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The 2022 EWRSEF Awards

 

Middle School Superior – invite to Broadcom Masters plus $100 Lemelson Prize

Rowan Hastings, Libby Center – The Use of Armadillidum vulgare as an Indication of Soil Pollution

Top four High School prizes certifying participation at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in May 2022:

Anna Armstrong, Ferris High School

               Engineering a bioplastic with Aspergillus oryzae to increase decomposition rate

Alexis Schallock/Jacob Gannon, North Central High School

               The effect of a Multi-Strain Probiotic on Intestinal Microbiome Diversity in Canines

Neha Kommareddy, Central Valley High School

               A Detailed Statistical Analysis of Anterior Chest Wall Muscle Recruitment

Ansel LaPier, Central Valley High School

               Regression Analysis of Pectoralis Major Muscle Electromyography to Estimate Anterior Chest Wall Forces

These four students will represent eastern WA at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in May 2022.  They will compete virtually against over 1,000 students from all over the world.  They were included within the top 10 semi-finalist projects. 

 

The other six semifinalists were:

Ashlyn Neilsen, Odessa High School

               13-C/18-0 Isotopic Ratios from Pacific Northwest Fossilized and Present Day Mollusca as an Indicator for Climate Change

Jessica Palmer, Ferris High School

              The potential use of the Hydra vulgaris toxin Hydramycin-1 as an antibiotic against the coral bacterium Vibrio corallilyticus

Jayda Garza/Aaron Cox, Rogers High School

               Effects of Cladophora algae on reducing microfibers

Xander Malubay, Ferris High School

               The Usage of Godel’s Theorems in Order to Solve the Riemann Hypothesis

Alexander Popescu, North Central High School

               How does supplementation with Vitamin K2 Alter the Caenorhabditis elegans transcriptome

Kelsie Delp/Isabelle Smith/Hailee Wehr, North Central High School

               The Bees’s Knees: Using nanopore to evaluate the pollen from bumble bee pollen baskets to look at floral habits

Above are the six semi-finalist projects that did not make the final 4 top projects.  This fair would not happen without the direct and in-kind support of STCU, WSU Health Sciences Center and NEWEC.

 

Three special awards 

The 2022 National Geographic Award goes to:

Jayda Garza/Aaron Cox, Rogers High School

              Effects of Cladophora algae on reducing microfibers

The 2022 Regeneron Biomedical Science Award goes to:

Neha Kommareddy, Central Valley High School Category: Translational Medical Science

              A Detailed Statistical Analysis of Anterior Chest Wall Muscle Recruitment

The 2022 WSSEF “Recognition of Regional Fair Award” (free state registration) goes to:

Ashlyn Neilsen, Odessa High School

               13-C/18-0 Isotopic Ratios from Pacific Northwest Fossilized and Present Day Mollusca as an Indicator for Climate Change

 

Thanks to the Society for Science and the Public for their generous grant supporting the efforts of the Eastern Washington Science and Engineering Fair to hold the fair during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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