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Wyoming State Science Fair|2014 WSSF Special Awards

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Wyoming State Science Fair
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Phone: 307.766.9863
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2014 WSSF Special Awards

William Barlow Youth in Conservation Award -Sponsored by Powder River Basin Resource Council

Timothy Love - Heavy Metal and the Aquatic Environment - Burns Elementary – Cheyenne

Ceirra Carlson - Nanofiber Cellulose Zero Valent Iron Filtration: Potential for Reduction of Water-Borne Particulate and Microbial Contaminants – Greybull HS – Greybull

Excellence Award - Sponsored by the Laramie Rivers Conservation District

Gabrielle Wollert & Barry Greenwald - Round Em' Up Move Em' Out--of the soil that is – Lingle HS – Lingle

Kaden Malm - Can you beat the natural heat? – Southeast Jr. HS – LaGrange

Danielle Jones - Solar Garden: Analyzing the effect of plastics and plastic layering in creating a high-country gardening tunnel – Big Piney MS – Kemmerer

Whitney Wille - Oil gone green – Little Snake River Valley HS – Baggs

Ceirra Carlson - Nanofiber Cellulose Zero Valent Iron Filtration: Potential for Reduction of Water-Borne Particulate and Microbial Contaminants - Greybull HS – Greybull

Russ Beamer Scholarship – Sponsored by Wyoming Mining Association

Dallin Cheatham - From Solid Coal to Liquid Gas - Little Snake River Valley HS – Baggs

Dante Sylvester - Enhancing remediation… - Greybull HS – Greybull

Award for Excellence in Military Science Application  - Sponsored by the UW Army ROTC

Dalton Keller - The Powder Charge - Southeast HS – Torrington

Excellence Award – Sponsored by NASA Space Grant Award

Atalie Thatch - In A Flash Regrowth in Ash – Lander HS Lander

Gillian Fahey - The Beginning of Disaster – Riverton HS Riverton

Kristen Collingwood - Developing the Methodology for Sphericity and Aspect Ratio by Utilizing Lasers – Greybull HS – Greybull

Jingyu Li - Encouraging Creative Thinking in Robots Improves Their Ability to Solve Challenging Problems – Laramie HS – Laramie

Mary MacGuire - Where Does the Wind Go - St. Anthony Tri-Parish – Casper

Nya Farnsworth - The Strength of Arches - Casper Classical Academy – Casper

Lia Eggleston - Time and Radiation Domain in Star-like Objects: Relating the Intrinsic Colors of Quasars to their Photometric Redshifts – Laramie Homeschool – Laramie

Rachel Lebsack - "Gravity: Friend or Foe? – Wheatland MS Wheatland

Qingfeng Li - Simulating projectiles with Calico – Laramie JHS - Laramie

Joe Anspach - Caught Mouse – Pinedale MS – Pinedale

Amelie Gallegos - You Beta Believe It! - Holy Name Catholic Sheridan

Landen Fuller - Impact of Solar Storms on GPS Signals – Lingle Ft. Laramie – Lingle

Levi Crawford - Shell Shock - Meeteetse MS School – Meeteetse

McKenzie Jordan - Tip the Air – Lander MS – Riverton

Karissa Harves - Measuring the speed of light – Southeast HS - LaGrange

Excellence Award – Sponsored by UW Anthropology Department

Liam Brown - A Spicy Solution - Holy Name Catholic- Sheridan

Amanda Johnston - What did you just say? – Riverton HS – Riverton

Excellence Award – Sponsored by UW Departmental of Psychology

Fiachra Rottinghaus - The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony: Effects of Hyperfocus and Distraction - Lander Catholic – Lander

Geoscience Excellence – Sponsored by National Center for Atmospheric Research

Abigail Whitman - Out Came the Sun and Dried up All the Rain – Snowy Range Academy – Laramie

Ceirra Carlson - Nanofiber Cellulose Zero Valent Iron Filtration: Potential for Reduction of Water-Borne Particulate and Microbial Contaminants – Greybull HS – Greybull

Math/Computer Science Excellence - Sponsored by National Center for Atmospheric Research

William McInroy - Kinected Security - Laramie JHS – Laramie

Sarah Shader - Weighted Catalan Numbers and Their Divisibility Properties – Laramie HS – Laramie

Water-related Science Research 1st Place in Junior Division – Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association/RMWEA

Cole Nelson - Water, water, everywhere nor any drop to drink. – Wind River MS – Riverton

Water-related Science Research 2nd Place in Junior Division – Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association/RMWEA

Mina Shearin - To Drink or Not to Drink? – Lander MS - Lander

Water-related Science Research 1st Place in Senior Division – Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association/RMWEA

Ceirra Carlson - Nanofiber Cellulose Zero Valent Iron Filtration: Potential for Reduction of Water-Borne Particulate and Microbial Contaminants – Greybull HS – Greybull

Water-related Science Research 2nd Place in Senior Division – Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Section of the American Water Works Association/ RMWEA

Madison Pragnell - Wat-er you drinking? – Southeast - LaGrange

Rocky Mountain Section STEM Award – Sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Lia Eggleston - Time and Radiation Domain in Star-like Objects: Relating the Intrinsic Colors of Quasars to their Photometric Redshifts – Laramie Homeschool – Laramie

Tristan Barney - WASP-12 2b or Not 2b: Determining the planetary radius, orbital inclination and orbital speed of WASP-12b – Big Piney MS – Big Piney

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Senior Special Awards, 1st place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Jarelly Castro - Berberine Compounds as a Potential Methodology for Controlling Activity of Select Membrane Proteins – Greybull HS - Shell

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Senior Special Awards, 2nd place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Ceirra Carlson - Nanofiber Cellulose Zero Valent Iron Filtration: Potential for Reduction of Water-Borne Particulate and Microbial Contaminants – Greybull HS – Greybull

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Senior Special Awards, 3rd place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Brenna Lindsey - Does Elevation Increase Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality Rates in the United States? -  Laramie HS Laramie

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Junior Special Awards, 1st place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Liam Brown - A Spicy Solution - Holy Name Catholic- Sheridan

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Junior Special Awards, 2nd place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Kailee Behunin & Ashley Haratyk - Keep Calm and Hug a Dog – Lander MS - Lander

University of Wyoming Department of Statistics Junior Special Awards, 3rd place – Sponsored by the UW Statistics Department

Makyela Sorenson - Meal Worms – Greybull MS – Greybull

U.S. Metric Association SI Metric Award – Sponsored by SMTC

Shaylee Curren - The Effect of Natural Antibiotics on Bacteria – Newcastle HS – Newcastle

Arts in Science – UW College of Arts and Science

Dillon Barritt – Fishing Line Strength – Cody MS – Cody

Engineering Excellence: Electrical & Mechanical – Sponsored by College of Engineering

Katrina Haines - Towards Practicality – Southeast HS – Yoder

Engineering Excellence: Materials & Bioengineering – Sponsored by College of Engineering

Qingfeng Li - Simulating projectiles with Calico – Laramie JHS – Laramie

Excellence Award – Sponsored by the Society for In vitro Biology

Sydney Thayer - Bacteria in the Mouth – Riverton HS – Riverton

Excellence Award – Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research

Fiachra Rottinghaus - The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony: Effects of Hyperfocus and Distraction - Lander Catholic – Lander

NOAA: Taking the Pulse of the Planet – Sponsored by NOAA

Brady Tosh - Wind affect on rain gauge measurement – Southeast JHS- Hawk Springs

Mu Alpha Theta

Sarah Shader - Weighted Catalan Numbers and Their Divisibility Properties – Laramie HS – Laramie

Genius Olympiad – Sponsored by Oswego SUNY/Terra Science & Education Foundation

Toby Covill - Feather vs. Leather – Pinedale MS – Pinedale

Aspen Malkuch - We Be Jam'n: How to make a homemade speaker – Sheridan JHS – Sheridan

Surgeon General Special Science Award – Sponsored by US Department of Health and Human Services

Jenna Williams - The Effects of topical antibiotics on bacterial infections - Meeteetse School – Meeteetse

American Psychological Association Award - APA/UW Department of Psychology

Fiachra Rottinghaus - The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony: Effects of Hyperfocus and Distraction - Lander Catholic – Lander

Math Excellence Award, Jr. Division – Sponsored by SMTC/Halliburton

Noah Gans - Pairs in Pops: Counting Wyoming Wolves – Lander MS - Lander

Math Excellence Award, Sr.  Division – Sponsored by SMTC/Halliburton

Katie Porter - The Mathematical Analysis of Music and the Presence of Patterns and Algorithms – Meeteetse MS – Meeteetse

Commitment to STEM Teaching Excellence – Sponsored by SMTC/Halliburton

Southeast Jr/Sr. School- 43 Projects in Junior & Senior Division

Jr. Division Research Excellence - Sponsored by SMTC/Halliburton

Fiachra Rottinghaus - The Reliability of Eyewitness Testimony: Effects of Hyperfocus and Distraction - Lander Catholic – Lander

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