution?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lynne Cote
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-EL003
Weston Post
Gas vs. Hydrogen
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$75 check and certificate
Lynne Cote
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-AS002
Noah Spillane
Whirligig Beetle Response to Repetitive Predation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lynne Cote
Animal Science
HS-HB014
Leilana Pye
Rylie Travis
Water... The Silent Killer
Food Safety Award Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-Framed Certificate
Ms. Lynne Coté
Health and Biomedical Science
Mountain Vista School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-AP009
Joshua Land
Lighted Plants
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Verdean Smith
Animal and Plant Science
Native American Science & Engineering Program (NASEP)
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA015
Celsiana Garrard
Clean Water Is Good Water
The Grandpa Steve's Kids Program - Confidence - Believe in Yourself Award-$100 check and certificate
Natalia Cachora
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA017
Ariel Simpson
Consumption of Contaminated Water on the Navajo Reservation
The Grandpa Steve's Kids Program - Confidence - Believe in Yourself Award-$100 check and certificate
Natalia Cachora
Earth and Environmental Science
Nelson Home School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PS017
Alexander Clinton Nelson
Cloning Over-Expressed ERF27 Gene to Reduce Photooxidative Stress in fc2 Arabidopsis Mutant
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sandy Nelson
Plant Science
Nickola Home School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-EE001
Avi Nickola
Can Traffic Generate Wind Energy?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
1st Place Elementary School Award-Holy Stone Drone, Kano Computer Kit & TI-34 Calculator
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Kat Nickola
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-ER001
Zoe Nickola
Bike Sail Engineering
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Science Award-Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
Kat Nickola
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE103-C
Class of 28
The Sound of Memory
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ashley Campos
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-HW006
Carter Bohnsack
Which Sport Increases Your Heart Rate the Most?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jodi Decker
Health and Wellness
5-CH010
Emmanuela Carls
Do Color Envelopes Affect the Speed of Mailing?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Samantha Duncan
Chemical Sciences
5-AP002
Rodolfo Carls
What Is an Ant's Second Favorite Food?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Samantha Duncan
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-PM007
James Conway
Heavy Hot Wheels
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jodi Decker
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-CH009
Benjamin Drezdon
Colorful Conundrum
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sarah Brown
Chemical Sciences
5-ER010
Jason Hoinke
Bread Saver MkIII
Exceptional Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - Second Place-$75 check and certificate
Sarah Brown
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EE002
Samantha Klein
Electric Cars Can Save the Earth
Future CEO of Science Award!-$50 Check and certificate
TEP Top Elementary School Project-$100 Check and Certificate
Samantha Duncan
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-CH018
Nathan Nichols
Contact Lens Dry Out Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Samantha Duncan
Chemical Sciences
5-HW007
Jaecy Travland
Running Hot and Cold
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sarah Brown
Health and Wellness
5-ER006
Alexander Vaughan
Lidar Distance Measurement
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kate Conkey
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER011
Chance Wilkinson
The Wasp Sprayer
Superior Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - Third Place-$50 check and certificate
Samantha Duncan
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Old Vail Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-EE024
Talon Balderston
Survival Battery
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
3rd Place Middle School Award-TI-84 Plus Calculator
Debora Amber
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-HW009
Colton James Carter
A Head on Collision
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Debora Amber
Health and Wellness
7-EA016
Kaleb Dostlik
Biomass Replacing Gas?
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$50 check
Debora Amber
Earth and Environmental Science
7-HW008
Christianna Lopez
Water-Dogged... I Think Not!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Debora Amber
Health and Wellness
7-CH022
James Newton
What Material Could Have Prevented the Hulk?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Debora Amber
Chemical Science
7-BE025
Colin Reeder
Slow Feeder
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Debora Amber
Behavioral and Social Science
7-EE021
Aidan Scott
Coaster Curiosity
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Debora Amber
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-AP026
Abigail Zsitvay
The Germination of Saguaros
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-$50 Check and certificate
DeeDee Amber
Animal and Plant Science
Our Mother of Sorrows
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-ER014
Henry Teich
Wave Welder
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Science Award-Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Jon Callahan
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Painted Sky Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA001
Quinn Warfel
What It Takes to Clean the Lakes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Carole Celaya
Earth and Environmental Sciences
1-PM004
Elise Avery
Where Did All the Stars Go? Nowhere!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
First Place-$100 Cash and Certificate
Sonoran Desert Science Award-Coati Club Membership
Carolyn Petry
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-EA001
Camden Gladish
Water, Water Everywhere... But Which One Should I Drink?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Lori Hatfield
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-EA004
Jack Warfel
Fire and Icebergs
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Alice Coldren
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-AP012
Owen Gambill
Magnetized Seeds for NASA's Moon Mission
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Kathryn Smith
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-BE009
Sierra Yob
“Under The Mask”
Professor X Award for Behavioral and Social Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Janet Castles
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Paulo Freire Freedom School - University
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-BE026
Mackenzie Davis
Meditation Exploration
Southern Arizona Psychological Association 3rd Place Award-$25 check and certificate
Tadeo Pfister
Behavioral and Social Science
7-EE025
Lucas Clark Gomez
All Charged Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tadeo Pfister
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-HW018
Wexler Mackey
Bacteria and Sound
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tadeo Pfister
Health and Wellness
8-BE020
Madelynn Hensley-Kingery
How Does Light Color Affect Accuracy in Math?
Professor X Award for Behavioral and Social Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Steve Beall
Behavioral and Social Science
Pistor Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH024
Kamea Dahuya
Can a Chemical Reaction Inflate a Balloon?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Professor Snape's Potion Award for Excellence in Chemistry-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Rosina West
Chemical Science
8-PM102-C
Class of 4
Speed and Distance Test
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sang Lee
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-CH014
William Hetschel
Do Onions Release Gas When Cooled?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sang Lee
Chemical Science
8-BE014
Bryssa Alcantar
Sierra Titus
Isabel Valenzuela
Can People "Hear" Colour?
Youth in Science-$25 check and certificate
Sang Lee
Behavioral and Social Science
Presidio School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA028
Ruben Flores
Can Water Be Used as an Alternative Fuel Source?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Monica Williams-Lopez
Earth and Environmental Science
8-AP008
Sonya Rios-Medina
Compliments and Plants
Buddha's Garden Plant Science Award-$25 check and certificate
Science of Kindness Award-Ben's Bells pack (with Mini-Bell, Kindness Coins, stickers, etc.) and a certificate
Monica Williams-Lopez
Animal and Plant Science
Prince Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-AP104-C
Class of 80
Does the Soil Matter?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Matthew Lange
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-EE103-C
Class of 33
Energy Input and Energy Outputs
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sam Doyle
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Pueblo High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-CB002
Yakeleen G. Almazan
Asher Merlin Bankhead
Can Forensic Quality DNA Be Extracted from Discarded Gum?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Bright Smiles, Bright Minds-$25 check and certificate
Andrew Lettes
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-MI001
Daniella Diaz Jusaino
Ngoc Mai Tran
Is Starbucks Frappuccino® a Suitable Growing Media for the Discovery of Novel Antibiotics?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Microbiology-$100 Check and certificate
SARSEF Foundation Scholarship-$2000 Scholarship
Andrew Lettes
Microbiology
Quail Run Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-CH009
Emry Hidalgo
Colorful Cabbage
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kimberly Lee
Chemical Sciences
6-HW002
Tierney Fields
Taryn Lloyd
Bottle Board
Betty Pflibsen Honorary Award for Excellence in Health and Wellness Research-$50 Check and certificate
Beth Kelley
Health and Wellness
Quest for Education and Arts
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-CH006
Anisa Sofia Bahin-Aein
Stop Wearing Lipstick with Bad Chemicals!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lisa Giordano
Chemical Sciences
3-HW017
Gigi Mendoza
Red #40 Alternative
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lisa Giordano
Health and Wellness
6-ER101-C
Class of 8
MC Jammer - A Universal Robotic Gripper Based on Granular Jamming
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lisa Riley Giordano
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-ER036
Kian Maxwell Bahin-Aein
How Expensive Can Wind Be?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AIAA - Future Aerospace Engineer Award-$25 check and certificate
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Lisa Giordano
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-BE017
Preston Fisher
Using Ultrasonic Frequencies to Deter Behaviors in Adolescents
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Karl Fisher
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM010
Ronald Theodore Calkins Keyes
SMA: Shape Memory Alloy or Sue McDonald’s Avoidance?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Becky Thai
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-HW009
Maximus Rose
Creating a Control for Crohn's and other IBD's
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Microbiology-$100 Check and certificate
International Science and Engineering Fair Observer-Trip to International Fair, Trophy, Certificate
Diane Rose
Health and Wellness
8-CH022
Zane Sweet
Do You Want Space Technology on Your Windows?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science-$25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Quality in Research Project Thought and Completion-$500 check and Certificate
Jennifer Sweet
Chemical Science
HS-BE035
Emma Fay
The Eyewitness Saw What?
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science-$25 check and certificate
Becky Thai
Behavioral and Social Science
Rancho Viejo Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-PM008
Abram M. Clark
Caved In
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Vicki Peterson
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-PM103-C
Class of 22
Can You Trick A Groundhog?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sheila Beth Kalota
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-PM008
Wyatt Kalota
Is Red Light Really the Best for Stargazing?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Laura Stine
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Raul Grijalva Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP102-C
Class of 25
To Speak or Not to Speak
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Anisa Lee Morado
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-HW101-C
Class of 27
To Taste or Not to Taste
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deborah Watts
Health and Wellness
1-EA101-C
Class of 20
Papel Reciclado (Recycled Paper)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Maria Elena Salazar
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-EE103-C
Class of 22
The Color of Roofs
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Randall Carpenter
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-CH027
Olivia V. Santa Cruz
How Does Acid Rain Affect Building Materials?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science-$25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Angela Zuniga
Chemical Sciences
4-ER012
Benjamin Williams
Building Bridges
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Randall Carpenter
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH103-C
Class of 11
Making Paper Using Pencil Shavings
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Megdelina Mills
Chemical Sciences
Red Rock Elementary District
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE007
Elise Amal Finman
Gloggles
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Tiffany Massie
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Richard B. Wilson School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-EE104-C
Class of 27
The Sea Solution
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Colin Cordell
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-EA023
William Gill
Riprap: Erosion Stop
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Lisa Boyer
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-EA022
Ryder McLauchlin
The Effects of Water and Air on Different Kinds of Wood
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lisa Boyer
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-CH073
Alexander Klyber
Reducing CO2 In The Air
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Southwest Gas Corporation / GRAND of Award of Excellence-$50 check
Mason Kirksey
Chemical Sciences
5-ER058
Camden Robbins
Designing a Dependable Scooter Mail Carrier
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
J. Richardson
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Roadrunner Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EE017
Zac Amos
The Limits of the Sun
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Ms. Gingrich
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-EE019
Calli Jones
Evaporation
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Ms. Gingrich
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-BE016
Alexis Vekony
Anmalina Whillock
The Three Try Blindfold Challenge
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Ms. Gingrich
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Robert Richardson Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA011
Charlotte Chester
Lia Ducy
Liliana Rodriguez
1, 2, 3... All Bats on Me
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Andrea Aamodt
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-EA012
Anthony Dimas
Max Harder
Andrew Landess
BatBoys
Peter Parker Award for Excellence in Insect Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Andrea Aamodt
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Robins K-8 School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-EE102-C
Class of 18
Fast and Furious
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Erin Levengood
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-AP104-C
Class of 21
No More Brown Apples!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Brianna Jensen
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP047
Elias El Onache
Wildlife Garden
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Cooper Center Award of Excellence-Free Field trip experience for the winner's class for the 2020-2021 school year.
Sonoran Desert Science Award-$50 Summer Camp Scholarship
Yvonne Alvarez
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-AP046
Alejandro Alday
Pop It Like It's Hot
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elma Damon
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-AP044
Gabriella Kleiman
The Purest Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Seyhan Hope
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW031
Elle Lu Thompson
The Truth about Money
Excellence in Microbiology-$100 Check and certificate
Elma Damon
Health and Wellness
6-PM011
Michael Robinson
Beyblade Stamina
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Cynthia Blockburger
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Robison Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-HW103-C
Class of 18
Who Ya Gonna Call?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kristen Hopwood
Health and Wellness
2-HW104-C
Class of 24
Germs
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Outstanding Science Research-$25 Gift Card from Bookman's
Therese McDonald
Health and Wellness
Sahuarita High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-MI101-C
Class of 22
The Effect of Wildfires on the Prevalence of Foliar Endophytes Colonizing Velvet Mesquites (Prosopis velutina)
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Gavin Lehr
Microbiology
Sahuaro High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PS040
Kayleigh Nelson
Evaluating the Effect of Genetic Modification on the Height and Yield of Brassica Oleracea and Lathyrus Odoratus
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Mitchell Rutherford
Plant Science
HS-MI028
Matthew Schafer
Anti-Bacterial Properties of Ginger, Garlic, Tumeric, Pineapple Juice, Lemon Juice, Honey, and Coconut Oil
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Food Safety Award Third Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-$50 Check and Framed Certificate
Mitchell Rutherford
Microbiology
HS-EA045
Kilee Schlak
How Much Methane Gas Is Released from Biodegradable Straws?
Southwest Gas Corporation / GRAND Award of Excellence-$100 check and certificate
Mitchell Rutherford
Earth and Environmental Science
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-ER012
Diego Briones-Herrera
Mechanical-Hydraulic Arm
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Kathy Tarquin
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-ER010
Adrian Larsen
Red Light, Green Light
Best of Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences Award-$500 Scholarship and Certificate
Mrs. Kathy Tarquin
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-PM009
Anjeli DesRosier
How Nose Shape and Design Affects Rocket Performance
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Mrs. Kathy Tarquin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Saint Joseph Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-PM102-C
Class of 30
Having a "Ball" with Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Ludovici
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-PM007
Irina Almada
Nails for Breakfast
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Colleen Prescott
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-CH070
Ethan Butts
Dry Ice Baby
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tina Turcotte
Chemical Sciences
5-CH068
Katya Stickney
Cooking Cookies
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tina Turcotte
Chemical Sciences
6-BE004
Caitlin Hurley
Musical Math
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Jeffrey Gehring
Behavioral and Social Science
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-HW103-C
Class of 22
Bug Grub: Is It Worth It?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Emily Penning
Health and Wellness
2-PM104-C
Class of 19
Breaking the Tension
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Emily Penning
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-ER005
Xristiano Soto
Keeping It Pushing
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Science Award-Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Edward Michel
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-EA022
Braelynn Barrasso
Acid Rain
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Kayleen Molina
Earth and Environmental Science
6-EE019
Liliana Veliz
Skate Away on a Sunny Day
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly-$35 check and certificate
Kayleen Molina
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-CH007
Rhett Palmer
Burn Baby Burn
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Patricia Barrett
Chemical Science
8-ER006
Jadon Abeyta
Alan Gardner
Hey Mike!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Patricia Barrett
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER001
Xavier Munozcano
The Robotic Germicide
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Barrett
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Salpointe High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB002
Natalie Nye
E. Coli Strain Susceptibility to Allelochemicals found in Allelopathic Plants
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Rick Heupel
Health and Biomedical Science
Sam Hughes Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-PM001
Lukas Wertenberger
Castle Attack! Fun with Physics and a Catapult
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Ellen Dunscomb
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-BE003
Kieran York
How to Hide a Base: What People Choose When Given Three Paths
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jacqueline Gilbert
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-PM005
Carson Gutenkunst
Escape the Screams
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Meghan Korman
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-BE004
Sylvia Wilson
Bird Brain: Learning and Relearning in a Flock of Backyard Chickens.
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Meghan Korman
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-PM013
Simone Smith
Queen of the Playground
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Anita Wong
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-AP104-C
Class of 50
Lizard Territories
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Molly Harris, Justine Wolgemuth, and Jennifer Graber
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-PM047
Dylan Fimbres
Fun with Foghorns
Patricia C. Abbey Memorial Award for Curiosity in Science Research-$25 Check and certificate
Ms. Theresa Barry
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-AP060
Harshith Praveen
Effects of Climate Change on Saguaro Cactus
Junior League of Tucson Future Climate Leader Award-$50 check and certificate
Ms. Theresa Barry
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW028
Langston Smith
Nutless Trail Mix
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennine Grogan
Health and Wellness
San Cayetano Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-CH060
Enrique Acosta
Capillary Action
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Catherine Parker
Chemical Sciences
5-AP057
Oscar Mesta
Arian Puig
Survival of Ants: Hot vs. Cold
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Catherine Parker
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW047
Hunter Thompson
Osmosis and Traumatic Brain Injuries
Outstanding Medical Research Award-Challenge Coin and certificate
Catherine Parker
Health and Wellness
San Luis High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EN019
Carla Mosqueda
Alfani Quintero
The Most Powerful Combination-Thermoelectricity
TEP Award of Excellence-$150 Check and Certificate
Heather Madrigal
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-PS044
Vanessa Munguia
Jazmin Torres
The Impacts that Decomposed Matter Has on the Growth of Spinach
Alex and Winn Lindsay Award-$600 check and a certificate
Heather Madrigal
Plant Science
HS-HB040
Daniel Olais
Are Consumers Being Misled by Sugar Substitutes?
Life Science Award-$50 check and certificate
Heather Madrigal
Health and Biomedical Science
San Miguel High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-RC101-C
Class of 15
The Skystone Robot
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Science Award-Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
Demain Quiroz
Robotics and Computer Science
San Simon School BIE
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-CH101-C
Class of 11
Rock Candy Crystals
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Pam Buchanan
Chemical Sciences
4-CH102-C
Class of 8
Leaf Chromatography
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pam Buchanan
Chemical Sciences
5-CH101-C
Class of 6
Spot the Fat in Your Snack! (Finding how much grease is in some of our favorite Potato chips)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pam Buchanan
Chemical Sciences
8-PM015
Amoni Celaya
Don't Flip Out! (Bottle Flipping Challenge)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pamela Buchanan
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Satori Charter School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-EE007
Insee Ekstrom
The Hiss 2020: Harvesting Shower Steam
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tucson Water Excellent Project Recognition-$50 Check and certificate
Youth in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Summer Robertson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-AP010
Theodore Morrison
The "Fun"gus Exchange
Food Safety Award (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education -
First Place-$100 Check and Framed Certificate
Nancy Bonsall
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-PM101-C
Class of 17
To Infinity and Beyond - The Power of Air Powered Rockets
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Nancy Bonsall
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-CH040
Andrew Zwickl
How to Make the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Regina Bennett
Chemical Sciences
5-PM043
Samuel Rohrbach
Radioactivity Can Save Lives: Testing the Am-241 Alpha Radiation of Smoke Detectors
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Zacharias B. Abbey Memorial Award for Excellence in Earth or Space Science Research-$50 Check and certificate
Ally Love
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-BE007
Marie Dauphinais
Squish It Out
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ann Peterson
Behavioral and Social Science
6-ER030
Calista Morrison
Taming the Mane: Creating a Device to Make a Ponytail With One Hand
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Innovative Thought in Engineering-$50 check and certificate
Ann Peterson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Senita Valley Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-EA001
Ellie Bradford
Barf Busters
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Amanda Hunt
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-CH002
Eva Hughes
What Happened to my Cookies?
Best Female Project, 4th Grade-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Amanda Hunt
Chemical Sciences
4-PM002
Daisan Jones
Friction Gription
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amanda Hunt
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-AP003
Andrew E. Pierce
Andrew's Ants
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Amanda Hunt
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP006
Giana Piper
Let It Grow
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amanda Hunt
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-ER002
Zoie Stunes
Judging the Judges
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - First Place-$100 check and certificate
Amanda Hunt
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-PM010
Alexis Renee Burke
The Effect of Air Pressure on How Far a Soccerball Travels
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amanda Hunt
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EA006
Lizzie Faucett
The Great Wastewater Race
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Amanda Hunt
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-ER004
Peter E. Jones
Shut the Door
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amanda Hunt
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH002
Andrew Keen
Gas Explosion
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$25 check and certificate
Amanda Hunt
Chemical Sciences
Soleng Tom Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-CH006
Mikayla Renee Milam
How Will Rock Candy Grow with Different Sugars?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Rachel Howe
Chemical Sciences
3-PM002
Hailey Olsen
Magnets in Motion
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Rachel Howe
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-CH007
Annabelle Smith
Soda Wars
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kim Smith
Chemical Sciences
4-CH021
Gracie Ann Kendle
Tooth Decay Evaluation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Professor Snape's Potion Award for Excellence in Chemistry-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Meridon Figueroa
Chemical Sciences
Sonoran Science Academy - Tucson
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-PM103-C
Class of 10
Making Our Mark
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Leah Granger
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-CH110-C
Class of 45
Crazy Crystal Candy
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jori Konrad
Chemical Sciences
4-EE018
Elijah Sundberg
Propeller Power
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Denise Aquino
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-PM051
Nouah Ibrahim
Dark Sky Searching
Astronomy Achievement Award-$75 check, framed certificate, 1 yr membership in Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association
Kubra Yalcin
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-BE002
Breann Arney
How Can Certain Types of Music Help You Remember Information?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Bunyamin Purkaya
Behavioral and Social Science
8-BE011
Laura-Adella Ibrahim
Does Race or Gender Affect Traffic Citation Outcomes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ebubekir Sen
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM004
Megan Newton
Silencing Sound
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ebubekir Sen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-EA012
Irene Shandiin Burnside
David Joung
Cindy Nguyen
Styrofoam - Eating Mealworms
Peter Parker Award for Excellence in Insect Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Bunyamin Purkaya
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB015
Saffeyya-Grace Ibrahim
Examining Antibacterial Properties of Native American Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Streptococcus Pyogenes ATCC 19615
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Junior League of Tucson Future Health and Wellness Leader Award-$50 check and certificate
Phi Beta Kappa Award of Excellence-$500 check and certificate
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively-$25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
Bunyamin Purkaya
Health and Biomedical Science
Sonoran Science Academy - Davis Monthan
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-BE057
Keanu Crawshaw
Dynamics of Teen Depression: A Neuro-behavioral Study of the Effects of Repeated Exposures to Negative Self-Talk on Depression State and Emotional Responses on the Adolescent Brain
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Psychological Association Behavioral Science Award-$100 Cash and certificate
Fatimah Al-Fihri Award for Remarkable Research-$50 Check and certificate
Science of Kindness Award-Ben's Bells pack (with Mini-Bell, Kindness Coins, stickers, etc.) and a certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EL016
Jeremiah Garcia
Reducing Gear Decay and Increasing Gear Efficiency Using Magnetic Gears
Innovative Thought in Engineering-$100 check and certificate
Langham Mechanical Engineering Award-$25 Check and certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EL020
Tomas Jequinto
Optimization of ABS: Designing the Most Efficient Algorithm for an Anti-Lock Braking System
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Top STEM Student of Promise-$500 Scholarship
Oguz Guvenc
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EL023
Ilyana Figureoa
Grace Robinson
Reducing Fatalities in T-bone Collisions Through Ejected Side Crumple Zones
Outstanding Medical Research Award-Challenge Coin and certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EN001
Alexandriana Shult
Amplification of the Solar Flux of a Photovoltaic Cell by Utilizing Angled Reflector Arrays
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$150 Check and Certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-EL021
Wellard Villa
Crumple^Squared: Utilizing Origami Technology to Improve Impulse Absorption Characteristics of Regular Crumple Zone Segments
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Oguz Guvenc
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Sonoran Science Academy - DM - Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-ER019
Alexis Ramos
Utilizing Electrochromic Smart Windows to Reduce Accidents Due to Sun Blinding
Junior League of Tucson Women in Technology Award-$50 check and certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER022
Cami Grinstead
Harlie Rios
Automated Critical Collision Detection and Notification System
Honorable Mention in Medical Research Award-Certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER031
Ciara Nelson
Brianna Robold
4th Brake Light
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Outstanding Project Effecting the Future through Policy Change-$50 Check and Certificate
Oguz Guvenc
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER021
Tristan Shumaker
David Trenka
Decreasing Sideswipe Collisions by Utilizing Automated Turn Signals
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Oguz Guvenc
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Sonoran Science Academy - East
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-PM005
Alper Guvenc
Goldilock's Solar System
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
Xochitl Hosmer
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-EE010
Brenna Lenz
Insulator: Does It Work?
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Christian Cecilia Gomez
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-ER026
Sophie DiVincenzo
Caesin Plastic
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Edna Ambriz
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-ER024
Okan Guvenc
Fuel X: Quest for Max Apogee
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Exceptional Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - Second Place-$75 check and certificate
Megan McDonald Tukey
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH098
Bara Alsaadi
Kaylie Carlos
Ysabella Marie Empedrad
Revealing the Red
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer Morley
Chemical Sciences
Southside Community School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-ER101-C
Class of 28
Stronger Bridges
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Classroom Project: Success in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Takara Tatum
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
St. Cyril's Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA019
Emma Douville
"Flushable" Wipes
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Outstanding Achievement-$25 Check and Framed Certificate
Pamela Tinley
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-EE021
Gatlin Geile
Temporary Temperature
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pamela Tinley
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-HW024
Cecilia Gaspers
Mia Thomas
Pushing More than Just a Cart?
Food Safety Award Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education-Framed Certificate
Pamela Tinley
Health and Wellness
6-EA015
Danica T. Moore
Gus vs. Evaporation
Critical Thinking Excellence in Science and Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Pamela Tinley
Earth and Environmental Science
6-ER032
Sean Sanders
Flying Fast
AIAA - Future Aerospace Engineer Award-$25 check and certificate
Pamela Tinley
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-HW022
Roman Palermo Fina
Sleep Safe from Cell Phone EMF
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$75 Check and Certificate
Kathleen Meixner
Health and Wellness
7-PM031
Liam Thompson
Magnetic Fields: Is Hotter Better?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kathleen Meixner
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-AP024
Tyler Boldrey-Ward
Addison Tomlinson
Weight Watchers
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kathleen Meixner
Animal and Plant Science
8-BE025
Daphne Graham
Asch Conformity: Redefined
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
International Science and Engineering Fair Observer-Trip to International Fair, Trophy, Certificate
Danielle Coleman
Behavioral and Social Science
8-HW018
Lilly Pifer
Zach Pifer
Electrolyte Battle: Who Will Win?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Danielle Coleman
Health and Wellness
8-EE019
Cole Richard Deeb
Garrett Koder
Finley Zupancic
The Car of the Future
Shuri Award for Innovative Technology-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Danielle Coleman
Energy and Environmental Engineering
St. Michael's School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE009
Zoe Ana Brosanders
Which Cat Will You Adopt?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lisa Jamison
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-CH033
Aleksander Wolert
Swimming out of the Fog
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lisa Jamison
Chemical Sciences
6-EA007
Oliver Lewis
Do "Trees For You" Make You Cool?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
ASQ SARSEF Award-$50 Check and certificate
Hogan Energy Hero Award-Certificate and Cash - Certificate and Cash - $40 to student and $40 to teacher
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$100 Check and Certificate
Tracy Smith
Earth and Environmental Science
6-EA008
Adalyn Chue
Bella Pendolino
Can Eggshells Save Lives?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
The Catalina Rotary Service to Humanity Award-$250, Certificate and invitation to present project at a meeting of the Catalina Rotary Club. Invitation to be sent to the student after the fair.
Tracy Smith
Earth and Environmental Science
6-HW011
Chase Puntenney
Thomas I. Walsh
How Much Sugar?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tracy Smith
Health and Wellness
8-HW007
Ethan Ackerman
Hurting My Voice So You Don't
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hailey Sanders
Health and Wellness
8-EA010
Scarlett Street
Not a Drop to Drink
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$50 Check
Hailey Sanders
Earth and Environmental Science
Sunrise Drive Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-HW001
David Bui
Does Toothpaste Protect Your Teeth When Drinking Soda?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Chen
Health and Wellness
K-AP002
Dylan Toussaint
Picky Eater
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Outstanding Creativity in Science or Engineering-2 tickets
Ms. Mary Lou Duran
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-AP003
Colin McNerney
If I Fits, Do I Sits?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Lucy Lin
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-EA003
Danielle Ben-Dror
Seismic Response: Did the Ridgecrest, California Earthquake of July 4th and July 5th, 2019 Cause New Cracks in Tucson, Pima County?
American Association for University Women Tucson Branch, Elementary School Award-$100 check
Ms. Nies
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-EA011
Weston McNerney
Why Wildfires Are Increasing and How to Manage Them
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Kai Chen
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-BE005
Katherine Brown
Eye Color vs. Reaction Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mr. John Helleson
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-PM022
Turkish Ronald Cromer
What Blocks Your Wi-Fi Signal?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Terine Defoor
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Sycamore Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-BE101-C
Class of 42
Don't Be Cruel
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Natasha Tepper
Behavioral and Social Sciences
K-AP001
Easton Macias
This Project Could Eat You
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Buddha's Garden Plant Science Award-$25 check and certificate
The World is in Good Hands - Scientist/Engineer of the Future-Family Pack of 4 Admission Tickets
Natasha Tepper
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-HW101-C
Class of 25
Sugary Drinks and Teeth
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tanya Jansen
Health and Wellness
2-CH103-C
Class of 26
Dissolving Skittles
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Britt Dekoschak
Chemical Sciences
2-EE001
Wyatt Macias
Trash-O-Matic Plastic: The Biodegradable Plastic of the Future
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
2nd Place Elementary School Award-TI-34 Calculator
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Britt Dekoschak
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-BE001
Evelyn Tosseth
Whoo-Whoo Can See in the Dark? (Tell Me Right Meow!)
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Second Place-$75 Cash and Certificate
Britt Decoshak
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-HW101-C
Class of 28
Is Bounty the Better Picker-Upper?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sarah Hecht
Health and Wellness
4-EE007
Savino Cisneros
Double Trouble Safe
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Evil Genius Award-Laser engraved acrylic plate
Angie Renfrow
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-EE004
Uriah Evans
Wind-Ergy
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$50 Check and Certificate
Amanda Middendorf
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-EE006
Kendall Jansen
My Bright Idea
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Amanda Middendorf
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-EE005
Josephine Marinone- Knight
DIY Water Filtration System
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Amanda Middendorf
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-ER004
Wesley Robinson
Maximum Penetration- The Point of Arrow Weight
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Olsen Hancock
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-ER007
Hunter Tylutki
Hydraulic Arm
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Amanda Middendorf
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-ER008
Hayden Wright
Building a Smartphone Projector
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Natalie Wright
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-HW004
Sophia Florio
Vitamin C... Just in Oranges
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Amanda Middendorf
Health and Wellness
5-ER016
Jackson Jones
Flamingo Frustration
Excellence in Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - First Place-$100 check and certificate
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly-$25 check and certificate
Youth in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Kayla Wright
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH029
Lailagh Merrill
Slow the Burn
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best Female Project, 5th Grade-Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Kayla Wright
Chemical Sciences
5-ER020
Natalia Russo
3D Printer Shoes for Low Income Countries
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Innovative Thought in Engineering-$25 check and certificate
Outstanding Science Research-$25 Gift Card from Bookman's
Elizabeth Krup
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-HW017
Kendall Thompson
Aqua Vibes
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Luissel Cordova
Health and Wellness
Tanque Verde Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-PM102-C
Class of 21
Roll the Dice: Testing the Probablility Theory
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Stacy Marr
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-HW007
Adriana Hesson
Penny Walker
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Anne Marie Karel
Health and Wellness
4-AP014
Bennett Johnston
Beehive Sensinator 4.0
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Peter Parker Award for Excellence in Insect Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Anne Marie Karel
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-HW006
Elijah Moe
Can't Touch This - What Is the Best Way to Get Cacti Out of Skin?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Haley Wilson
Health and Wellness
4-PM009
Mackenzie Sutterly
How Does the Angle to the Goal Affect Accuracy?
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Lisa Nielsen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-EE011
Mason Albright
Recycled Rope - Is Plastic Bag Rope Usable?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Lauren Klipp
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-HW014
Diamond England
Can You Win the (Health) Race By Running in Place?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lauren Klipp
Health and Wellness
5-ER025
Parker Wesley Harwell
Clean Kicks
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lisa Foster
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER024
Sebastian Marrano
TVES's Rainwater Problem
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lauren Klipp
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EE006
Brianna Mildebrandt
Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution, the Silent Killer: ECO-AIR Can Help Reduce Indoor Air Pollution
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lisa Foster
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-EE007
Logan Nielsen
Clean Up Force
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mindi Hust
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-EE010
Emerson Pochily
Automatic Rockslide Fence
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$25 Check and Framed Certificate
Mindi Hust
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-CH033
Sophia Schneider
Balloons Without Helium
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lauren Klipp
Chemical Sciences
6-HW006
Eros Curri
Gavin Panttila
The Sunscreen Machine
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Joanna Vega
Health and Wellness
Tanque Verde High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS001
Emily Ignatoff
A Comparative Analysis of Centipede (S. subspinipes) and Spider (L. mactans) Venom
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hunter Jones
Animal Science
HS-CB012
Karah Mayer
RNA Is Key to Alleviating Neurodegeneration in a Drosophila Model of ALS
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
University of Arizona Genetics GIDP Award for Genetic Research-$150 Check and Certificate
Grazyna Zreda
Cellular and Molecular Biology
The Montessori Schoolhouse
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-ER001
Cielo Lopez
Competing Catapults
Trophy of Greatness-Trophy and free STEM show.
Paige Riedy
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-PM003
Romi Scroggs
Dancers Dilemma
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Paige Riedy
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-EE002
Zachary Soto
Electric Vehicle
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Paige Riedy
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-ER009
Maximus Wei-Ming Domin
Flying Machine
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Perla C. Villa
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EE003
Kyrie Knapp
Trash Effect
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Paige Riedy
Energy and Environmental Engineering
The Sandbox Early Childhood Learning Center
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-EA001
Kiaan Kotadia
What Do the Plants Need to Grow: Water? Sunlight? or Both?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence-$50 Check and Certificate
Amibahen Gandhi
Earth and Environmental Sciences
The Tohono O'odham High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB101-C
Class of 1
Tohono O'odham High School Dietary Project. A Real Life Application of the Scientific Method.
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jean-Claude Abougou
Health and Biomedical Science
Tucson High Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-BE001
Alexis Zarai Aguirre
Gabe Morales
Harder To Read, Easier To Remember? Studying the Effects of Font Style on Reading Comprehension and Retention
Southern Arizona Psychological Association 2nd Place Award-$50 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA027
Tristin P. Anaya
Reclaimed vs. Natural: The Complete Analysis of Tucson's Reclaimed and Naturally Flowing Water
Tucson Water Excellent Project Recognition-$150 Check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EL008
Skyler A. Elder
Bubbles Giving You Bends?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Engineering Scholarship-$1,000 Scholarship
Outstanding Project in Nautical or Submarine Sciences-$250 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-BE041
Ayzea B. Garcia
Darian J. German
Super Sleep: The Battle Against Blue Light
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-PS020
Sofi Guerra
Potential Protection of Native Seeds Against Pathogens via Beneficial Microbes
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Plant Science
HS-BE028
Xia C. Hendricks
Ahmya G. Hodges
Enough Sleep or Enough Physical Activity... You Can't Have Both!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BI002
Isabella Johnson
Practicality of CBD Producing Bacteria: Beginning the Process of Heterologous Biosynthesis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tucson Metro Chamber Innovation & Entrepreneurial Spirit Award-$100 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-BE030
Adelys T. La Turco
Christopher A. Madrigal
Music Therapy and Its Effects on Depression and Anxiety in High School Adolescents
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Psychological Association Behavioral Science Award-$100 Cash and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CB009
Adriana E. Morales
How Low Can It Grow?: Making Mircovirus Alpha3 a Low Temperature Specialist
Best of Cellular & Microbiological Sciences Award-$500 Scholarship and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-PS021
Elizabeth Mendivil
Pilar E. Muller
Searching Solutions for Restoring Fragile Landscapes: Seedball Size and Seed Density Effects on Lupinus Formosus, Acaciella Angustissima, Lotus Purshianus and Clarkia Concinna
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Plant Science
HS-EA031
J'Hrenara Rios
Insect Delights: A Pathway Towards Sustainable Farming
Fatimah Al-Fihri Award for Remarkable Research-$50 Check and Certificate
Outstanding Project Effecting the Future through Policy Change-$50 Check and Certificate
JEREMY JONAS
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE029
Eva Schmidt
New Method for Cell Phone Mediation: Investigating the Effects of YONDR Implementation at Tucson High Magnet School
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CB010
Dominic A. Odum
Gabe S. Sensibar
Rumble In the Fungal Jungle: Investigating the Interactions Between Distantly and Closely Related Fungi
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-EA032
Sadie Louise Smith
Investigating the Efficacy of the Gut Biome of Zophobos Morio and Tenebrio Molitor in the Biodegradation of Polystyrene
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-MI008
Kyra Szabo
Finding Ways to Feed the Future: Evaluating Beneficial Microbes Role in Wheat Germination
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best Biotech Project-$100 Check and Certificate
The Catalina Rotary Service to Humanity Award-$400, Certificate and invitation to present project at a meeting of the Catalina Rotary Club. Invitation to be sent to the student after the fair.
Treistman/Harris Award-$250 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Microbiology
HS-PM011
Elijah Wangeman
Galactic Variables and Their Correlations to Hosted Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) Masses
Astronomy Achievement Award-$100 check, framed certificate, 1 yr membership in Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association
Excellence In Earth and Space Science-Meteorites, book and certificate
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics-$25 Check and Certificate
Particle Physicist for a Day-Private VIP tour of VERITAS gamma-ray facility for up to four people and chance to sit in with observers for an hour to see what they do.
Jeremy Jonas
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-AS010
Eve Yockey
The Batmobile: Surveying Bat Diversity and Abundance along Tucson River Paths
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Animal Science
Twin Peaks Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-ER101-C
Class of 25
The Making of Bubble Wands
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Bishop
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-AP020
Ryan Boyle
Sneaky Snakes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Saguaro National Park Award-$100 check
Tucson Herpetological Society Award-$50 check and certificate
Mrs. Haselhorst
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-ER042
Ashlyn Garbo
Parched Poultry
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Ruby Memorial Award-$25 Check and certificate
Mr. Sadler
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EA028
Jada James
Soil Erosion
NASA Earth System Science Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Mr. Sadler
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-EE026
Noah Losacker
Tethered Ground Observation System
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Sharkey
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-CH065
Talon Slone
Grosser Than Gross: What Phone Has The Most?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mr. Sadler
Chemical Sciences
5-EA030
Vyacheslav Vorontsov
How Sunlight Affects Sugar Levels in Oranges
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Sharkey
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-ER034
Charlotte Turner
Bridge Buddy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award-$50 check and certificate
Mrs. Barrett
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-EA014
Rebecca Turner
Searching for the Dark
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
$50 Third Place-Cash and Certificate
Mrs. Barrett
Earth and Environmental Science
7-CH013
Logan Baylor
Fantastic Erasers and Which One Is Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dr. Mary Glueck
Chemical Science
7-PM015
Jack Wilken
Rockets Soar
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Leaping Ahead in Math Award-Certificate for 3 free sessions at the Mathnasium
Rocketry Works Aerospace Excellence Award-$75 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Dr. Mary Glueck
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
University High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA020
Natalie Ajmeri
Mary Schicker
Sulfuric Saline Water Effects on Astraea Gastropod Shells and Growth
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Biodiversity Award-$300 Check
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE007
Kirsten Albrecht
Connections Between the Family and Friend Relationships of Adolescents with Their Self-Esteem.
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science-$25 Check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-PS012
Celeste Vonelle Browne
Bending of the Saguaro Cactus
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Sonoran Desert Conservation Award-Gift package & certificate
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-$100 Check and certificate
Pamela Tautz
Plant Science
HS-CM010
Gabriella Camacho
Aubri Hamstra
The Effect of Cera Alba, Paraffin, and Crayola on Burn Times from Wax Lights
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-BE004
Isabella Cheeseman
Fluctuating Effects of Extended Somnolence on the Fundamental Cognition of the Homo Sapien Cerebrum.
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-MI026
Ariel Cheng
The Effect Nutrient Level Has on the Type of Species of Fungi Gown from Lichen
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Pamela Tautz
Microbiology
HS-EA007
Madeline Cheu
Determining the Most Efficient Biocontrol of Algae.
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional Award-$25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
Kevin Nieves Pichardo
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PS015
Kelton Cuson
Luke F. Goldstein
How do Substrates Affect Mushroom Growth?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Plant Science
HS-BE003
Bruce Dienst
What is the Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Academic Performance?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-AS003
Fiona Fischer
Effects of Climate Change and Precipitation Levels on Apis Patterns in Tucson, Arizona.
Junior League of Tucson the Future is Female Award-$50 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Animal Science
HS-EA005
Mia Franks
Microfossils and Monsoons: What Is Their Relationship Across the Deglaciation?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Hydrological Society Award-$100 Check
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Junior Water Prize Regional Award-$25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional Award-Certificate
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence-$25 check and certificate
Pamela Tautz
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE002
Kayla Garcia
The Effects of Passiflora Incarnata Extract on the Quality and Quantity of Sleep in Adult Homo Sapiens.
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CM005
Elsie Gardiner
How Leavening Agents Affect the Rise of Cake
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-BE034
Kathleen Ge
Unravel the Thinking Trajectory: Using a Novel Virtual Environment-based Task to Investigate Temporal Discounting
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science-$25 check and certificate
Pamela Tautz
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BE011
Morgan Goodwin
Effect of Gendered Self Pronouns on Equality in the Workforce
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Southern Arizona Psychological Association 1st Place Award-$75 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CM030
Jordan Harms
Tanvi Narendran
Effect of Water Treatment Facility's Proximity on Levels of Heavy Metals in Potable Water
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$100 Check and Framed Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-BE010
Khoa Duong Ho
Effect of Time Spent on Phones on Adolescents' Grades and Productivity in High School
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EN015
Seren Hughes
Using a Solar Water Heater to Power a Stirling Engine
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$150 Check and Certificate
Pamela Tautz
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-BE008
Jade Kuan
The Effects of Peers' Personal Political Ideologies on High School Students' Own Ideologies
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Psychological Association Behavioral Science Award-$100 Cash and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EL007
Zach Leon-Guerrero
Application of Owl Feather Properties onto Drone Propellers
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Pamela Tautz
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EA006
Reia Li
Microplastic Infiltration of the Santa Cruz River
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Community Problem Solving Award-$50 check, certificate, goodie bag
Dead Skunk Enterprises, LLC Award-$150 check and certificate
Outstanding Achievement - A project that exemplifies the science behind the Public Works sectors of Wastewater, Water, Transportation, and Flood Control-$100 Check and Framed Certificate
Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award-$25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Pamela Tautz
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA040
Gabriel Mogollon
Quantifying Spatial Heterogeneity of Surface Temperature
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Yale Outstanding Science & Engineering Award-$25 Check, Medallion, and Certificate upon mailing Acceptance Form
Pamela Tautz
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB012
Helena M. Moomjian
Studying Iatropic Symptoms of Borrelia Burgdorferi Infections Established by Geographic Region.
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-MI006
Ava Filipa Neher
Sylvie Reiners
Elena Sasselli
Effects of Aromatic Hydrocarbons on the Growth of Pseudomonas Putida
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences-$25 Check, Certificate and Each year the AMS publishes the names of science fair winners in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Elyse Wexler
Microbiology
HS-HB010
Ethan Olla
Which Beverages Have the Most Electrolytes According to Conductivity?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-CM009
Nathan Pocock
Kallie Reed
Which Organic Compound Will Absorb the Greatest Quantity of Triglycerides - Musa Acuminata, Solanum Tuberosum, or Juglans Regia?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-CM011
Ezra Hart
Destiny Robles
What Is the Combustion Reaction of Different Building Materials?
Southwest Gas Corporation / Award of Excellence-$75 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-EA034
Henry Roth Gordon
Backyard Agrivoltaics: How Cultivating Plants Underneath Solar Cells Affects Plant Growth and Photovoltaic Output
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Fatimah Al-Fihri Award for Remarkable Research-$50 Check and certificate
Quality in Research Project Thought and Completion-$1500 check and Certificate
Independent
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PM010
Sam Roth Gordon
Hidden in the Darkness: Searching for “Missing” Dwarf Galaxies with RR Lyrae Variable Stars
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Astronomy Achievement Award-$100 check, framed certificate, 1 yr membership in Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association
Best Use of International System of Units Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Excellence in Earth and Space Science-Meteorites
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics-$25 Check and Certificate
Independent
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EN004
Rory Saxton
Intensity of EMF Radiation in Household Utilities and the Change of Intensity Over Distance.
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Top High School Project-$300 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-BE005
Mollie Sohn
Effect of Genre of Music on Change in Heart Rate (BPM).
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sonoran Glass School Award for Art in Science-$70 Gift certificate for Glass Blowing Experience
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EL004
Christopher Varnes
Hydrofoil Configuration and Water Craft Speed
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award-$25 Check, Certificate & Medallion
Elyse Wexler
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-PS016
Izayah Manuel Pena
Colin Ward
Effects of Aqueous Glyphosate Solution on Solanum Lycopersicum
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Plant Science
HS-EN011
Hope A. Greenwald
Daryn Walsh
Nicole Zhou
The Effect of Temperature on Fuel Cell Efficiency
TEP Award of Excellence-$150 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Vail Academy and High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-BE005
Almirah Copeland
Sugary Drinks
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Betsy Deevers
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-CH016
Nicholas Donovan
How to Clean a Faucet Aerator
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Marisol Guerrero Salazar
Chemical Sciences
4-ER009
Jon Brandon Nordling
Catch Me if You Can: Mousetrap Car
Superior Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science - Third Place-$50 check and certificate
Marisol Guerrero Salazar
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-EA006
Lillyana Vega
How Would You React?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Marisol Guerrero Salazar
Earth and Environmental Sciences
7-ER007
Mandi Davis
Where Did the Wi-Fi Go?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Brett Batty
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-ER008
Mason Fosdick
The Silver Minder: An Independent System for Seniors
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
2020 DoD STEM Leadership Prize-$100 and certificate
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Commitment to Energy Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Innovative Thought in Engineering-$50 check and certificate
Junior League of Tucson Future Technology Leader Award-$50 check and certificate
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award-$50 check and certificate
Brett Batty
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-AP007
Alyssa Rachel Kirlin
Aquaponics Media
Groot Award for Excellence in Plant Science-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
DeeDee Amber
Animal and Plant Science
HS-EA009
Colleen Gately
Our Environmental Future is Grey....Water
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence-$25 check and certificate
Elaine MacKenzie
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EL002
Tanay Cherie Mure
Adrian Nguyen
Andrew H Pyeatt
Rocket Consistency
Air Force Future Leaders of Science and Engineering-Certificate w/ frame, over the shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, flash memory drive, dual USB car charger
Elaine MacKenzie
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-CM008
Jaalyah Warren
Household Chemical Rockets
AIAA - Future Aerospace Engineer Award-$50 check and certificate
Elaine MacKenzie
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PM007
Gabrielle Worley
Testing Ohms Law
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics-$25 Check and Certificate
Elaine MacKenzie
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Vail Blended Learning
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA029
Timothy Nidey
Water Filtration with Activated Charcoal
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Jennifer Rozo
Earth and Environmental Science
8-CH010
Madison Steele
Forensic Fingerprints
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Jennifer Rozo
Chemical Science
Ventana Vista Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA002
Adele Espinoza-Shanahan
What is a Kindergartener's Plastic Footprint?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tinina Hippner
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-BE003
Harrison Hannley
Kids in Cars
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Megan Gulley
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-EE009
Zeke Bialis
Potatoes into Plastic
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dede Alexander
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-CH044
Taylor Rupprecht
Which Came First: the chicken, the egg, or the salmonella?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sandy Martinez
Chemical Sciences
5-ER053
Roger Wallace
We'll Break That Bridge When We Get To It
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alicia Barrios
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Veritas Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-AP006
Ellie Andersen
A Use For Discarded Clothing
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Thad Hardeman
Animal and Plant Science
8-AP007
Lucas Anderson
Calming Cats
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Thad Hardeman
Animal and Plant Science
8-CH002
Luke Haggart
Make Camping Great Again: Eliminating Campfire Smell
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Thad Hardeman
Chemical Science
8-HW005
Olivia Maxfield
Concussion Precaution
Best of Chemical and Material Sciences Award-$500 Scholarship and Certificate
Outstanding Medical Research Award-Challenge Coin and certificate
Thad Hardeman
Health and Wellness
8-BE008
Kayla Sheaffer
"Major" Decisions
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Thad Hardeman
Behavioral and Social Science
Veritas Christian Community School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-ER026
Jeffrey Manuel Figueroa, Jr.
Kinetic Power Belt
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Shannon Bell
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-AP019
Gabriel Hayes
Eat the Bait
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Shannan Bell
Animal and Plant Science
HS-EN013
Joshua Bell
Keeping It Cool
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively-$25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
Melissa Bravenec
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-CM017
Zoe Lynn
Fire Resistant Building Materials
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melissa Bravenec
Chemical and Material Science
Walter Douglas Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-AP111-C
Class of 30
Milk vs. Blackworms
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Kelsi Strickland
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-EE025
Yariela Rico
Clean Water with a Home Made Water Filter
Planet Sustainability Award-4 Passes to Biosphere 2 (valued at $84)
Jaime Camero
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-EE027
Emily Canez
Rilynn Sanchez
Marcus Urenda
The Maglev Train that Could
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Jaime Camero
Energy and Environmental Engineering
White Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-AP101-C
Class of 22
Garden
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jessica Ramirez-Perea
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-HW102-C
Class of 24
Bacteria in School
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Yalitza Bazua
Health and Wellness
3-EA101-C
Class of 17
The Creation of Crystals
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Maria Holman
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Willcox High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EL012
Rebecca Collins
Laura Dunham
How to Build a (fire) Calorimeter
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
David Tyrel "Ty" White
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-CM032
Dakota Finley
Plasphalt Phase II The Concept of Plastic in Asphalt
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jack Johnson Arizona Excellence in Science Award-$2,500 Scholarship
 
Chemical and Material Science
HS-EN023
Ashley Riggs
Using Thermography to Detect Damaged Solar Panel Cells
TEP Renewable Energy Awards-$150 Check and Certificate
Ty White
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Willcox Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-HW027
Mark Wilson
Don't Drink That Yet
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Brandi Webster
Health and Wellness
7-ER025
Jeremy Wade Reagan
Step on a Crack
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Civil Engineering (7th Grade)-Certificate and Letter inviting winner to attend monthly meeting of ASCE (Southern AZ Branch) to receive $150 cash prize
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award-$50 check and certificate
TEP Top Middle School Project-$150 Check and Certificate
Rebecca Bhasme
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER016
Karis Riggs
Can You Hear Me Now?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Future CEO of Science Award!-$75 Check and certificate
Brandi Webster
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Winifred Harelson Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-ER008
Chloe Hale
Flip-It Desk Max
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Code Ninja Award-Gift certificate for 1 month coding session at Code Ninja (valued at $199)
Angie Tierney
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH105-C
Class of 25
What's In Your Water: Bacterial Growth in Water Bottles
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lindsay Wong
Chemical Sciences
5-ER102-C
Class of 24
The Foamy Fighter
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shauna Thomas
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-AP106-C
Class of 3
Can Eye Color Affect Vision?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ashley Eggerman
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW103-C
Class of 4
Clean It Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ashley Eggerman
Health and Wellness
5-EA026
Connor Allan
Melting Mania
NASA Earth System Science Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Lindsay Wong
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-ER055
Colin Brown
Jack Moore
The Shield
Shuri Award for Innovative Technology-2 Children Passes and 2 Adult Passes to Tucson Comi-Con
Shauna Thomas
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-HW032
Sophia Cabianca
Ava Ryder
Organic vs. Synthetic Lip Balm
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Shauna Thomas
Health and Wellness
6-AP021
Amelia Wieber
Saguaro Nurse Trees: Ironwood vs. Palo Verde vs. Mesquite
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Outstanding Project Effecting the Future through Policy Change-$50 Check and Certificate
Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society-Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Sarah Nystedt
Animal and Plant Science
Yuma High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-MI011
Emelinda Perez
Maya San Roman
Bacteria Attainment in the School Environment
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award-$25 Check, Formal letter of congratulations from Society for In Vitro Biology, publicity of achievement in society's newsletter, and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award-$50 check and certificate
Marelis Vazquez Rivera
Microbiology
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