Winners 2017

2017 Divisional Award Winners

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Elementary - Animal Sciences

  First Place
    (ANI1000) How Does Salinity Impact the Hatching of Brine Shrimp
        Students: Brady Inman , Sky Buffington 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Intermediate - Animal Sciences

  First Place
    (ANI20000) Hatching and Raising Quail
        Student: Brianna Hyler 
        School: Junction City Middle School

  Second Place
    (ANI2004) Effect of Feed Quality on Egg Production in Chickens
        Student: Gabi Herren 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Third Place
    (ANI2001) Can Earthworms Smell a Scent?
        Student: Yaileniz Santana 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Fourth Place
    (ANI2002) Do fruit flies have a color preference?
        Student: Grace Geisbrecht 
        School: Amanda Arnold Elem - Building # 5112

  Fifth Place
    (ANI207) Heart Rate Boost?
        Student: Nora Bosse 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

Junior - Animal Sciences

  First Place
    (ANI3006) Brine shrimp versus Pollution
        Student: Lucy Dunning 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Second Place
    (ANI3007) FLUFFY COWS
        Students: Jordan Sylvester , Avery Eckhoff 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

    (ANI3008) Homemade vs Store bought
        Students: Jeselia Rodriguez , Kimberly Ellis 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (ANI3010) Can crickets tell temperature?
        Student: McKenzie Williams 
        School: Junction City Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (ANI3005) Why can't dogs have certain human foods
        Student: Morgan Spangler 
        School: Randolph Middle - Building # 5164

Elementary - Behavioral and Social Sciences

  First Place
    (BEH1002) Does Highlighting Effect Test Scores?
        Student: Katelyn Platz 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (BEH1000) Music Affects Focus
        Student: McKenna Mallean 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

    (BEH1001) Music Effects Focus (MEF)
        Student: Emmaly Hagemeister 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Intermediate - Behavioral and Social Sciences

  First Place
    (BEH2006) Does age matter?
        Student: Kylee Rice 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Second Place
    (BEH2005) Pitch Perfect
        Student: Jason Nutter 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Third Place
    (BEH2000) The Stroop Effect 
        Student: Amari Buckson 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

    (BEH2003) Where'd the color go?
        Students: kaitlyn yates , Echo Hinton 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (BEH2004) Gamers Reactions
        Students: Nathan Roelofs , Jack Wood , Ethan Skibins 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

    (BEH2001) The Moods Behind Colored Lip Balm
        Students: Hannah Mills , Emileigh Pennington 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Junior - Behavioral and Social Sciences

  First Place
    (BEH3013) Do Men and Women Really See Eye to Eye?
        Students: Katie Zachgo , Claire Wohler 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (BEH3000) Chew On This
        Student: Caroline Donahue 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (BEH3014) Now You See It...No You Don't!
        Student: Isabella Armstrong 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (BEH3007) Does font affect test subjects' ability to remember written information?
        Students: Logan Carley , Bailey Wisdom 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Fifth Place
    (BEH3006) distractions and concentration
        Students: Connor Hecke , Ben Degreeff 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

    (BEH3004) The Older the Wiser...Right?
        Student: Elena Millanez 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Senior - Behavioral and Social Sciences

  First Place
    (BEH4005) The Influence of Eye Dominance On Shooting Performance in Female High School Basketball Players
        Student: Victoria Pettay 
        School: Wamego High School

  Second Place
    (BEH4001) Memory v.s. Gender
        Student: Kylee Jones 
        School: Wamego High School

  Third Place
    (BEH4004) Music Memory 
        Student: Emma Schoenbeck 
        School: Wamego High School

    (BEH4007) The Success of Competition
        Student: Madysen Farr 
        School: Wamego High School

  Fourth Place
    (BEH4003) Jamming Out and Test Scores
        Student: Jacob Wick 
        School: Wamego High School

    (BEH4002) Music To Memory
        Student: Dawson Stivers 
        School: Wamego High School

  Fifth Place
    (BEH4006) Males vs Females Multitasking
        Student: Jacalynn Nider 
        School: Wamego High School

Elementary - Biochemistry

  First Place
    (BCH1000) Digestion Suggestion
        Student: Elizabeth Thornley 
        School: Theo Roosevelt Elem - Building # 5130

Junior - Biochemistry

  First Place
    (BCH3000) Living Proof
        Student: James DeRouchey 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (BCH3002) Sugary Reaction
        Student: Kaylen Browning 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Elementary - Biomedical and Health Sciences

  First Place
    (BME1000) Does bacteria grow better in light or dark?
        Student: Jacob Bowen 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Intermediate - Biomedical and Health Sciences

  First Place
    (BME2004) The Foundation of Bacteria
        Student: Kate Ward 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (BME2003) Insulin Innovation: Engineering an Artificial Pancreas
        Student: Ava Hornung 
        School: School Name

  Third Place
    (BME2002) EggPaste
        Students: Brandon Johnson , Aaron Rodriguez 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (BME2001) "Not so Sweet Teeth"
        Student: Peyton Hardenburger 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Fifth Place
    (BME2000) What Stains Teeth
        Students: Skyler Zoeller , Brock Burgman 
        School: Randolph Middle - Building # 5164

Junior - Biomedical and Health Sciences

  First Place
    (BME3013) Cerebellar enhanced memory
        Student: Abdullah Rasheed 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

    (BME3008) Blue Vs. Brown Eyes
        Student: Regan Fowler 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Second Place
    (BME3005) The Blind Spot
        Student: Michael Baker 
        School: Wamego High - Building # 3398

  Third Place
    (BME3004) Hand and Eye Coordination
        Student: Gavin Davis 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

    (BME30104) Does an anti-bacterial extract prevent infection in Drosophila?
        Student: Reagan Geisbrecht 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fourth Place
    (BME3007) which fruit contain the most glucos
        Student: Guwan S W Nilaweera 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fifth Place
    (BME3012) Brown Eyes vs. Light Eyes
        Student: Isabella Cho 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Senior - Biomedical and Health Sciences

  First Place
    (BME4001) Spoiled meat
        Students: Hiba Rasheed , Gabriella Radina , Samantha Hall 
        School: Manhattan High School West/East Campus - Building# 5136

  Second Place
    (BME4002) Can Dietary Compounds Prevent Lead Neurotoxicity
        Student: Aditya Vargheese 
        School: School Name

Intermediate - Cellular and Molecular Biology

  First Place
    (CEL2000) Do nutrients affect cell properties? 
        Student: Ella Rhodes 
        School: St George Elem - Building # 3488

  Second Place
    (CEL2001) Growing Gummi Bears
        Student: Allison Brunenn 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

Junior - Cellular and Molecular Biology

  First Place
    (CEL3001) Neuropharmacology: An investigation on the effects of neuromodulating agents on neurons
        Student: Pranav Pagadala 
        School: School Name

  Second Place
    (CEL3000) Are fingerprints patterns inherited 
        Student: Gabrielle Mosier 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

Elementary - Chemistry

  First Place
    (CHE1000) Candy is Cool
        Student: Makenna Dobson 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (CHE1001) Making Grandma's Cookies "Butter"
        Student: JULIAN MONTENEGRO 
        School: St George Elem - Building # 3488

  Third Place
    (CHE1002) Chemical Reactions with Pop
        Student: Tyce Hartman 
        School: McCormick Elementary - Building # 5160

Intermediate - Chemistry

  First Place
    (CHE2010) Storing Thermal Energy
        Student: Lynden Auckly 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

    (CHE2011) Dirty Business
        Student: Anna Jund 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (CHE2006) Egg*celent Geodes
        Student: Alexis Schneider 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Third Place
    (CHE2002) Exploding Foam
        Students: Savannah Hansard , Grace Williams 
        School: School Name, Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

  Fourth Place
    (CHE2007) Rocket Science
        Student: Caleb Ayala 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (CHE2001) Does Whitening Toothpaste Actually Work?
        Student: Raisa Hossain 
        School: Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

Junior - Chemistry

  First Place
    (CHE3005) Orange Juice Project
        Student: Travis Kring 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (CHE3001) Candle Wax
        Students: Makaylee Patrick , Victoria Cooper , Heather Newell 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (CHE3002) Cleaning Coins
        Student: Noah Meschino 
        School: Wamego High - Building # 3398

  Fourth Place
    (CHE3010) Boom
        Students: Brooklyn Young , Clayton Budenbender 
        School: Blue Valley Middle School

    (CHE3014) Polished Pennies
        Student: Camila Gomez 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fifth Place
    (CHE3003) Crystal Crazy
        Student: Zeke Kohl 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

Senior - Computational Biology/Informatics

  First Place
    (CBI4001) Identification of Natural Selection in SNP Markers from Sequencing Data
        Student: Luann Jung 
        School: Manhattan High School West/East Campus - Building# 5136

Elementary - Earth and Environmental Science

  First Place
    (EAE1000) Evaporation and Salt Crystals
        Student: Cambria Kinzel 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

Intermediate - Earth and Environmental Science

  First Place
    (EAE2003) What's Dissolved In Your Water?
        Student: CORBIN MONTENEGRO 
        School: St George Elem - Building # 3488

    (EAE2002) Crickets on Mars
        Students: Connor Buchanan , Charlie Wood 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

  Third Place
    (EAE2005) Does Ply Matter?
        Student: Eli Paddock 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Fourth Place
    (EAE2001) Sun Prints
        Student: Olivia Stuckwisch 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

Junior - Earth and Environmental Science

  First Place
    (EAE3002) Geode Formation: Super Saturated Solutions Influenced by Environmental Conditions
        Student: Baylee Boyles 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Second Place
    (EAE3003) Insulation Situation
        Students: Abby Faulkner , Kelsie Winter 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (EAE3010) Can Chemicals Enhance the Phosphorus Availability in Calcareous Soils?
        Student: Ashi Wickramasundara 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fourth Place
    (EAE3011) Racing Gases
        Students: Corinne Withroder , Breeanna Young 
        School: Blue Valley Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (EAE3009) Soil Compaction
        Student: Lucyanngeliq Rivera Ramirez 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Intermediate - Energy - Chemical

  First Place
    (EGC2002) Energy from Fruit
        Student: Jason Keckler 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

  Second Place
    (EGC2001) Live Smart - Dye Hard! Anthocyanins from foods as photosensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells
        Student: Prabhav Pagadala 
        School: School Name

  Third Place
    (21101) Electrolyte Energy
        Student: Kolby Grogg 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

Junior - Energy - Chemical

  First Place
    (EGC3001) Alcohol Experiment
        Student: Mike Snyder 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (EGC3002) Does Volume Of Music Affect Battery Life 
        Student: Jessica Sivertsen 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (EGC3006) Lemon Electricity
        Students: Ethan Armstrong , Keller Olson 
        School: Frankfort High - Building # 5038

Elementary - Energy - Physical

  First Place
    (EGP1002) Which size balloon will make a straw go farther?
        Student: Aiden Hunter 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (EGP1003) Comparing Capacitors
        Students: William Miesner , Jaiya Duell 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

    (EGP1000) Which car will go farthest
        Student: Samuel Byerly 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Third Place
    (EGP1001) Wait a Penduminute!
        Student: Noah Adams 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Intermediate - Energy - Physical

  First Place
    (EGP2000) "Boing, boing, boing, boing"
        Student: Luke Ethridge 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (EGP2002) S'more Solar Oven
        Students: Tennessee Hartman , Tessa Hartman 
        School: McCormick Elementary - Building # 5160, Blue Valley Middle School

  Third Place
    (EGP2001) Magnetic Levitation
        Student: Trevin Steele 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

Junior - Energy - Physical

  First Place
    (EGP3012) Orange Juice vs. Sports Drink
        Student: Page Nelson 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (EGP3017) Energy Efficent Lightbulbs "Are they Really Energy Efficent?"
        Student: Nathan Dickinson 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (EGP3016) Electromagnetism
        Student: Nicholas Hwang 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fourth Place
    (EGP3021) Lemon Batteries
        Student: madelyn wallin 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

Intermediate - Engineering - Environmental

  First Place
    (ENE2000) Which One Keeps Water the Hottest?
        Student: Shelby Coleman 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

Junior - Engineering - Mechanical

  First Place
    (ENM3005) Homemade Motorbike
        Student: Callan Moore 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (ENM3001) Gear ratio and size to power
        Student: Brayden Ebert 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

    (ENM3007) TRUNNEL
        Student: Sierra Stage 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Third Place
    (ENM3008) altoid phone charger
        Student: James Willis 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

    (ENM3009) Code Red
        Student: Faith Cummings 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (ENM3004) A Solution to the Water Crisis
        Student: Amber Halligan 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (ENM3000) Ballista Blits
        Student: Grant Cyrulik 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Senior - Engineering - Mechanical

  First Place
    (ENM4001) Impact resisting Iron reinforced composite
        Student: Mohammed Rasheed 
        School: Manhattan High School West/East Campus - Building# 5136

Elementary - Materials Science

  First Place
    (MTS1000) Incredible Growing Gummy Worms
        Student: Mary-Dell Currie 
        School: Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

Intermediate - Materials Science

  First Place
    (MTS2008) What's Poppin'
        Student: Isabella Wilber 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

    (MTS2009) Popcorn Experiment
        Student: Levi Nelson 
        School: Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

  Second Place
    (MTS2003) Does the Sheet Matter?
        Student: Michael Jund 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Third Place
    (MTS2000) stealthy shapes 
        Student: Benjamin Partida 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (MTS2006) What Brand of Gum Lasts the Longest?
        Student: Emily Varnado 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (MTS2001) High Bouncing Balls
        Student: Nathan Fields 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

Junior - Materials Science

  First Place
    (MTS3003) What Brand of Cereal Stays Crunchy the Longest in Milk?
        Student: Madisyn Heiman 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (MTS3001) Plastic Wrap and Weight
        Student: Maliki Mosher 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (MTS3005) Suds vs. Stains
        Student: Grace Higgins 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Fourth Place
    (MTS3008) Dishwashing disaster
        Student: James Hawkins 
        School: Junction City Middle School

  Fifth Place
    (MTS3000) Cupcake Chaos
        Student: Alissa Kohls 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

Senior - Materials Science

  First Place
    (MTS4002) Bowling Ball Surfaces
        Student: Ryan Walsh 
        School: Wamego High School

  Second Place
    (MTS4001) How does wind speed affect candle melting?
        Student: shane hamilton 
        School: Wamego High School

Elementary - Microbiology

  First Place
    (MCR1000) Growing Bacteria
        Student: Natalia Buffington 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Intermediate - Microbiology

  First Place
    (MCR0009) Will it rise?
        Student: Taylor Umscheid` 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Second Place
    (MCR2000) Are you sure you want to eat that?
        Student: Mario Garcia 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

    (MCR2001) How Effective Are Disinfectants?
        Student: Kyra Olberding 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Third Place
    (MCR2003) Sugar Sugar
        Student: Allee Litzinger 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

    (MCR2002) Cats vs. Dogs: Germ Wars
        Student: Gemma Hovind 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

Junior - Microbiology

  First Place
    (MCR3001) Which contact lens solution will sterilize the bacteria (Staphylococcus Epidermidis) most effectivel
        Student: Sarah Lee 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

  Second Place
    (MCR3002) Spoiled!
        Student: Dilanka Ranaweera 
        School: Susan B Anthony Middle School - Building # 5135

Intermediate - Mathematics

  First Place
    (MAT2001) Celebrity Symmetry
        Students: Grace Bannister , Carly Pearsall 
        School: Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

  Second Place
    (MAT2000) Free Throws by Gender
        Student: Nathan Gimble 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Junior - Mathematics

  First Place
    (MAT3000) The Birthday Paradox
        Student: Noelia Toscano 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Intermediate - Physics and Astronomy

  First Place
    (PHY2002) What Brand of Bubble Gum Blows the Biggest Bubble?
        Student: Molly Zachgo 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Second Place
    (PHY2000) Parachute Size and Rocket Landing
        Student: Piper Clark 
        School: West Elem - Building # 3399

  Third Place
    (PHY2001) Weight loss and weight gain of a violin
        Student: Julius Neumann 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

  Fourth Place
    (PHY2003) Bernoulli's Principle Soda Can vs. Juice Box
        Student: Ha'ani Ishmael 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Junior - Physics and Astronomy

  First Place
    (PHY3006) Sun-Kissed Colors
        Student: Claire Broxterman 
        School: Frankfort High - Building # 5038

  Second Place
    (PHY3001) Bullseye
        Student: Gracie Blackford 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Third Place
    (PHY3002) Hot Magnet Vs The Cold Maaaagnet
        Student: Carlos Rojas 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (PHY3005) Moon and Tides 
        Student: Madalynn Bolton 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Senior - Physics and Astronomy

  First Place
    (PHY4001) Can Springy Spacetime Explain the Expanding Universe?
        Student: Cameron Marshall 
        School: Manhattan High School West/East Campus - Building# 5136

  Second Place
    (PHY4002) Man-Made Magnetosphere
        Student: Zachary Bolen 
        School: School Name

  Third Place
    (PHY4003) Our Solar System 
        Students: Judah Altwegg , Cody Wanklyn , Elijah Atkeson 
        School: Wamego High School

Elementary - Plant Science

  First Place
    (PLT1001) The Drinking Plant Project
        Students: Delaney Saucier , Penny Geuther 
        School: Frank V Bergman Elem - Building # 5113

  Second Place
    (PLT1000) Night Creepers
        Students: Etina Roelofs , Ellie Johnson 
        School: Marlatt Elem - Building # 5126

Intermediate - Plant Science

  First Place
    (PLT2001) The Magnet Effect
        Student: Ryan Thein 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

  Second Place
    (PLT2000) Farmer's Best Soil
        Student: Faith Gibson 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Third Place
    (PLT2002) A Plants Growth
        Student: Connor Green 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

Junior - Plant Science

  First Place
    (PLT3000) Aspirin N' Roses
        Student: Kaley Schmidt 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Second Place
    (PLT3001) Grass Carbon Dioxide Intake and Oxygen Output
        Student: Noah Campbell 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Third Place
    (PLT3009) Milk Vs Water
        Student: Madelyn Peterson 
        School: Fort Riley Middle School

  Fourth Place
    (PLT3004) How do soundwaves effect plant wilting 
        Student: Caelei Yakel 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388

  Fifth Place
    (PLT3010) Water's Effect on Plant Growth
        Student: Tess Albin 
        School: Wamego High School

Senior - Plant Science

  First Place
    (PLT4001) Seed Depth In Plants
        Student: Douglas Roudybush 
        School: Wamego High School

Intermediate - Robotics and Intelligent Machines

  First Place
    (ROB2000) Kick Master
        Student: Ryan Heitmann 
        School: Woodrow Wilson Elem - Building # 5132

Senior - Robotics and Intelligent Machines

  First Place
    (ROB4001) Robotic Crab
        Student: Alexis Gano 
        School: Wamego High School

Junior - Systems Software

  First Place
    (SYS3002) Application Effects on Battery Life
        Student: Zachariah Tidwell 
        School: Wamego Middle School - Building # 3388
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