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					2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Abeyta, Esteban L.
   Exhibit Title:    The Cancer Genome Anatomy Project, Phase II
   Division: JR        Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Abeyta, Eva
   Exhibit Title:    Junior Division Sponsor of the Year
   Division: JR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Sponsor of the Year
       Junior Division Sponsor of the Year

Aitbayev, Camilla R.
   Exhibit Title:    Spectroscope Color Lights! The Sequel
   Division: JR        Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Sarracino Middle School
   Awards:
       $100 Award
       New Mexico Optics Industry Association
       For an innovative project that demonstrates optics science or engineering concepts, technology,
       or principles

       Honorable Mention
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Honorable Mention   JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Akkad, Jenene
   Exhibit Title:   Exploring the Antibacterial Effects of Natural Substances
   Division: JR       Category: Microbiology
   School: Albuq. School of Excellence
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       Graphing Calculator; a $100 cash award; and a subscription to Science News
       Junior Division Grand Awards, Life Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Junior
       Division in the field of Life Sciences

Akkad, Serene
   Exhibit Title:   Exploring the Antibacterial Effects of Colloidal Silver (Phase 3)
   Division: SR       Category: Microbiology
   School: Keystone Home School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and Certificate
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering

       Third Place         SR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Apodaca, Alonzo R.
   Exhibit Title:   Are You A Guitar Hero?
   Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Vaughn High School
   Awards:
       $50 cash award to a team project
       Ashmore Award
       In memory of the Rev. and Mrs. Charles M. Ashmore
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Appell, Alex B.
   Exhibit Title:   Flowing Fuel: Microbial Fuel Cells
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: Carlsbad High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Arnhart, Camber A.
   Exhibit Title:   J-Mars: Java Based Mars Colony Simulator
   Division: JR       Category: Computer Science
   School: Albq. Institute for Math and Science
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Baca, Randy L.
   Exhibit Title:   Kill Factor 3: The Age/Storage Affect on Capsicum Peppers
   Division: SR       Category: Botany
   School: Taos High School
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Bailey, Connor B.
   Exhibit Title:   Artificial Photosynthesis
   Division: JR       Category: Energy & Transportation
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Energy & Transportation
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Baker, Bryden
   Exhibit Title:   UR in the Mud II: Investigations of the Use of Urine in Pueblito Construction
   Division: SR        Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Farmington High School
   Awards:
       Sr. Div. -- $200 cash award, museum certificate and a museum t-shirt
       New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
       For a project which shows the four key processes of museums--collecting, studying, interpreting,
       and presenting

       Honorable Mention   SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Baros, Jacqueline D.
   Exhibit Title:   Where is the perfect image?
   Division: JR        Category: Computer Science
   School: St. Mary Middle School
   Awards:
       $100 cash award
       SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering
       For a project that best demonstrates scientific research and engineering applications of optical,
       photonic, imaging, or optoelectronic technologies

       Honorable Mention   JR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Batchelder, Catherine
   Exhibit Title:   Coffee
   Division: JR        Category: Engineering
   School: PR Leyva Middle School
   Awards:
       TI-84 Graphing Calculator
       Society of Women Engineers, New Mexico Tech Student Section
       For a junior-level student whose clear and concise project exemplifies a strong interest in
       engineering
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Bogdanov, Nikita M.
   Exhibit Title:    Characterizing the Effects of Asteroid Belt Perturbations on the Orbits of the Inner
                     Planets
   Division: SR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Albuquerque Academy
   Awards:
       $250 Award
       New Mexico Optics Industry Association
       For an innovative project that demonstrates optics science or engineering concepts, technology,
       or principles

       $150 award
       Professional Aerospace Contractors Association of New Mexico (PACA)
       For an original and well presented project which demonstrates the implementation of the
       scientific method

       Third Place         SR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Boisvert, Lydia C.
   Exhibit Title:    Sunscreen: The Buring Question
   Division: JR        Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Albuquerque Christian School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Brassington, Nigel I.
   Exhibit Title:   Vermicomposting: Recycling Properties of Red Worms: Phase 6 Remediation of
                    Major Contaminants 238U
   Division: SR         Category: Zoology
   School: Hope Christian School
   Awards:
       Plaque
       David K. Shortess Award
       Presented to the project exhibiting outstanding quality in logic and clarity of presentation

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       First Place         SR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Brown, Forest R.
   Exhibit Title:   Airplane Epidemiology
   Division: SR         Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Silver High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Burton, L. Elisabeth
   Exhibit Title:   A Big Fat Deal Phase II: Fat Talk, Body Satisfaction and Perceptions of Media
                    Images
   Division: SR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Rio Rancho High School
   Awards:
       Senior Third - Certificate and $25 award for student
       American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
       For the best use of statistics

       Microsoft Game Studios, MS Office 2010, and MS Windows 7 software
       Microsoft Student Partners - New Mexico Tech
       To an effective project which addresses the 8 Millennium Development Goals of the United
       Nations

       First Place         SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Life Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Life Sciences

Cai, Helen S.
   Exhibit Title:   Effects of Water Temperature on Grass
   Division: JR        Category: Botany
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Cazares, Joel G.
   Exhibit Title:   Predicting Pungency in Chile
   Division: SR        Category: Computer Science
   School: Hatch Valley High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention
       American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
       For the best use of statistics

       Honorable Mention   SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Chadha, Ujwal
   Exhibit Title:   Mathematically Modeling Capilary Rise
   Division: SR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Del Norte High School
   Awards:
       First Place - $300 award
       Professional Aerospace Contractors Association of New Mexico (PACA)
       For an original and well presented project which demonstrates the implementation of the
       scientific method

       First Place         SR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Physical Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Physical Sciences

Chavez, Catherine A.
   Exhibit Title:   Soil Active Carbon Helps Grow Healthier Crops or Enviromental Farming
   Division: JR        Category: Botany
   School: Los Lunas Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Chertkov, Eli
   Exhibit Title:   Multi-Commodity Flow Algorithms for Applications of National Interest in Supply
                    Chain Modeling
   Division: SR       Category: Computer Science
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Plaque
       Clay T. Smith Award
       Presented to the project with the greatest potential for immediate practical application

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       First Place         SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Chiou, Hellen
   Exhibit Title:   Blue or UV: Which Light Will Harm Vitamin B2? Can Vitamin C Beat Them Both?
   Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Carlsbad High School
   Awards:
       American Vacuum Society, Senior Division, First Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Chiou, Lilly F.
    Exhibit Title:   How does pH and temperature affect enzyme activity in fruits?
    Division: JR      Category: Chemistry
    School: PR Leyva Middle School
    Awards:
        Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
        competition
        Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
        To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
        principles

        Tote Bag and $50 award
        New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
        For young women

        First Place         JR Chemistry
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Clark, Elias D.
    Exhibit Title:   The Effect of Elemental Abundances on Stellar Evolution
    Division: SR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
    School: Cibola High School
    Awards:
        Senior Division, Third Place
        Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
        Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

Click, Rose
    Exhibit Title:   Rainbow Fire
    Division: JR      Category: Chemistry
    School: Mountain Elementary School
    Awards:
        New Mexico Tech Materials Department tee-shirt and department deck of cards
        Materials & Metallurgical Engineering Dept.
        For the best materials project

        Honorable Mention   JR Chemistry
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Connell, Kathleen B.
   Exhibit Title:   Fear Factor: Lobster Cockroach Style
   Division: JR        Category: Zoology
   School: Albq. Institute for Math and Science
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Cook, Brandon J.
   Exhibit Title:   How Does Temperature Affect Magnets and Magnetic Fields
   Division: SR        Category: Engineering
   School: Cliff High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Cordwell, Katherine L.
   Exhibit Title:   Excursions with Arbitrary Algebraic Numbers
   Division: SR        Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Manzano High School
   Awards:
       Third Place         SR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Crockett, Evan S.
   Exhibit Title:   GPS: Galactic Positioning System
   Division: JR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Mountain View Middle School
   Awards:
       $150 cash award
       SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering
       For a project that best demonstrates scientific research and engineering applications of optical,
       photonic, imaging, or optoelectronic technologies
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Crockett, Travis N.
   Exhibit Title:     Modeling and Design of a Low Earth Orbit Space Debris Amateur Tracking Station
   Division: SR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Cleveland High School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Outstanding Achievement
       American Meteorological Society
       For a creative scientific endeavor in the areas of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic
       sciences

       Certificate and letter to the student's teacher
       Mu Alpha Theta
       For the most challenging, thorough, and creative investigation of a problem involving
       mathematics

       $250 cash award
       SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering
       For a project that best demonstrates scientific research and engineering applications of optical,
       photonic, imaging, or optoelectronic technologies

       Contour Computer Backpack II, Travis & Wells Charging Stand, Scripto Flash Jotter Buncle set,
       and certificate
       United States Air Force

       Certificate
       United States Metric Association
       This award is given to the project that involves quantitative measurement using SI methods and
       systems.

       Honorable Mention   SR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Cruz, Ashley N.
   Exhibit Title:     Solar Cooking
   Division: JR        Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: St. Teresa of Avila School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and Certificate
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Dallo, Sarah M.
   Exhibit Title:   Sparkles from the Sea
   Division: JR      Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Albuq. School of Excellence
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Daniels, Sarah M.
   Exhibit Title:   Lettuce Go Wild
   Division: JR      Category: Botany
   School: Roy Municipal School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Daniels, Trey R.
   Exhibit Title:   A Menace to Society
   Division: JR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Roy Municipal School
   Awards:
       $200 savings bond
       Coalition for Excellence in Science Education
       For a project which demonstrates an innovative solution to an "everyday" science problem

       Second Place        JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Dauk, Anna E.
   Exhibit Title:    White or Brown? Measuring the Strength of Eggshells
   Division: JR        Category: Engineering
   School: Roosevelt Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Dennis, Jazrine I.
   Exhibit Title:    DWD: Driving With Distractions, Part II
   Division: SR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Piedra Vista High School
   Awards:
       $50 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Second Place        SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Detmer, Matt J.
   Exhibit Title:    The Future of Water Treatment: The Microbial Fuel Cell
   Division: SR        Category: Engineering
   School: Piedra Vista High School
   Awards:
       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project

       Certificate and Medallion
       Yale Science and Engineering Association
       Awarded to an outstanding 11th grader
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
DiGregorio, Steven J.
   Exhibit Title:   Projectile Penetration Through Reinforced Concrete vs Projectile Shape & Concrete
                    Cure Time
   Division: JR       Category: Engineering
   School: Cleveland Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Dunnum, Somiya K.
   Exhibit Title:   Can You Determine The Diet of a Bat Based on its Skull Shape?
   Division: JR       Category: Zoology
   School: Jefferson Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Durvalsula, Maya M.
   Exhibit Title:   A Mathematical Model of the Van't Hoff Factor and It's Applications
   Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Albuquerque Academy
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Eldred, Kaitlyn S.
   Exhibit Title:    Can We Save the Birds, Which Solvents Work Best to Remove Oil from Bird
                     Feathers
   Division: JR        Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Roosevelt Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate and medallion
       National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
       For a research project that emphasizes NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes to
       Earth's environment

       Honorable Mention   JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Emerson, Deana R.
   Exhibit Title:    Recycling With Radishes
   Division: SR        Category: Botany
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Third Place -- $50 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

       Honorable Mention   SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Emerson, Haili K.
   Exhibit Title:    Does Mutation in Drosophila Melanogaster Affect Their Attraction to Different Odors?
   Division: SR        Category: Zoology
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Third Place         SR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Erickson, Holly C.
   Exhibit Title:    Controllable Chemistry: Dielectric Barrier Discharge Conversion of Pollution Gasses
   Division: SR        Category: Chemistry
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division - Second Place - $200 cash award for both student and teacher
       AVS Science and Technology Society, New Mexico Chapter
       Awarded to the most creative chemistry or physics project that successfully follows the scientific
       method

       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       Third Place         SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Erickson, Ryan C.
   Exhibit Title:   Water for the World - Developing a Portable Solor Powered Desalination Unit
   Division: SR      Category: Engineering
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division First Place -- $300 cash award for both student and teacher
       AVS Science and Technology Society, New Mexico Chapter
       Awarded to the most creative chemistry or physics project that successfully follows the scientific
       method

       Certificate and lapel pin
       National Society of Professional Engineers
       Given to a project that demonstrates applied engineering principles

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Senior Division - First Place - $400 cash award
       Rocky Mountain Water Environment Assoc. (RMWEA)
       For the best project which demonstrate an improved understanding of such current issues as
       potable water supply, wastewater treatment, and ambient water pollution control.

       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project

       Contour Computer Backpack II, Travis & Wells Charging Stand, Scripto Flash Jotter Buncle set,
       and certificate
       United States Air Force

       First Place         SR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Physical Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Physical Sciences
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Fernald, Trevr J.
   Exhibit Title:   The Future of Water Treatment: The Microbial Fuel Cell
   Division: SR      Category: Engineering
   School: Piedra Vista High School
   Awards:
       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project

       Certificate and Medallion
       Yale Science and Engineering Association
       Awarded to an outstanding 11th grader

Ferri, Christo M.
   Exhibit Title:   Candy vs. Medicine
   Division: JR      Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Fischer, Isaac O.
   Exhibit Title:   Protists in Northern New Mexico Waters
   Division: JR      Category: Microbiology
   School: Desert Academy at Santa Fe
   Awards:
       Junior Division - Second Place -- $200 cash award
       Rocky Mountain Water Environment Assoc. (RMWEA)
       For the best project which demonstrate an improved understanding of such current issues as
       potable water supply, wastewater treatment, and ambient water pollution control.
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Flores, Jeremy
   Exhibit Title:    Sinkholes
   Division: SR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Carlsbad High School
   Awards:
       Third Place         SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Freeman, Sam
   Exhibit Title:    Birthday Paradox
   Division: JR       Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: PR Leyva Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Garcia King, Pablo
   Exhibit Title:    What's your angle?
   Division: JR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Los Lunas Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Garcia, Aislinn G.
   Exhibit Title:    Rocks That Grow
   Division: JR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       $215 award plus student's abstract will be published in NM Geology. One year subscription to
       NM Geology
       Excellence in Geoscience Award
       Given jointly by NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources and NM Geology Society to a
       project that demonstrates scholarship, creativity, and thoroughness.
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Garcia, Louis
    Exhibit Title:   Robotic Leg
    Division: SR      Category: Engineering
    School: Carlsbad High School
    Awards:
        First place--$100 cash award
        ASM International - Los Alamos Chapter
        For a project that demonstrates excellence in Materials Science and Engineering

Gil, David I.
    Exhibit Title:   Discovering the Most Powerful Wind Turbine
    Division: JR      Category: Energy & Transportation
    School: Las Cruces Catholic School
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   JR Energy & Transportation
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Gomez, Matthew
    Exhibit Title:   Microbial Detective: When is Clean too Clean? Student vs. Nurse
    Division: JR      Category: Microbiology
    School: Broadmoor Elementary
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   JR Microbiology
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Gomez, Simon
    Exhibit Title:   Space Geology - Mining for Meteorites
    Division: JR      Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
    School: St. Francis School
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Goodart, Jon T.
   Exhibit Title:   Which Sunscreen Has Superior UV Protection?
   Division: JR      Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Los Alamitos Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division Honorable Mention
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       American Vacuum Society, Junior Division, First Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Second Place        JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Gordon, Seth A.
   Exhibit Title:   Finding a Pattern in Earthquake Frequency and Location
   Division: SR      Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Second Place        SR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Grainger, Jordon M.
   Exhibit Title:   The Isolation of Anti-Proliferative Phytochemicals from Cranberries to Eradicate
                    E.Coli Phase IV
   Division: SR       Category: Microbiology
   School: Rio Rancho High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division, Second Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       American Vacuum Society, Senior Division, Second Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       $200 savings bond
       New Mexicans for Science and Reason
       For a project which best demonstrates how the scientific method can be applied to a real-life
       situation and help individuals make rational decisions

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       First Place         SR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Life Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Life Sciences
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Griego, Marisa V.
   Exhibit Title:   Contributing Factors for Obesity in the U.S. - Part II
   Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: McCurdy High School
   Awards:
       Senior Second - Certificate and $50 award for student
       American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
       For the best use of statistics

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Gruda, Lauren R.
   Exhibit Title:   Sunscreen: The Buring Question
   Division: JR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Albuquerque Christian School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Hannagan, Maraka H.
   Exhibit Title:   Color & Memory
   Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Alamogordo High School
   Awards:
       $50 cash award
       Kirschbaum Award
       In memory of Dr. Walter Kirschbaum, M.D., and Dr. Brunhilde Kirschbaum, M.D.

       Honorable Mention
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Hawley, Isahbo A.
   Exhibit Title:   The Effect of Seasonal Change on Evergreen Tree Leaf Pigments
   Division: SR       Category: Botany
   School: Taos High School
   Awards:
       First Place -- $100 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

       Third Place         SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Hayes, Kelsey
   Exhibit Title:   Roof Top Water Heater
   Division: JR       Category: Engineering
   School: Cleveland Middle School
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Hehlen, Alexandra B
   Exhibit Title:    Running into Chaos
   Division: SR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

Heimgartner, Alex
   Exhibit Title:    Antlion Habitat: The Final Chapter
   Division: SR        Category: Zoology
   School: Cleveland High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Heinlein, Jamie M.
   Exhibit Title:    How Rich is Your Soil?
   Division: SR        Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Los Lunas High School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       Association for Women Geoscientists
       For high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences

Hemphill, Laura
   Exhibit Title:    Senior Division Sponsor of the Year
   Division: SR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Vaughn High School
   Awards:
       Sponsor of the Year
       Senior Division Sponsor of the Year
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Hicks, Carrie D.
   Exhibit Title:   Does Winglet Size Impact Flight Distance
   Division: JR       Category: Energy & Transportation
   School: Roosevelt Middle School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       Second Place        JR Energy & Transportation
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


James, Tristen R.
   Exhibit Title:   The Wind Turbine: A Possible Alternative Energy Source
   Division: JR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Magdalena Middle School
   Awards:
       $20 Cash Award and Certificate
       New Mexico Solar Energy Association

Jenkins, Stephen L.
   Exhibit Title:   Bit By Bit
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: Oñate High School
   Awards:
       Plaque
       Vannetta Perry Award
       Presented to the project which best exemplifies the love of scientific exploration

       Honorable Mention   SR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Jose, Edward M.
   Exhibit Title:   Effect of Salt in Food Preservation and Mold Growth
   Division: JR      Category: Microbiology
   School: Annunciation Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Keeney, John R.
   Exhibit Title:   The Koch Meadow
   Division: JR      Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Lincoln Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Keilers, Chloe M.
   Exhibit Title:   Drag Project
   Division: JR      Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division Honorable Mention
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Tote Bag and Certificate
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering

       Honorable Mention   JR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Kelly-Romero, Shawn J.
   Exhibit Title:   Fearsome Flammability
   Division: JR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Katherine Gallegos Elementary
   Awards:
       Plaque
       Rex Robinson Award
       Awarded to a student who had a thorough analysis of data, which allowed an appropriate
       conclusion to be reached.

Kemp, Kristina D.
   Exhibit Title:   Intelligence Booster Phase II
   Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       American Psychological Assoc. & Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools
       For a project which demonstrates outstanding research in psychological science

       $50 cash award
       Kirschbaum Award
       In memory of Dr. Walter Kirschbaum, M.D., and Dr. Brunhilde Kirschbaum, M.D.

Kendrick, Alexander K.
   Exhibit Title:   Electromagnetic Detection of Aquifiers
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project

       First Place         SR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Kendrick, Coleman J.
   Exhibit Title:   Computer Simulation of Dark Matter Effects on Galaxy Rotation
   Division: JR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       Certificate
       United States Metric Association
       This award is given to the project that involves quantitative measurement using SI methods and
       systems.

       First Place         JR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Khweis, Majdolene K.
   Exhibit Title:   Don't Let It Slide V: The Final Frontier
   Division: SR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Taos High School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       $150 award
       Professional Aerospace Contractors Association of New Mexico (PACA)
       For an original and well presented project which demonstrates the implementation of the
       scientific method

       Second Place        SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Kicker, Chase L.
   Exhibit Title:   Sinkholes
   Division: SR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Carlsbad High School
   Awards:
       Third Place         SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Knapton, Tyler M.
   Exhibit Title:   Atmospheric CO2 Scrubbing
   Division: SR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Kornreich, Megan H.
   Exhibit Title:   Rainbow Meltdown
   Division: JR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Mountain Elementary School
   Awards:
       $25 cash award, certificate, and tee-shirt
       Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society - New Mexico Gamma Chapter
       Given to a creative project that demonstrates useful research

       Second Place        JR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Koskelo, Elise Anne C.
   Exhibit Title:   Signal vs. Background Noise
   Division: JR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and Certificate
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering

       Third Place         JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Kostedt, Wyatt C.
   Exhibit Title:   How to Make a Video Game
   Division: JR        Category: Computer Science
   School: Alta Vista Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Krenzel, Sarah E.
   Exhibit Title:   What Angle of Light Projection Creates the Most Electricity?
   Division: JR        Category: Energy & Transportation
   School: Roosevelt Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Energy & Transportation
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Kwiecinski, Jarek V.
   Exhibit Title:   If Commonly Encountered Items Emit Radiation, How Can You Best Protect
                    Yourself From Over Exposure?
   Division: JR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: AIMES@UNM
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Lane, Laura B.
   Exhibit Title:   Monitoring the Disturbance of Soil Micro-Ecosystems
   Division: SR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Aztec High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division -- Honorable Mention
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       First Place         SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Life Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Life Sciences
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Lane, Philip J.
    Exhibit Title:   Weather or Not: Seasons Change
    Division: SR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
    School: Aztec High School
    Awards:
        Certificate of Outstanding Achievement
        American Meteorological Society
        For a creative scientific endeavor in the areas of atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic
        sciences

        $100 cash award
        Society for Range Management, New Mexico Section
        For projects that improve public awareness and understanding of the importance of rangeland
        management

        Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
        Stockholm Junior Water Prize
        Given to an outstanding water-related science project

        Honorable Mention   SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Lee, Hamilton
    Exhibit Title:   A Socially Safe Silver Slather
    Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
    School: Rio Rancho High School
    Awards:
        Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
        New Mexico Tech
        Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

        First Place         SR Medicine & Health Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Lee, Harrison
   Exhibit Title:   The Real Green Fuel of the Future
   Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Rio Rancho High School
   Awards:
       First Place         SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Lee, Jeongmin
   Exhibit Title:   Light Twister
   Division: JR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       $150 cash award
       New Mexico Optics Industry Association
       For an innovative project that demonstrates optics science or engineering concepts, technology,
       or principles

       $100 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Second Place        JR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Leonen, Louis Alfonce A.
   Exhibit Title:   Making it Shipshape: Boat Hulls and Hydrodynamic Drag
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: Laguna-Acoma High School
   Awards:
       Certificate and Medallion
       Yale Science and Engineering Association
       Awarded to an outstanding 11th grader
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Li, Eric H.
    Exhibit Title:   A Mathematical Model of the Van't Hoff Factor and It's Applications
    Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
    School: Albuquerque Academy
    Awards:
        Second Place        SR Chemistry
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Lin, Danny
    Exhibit Title:   Laser Measurements
    Division: SR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
    School: Grants High School
    Awards:
        Plaque
        John Harty Award
        For the project which makes the best use of readily available materials

        Honorable Mention
        New Mexico Optometric Association
        For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

Lindler, Jessie
    Exhibit Title:   Are You Stronger than an Icosahedron?
    Division: JR       Category: Mathematical Sciences
    School: Roosevelt Middle School
    Awards:
        Junior Division, First Place
        Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
        Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

        American Vacuum Society, Junior Division, Second Place
        Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
        Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Linnik, Darina
    Exhibit Title:   A Socially Safe Silver Slather
    Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
    School: Rio Rancho High School
    Awards:
        Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
        New Mexico Tech
        Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

        First Place         SR Medicine & Health Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Loeffler, Mrs.
    Exhibit Title:   Worthy Teacher of the Year
    Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
    School: Laguna-Acoma High School
    Awards:
        $50 cash award
        New Mexico Science Teachers Association
        For a special teacher participating in this year's New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

Lucas, Madelyn F.
    Exhibit Title:   Disinfectants: Man Made vs. Natural
    Division: JR       Category: Microbiology
    School: Heights Middle School
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   JR Microbiology
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Ludwigsen, Josh S.
    Exhibit Title:   Determing the Thrust Versus Time of Model Rocket Engines
    Division: JR       Category: Energy & Transportation
    School: Desert Willow Family School
    Awards:
        Third Place         JR Energy & Transportation
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Lujan, Jolene D.
   Exhibit Title:   The Effects of Antifungal Treatments on Thrush
   Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Lynch, Gabrielle
   Exhibit Title:   Which Truss Holds the Most Weight?
   Division: JR       Category: Engineering
   School: Albuq. School of Excellence
   Awards:
       Certificate
       ASM Materials Education Foundation
       In recognition of the best materials engineering project at the Fair

       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

Ma, Megan E.
   Exhibit Title:   Couldn't or Wouldn't? - Apathy of Voting
   Division: JR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Madrid, Mellodi L.
   Exhibit Title:    Fast Growing
   Division: SR        Category: Botany
   School: Vaughn High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Makk, Hanna C.
   Exhibit Title:    Brighter Whiter
   Division: SR        Category: Chemistry
   School: Makk Home School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Makk, Maria-Belen
   Exhibit Title:    Brighter Whiter
   Division: SR        Category: Chemistry
   School: Makk Home School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Mallett, Joshua W.
   Exhibit Title:    Earth - Crete
   Division: JR        Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Mountain View Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention
       American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
       For the best use of statistics
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Manshad, Sara S.
   Exhibit Title:   Multimodal Graphs for the Visually Handicapped, Phase II
   Division: JR       Category: Computer Science
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       Tote Bag and Certificate
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering

       $75 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       First Place         JR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       Graphing Calculator; a $100 cash award; and subscription to Science News
       Junior Division Grand Awards, Physical Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Junior
       Division in the field of Physical Sciences

Manz, Noah B.
   Exhibit Title:   All Natural Remedies vs. Prescription Antibotics
   Division: JR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Marks, Jacob I.
   Exhibit Title:   Can Ants Survive on Artificial Sweeteners?
   Division: JR        Category: Zoology
   School: Marks Home School
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Martinez, Roberto J.
   Exhibit Title:   Electrify My Drive
   Division: JR        Category: Computer Science
   School: Taos Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Mascarenas, Jordyn
   Exhibit Title:   Burning Calories
   Division: JR        Category: Chemistry
   School: Mountain View Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Mayfield, Jaqueline
   Exhibit Title:   "Left-Handed vs. Right-Handed"
   Division: JR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       $50 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Honorable Mention   JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Mayhew, Caitlynn E.
   Exhibit Title:   Lunar Roots
   Division: SR       Category: Botany
   School: Piedra Vista High School
   Awards:
       Second Place -- $75 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

       First Place         SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


McCrossin, Fiona G.
   Exhibit Title:   Innovation and Imitation: Learning Processes Used by a Juvenile Siamang at the El
                    Paso Zoo
   Division: SR       Category: Zoology
   School: Las Cruces High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division, First Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Second Place        SR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


McTeigue, Maria-Jalen
   Exhibit Title:   Hard Times and Bigger Waistlines
   Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       $50 cash award to a team project
       Ashmore Award
       In memory of the Rev. and Mrs. Charles M. Ashmore
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Medina, Sara E.
    Exhibit Title:     Natural Alternatives: Medicine or Death Sentence?
    Division: SR         Category: Zoology
    School: Taos High School
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   SR Zoology
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Mercer, Amanda N.
    Exhibit Title:     Accuracy of Body Fat Tests
    Division: SR         Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
    School: Los Alamos High School
    Awards:
        Third Place         SR Medicine & Health Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Mercer, Emily R.
    Exhibit Title:     Sparks Flyin'
    Division: JR         Category: Engineering
    School: Barranca Mesa Elementary School
    Awards:
        Third Place         JR Engineering
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Miller, Nathaniel J.
    Exhibit Title:     Seebeck Radiators: The Potential of Peltier Coolers to Improve on Automotive
                       System
    Division: SR         Category: Engineering
    School: Rio Grande Enrichment Studies & Home School
    Awards:
        Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
        New Mexico Tech
        Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

        Honorable Mention   SR Engineering
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Moore, Laura M.
   Exhibit Title:   Monty Hall Problem - Probabilities - Law of Large Numbers
   Division: SR      Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Gallup Catholic School
   Awards:
       Certificate and letter to the student's teacher
       Mu Alpha Theta
       For the most challenging, thorough, and creative investigation of a problem involving
       mathematics

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Energy & Transportation
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Morgan, Cheyenne A.
   Exhibit Title:   Aspirin to Prevent Cancer
   Division: SR      Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Moss, Andrew C.
   Exhibit Title:   Rust Bust
   Division: JR      Category: Chemistry
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Moss, Caroline A.
   Exhibit Title:   Short Term Memory Loss and Television
   Division: SR      Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Farmington High School
   Awards:
       Third Place         SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Muhyi, Ahmed R.
   Exhibit Title:   Low Cost Wireless Soil Moisture Monitoring System.
   Division: JR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       ASM Materials Education Foundation
       In recognition of the best materials engineering project at the Fair

       Certificate and lapel pin
       National Society of Professional Engineers
       Given to a project that demonstrates applied engineering principles

       Honorable Mention   JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Muhyi, Hiba R.
   Exhibit Title:   Sign Language Animated Tutorial System for Students to Better Understand
                    Fractions.
   Division: JR      Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Muhyi, Noor R.
   Exhibit Title:   Investigating EEG in the Mindset to Create Multimodal Devices for SPED Students.
   Division: SR      Category: Computer Science
   School: Las Cruces High School
   Awards:
       $200 award
       Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award
       For an excellent computer science project

       Certificate and presentation folder
       United States Air Force

       Second Place        SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Murphy, Julia G.
   Exhibit Title:   An Assessment of the Safety of Road Cuts Along Diamond Drive, Los Alamos, NM
   Division: SR      Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       $215 award plus student's abstract will be published in NM Geology. One year subscription to
       NM Geology
       Excellence in Geoscience Award
       Given jointly by NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources and NM Geology Society to a
       project that demonstrates scholarship, creativity, and thoroughness.

       First Place         SR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

       All-expenses paid trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA,
       where they are eligible to compete as exhibitors
       Senior Division Grand Awards, Physical Sciences
       Highest award given by New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair to an exhibitor in the Senior
       Division in the field of Physical Sciences
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Nadiga, Aniruddha S.
   Exhibit Title:   Predicting Temperature, Got Skill?
   Division: JR       Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Los Alamos Middle School
   Awards:
       First - Certificate and $75 award for student
       American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
       For the best use of statistics

       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Norman, John-Paul
   Exhibit Title:   What's Key to Vitamin C.
   Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
   School: St. Pius X High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Overheim, Dylan P.
   Exhibit Title:   Earthquakes: Part 2
   Division: JR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Gallup Catholic School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Pack, Serina L.
   Exhibit Title:   What Will Grow -- Mining Reclamation
   Division: SR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Cliff High School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       Association for Women Geoscientists
       For high standards of innovativeness and scientific excellence in the geosciences

       Senior Division - $150 cash award
       Brittni Romero
       Given to a female who has a project that shows promise and who is interested in pursuing the
       science and engineering fields in college

       $75 cash award
       Society for Range Management, New Mexico Section
       For projects that improve public awareness and understanding of the importance of rangeland
       management

       Certificate and presentation folder
       United States Air Force

       Third Place         SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Park, Edward
   Exhibit Title:   Biofuel Production by Yeast Fermentation
   Division: JR      Category: Microbiology
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Second Place        JR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Patel, Suchin S.
   Exhibit Title:   Spread No More
   Division: JR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: St. Teresa of Avila School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       Certificate and medallion
       National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
       For a research project that emphasizes NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes to
       Earth's environment

       Jr. Div. -- $200 cash award, museum certificate, and museum t-shirt
       New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
       For a project which shows the four key processes of museums--collecting, studying, interpreting,
       and presenting

       First Place         JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Paul, Emma M.
   Exhibit Title:   Got E.coli? Phase 2
   Division: JR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division - First Place -- $400 cash award
       Rocky Mountain Water Environment Assoc. (RMWEA)
       For the best project which demonstrate an improved understanding of such current issues as
       potable water supply, wastewater treatment, and ambient water pollution control.
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Paz, Kiana N.
    Exhibit Title:   Irrigation Investigation
    Division: JR       Category: Botany
    School: Sierra Middle School
    Awards:
        Second Place -- $75 savings bond
        New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
        For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

        Second Place        JR Botany
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Perez, Dillon J.
    Exhibit Title:   Powered by Wind
    Division: JR       Category: Engineering
    School: Vaughn Middle School
    Awards:
        $50 Cash Award and Certificate
        New Mexico Solar Energy Association
        For the best project related to solar energy, renewable energy, or energy efficiency

Pino, Jared D.
    Exhibit Title:   Windmill Spectaluar
    Division: JR       Category: Engineering
    School: Crownpoint Middle School
    Awards:
        $30 Cash Award and Certificate
        New Mexico Solar Energy Association
        For the best project related to solar energy, renewable energy, or energy efficiency

Pollis, Zia M.
    Exhibit Title:   Arduino vs. Mouse the Pong-off
    Division: JR       Category: Computer Science
    School: Taos Charter School
    Awards:
        Third Place         JR Computer Science
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Porter, Alexandra M.
   Exhibit Title:   Digital Analysis and Synthesis of Musical Recordings
   Division: SR        Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: La Cueva High School
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Post, Canon T.
   Exhibit Title:   Using a Computer Program for Text Analysis
   Division: SR        Category: Computer Science
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Quinn, Thalia O.
   Exhibit Title:   Is the Geodesic Dome the Strongest or Not?
   Division: SR        Category: Engineering
   School: Aztec High School
   Awards:
       Third place--$50 cash award
       ASM International - Los Alamos Chapter
       For a project that demonstrates excellence in Materials Science and Engineering

Rajen, Ivan
   Exhibit Title:   Computer Modeling of Time-varing Heat Conduction in a Plate
   Division: SR        Category: Computer Science
   School: Eldorado High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Rajen, Nicholas C.
   Exhibit Title:    Surviving Climate Change-Heat Transfer in Ancient Native American Buildings
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: Eldorado High School
   Awards:
       $30 Cash Award and Certificate
       New Mexico Solar Energy Association
       For the best project related to solar energy, renewable energy, or energy efficiency

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Third Place         SR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Randall, Hayden A.
   Exhibit Title:    Magnesium Helpfate or Deathfate
   Division: JR       Category: Botany
   School: Taos Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Raquel, Redshirt
   Exhibit Title:    Improving the Heat Capacity of Homemade Solar Ovens
   Division: SR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Shiprock High School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       $20 Cash Award and Certificate
       New Mexico Solar Energy Association

       Honorable Mention   SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Redman, Linsay N.
    Exhibit Title:   Contributing Factors for Obesity in the U.S. - Part II
    Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
    School: McCurdy High School
    Awards:
        Senior Second - Certificate and $50 award for student
        American Statistical Association, Albuquerque Chapter
        For the best use of statistics

        Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
        New Mexico Tech
        Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Retwaiut, Katerina M.
    Exhibit Title:   Windows Into An Underwater World
    Division: JR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
    School: Lincoln Middle School
    Awards:
        Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
        competition
        Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
        To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
        principles

        First Place         JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Riblett, Olivia
    Exhibit Title:   Good Vibrations
    Division: JR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
    School: Edgewood Middle School
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   JR Physics & Astronomy
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Riley, Brent A.
   Exhibit Title:   Vermiculite vs. Perlite
   Division: SR       Category: Botany
   School: Laguna Acoma Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Riley, Maureen E.
   Exhibit Title:   Oceans Salinity
   Division: SR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Laguna-Acoma High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

Risner, Megan A.
   Exhibit Title:   Can you teach an old dog new tricks?
   Division: JR       Category: Zoology
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division -- Third Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Honorable Mention   JR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Rivera, Rachel R.
   Exhibit Title:   Aloe, Sunshine! Does Aloe Vera Protect Against UV-B Light Damage
   Division: SR       Category: Microbiology
   School: Taos High School
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Rivera, Samantha A.
   Exhibit Title:   A Citrusy Solution to an Environmental Castastrophe
   Division: SR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Taos High School
   Awards:
       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Roach, Taylor K.
   Exhibit Title:   Determing Optimum Methods for Tooth Refurbishment
   Division: SR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: St. Pius X High School
   Awards:
       $1000 scholarship to college of the student's choice
       Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
       For a project that excels in the use of the scientific method to demonstrate the student's
       independent thinking.

       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       Second Place        SR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Robinson, Myranda B.
   Exhibit Title:   Pseudomonas Putida's Degrading Power
   Division: SR       Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Senior Division - Second Place -- $200 cash award
       Rocky Mountain Water Environment Assoc. (RMWEA)
       For the best project which demonstrate an improved understanding of such current issues as
       potable water supply, wastewater treatment, and ambient water pollution control.

       Certificate
       Society for In Vitro Biology
       To the top projects in the areas of plant or animal in vitro biology or tissue culture.

       Honorable Mention   SR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Roche, Evan P.
   Exhibit Title:   Digital Analysis and Synthesis of Musical Recordings
   Division: SR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Eldorado High School
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Romero, Caroline B.
   Exhibit Title:   Micrometeorites In Your Backyard?
   Division: JR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Barranca Mesa Elementary School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Ruiz-Kline, Raiza M.
   Exhibit Title:   Talking Trash: The Stabilization of Concrete Block Walls with Common Household
                    Refuse
   Division: JR        Category: Engineering
   School: Jefferson Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       Ricoh Sustainable Development Award
       To the project whose principles and technical innovations offer the greatest potential for
       increasing our ability to grow environmentally friendly and socially responsible businesses.

       $25 cash award, certificate, and tee-shirt
       Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society - New Mexico Gamma Chapter
       Given to a creative project that demonstrates useful research

       Honorable Mention   JR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Samora, Daniel S.
   Exhibit Title:   Crushing Matters: Utilizing Landfill Waste Materials to Strengthen Concrete
   Division: SR        Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Alamogordo High School
   Awards:
       Second place--$75 cash award
       ASM International - Los Alamos Chapter
       For a project that demonstrates excellence in Materials Science and Engineering

       Certificate
       Ricoh Sustainable Development Award
       To the project whose principles and technical innovations offer the greatest potential for
       increasing our ability to grow environmentally friendly and socially responsible businesses.

Sanchez, Cynthia F
   Exhibit Title:   Keeping the Hummers Healthy
   Division: SR        Category: Microbiology
   School: Santa Teresa High School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   SR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Sanchez, Kathryn E.
   Exhibit Title:    Yin and Yang Part II: The Irlen Method
   Division: SR       Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       $75 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Book award for use at New Mexico Tech
       New Mexico Tech
       Awarded to all graduating seniors entered in State Science Fair

       Honorable Mention   SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Sandoval, Anthony R.
   Exhibit Title:    Pick's Formula
   Division: JR       Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Albuq. School of Excellence
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Schirato, Sarah E.
   Exhibit Title:    Sensitive Torsion Balance Magnetometer to Measure Variation in Earth's Magnetic
                     Field
   Division: JR       Category: Earth & Planetary Sciences
   School: Los Alamos High School
   Awards:
       Junior Division - Second Place - $150 cash award for both student and teacher
       AVS Science and Technology Society, New Mexico Chapter
       Awarded to the most creative chemistry or physics project that successfully follows the scientific
       method

       Second Place        JR Earth & Planetary Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Schwab, Kristina R.
   Exhibit Title:    Are We Teaching Something Wrong?
   Division: JR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       American Psychological Assoc. & Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools
       For a project which demonstrates outstanding research in psychological science

       Honorable Mention   JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Segarra, Curtis K.
   Exhibit Title:    Can the color of the ad sell the burger?
   Division: JR        Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
   School: AIMES@UNM
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Behavioral & Social Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Sevostianov, Vlad
   Exhibit Title:    Changes in Bone Strength due to Decalcination
   Division: JR        Category: Engineering
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division, Second Place
       Research Paper Competition, sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science, INTEL,
       Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin

       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Shafer, Warren S.
   Exhibit Title:   Crazy Dice
   Division: JR       Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Deming Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention   JR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Shah, Abdullah A.
   Exhibit Title:   Don't Let Them Wander Free . . . To Destroy Your Health!
   Division: JR       Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
   School: Salam Academy
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Medicine & Health Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Shevokas, Stephanie E.
   Exhibit Title:   Fertilizing Marigolds
   Division: JR       Category: Botany
   School: Kirtland Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place -- $50 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

Signs, Lauren G.
   Exhibit Title:   Fertilizing Marigolds
   Division: JR       Category: Botany
   School: Kirtland Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place -- $50 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Sinclair, Joseph M.
   Exhibit Title:   Catch A. Wave
   Division: JR       Category: Physics & Astronomy
   School: Annunciation Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Physics & Astronomy
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


So, Geelon A.
   Exhibit Title:   A Mathematical Model of the Van't Hoff Factor and It's Applications
   Division: SR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Albuquerque Academy
   Awards:
       Second Place        SR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Spanjers, Mary C.
   Exhibit Title:   Thermal Design Optimization of New Patio Blocks to Provide Passive Heating
   Division: SR       Category: Engineering
   School: East Mountain High School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       $50 Cash Award and Certificate
       New Mexico Solar Energy Association
       For the best project related to solar energy, renewable energy, or energy efficiency

       Third Place         SR Engineering
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Swedberg, Edy R.
   Exhibit Title:   Mirror Revenge
   Division: JR       Category: Engineering
   School: Magdalena Middle School
   Awards:
       Honorable Mention
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

Tang, Khiem L.
   Exhibit Title:   Enjoy and Learn with Video Games!
   Division: SR       Category: Computer Science
   School: Manzano High School
   Awards:
       $200 award
       Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award
       For an excellent computer science project

       $100 cash award
       New Mexico Optometric Association
       For a project with a visual, ocular, or optical orientation

       Third Place         SR Computer Science
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Tessier, Casey M.
   Exhibit Title:   The Method of Paper Chromatography
   Division: JR       Category: Chemistry
   School: Jefferson Middle School
   Awards:
       Junior Division - $50 cash award
       Brittni Romero
       Given to a female who has a project that shows promise and who is interested in pursuing the
       science and engineering fields in college
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Tonrey, Noah F.
   Exhibit Title:   Peppermint . . . Really?
   Division: JR        Category: Microbiology
   School: Taos Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Microbiology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


van Loben Sels, Jamie L.
   Exhibit Title:   How Much is Too Much?
   Division: JR        Category: Microbiology
   School: St. Thomas Aquinas School
   Awards:
       Junior Division - First Place - $200 cash award for both student and teacher
       AVS Science and Technology Society, New Mexico Chapter
       Awarded to the most creative chemistry or physics project that successfully follows the scientific
       method

Vigil, Jr., Wayne W.
   Exhibit Title:   SODIS: The Method
   Division: SR        Category: Microbiology
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Certificate
       Society for In Vitro Biology
       To the top projects in the areas of plant or animal in vitro biology or tissue culture.

       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Wanstall, Quentin J.
   Exhibit Title:   Salt Cedars Effect on Biodiversity
   Division: JR        Category: Botany
   School: Manzano High School
   Awards:
       First Place -- $100 savings bond
       New Mexico Garden Clubs, Inc.
       For an outstanding project in conservation or educational studies in botany or earth sciences

       Third Place         JR Botany
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


West, Cheyenne J.
   Exhibit Title:   Chlorine Crisis II
   Division: JR        Category: Chemistry
   School: Heights Middle School
   Awards:
       Third Place         JR Chemistry
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Wilson, Cayden J.
   Exhibit Title:   Predicting Drought
   Division: SR        Category: Mathematical Sciences
   School: Grants High School
   Awards:
       Certificate and invitation to enter the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition
       Stockholm Junior Water Prize
       Given to an outstanding water-related science project

       Honorable Mention   SR Mathematical Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Wood, Grace Z.
   Exhibit Title:   Eroding Roads - Phase II
   Division: JR      Category: Environmental Sciences
   School: Edgewood Middle School
   Awards:
       Tote Bag and $50 award
       New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering
       For young women

       $50 cash award
       Society for Range Management, New Mexico Section
       For projects that improve public awareness and understanding of the importance of rangeland
       management

       Honorable Mention   JR Environmental Sciences
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Woodward, Madeleine K.
   Exhibit Title:   Testing Methonds in the Art of Chicken Sexing
   Division: JR      Category: Zoology
   School: Sierra Middle School
   Awards:
       Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
       competition
       Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
       To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
       principles

       First Place         JR Zoology
       New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair
2011 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair Winners
Zhang, Jovan Y
    Exhibit Title:   Green Laundry
    Division: JR      Category: Energy & Transportation
    School: Los Alamos Middle School
    Awards:
        Certificate of Recognition and an invitation to apply for the 2011 Broadcom MASTERS national
        competition
        Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Appled Science, Tech. & Engr. for Rising Stars)
        To creative projects which demonstrate mastery of science, technology, engineering, and math
        principles

        First Place         JR Energy & Transportation
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair


Zingler, Kailee V.
    Exhibit Title:   Myers-Briggs Type Indicator - Correlation to Group Work
    Division: SR      Category: Behavioral & Social Sciences
    School: AIMES@UNM
    Awards:
        Honorable Mention   SR Behavioral & Social Sciences
        New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair

				
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