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2021 Winning Projects by School

Acacia Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-EE004
Alexis Paschal
What Material Makes the Best Parachute?
Ray Cammack Shows Creativity in Engineering Award - 5 Carnival Ride Cards for Pima County Fair or Arizona State Fair
Janice Mason
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-CH012
Jacob Manning
Eggshell Geodes
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society for Elementary School - $35 check and gift bag
Jennifer Billings
Chemical Sciences
Agua Caliente Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-PM003
Norah Grace
How Are Rainbows Made?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Nicole Mikkelson
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-PM101-C
Class of 24
Sounds All Around
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deb Goepfrich
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-BE001
Madison Silverman
Does Color Affect Taste?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Best Female Project, 2nd Grade - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Becky Beier
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-EA004
Avery Johnson
Geodes
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence - $25 check and certificate
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society
for Elementary School - $35 check and gift bag
Jennifer Mansour
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-HW004
Gabriel H. Pelletier
The Effect of Caffeine on Mealworms
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shannon Jeffrey
Health and Wellness
3-CH008
Presley Trubee-Wik
Which Water Is Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Shannon Jeffrey
Chemical Sciences
4-EE004
Claire Beverage
Clean vs. Dirty
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Stacy Carter
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-ER008
Adam Keeme
Zachary Keeme
Can a Robot Navigate a Maze?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ellen Rieger
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EA003
Noemi D. Celani
What Can the Mesquite Trees in My Yard Tell Me About the History of Climate and Site Changes on My Property?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Nancy Ingerson
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Amphi Academy Online K-5
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-PM102-C
Class of 30
Fly Away with Us.
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Brenda Mendez
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-CH007
Ella Schulzkump
Frozen Ice Balloon Materials
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science - $25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Brenda Mendez
Chemical Sciences
2-PM002
Ella Taliaferro
Rocket to the Moon
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Sciences - Lunar Meteorite
Brenda
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-AP105-C
Class of 29
Smell This-How Do Different Scents Change a Dog’s Behavior?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Angela Hitt
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-ER015
Greyson Vann-Pett
A Bird’s Best Friend
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly - $25 check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Scottie Wright Memorial Excellence in Engineering - Award for Creativity and Persistence in Engineering
The Ruby Memorial Award - $25 Check and certificate
Patricia Lindberg
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Amphitheater High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB012
Mia Hernandez
Preliminary Study to Identify Changes in Inhibitory Neurotransmitter Receptor Expression Level and Distribution in Retinas From Diabetic Mice
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Outstanding Research in Immune Deficiencies - $100 check and cert
N/A
Health and Biomedical Science
BASIS Oro Valley
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EA008
Pranoy Solomon
Under Pressure
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award - $25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Rajeev Solomon
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB028
Mykaela Salvacion
Cabozantinib Interactions with Pancreatic Cancer Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award - $25 Check, Formal letter of congratulations
Regeneron Biomedical Science Award - $500 and certificate
The UACC Award for Early Scientific Inquiry - Gift cards
Tommaso Cioni
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-BI004
Nicole Dennis Talley
Study of Small Molecules Targeting Superoxide Dismutase 1 in Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Foundation Scholarship - $2000 Scholarship
Tomasso Cioni
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
BASIS Scottsdale Primary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-EE001
Rishi Setia
Traffic Powered Wind Turbine
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Pooja Setia
Energy and Environmental Engineering
BASIS Tucson
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA002
Kiaan Kotadia
Magnifying the Solar Energy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Amibahen Gandhi
Earth and Environmental Sciences
1-PM001
Aarya Patel
Balloon Rocket: Newton's 3rd Law of Motion
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deepaben Nilesh Patel
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
BASIS Tucson North
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-BI006
Trey Allen
Human Stem-cell Derived Heart Tissue Monolayer Image-based Analysis: Manual vs. Automatic ROI Designation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
John Rosinbum
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-RC007
Sahasrakshi Dasika
A Cryptocraft: From Caesar to Now
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Kalyan Dasika
Robotics and Computer Science
HS-EL009
Bella Lee
Mobile Vacuum COVID-19 Vaccine Freezer
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Heather Parra
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EE007
Ximena Balmaceda
Claudia Anne Niragira
Aidin Valles
Urbis Lumen: A Sustainable Lunar City
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jackie Nichols
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-EE011
Michael Bramlett
Julian Gomez
Sean Griffin
New Luna City - The City of Stars
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly - $35 check and certificate
Jackie Nichols
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Booth-Fickett Math and Science Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-HW103-C
Class of 12
Cover Your Sneeze
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sascha Quartey
Health and Wellness
4-CH102-C
Class of 15
The Expansion of Water Molecules in Warm and Freezing Climates
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Cameron Manjarre
Chemical Sciences
5-BE102-C
Class of 20
Subject vs. Gender Survey
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jenalyn Almodiel
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EA005
Belen Campa-Ortega
The Truth About Your Disinfectant Products
Best Female Project, 5th Grade - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Jenalyn Almodiel
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-CH101-C
Class of 16
Which Cereal Stays Crunchy the Longest ?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Melvin Williams, Jr.
Chemical Science
6-CH102-C
Class of 9
Which Bread Stays Fresher?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Food Safety Award Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - Framed Certificate
Melvin Williams, Jr.
Chemical Science
6-HW101-C
Class of 14
Does Yoga Affect Flexibility?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melvin Williams, Jr.
Health and Wellness
6-CH012
Cara L Lyons
Which Fire Starter Lights up Your Night?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Melvin Williams, Jr.
Chemical Science
6-EE008
Kairi Maurer
Does the Type of Recyclable Material Affect the Temperature of a House?​
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Melvin Williams, Jr.
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-CH003
Danae Dixon
Water Filtration
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Adelle McNiece
Chemical Science
7-PM004
Adrienne Smith
Rocket Shooter
Aerospace Excellence Award - $50 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Adelle McNiece
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-ER006
Lisa Trinh
How Does the Shape of a Boat's Hull Affect the Speed of the Boat?
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Jessica Maurer
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Borman Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA013
Abigail D'Anthony
Predicting The Weather!
Aspiring Meteorologist Award - MRK boards - Arduino hardware: 1) maker 1000 with wifi, 2) environmental shield with sensors
Adam Norzagaray
Earth and Environmental Science
8-HW025
Izzy Noe
Music Sleep Study
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Adam Norzagaray
Health and Wellness
Canyon del Oro High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS010
Zander Bryan Reed Dickey
Active Sensing for the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus) When Faced With Unpredictable Situations
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Christopher Chen
Animal Science
HS-CM006
Aaron Trinh
The Feasibility of the Extraction of (2E)-3-phenylprop-2-enal from Cinnamomum cassia Bark Using Water and Aqueous Ethanol as Solvents in Distillation
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Jill Christman
Chemical and Material Science
Canyon View Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP005
Autumn Andrews-Hanna
Animal intelligence: How smart is Jasper?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
3rd Place Elementary School Award - TI-15 Calculator
Good Dog, Roo - $25 check and certificate
Lola's Legacy (somehow include: Lilah and Svea's names - $ 20 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Gibson
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-AP004
Amelie Puell
Wondering if Plants Like Milk
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Robert Henikman
Animal and Plant Sciences
1-PM003
Myla Closterman
Connecting With Electricity
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Best Female Project, 1st Grade - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Bangert
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-CH004
Clara Frey
How Do Different Flours Affect Chocolate Chip Cookies?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Kupper
Chemical Sciences
2-AP004
Abby Henson
What is an ants favorite food?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pawloski
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-AP010
Isabelle Babst
Sumachaya Sumchachool
Life Cycle of a Fruit Fly - Does It Depend on the Type of Fruit?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mary Clark
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-PM008
Luke William Frey
Which is more important for cloud duration and thickness: temperature or water?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Oliver
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-CH016
Amelia Holmes
Bzzzz: What's That White Stuff?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Innovative Chemistry Award - $50 check and certificate
Ms. Oliver
Chemical Sciences
Casas Christian School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA006
Mateo Hearn
What Soundproof Material Works Best?
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science - $25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Joe Beard
Earth and Environmental Science
6-CH009
Stone William McCaleb
Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) and Electroplating
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Joe Beard
Chemical Science
6-CH006
Nicole Kalea Njoroge
What Drinks Cause the Most Tooth Decay?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Joe Beard
Chemical Science
Castlehill Country Day School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-ER021
Tyler Fischer
Playing Bridge: Testing Weight Capacity
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Fred Roberts
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-BE008
Shelly Gisches
My Ice Cream Is Expensive: It Must Be Delicious
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Fred Roberts
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-HW006
James Ludi
How Well Do You Wash Your Hands?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Fred Roberts
Health and Wellness
4-AP017
Frannie Guzman
The Incredible Three: Super Kittens Fly Again
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AZAALAS Special Award of Merit - $50 Check and Certificate
Best Female Project, 4th Grade - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Good Dog, Herc - $25 check and certificate
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly - $25 check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Fred Roberts
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP016
Gwen Rutschman
Great Garden Growth: The Effect of Earthworms in Garden Soil
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Seeded Produce Award for Agricultural Creativity and Innovation - $100 check and certificate
Fred Roberts
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-AP013
Rainey Saffer
California Poppies
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Fred Roberts
Animal and Plant Sciences
Catalina Foothills High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB027
Megan A. Bime
Changes in Bile Acid During Obesity and Prebiotic Treatment
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tiffanie Bialis
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-EA055
Gabriel Declercq
Indian Monsoon
NOAA Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award - $25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Tiffanie Bialis
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB031
Zachary A. Keyes
Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor's Ability to Maintain Pluripotency in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Compared to That of Nine Similar-structured Small Molecules
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award - $25 check, Formal letter of congratulations
Tiffanie Bialis
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-BE040
Annalise A. Mendoza
Kulindu T. Vithanachchi
How the Pandemic Impacted Activities and Mental Health
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
TIffanie Bialis
Behavioral and Social Science
Centennial Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-BE012
Melissa Bronson
Does Color Affect Memory?
Youth in Science - $25 check and certificate
Mrs. Harakal
Behavioral and Social Science
Cibola High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS007
Zarrin Askari
Investigation on Amino Acid DL-Phenylalanine’s Ability as a Cognitive Stimulant in V. costata
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Caterpillar Foundation's Building Arizona's Future Award - $1500 for a project that builds a better world
SARSEF Alumni Award - $100 check and certificate
Patricia Garcia
Animal Science
HS-EL003
Hailey Chualmorkodt
The Smart Toilet - An Automated Urine Screening Device for Kidney Failure, Bladder Cancer, and Prostate Enlargement
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dr. Uhl STEM Integration Award - Best Integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Patricia Garcia
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-AS012
Kailey Garcia
Hannah Lee
The Effects of Microplastics in Our Environment on Sphingidae
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Patricia Garcia
Animal Science
HS-EA021
Esperanza Guizar
Rodrigo Guizar Jr.
Fast Fashion on Photosynthesis
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Grace under Pressure Award - $50 check and certificate
Patricia Garcia
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB024
Kylie Gwynn
You Are What You Eat! Prediction of Food Allergy Development
Food Safety Award Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - Framed Certificate
Patricia Garcia
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-BI005
Quinn Nemeth
Differentiating Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Into Nephron Cell Types Using Extracellular Matrix Proteins and Soluble Growth Factors
Animal or Plant In Vitro Biology Award - $25 check, Formal letter of congratulations from Society for In Vitro Biology
Kimberly Adkins
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-BE022
Valeria Robles
Is It a Male or Female Thing?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Garcia
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-AS018
Cole Steinmetz
How Will (Z)-9-Tricosene, Food, and the Combination of Both, Perform at Catching M. domestica?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kimberly Adkins
Animal Science
Cienega High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-BE018
Emilie McClellan
Our Warmer World
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AZ Psych Association Psychological Science Award - $100 Check and certificate
Bettering Ourselves and Our Planet - $25 and certificate
Lisa Baker
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA022
Isabel Ross
Green Infrastructure Impacts on Carbon Cycling: Evaluating Changes in Soil Microbial Composition and Function
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Lisa Baker
Earth and Environmental Science
Cochise Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-ER001
Arya White
Beat the Heat - Will Sound Waves Put Out a Fire?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AZ Lotus Award for Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science - AZ Lotus Merchandise Pack + $100 gift certificate to the Diamondbacks Store
Dr. Uhl STEM Integration Award - Best Integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Excellence in Scientific Research - $25 cash and certificate
Ty White
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Continental School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-AP101-C
Class of 25
Color Changing Carnations
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Sharon Flowers
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-PM101-C
Class of 25
Why Do Stars Come Out at Night?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Excellence In Science - $40 cash and certificate
Mrs. House
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-EE009
Justin Burkhalter
Samuel Rothermal
Keep Your Food the Way You Want It
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Donna Grimes
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-HW012
Robert Brubaker
Grace Matthews
RGB LED Color Changing Light Sphere
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Dr. Uhl STEM Integration Award - Best Integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Ken Kratzer
Health and Wellness
Copper Creek Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP106-C
Class of 23
Pollinators in Our Neighborhoods
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Esther Chapman Memorial Award for Curiosity And Plant Science - $50 check and certificate
Tara Wieber
Animal and Plant Sciences
Coronado K-8 School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-BE006
Gabriella John
Does The Color Of Food Affect People's Opinion and Taste?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Lauren Marlatt
Behavioral and Social Science
Cottonwood Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-EA001
Caleb Fuchs
Volcano Eruption
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pam Maguire
Earth and Environmental Sciences
K-PM002
Jude Hermosa
Zoom! Who Will Go the Farthest?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pam Maguire
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
K-EE001
Hridya Sreekanth
Wind Power & Lego Anemometer!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Pam Maguire
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-ER012
Harikesh Sreekanth
Gear Magic!!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pam Maguire
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Crane Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-AP001
Carolyn Ann Meade
Fish Bait
Junior League of Tucson Future Health and Wellness Leader Award - $50 check and certificate
Nicole Rangel
Animal and Plant Science
Desert Willow Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-CH011
Melanie Livingood
Color Chromatography
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kamree Cady
Chemical Sciences
Doolen Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-BE006
Lucas Comesana
Isolation in Quarantine
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
ASQ Sponsored Award - $50 check and certificate
Marisa Kleiman
Behavioral and Social Science
6-BE005
Jack Elliot
Game Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Marisa Kleiman
Behavioral and Social Science
6-CH015
Mason Huey
How Does Sunlight Affect Rubber Bands?​
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Marisa Kleiman
Chemical Science
6-PM010
Alexander Macholtz
Box It Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Marisa Kleiman
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-HW012
Jonah Plemons
Melting Magic
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Marisa Kleiman
Health and Wellness
6-EA009
Sabrina Wexler
The Effects of Pollutants on Artemia
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Marisa Kleiman
Earth and Environmental Science
6-EA008
Ariadne Wolgemuth
Which Desert Plant Reduces Carbon Dioxide and Temperature the Most?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Environmental Impact Award - $25 Check and certificate
Honorable Mention - $25 cash, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Marisa Kleiman
Earth and Environmental Science
7-HW012
Ben Brumley
Pandemic Printing
Critical Thinking Excellence in Science and Engineering - $25 Check and Certificate
Ivan D Yocum
Health and Wellness
7-EE012
Ellen Dorsey-Sanchez
The Bright Green Hope: The Future's Biofuel. Does the Volume of Water Matter in Growing Algae?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Ivan D Yocum
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-BE009
Zach Dye
Communication in a Time of Covid
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Science of Kindness Award - Ben's Bells gift bag
Southern Arizona Psychological Association Award - 3rd Place - $50 prize
Ivan D Yocum
Behavioral and Social Science
7-AP005
Chloe Howell
Keeping Strawberries Fresh
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award First Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $100 Check and Framed Certificate
Ivan D Yocum
Animal and Plant Science
7-EA009
Ella Stoddard
Be Clean to Go Green!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ivan D Yocum
Earth and Environmental Science
7-CH004
Ben Wexler
pH Indicators from Tucson Plant and Fruit Extracts
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Innovative Chemistry Award - $75 check and certificate
Third Place Award - $50, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Ivan D Yocum
Chemical Science
8-EE012
Brady Grabo
Going Green With Greywater
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Vantage West Credit Union Science and Engineering Award - $25 Target Gift Card
Ivan D Yocum
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-EA007
Jesus Mendoza-Villela
Carbon Inside the Household
Energy Solutions Award - $50 Check and certificate
Ivan D Yocum
Earth and Environmental Science
Dove Mountain CSTEM School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-PM101-C
Class of 28
Sticky Sticks
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Velazco
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
2-CH102-C
Class of 19
Eww… Brown Guacamole!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education -
First Place - $100 Check and Framed Certificate
Use Your Noodle - $25 check and certificate
Maria Fallon
Chemical Sciences
3-BE101-C
Class of 28
Help Spread the Smile Virus: 15 Minutes of Smiles Could Save 15% or More on Happiness!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Leyvas
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-HW101-C
Class of 27
Can You Breathe?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Belden
Health and Wellness
4-PM002
Weston Booth
Benjamin Clark
Up! Up! and Away!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Aerospace Excellence Award - $50 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Mrs. Sera
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-ER001
Ellie Divijak
Madison Divijak
Burrrrrrrrrs Be Gone!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly - $25 check and certificate
Mrs. Sera
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-AP002
Ellie Johnson
Oceans Galore
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Sera
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-PM001
Barrett Mortenson
Light Color Effect on Low Light Vision
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Certificate of Achievement in Astronomy - $50 Check, Certificate (framed), membership
Mrs. Mitchell
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-CH002
Ben Wiggins
Got Milk! Turning Milk Into Bioplastic
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Mitchell
Chemical Sciences
5-CH004
Evan Huntington
Erosion and Corrosion of Sedimentary Rocks
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Quiroz
Chemical Sciences
5-BE018
Audrey Moore
Morgan Moore
Typer vs. Writer: Who Will Win?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Mrs. Quiroz
Behavioral and Social Sciences
6-EA002
Benjamin Barrett
Vehicle Pollution at Various Crossroads
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Jefferson
Earth and Environmental Science
6-ER001
Rori L. Divijak
Flip-O-Hat
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Wellman
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-PM003
Max Joseph Larsen
Frigid and Boiled Rubber
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Lang
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-BE002
Ashton Nebeker
How Do Petroglyphs of the Hohokam Tribes Prove Interaction Across Long Distances?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Southern Arizona Psychological Association Award - 1st Place - $100 prize
The Haven Award of Excellence - $75 check and certificate
Mrs. Wellman
Behavioral and Social Science
6-PM001
Kevin Tonery Nathaniel
Which Bat Has More "Pop"?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Lang
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-ER011
Elizabeth DeWitt
The Food Detective
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Grit Award - Girl - $100 check and certificate
Shelley Wermuth
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-AP007
Abigail Ditsch
Which Will Be the Berry Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $75 Check and Framed Certificate
Shelley Wermuth
Animal and Plant Science
7-BE003
Devin Loya
Do Students Learn Better In-Person or Online?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Wermuth
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM002
Samden Bottorf
Flying Tail-End
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Ochoa
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-EE008
River Allen Parsons
Ryder Cole Parsons
Saddle It Up
Youth in Engineering - $25 check and certificate
Lauren Ochoa
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-CH005
Brendan Ritchey
Freezing Batteries
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Ochoa
Chemical Science
8-PM005
Payeton Torres
BMX Racing: Do Gears Matter?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ray Cammack Shows Creativity in Engineering Award - 5 Carnival Ride Cards for Pima County Fair or Arizona State Fair
Mrs. Mitchell
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Emily Gray Junior High
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-EE009
Katie Beverage
Reef Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Lemelson Early Inventor Prize - $100 voucher and certificate
Mr. Greg Gaines
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE003
Santino Celani
The Auto Soil Testing and Hydration System
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Excellence in Civil Engineering (7th) - $150 Cash Prize and Certificate
Mr. Greg Gaines
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-AP002
Ben Head
Straight Up Soil Situation
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Robin M. Cattler Innovation Award - $50 Check and certificate
Third Place Award - $50, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Mr. Greg Gaines
Animal and Plant Science
7-EA002
Lea Layton
Megan L Lujan
Which Natural Process Slows Down Decomposition Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Lemon Tree - $50 check and certificate
Mr. Greg Gaines
Earth and Environmental Science
7-BE004
Elise Mansour
Do Hummingbirds Have A Color Preference?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Mr. Greg Gaines
Behavioral and Social Science
7-ER007
Samuel M. Mata
Can You Make a Functioning Sleeping Bag Out of Bags From Amazon?
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Mr. Greg Gaines
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-ER003
Sabine Meredith
A Virtual Environment for Socializing During the Pandemic
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mr. Greg Gaines
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-EE004
Emme Moore
The Fauna Safe
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mr. Greg Gaines
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE005
Gavin Panttlia
Motion Light
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mr. Greg Gaines
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-BE002
Saturnino Felix-Pajkos
Scribble, Scribble, Scribble: Looking for a New System of Drawing Congressional Districts so Gerrymandering Cannot Affect Our Elections
Using Science in Responsible Citizenship - $50 and cert, gift bag
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Behavioral and Social Science
8-CH006
Nathan Ignatoff
Can Plant Waste Materials Extract Fabric Dye from Wastewater?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Chemical Science
8-EA005
Annika Koessler
Minimizing Microbial Menagerie - Why is Microbe Diversity Decreasing?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award - $50 check and certificate
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Earth and Environmental Science
8-HW008
Madeline McCabe
Does Wearing a Mask Affect Oxygen Levels?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Health and Wellness
8-BE001
Talya O'Neil
Article vs. Infographic: What Do Students Remember Better?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Excellence in Palm Oil Education - $25 check and certificate
Southern Arizona Psychological Association Award - 2nd Place - $75 prize
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Behavioral and Social Science
8-EA003
Daniel Provenzano
Sustainability of a Tucson Aquatic Habitat
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award - $50 check and certificate
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Earth and Environmental Science
8-BE004
Mia Ramos
Does the Ketogenic Diet Affect Cognitive Ability in People With Parkinson's Disease?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Adventure in Science Award - $45 check and cert
AZAALAS Special Award of Merit - $50 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Lara Huetter
Behavioral and Social Science
Emily Meschter Early Learning Center
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-PM101-C
Class of 17
Bubble Bubble Double Trouble
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennifer Oquendo
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
PK-HW101-C
Class of 20
Battle of the Handwashing
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jessica Jankowski-Gallo
Health and Wellness
PK-AP101-C
Class of 9
Candy Camouflage
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ryan Larkin
Animal and Plant Sciences
PK-EA101-C
Class of 20
A Rainbow of Sun Prints
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Demitria Davey and Jessica Caramella
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Empire High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-CM002
Mikaela Nadine Dubreuil
Density: Fresh From the Oven
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Best Use of International System of Units Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Michael Frank, PhD
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PM011
Taylor Guinane
Have You Ever Seen Sound?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
1st Place High School Award - TI n-spire Calculator, Apple Air Pod Pro
Live Long and Prosper - $ 200 Check & Certificate
Michael Frank, PhD
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-RC004
Lillian Kugler
Wi-Fi Efficiency
Principles of Electromagnetics - Gold - $100 Check and certificate
Michael Frank, PhD
Robotics and Computer Science
HS-CM012
Maja Palmer
Maile Rand
The Effect of Chemical Composition on the Effectiveness of Antacids
Rising Female Chemist - $150 check and certificate
Michael Frank, PhD
Chemical and Material Science
HS-EL006
Jarrod Saffioti
Using an LDR to Detect the Ripeness of a Red Delicious Apple
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Michael Frank, PhD
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-PS019
Nainika Menakuru
Elizabeth R. Smith
The Power of pH
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Michael Frank, PhD
Plant Science
HS-CM010
Eli Spendlove
The Effect of Duct Tape on Puncture Resistance
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Michael Frank, PhD
Chemical and Material Science
HS-MI008
Kayla Wittwer
Creosote, the Desert’s Native Antibiotic
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $75 Check and Framed Certificate
Tucson Herpetological Society - $150 check
Michael Frank, PhD
Microbiology
HS-CM011
Jerry Yu
The Effect of Different Cooking Methods on Vitamin C in Capsicum annuum
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Michael Frank, PhD
Chemical and Material Science
Esmond Station Iron Horses K-8
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-BE007
Sarah Carlson
Do Masks Mask Your Emotions?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Cornejo
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-AP008
McKenna Kelly
Does the Temperature of Milk Change Cheese Quality?
Food Safety Award - Third Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $50 Check and Framed Certificate
Mrs. Cornejo
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-HW014
Camille Homes
Stress and COVID19
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Morrison
Health and Wellness
5-BE013
Hannah Carlson
The Impact of Birth Order on Personality Type
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Oslund
Behavioral and Social Sciences
6-EA011
Micah Carlson
Combating Acid Rain in Arizona Lakes
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Ms. Matthias
Earth and Environmental Science
7-CH013
Emma Kelly
Pineapple Enzymes
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Galigher
Chemical Science
Esperero Canyon Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-PM010
Iliana Wisniewski
The Power of Drops - How the Proportionality of Small to Large Raindrops Affects Erosion
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Live Long and Prosper - $100 Check & Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Elzbieta Wisniewski
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Fruchthendler Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP001
Elizabeth Angiulo
The Taste of Candy
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Cassie Konrath
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-AP002
Celeste M. Garcia
Growing Up......
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Cassie Konrath
Animal and Plant Sciences
K-PM001
Shaylyn Carole Maddock
Bubble Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Cassie Konrath
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
1-EE001
Hanna Marshall
Chick With Bricks
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Missy Boldt
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-EA001
Alexander Angiulo
Water Preservation Farming
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ana Batiste
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-PM001
Ruben Joseph Garcia
Burn, Burn, Burn!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
2nd Place Elementary School Award - TI-34 Calculator, Snap Circuits Set
Shannon Turnage
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
4-AP101-C
Class of 21
Hungry Pets
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Kimberly Mulligan
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-EE001
Toben Dorsey-Sanchez
Stopping Styrofoam With Rice and Salt: How Much Salt Does It Take?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Youth in Engineering - $25 check and certificate
Rane Clements
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Galasso Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PS009
Marina Galasso
Selaginella lepidophylla and Acetic Acid Applied to Maize Seeds to Improve Growth and Drought Tolerance
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Foundation Scholarship - $2000 Scholarship
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively - $25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
Sandra Galasso
Plant Science
Gowan Science Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-AP001
Melanie Moore
Glyphosate vs. Household Herbicides
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Theodore Thorp
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-HW001
Erick Josiah Figueroa Orozco
Clash of the Face Masks
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Theodore Thorp
Health and Wellness
7-ER001
Samantha Chulamorkodt
The Intubation Shield - Essential COVID-19 Protective Gear for Paramedics and Anesthesiologists
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
2020 DoD STEM Leadership Prize - $100 and certificate
Broadcom Foundation Coding with Commitment - $250 gift certificate and Raspberry Pi Computer Kit
Theodore Thorp
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Gregory School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-ER101-C
Class of 11
Echolocation and Thwartation
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Original Idea Award - $45 check and cert
Jennifer DeBenedetti
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-BE105-C
Class of 11
How Do Pets Affect Our Health?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jennifer DeBenedetti
Behavioral and Social Sciences
6-EA101-C
Class of 48
Farewell Feathered Friends: Southern Arizona Drought and Temperature Extremes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Classroom Project: Success in Engineering - $25 check and certificate
Critical Thinking Excellence in Science and Engineering - $25 Check and Certificate
Excellence in Scientific Research - $25 cash and certificate
Innovative Thought in Engineering or Science - $50 check and certificate
Kelly Smith
Earth and Environmental Science
6-ER013
Maximus Domin
Slow Gravity
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kelly Ann Smith
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Gutenkunst Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-CH001
Cody Connor Gutenkunst
Science of Slime: How Does My Slime Change As I Change the Recipe?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Shannon Gutenkunst
Chemical Sciences
3-BE004
Carson Asher Gutenkunst
When Is the Park Most COVID-safe?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Shannon Gutenkunst
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Harvest Preparatory Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH004
Rebecca Rodriguez
Alexander Sandoval
What Kind of Household Materials Can Be Used to Stop/ Slow Down Apples From Browning?
Food Safety Award - Third Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $50 Check and Framed Certificate
Glenn Ocana
Chemical Science
7-PM003
Isael Padilla
Effect Weight Has on an Airplane 
AIAA Excellence in Aerospace Engineering - $25 Check & Certificate
Rolando Bayarcal
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-CM001
Sheivanny Magaña
Primordial Soup the Origin Of Life: Creating Essential Macromolecules from Inorganic Sources.
2nd Place High School Award - TI n-spire Calculator, Wireless Microscope
Alfred Santos
Chemical and Material Science
HS-PS006
Ana Navarro
Defying Gravity: The Role of Nitric Oxide in Mediating Gravitropism in Natural and Synthetic Auxin
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alfred Santos
Plant Science
HS-HB001
Andrea Romero
Let's Fight Bac(teria)! Effects of Prosopis glandulosa (Mesquite) leaves Extract on Lowering the Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli, Sarcina lutea, and Staphylococcus Epidermidis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Alfred S. Santos
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-PS005
Miranda Salcido
Frosty Plants! Using Gibberellic Acids on Promoting Germination of Cryopreserved Lactuca sativa (Romaine Lettuce) Seeds
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alfred Santos
Plant Science
HS-EA010
Sheyla Solorzano
Save the Turtles! Investigating the Efficacy of Pestalotiopsis microspora Fungi vs. Ictalurus furcatus Fish Gut Biome in the Biodegradation of Polystyrene Microplastics
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Best Use of International System of Units Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Alfred S. Santos
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PM004
Carlos Teodorovich
What Is Bernoulli’s Principle? The Relation Between Speed and Pressure on a Fluid
AIAA Excellence in Aerospace Engineering - $50 Check & Certificate
Outstanding Project in Nautical or Submarine Sciences - $250 check and certificate
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project - $25 check and certificate
Alfred Santos
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EA014
Josselyn Hernandez
Jimena Uribe
Biocontrol for Toxic Algae
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Alfred Santos
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA012
Eveleen Velarde
Think Before You Drink! Comparative Water Analysis of City of Yuma and San Luis Drinking Fountains
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Alfred Santos
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-HB011
Gabriel Bojorquez
Ricardo Villarreal
The Effectiveness of Copaiba (The Effects of Copaifera reticulata on Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria)
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Vangielyn Dela Cruz
Health and Biomedical Science
Hermosa Montessori Charter School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-CH004
Luca McGill
Juicy, Jiggly, Jittery Spheres - The Effects of High and Low pH Levels and Sodium Citrate on Spherification
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Nancy Steinke
Chemical Sciences
5-HW003
Noah McGill
So Long, Coronavirus! You Won’t Be ‘Mist’! - Designing and Building an Economical Ventilation System to Reduce the Transmission of Airborne Pathogens Like COVID Aerosols in Indoor Classrooms
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mattie JT Stepanek Promising Scientist Award - $50 check and certificate
Nancy Steinke
Health and Wellness
5-BE002
Atticus Riggs
Do Cats Purr-fer Circles?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Michelle Ross
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Highland Free School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-HW013
Benjamin Baker
Breathtaking Science
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Teresa Rodriguez
Health and Wellness
Homer Davis Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-AP104-C
Class of 16
The Moon Matters
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jessica Howe
Animal and Plant Sciences
Huachuca City School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EE020
Julia L. Agee
Power of the Wind
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Joel Barrington
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Imago Dei
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-HW017
Dominic Felix
The Doorway Experiment
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Jennifer Mattes
Health and Wellness
Immaculate Heart Elementary and Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-HW102-C
Class of 18
Winning or Losing With More Video Game Time During COVID?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jessica Reichling
Health and Wellness
5-EE101-C
Class of 17
Plant Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ana Castro-Eubanks
Energy and Environmental Engineering
5-ER016
Ryder Asplin
The Automatic Rebounder
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ana Castro-Eubanks
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH001
Paul Fellinger
Smokey Situation
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ana Castro-Eubanks
Chemical Sciences
5-ER018
Mary Kate Sadlowski
Stars
Certificate of Achievement in Astronomy - $75 Check, Certificate (framed), membership
Ana Castro-Eubanks
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-EA001
Lily Vibal
Cool It Down
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ana Castro-Eubanks
Earth and Environmental Sciences
6-HW102-C
Class of 26
How to Recharge in a Pandemic
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Theresa Chavez
Health and Wellness
6-AP015
Sara Reichling
How to Grow It Up When the Pandemic Has You Down
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Theresa Chavez
Animal and Plant Science
7-ER018
Ngoc Bui
Poor Wifi Signal? Explore the Cause of It
Principles of Electromagnetics - Silver - $50 Check and certificate
José Robles
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-PM007
Daniel DeGrood
Which Woods Bend More Before Breaking?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
José Robles
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-CH015
Laura Fellinger
The Business of Baking
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
José Robles
Chemical Science
8-CH021
Eva Haloftis
Desirable Disinfectant
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
José Robles
Chemical Science
8-EA015
Noah F. Labonte
Keep It Down
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jose Robles
Earth and Environmental Science
Immaculate Heart High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA007
Phuong Bui
Temperature's Effects on the Alkalinity of Seawater
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Dr. Mary G Lyons
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PS001
Elizabeth Haloftis
The Effects of Sodium Polyacrylate on Radishes in Different Soil Ratios
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Dr. Mary G Lyons
Plant Science
Innovation Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-HW101-C
Class of 23
I Like to Move It, Move It
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Susan Steen and Lindsay Baeder
Health and Wellness
K-CH001
Grant Douglas
Nacho Regular Oven
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jasmine's Super Cool Science Kid Award - $25.00
Paula Sotelo
Chemical Sciences
1-BE102-C
Class of 90
Learning to Bloom with Zoom
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Danielle Swartz
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-BE101-C
Class of 27
The Super Puzzle Effect
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lori Larussa
Behavioral and Social Sciences
2-AP102-C
Class of 30
Mylar Balloon Garden
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pam Barrett
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-ER001
Zane Douglas
Improbubble
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pam Barrett
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-EA004
Sophia Lococo
Do you want to know the best way to get rid of weeds?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Lori LaRussa
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-CH001
Mila Lopez
Crayon Express
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lori Larussa
Chemical Sciences
2-EE002
Savanna Randall
Healthy, Happy Chickens with Water Conservation
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Bettering Ourselves and Our Planet - $25 and certificate
Lori Larussa
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-EA003
Hermina Redman
Mites and Tites
RISING STALAGMITE AWARD - $50 check, SAG T-Shirt, Certificate of Appreciation, and an invitation to present your project at our general monthly meeting,
Pam Barrett
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-BE102-C
Class of 25
Read My Lips
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Rachelle Ferris
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-BE103-C
Class of 24
Am I Making Myself Clear?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mabel Rivera
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-HW103-C
Class of 20
Response Time: "Reflex"ions
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ashlyn Lehwald
Health and Wellness
3-PM003
Gauthier Allouis
What Keel for My Sailboat?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Mabel Rivera
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-PM002
Jude Anderson
Race Down the Hill!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Rachelle Ferris
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-ER003
Leopoldo Delgado
The Social Distancer
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Ashlyn Lehwald
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-EA003
Aaron Eager
Water Cycle! How Evaporation & Condensation Work
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mabel Rivera
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-BE003
Ella Fendrick
Create to Save
Vantage West Credit Union Science and Engineering Award - $25 Target Gift Card
Mabel Rivera
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-BE002
Griffin Ferris
The Package Problem
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ferris
Behavioral and Social Sciences
3-AP005
Breckyn Koenig
Mistletoe Mischief
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Mabel Rivera
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-ER004
Zoe Larsen
The Problem of the Etch - A- Sketch
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
SARSEF Software Award - $100 Check and Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Mabel Rivera
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-EE005
Parker Serrato
Solar Power Storage
TEP Top Elementary School Project - $100 Check and Certificate
Ashlyn Lehwald
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-CH006
Drake Taylor
Eggselent Substituted Sugar Cookies
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Food Safety Award - Honorable Mention (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - Framed Certificate
Mabel Rivera
Chemical Sciences
3-EA002
Eli Theiss
Soil Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Rachelle ferris
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-HW003
Giada Wylie
We Have the Beat
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Rachelle Ferris
Health and Wellness
4-BE102-C
Class of 22
Rockin' Remote Learning Using Online Tools
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mandi Cordell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-HW009
Audrey Alameda
Good Night. Sleep Tight. Don't Let The Anxiety Bite!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Mandi Cordell
Health and Wellness
4-EA005
Sydney Alber
Who Let the Dogs Out (of the Swimming Pool)?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Patchin
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-ER009
Kanika Ashok Lalwani
Talking with Lights from a Distance
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mandi Cordell
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-CH010
Ellie Carter-Rogel
Wanna Be Starter Somethin'
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Nicole Tilicki
Chemical Sciences
4-BE003
Felix Croy
What Teaches Better, a Visual or Written Lesson?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mandi Cordell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-HW006
Talan Freytag
Help! I'm Moody and Crashing!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Two Boo Boos - $25 check and certificate
Mandi Cordell
Health and Wellness
4-HW010
Kalia Lopez
Reading Rainbow
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mandi Cordell
Health and Wellness
4-EE003
Lucas Randall
Eco Friendly Chicken Coop
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mandi Cordell
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-BE004
Jeremy Spruce
Memory Wars
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mandi Cordell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-AP010
Griffon Taylor
Sneaky Snacky Squirrels
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Patricia Patchin
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-HW005
Adalee Watson
Old Dog New Tricks ; Helping my Grandpa
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Junior League of Tucson Future Health and Wellness Leader Award - $50 check and certificate
Mandi Cordell
Health and Wellness
5-HW102-C
Class of 25
Building Our Community - Literally
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Science of Kindness Award - Ben's Bells gift bag
Niki Tilicki
Health and Wellness
5-CH103-C
Class of 21
What Are You Drinking?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Niki Tilicki
Chemical Sciences
5-BE104-C
Class of 23
Night or Light
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sabina Vaswani
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-BE009
Payton Barrett
Kids at Play, Turning a Blind Eye
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sabina Vaswani
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-PM009
Owen Cordell
Wheely, Wheely Bad
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Caterpillar Foundation's Building Arizona's Future Award - $250 for a project that builds a better world
Sabina Vaswani
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-HW013
Matthew D'Ambrosio
Mask Up, Arizona!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elisabeth Gingrich
Health and Wellness
5-CH018
Nancy Casanova
Kelsey Glud
Can We Save the Tea?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Nicole Tilicki
Chemical Sciences
5-HW015
Josh Moss
The Cost of Blue Light Reduction
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Sabina Vaswani
Health and Wellness
5-PM008
Jacob Oller
Brotherly Love
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elisabeth Gingrich
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-HW020
Alex Pike
Must I Dust?!?!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Nicole Tilicki
Health and Wellness
5-HW014
Torrence Salyer
The Calmer
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Elisabeth Gingrich
Health and Wellness
J. Robert Hendricks Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-ER101-C
Class of 12
Water Harvesting Playscape
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Innovative Thought in Engineering or Science - $25 check and certificate
Vanessa Schiess
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
2-AP101-C
Class of 19
Backyard Birding Builders
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kaitlyn Dennis
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-HW101-C
Class of 8
Clean Hands
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Emma Lewis
Health and Wellness
2-EE101-C
Class of 22
Community Bird Feeders
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Melissa Siegel
Energy and Environmental Engineering
2-EA103-C
Class of 23
Backyard Bird Feeders
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Sarah Hitchings
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-HW002
Sophie Brewer
Blood Flow
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kaitlyn Dennis
Health and Wellness
2-EA005
Henry Heyer
Wildlife in Western Washes
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Saguaro National Park Award - $100 check and certificate
Sky Island Naturalist - certificate and Sky Island Alliance prizes
Tucson Herpetological Society - $50 check
Youth in Science - $25 check and certificate
Kaitlyn Dennis
Earth and Environmental Sciences
2-AP003
Ian Plumlee
Why Do Cats Like Boxes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kaitlyn Dennis
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW103-C
Class of 16
Super Spreader Classroom Germs
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Monica Valdez
Health and Wellness
5-EE010
Lilah Anderson Vosper
Feral Feeder
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Erica Neff
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-CH016
Mariah Amador
Raeanne Smith
Freezing, Prserving and Creating a Model Cell
Rising Female Chemist - $75 check and certificate
Lydia Carlson
Chemical Science
6-EE004
Olivia Hitchings
The Pure Paintbrush Pristine
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Sonoran Glass School Award for Outstanding Creativity in Science - $70 Gift certificate to make a glass paperweight
Lydia Carlson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-EE005
Aayla Kentz
The Incinerator Truck
Hogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Lydia Carlson
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-ER007
Sarah Thompson
The Scratcher
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lydia Carlson
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Keller Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-ER001
Matthew Keller
Blast Away Sail Car
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Stephanie Keller
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Khalsa Montessori School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-PM005
Reed Bennon
Speed^3
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
David Ficke
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-PM008
Geneva Casertano
How Effective is Retro-Reflective Gear?
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
David Ficke
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-AP015
Lilah Hollister
Ready...Set...Grow!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
David Ficke
Animal and Plant Science
7-BE013
Richard Bove
Sorry Sissoko
Think Fast!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
David Ficke
Behavioral and Social Science
8-HW014
Greta Birkinbine
Efficacy of Different Fabrics in Face Masks
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
David Ficke
Health and Wellness
8-HW004
Aralin Cajas
The Science of Color Vision
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
David Ficke
Health and Wellness
8-ER012
Sam Cochran
Cleaning Robot
Scottie Wright Memorial Mechanical Engineering Award - Mechanical Engineering or Robotics
David Ficke
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-ER013
Sam Cormode
Lights, Motors, and Electricity
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
David Ficke
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-CH017
Eve Kpetehoto
pH vs. Plastic
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
David Ficke
Chemical Science
8-BE010
Serena Rezende-Tsao
The Electoral College Swing State vs. Non-Swing State
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Using Science in Responsible Citizenship - $50 and cert, gift bag
David Ficke
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM006
Leif Terre
The Friction Prediction
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Engineering Award - Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
David Ficke
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-ER007
Mia Leimroth
Darren Yong
Which Voice Assistant Is the Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
David Ficke
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Kofa High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-CM005
Chrissa B. Melton
Organic vs. Non-Organic
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Sonia Solis
Chemical and Material Science
Kowalski Home School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EA001
Peyton Kowalski
Salinity at Agua Caliente Park
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sky Island Naturalist - certificate and Sky Island Alliance prizes
Jeannette Olsson
Earth and Environmental Science
L. W. Cross Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-BE003
Lillian Guzman
Rainbow Reading
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Behavioral and Social Science
6-HW005
Hassan Melhem Lorenzo Lopez
How Does Ozone Affect Pathogens Like Bacteria and Mold?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Health and Wellness
7-AP010
Keelynn Anderson
Reusable Dog Bandages
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Animal and Plant Science
7-ER009
Lucio Castellini
ABCalc - Reinventing How Woodworkers Calculate Board Footage. (or just “ABCalc” for short)
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Engineering Scholarship - $500 Scholarship and certificate
Alexandria Vaughn
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-ER008
Jacob Hernandez
Pool Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-ER010
Josue Hernandez
The Universal Shoe
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-EA007
Ayden Knight
Does Temperature Influence a Tornado's Strength?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award - $25 Check, Certificate, and Letter
Alexandria Vaughn
Earth and Environmental Science
7-EA004
Chiara E Kretzer
Oreos Contain Palm Oil Which Negatively Affects Orangutans
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Palm Oil Education - $25 check and certificate
Alexandria Vaughn
Earth and Environmental Science
7-HW009
Elizabeth Loehr
Brooke Lowe
Multi-Pack
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Health and Wellness
7-PM002
Kate McEuen
Beat Friction
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
7-AP006
Olive Parisi
Do Donkeys Taste the Same as Humans?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Engineering Award - Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
Alexandria Vaughn
Animal and Plant Science
7-CH010
Brynn Quelland
Yeast vs. Sugar
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Chemical Science
7-HW007
Riley Schleicher
How Gross is Gross?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alexandria Vaughn
Health and Wellness
7-HW008
Camden Wong
Ultraviolet Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Alexandria Vaughn
Health and Wellness
Legacy Traditional School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-ER003
Melody Cowx
WiFi or SlowFi?
ASQ Sponsored Award - $50 check and certificate
Principles of Electromagnetics - Bronze - $25 Check and certificate
Tonya Younggren
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-CH102-C
Class of 32
Apple Oxidation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Korie Sorhiem
Chemical Sciences
5-ER002
Paige Marie Patricia Green
Snowball Scooper
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Thomas Kerdels
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-ER002
Cody Jerry Alan Green
Universal Webcam Mount
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Iliana Ochoa
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-PM001
Taylor Cowx
Up Your Golf Game!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deann Ennen
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-HW007
Lauren Brown
Calcium = Strength
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Deann Ennen
Health and Wellness
8-CH007
Jazmyn Martin
Blondes Need Care, With All That Green Hair
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lindsey Oswald
Chemical Science
Lineweaver Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-HW101-C
Class of 19
How Long Is Long Enough?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Debbie Teece
Health and Wellness
1-BE101-C
Class of 17
Which Mask Is Better?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Madhavi Rachakonda
Behavioral and Social Sciences
1-EE101-C
Class of 18
String-Cup Telephones
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Elizabeth Cummins
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-BE101-C
Class of 25
Identifying People With Synesthesia
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lourdes
Behavioral and Social Sciences
4-EA101-C
Class of 27
Wrinkly Fingers
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jen Metzler
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-ER102-C
Class of 24
Pet Owner Problems - Solved!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Samantha Lauderdale
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-EA001
Sylvan LaRoche
Do Humans Affect Aquatic Life in Creeks?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
The Grit Award - Boy - $100 check and certificate
Samantha Lauderdale
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-BE101-C
Class of 27
Wait! Don't Touch Your Face!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Janine Malkin
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-EE102-C
Class of 27
Ramp It Up!
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Janine Malkin
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Lulu Walker Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-AP003
Nicolas A. Kelley
Birdwatching
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Robin M. Cattler Innovation Award - $50 Check and certificate
The Ruby Memorial Award - $25 Check and certificate
Jennifer Powers
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-AP001
Aurora Shepherd
Hydroponics vs. Soil
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ms. Newman
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-HW101-C
Class of 11
Effects of Yoga on Student Learning
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ASQ Sponsored Award - $50 check and certificate
Monique Berry-Kelley
Health and Wellness
4-EE101-C
Class of 20
Battery Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Meredith Burgess
Energy and Environmental Engineering
4-AP104-C
Class of 4
Amazing Worms
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Engineering Award - Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
Monique Berry-Kelley
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-ER006
Camdon Carrow
Burgler Box
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Monique Berry-Kelley
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
4-BE002
Dominic Ramirez
Adho Mukha Vrksasana Therapy
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Monique Berry-Kelley
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Mary Belle McCorkle Academy of Excellence K-8
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-CH101-C
Class of 20
Blowing Bubbles with Carbon Dioxide
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Feven Afewerki
Chemical Sciences
Mesquite (Yuma) Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-AP018
Gwenyth Stewart
Nutrients Testing
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lasich
Animal and Plant Science
Mountain Vista School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-AP101-C
Class of 40
Liquid Battles
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Amy McDonald & Christine Maki
Animal and Plant Sciences
7-AP003
Olivia Mota
Rainbow Seeds
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Louise and Christopher RoDee Wild Bird Study Award - $50 Check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Verdean Smith
Animal and Plant Science
7-CH008
Amber Santillana
Best Bacteria Reducing Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Verdean Smith
Chemical Science
8-CH008
Alexander Morgan
Dirty Money
Vantage West Credit Union Science and Engineering Award - $25 Target Gift Card
Verdean Smith
Chemical Science
Native American Science & Engineering Program (NASEP)
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EA028
Jenavieve Echegaray
Lexana Echegaray
Biomimicry Is the Future
Honorable Mention - $25, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Carol Seanez
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA023
Maya Ross
How Good Is the Water in Bisnahyeeł, New Mexico?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Carol Seanez
Earth and Environmental Science
Nelson Home School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PS012
Alexander Nelson
mRNA Sequence Analysis to Determine Genes Causing Unilateral Incompatibility in S. lycopersicum and S. pennellii
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Sandy Nelson
Plant Science
Nickola Home School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EE001
Avi Nickola
Can Airplanes Generate Electricity?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Langham Award for Excellence - $25 Check and Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Kat Nickola
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-ER001
Athena Rae Rader
The Five-In-One Bookmark
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Valerie Rempel
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Olsson homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-HW001
Edward L. Olsson
Filter Fantastic: What's in Your Mask?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jeannette Olsson
Health and Wellness
4-AP001
Kent Olsson
Walking With Chickens: An Excercise Study
Adventure in Science Award - $45 check and cert
Pima County Fair's Creativity in Engineering Award - Family pack of 4 admission, 1 parking, and 4, 3 ride cards. (about an $85.00 Value)
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Jeannette Olsson
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-EA001
Wade Olsson
The Fish Who Harnessed the Wind
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Excellence in Civil Engineering (6th) - $150 Cash Prize and Certificate
Innovative Thought in Engineering or Science - $50 check and certificate
The Guppy Guild - $50 check and certificate
Tucson Herpetological Society - $100 check
jeannette olsson
Earth and Environmental Science
Patagonia High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-PM006
Nicholas M Dekhtyar
Eddy Current Levitation
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
3rd Place High School Award - TI 84 Calculator
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project - $25 check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Allison Lemons
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Paulo Freire Freedom School - University
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-PM012
Lucas Gomez
Time's Shadow
Certificate of Achievement in Astronomy - $100 Check, Certificate (framed), membership
Steve Beall
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-EA012
Sofia Grajeda
What Is the Best Method to Clean Up an Oil Spill?
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Steve Beall
Earth and Environmental Science
Pistor Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-ER002
Terince Morais
Sabian Ares Moreno-Grajeda
Prosthetics for Everyone
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sang Lee
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
7-PM006
Joel Perez-Garcia
The Best Airplane
AIAA Excellence in Aerospace Engineering - $25 Check & Certificate
Sang Lee
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-HW020
Danielle Carrasco
Prakriti Sangraula
Mental Health-During COVID-19: How Are Students Really Doing?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sang Lee
Health and Wellness
Pueblo High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB015
Asher Merlin Bankhead
The Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle on Frontotemporal Dementia Disease Severity: Lessons from a Drosophila melanogaster Model
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Andrew Lettes, Ph. D.
Health and Biomedical Science
Richard B. Wilson School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA101-C
Class of 20
Paving the Way to Learning! A Class Project to Build a Better Outdoor Learning Space
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jocelyn Smerz
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-CH024
Liliana McCally
Sourdough Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jonelle Richardson
Chemical Sciences
Rohrbach Redshift Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-PM007
Isaac Rohrbach
Two Slits, Three Slits, Red Slits, Green Slits! The Triple Slit Experiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Certificate of Achievement in Astronomy - $50 Check, Certificate (framed), membership
Excellence in Earth and Space Science - Meteorites
Amanda Rohrbach
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-PM011
Samuel Rohrbach
X-Rays vs. Altitude: Which Exposes You to More Radiation - a Trip to the Mountains or a Trip to the Dentist?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
NASA Earth System Science Award - $25 Check and Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Amanda Rohrbach
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Roth Gordon Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-HW002
Sophie Roth Gordon
Taking Control: How My Food and Exercise Decisions Impact My Blood Glucose Levels
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
The Haven Award for Outstanding Performance - $50 check and certificate
Derek Roth Gordon
Health and Wellness
HS-EA018
Henry Roth Gordon
Dynamic Agrivoltaics - Boosting Performance by Adding Movement to Solar Panels
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Energy Solutions Award - $100 Check and certificate
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively - $25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
TEP Award of Excellence - $150 Check and Certificate
TEP Bright Mind Award - $1500 check and Certificate
Derek Roth Gordon
Earth and Environmental Science
Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
7-EA015
Michelle Melendrez
Ximena Ojeda
Rock Luster
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence - $25 check and certificate
Sean Mendoza
Earth and Environmental Science
Saint Joseph Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-ER101-C
Class of 15
Sound of Silence
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Patricia Ludovici
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-HW008
Katya Stickney
How Gross Is Your Phone?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Kim Bennett
Health and Wellness
6-AP012
Eden Torres
Science Plant Project
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $ 50 check and certificate
Kim Bennett
Animal and Plant Science
7-BE008
Caitlin Hurley
Remote Learning vs. Gender
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science - $25 check and certificate
Kim Bennett
Behavioral and Social Science
7-ER012
Ryder Lyman
Where's My WiFi?
Principles of Electromagnetics - Silver - $50 Check and certificate
Kim Bennett
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-CH019
Abryana Moran
Copper Plating Experiment
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society for Middle School - $75 check and gift bag
Kim Bennett
Chemical Science
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
K-HW102-C
Class of 36
Mitten
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Leon, Mrs. Raptis, and Mrs. Ramirez-Mendivil
Health and Wellness
1-AP102-C
Class of 28
Polar Plunge: The Blubber Experiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Sylvia Kamei and Mrs. Yvette Urcadez
Animal and Plant Sciences
2-CH104-C
Class of 18
Can a Colloid Change Its State?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Emily Penning
Chemical Sciences
2-AP103-C
Class of 17
Where's the Bug?
3rd Geospatial Excellence, Awarded by The Map Lady - $25 Check and certificate
Mrs. Emily Penning
Animal and Plant Sciences
3-EA001
Zachary Daou
Water Temperature in Different Colors
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Amy Triphan
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-CH011
Mia Simon-Aquirre
The Egg Olympics
Best Female Project, 3rd Grade - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Ms. Amy Triphan
Chemical Sciences
3-CH002
Raymond Michael Valenzuela
Floating Egg in Salt Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Ms. Amy Triphan
Chemical Sciences
5-CH014
Andre Rodriguez
Stain Buster
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Miss Sarah Motter
Chemical Sciences
6-HW007
Alejandro Alberto Alday
Got Air?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Kayleen Molina
Health and Wellness
6-EE007
Ava Magdalene Lukavich
Houses for the Homeless part 2
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Kayleen Molina
Energy and Environmental Engineering
6-CH013
Luke Moreno
Get That Soda Cold!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Kayleen Molina
Chemical Science
7-EA006
Gillian Launey
How Much Energy Do We Use to Light Our Homes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Patricia Barrett
Earth and Environmental Science
8-EE006
Ryan Molina
Braydyn Sage
How Far Can It Go?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Patricia Barrett
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-CH011
Shyann Torres
Bakin' Pans
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Patricia Barrett
Chemical Science
Sam Hughes Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-EA007
Maxime Ferriere
The Saguaro: Climate Victim or Not?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ASQ Sponsored Award - $50 check and certificate
Environmental Impact Award - $25 Check and certificate
First Place Award - $100 , certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Innovative Thought in Engineering or Science - $25 check and certificate
Saguaro National Park Award - $100 check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
TEP Brilliant Mind Award - TOP Elementary project $250 check and Certificate
Theresa Barry
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-HW029
Vivian Grogan
The Emotion of Motion
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Theresa Barry
Health and Wellness
5-CH036
Nola LaRochelle
Go Ahead, Bake My Day!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Youth Food Science & Creativity Award - $30 gift certificate to Melina's Cakes & Dessert Shop
Theresa Barry
Chemical Sciences
5-AP022
Lily D. Newell
Braying Burros
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jennine Grogan
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-AP024
Anna Perez Chumakova
Isabel Smith
Fingerprints: Unique or Mystique?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jennine Grogan
Animal and Plant Sciences
San Luis High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-EL002
Jorge Del Rio
Alfani Quintero
Electric Sandwich
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Heather Madrigal
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
San Simon School BIE
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-AP002
Hiliarion Enos
Jessenia Mattia-Flores
Leon Ortega
Growing Microgreens
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Pamela Buchanan
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-CH101-C
Class of 6
Colorful Chemistry Creations: Sun Prints with Color and Light
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pamela Buchanan
Chemical Sciences
5-CH101-C
Class of 6
Mighty Muffins! Kitchen Chemistry
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Pamela Buchanan
Chemical Sciences
6-CH103-C
Class of 5
Are All Sugars the Same?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pamela Buchanan
Chemical Science
Satori Charter School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-CH001
Ellis Marvin Patten Walters
Does the Brand of Bubble Gum Influence Bubble Size?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Karen Kimball
Chemical Sciences
4-CH003
Insee Ekstrom
The Orbeez-Igloo-Stupa Inator (T.O.I.S.-in8r) - A Frost Protection & Hydration System for Plants With a Little Help From Grey Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Nancy Bonsall
Chemical Sciences
Sonoran Science Academy - Tucson
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-CH101-C
Class of 35
The Magnificent Stretch
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Jori Konrad
Chemical Sciences
3-PM001
Brandon Newton
Soaring Straw Rockets
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
jori konrad
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
3-EE003
Gozel Penjiyeva
Up Up and Away in Your Own Hot Air Balloon
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
jori konrad
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-EE002
Axel Roth
Are You in Hot Water?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
jori konrad
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-RC003
Prasiddhi Gyawali
Improving the Ease and Functionality of a Research Data Application Programming Interface
Junior League of Tucson Future Technology Leader Award - $50 check and certificate
Esra Sen
Robotics and Computer Science
Sonoran Science Academy - East
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-PM002
Alper Guvenc
Are Star Wars Twin Stars Possible?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Earth and Space Science - Meteorites
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Stacey Pretzel
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-ER015
Okan Guvenc
Elevapter- High Altitude Hexadeca-copter-Based Rocket Elevator And Launch / Land System
Aerospace Excellence Award - $50 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
Excellence in Engineering - $25 Check and Certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
Megan McDonald Tukey
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-AP011
Rowan Diedrich
Inch by Inch
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Kristen Aguanno
Animal and Plant Science
7-HW017
Dylan Merriott
My Shocking Discoveries
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Kristen Aguanno
Health and Wellness
St. Cyril's Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-EA003
Langston Smith
The Cleanest Bike Route in Town.
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Pamela Tinley
Earth and Environmental Science
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH010
Kianna Alvarez
Poppin’ Popcorn
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Chemical Science
6-HW010
Brody Amon
Does Wearing a Mask Decrease Your Oxygen Level?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
MariAnn Slater
Health and Wellness
6-CH022
Emily Olsen
What Detergent Kills the Most Bacteria?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Chemical Science
6-CH023
Stella Perricone
Which Shampoo Makes Lamb Wool the Whitest?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Chemical Science
6-CH025
Olivia Taylor
Sugar & Cookies
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Chemical Science
7-BE014
Mckenzie Avelar Pilkington
Do You Really Look Like Your Parents As a Baby?
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $50 check and certificate
MariAnn Slater
Behavioral and Social Science
7-BE015
Sienna Fernandez
The Effect of Music on Memory
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Behavioral and Social Science
7-EA012
Lucas Freeman
Can Natural Materials Remove Impurities From Unprocessed Irrigation Water?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
MariAnn Slater
Earth and Environmental Science
7-HW004
Julissa Piedrahita
Which Dance Move Best Affects Your Heart Rate?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Health and Wellness
7-BE017
Taryn Stevenson
Does Color Affect Your Memory?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Behavioral and Social Science
8-EE018
Giselle Amezquita
Will Homemade Biodiesel Be an As Effective Fuel As Canola Oil?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
MariAnn Slater
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-ER015
Gabrino Fernandez
Rocket Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Aerospace Excellence Award - $75 Gift Certificate to Rocketry Works
MariAnn Slater
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
8-HW001
Briana Munoz
Which Toothpaste Helps Whiten Teeth With Braces Best?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Health and Wellness
8-AP012
Abril Sanchez
Hydroponics or Peat Moss: Which One Increases Plant Growth the Most?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Animal and Plant Science
8-CH025
Mariana Vega
Best Nail Polish Remover
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
MariAnn Slater
Chemical Science
St. Michael's School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP102-C
Class of 18
Plant Power!
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lisa Jamison
Animal and Plant Sciences
6-PM009
Thomas B. Allen
How Does Bike Suspension Work?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tracy Smith
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
6-HW016
Sophia Howell
Do Masks Work?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tracy Smith
Health and Wellness
6-HW004
Jude Huether
Tools Used to Help Protect Us From COVID-19 May Also Spread COVID-19
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Tracy Smith
Health and Wellness
6-AP009
Gianna Lagat
It's a Giving Tree!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Passion for Science Award: In honor of Rachel Tankersley and Tonya Connelly - $35 check and certificate
Tracy Smith
Animal and Plant Science
6-AP008
Emma Townsdin
Root Filtration
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tracy Smith
Animal and Plant Science
6-HW011
Kalyn Wilson
UV Radiation
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Tracy Smith
Health and Wellness
8-BE005
Chloe M. Harris
Music & Memory Mashup
The Haven Award for Innovation - $50 check and certificate
Hailey Sanders
Behavioral and Social Science
8-CH001
Avery Johnson
Are Candles Killing You?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hailey Sanders
Chemical Science
8-AP006
Christopher Lundin
Growing Mediums and Their Effects on Plant Growth
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Native Plant Studies - Book (value 25.00) and $25.00 check
Hailey Sanders
Animal and Plant Science
8-AP005
Sofie Thorn
To Decompose or Not to Decompose
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hailey Sanders
Animal and Plant Science
8-ER005
Malina Willard
Optical Theremins
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
1st Place Middle School Award - TI-84 Calculator, Apple Air Pod Pro
AZ Lotus Award for Engineering, Robotics and Computer Science - AZ Lotus Merchandise Pack + $100 gift certificate to the Diamondbacks Store
Hailey Sanders
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Sunrise Drive Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP103-C
Class of 19
Germ-Free vs. Germy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Maura Baker
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-AP009
Greta Barber
Sofie Collins
Stop That Rot!
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Denise Ybanez
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-EA002
Audrey Dessent
K-Cup or No Cup?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jiaxin Dong
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-AP010
Kaela Gracy
Quick Reproduction
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jon Helleson
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW005
Finley Johnson
A Masked Problem
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jiaxin Dong
Health and Wellness
5-CH008
Elina Koenst
Stretchy Slime
Rising Female Chemist - $50 check and certificate
Denise Ybanez
Chemical Sciences
5-CH010
Sophia Novak
Freezing Substances
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jiaxin Dong
Chemical Sciences
5-CH009
Lucas Raymond
Meet Your Meat: My Investigation of Meat Tenderness
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
1st Place Elementary School Award - TI-34 Calculator, LCD Digital Microscope
Denise Ybanez
Chemical Sciences
5-AP008
Ava Ruggieri
Wool vs. Cotton Saddle Pad
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Denise Ybanez
Animal and Plant Sciences
Sycamore Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
3-EE001
Easton Macias
Wyatt Macias
Trash Equals Energy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Mrs. Hecht
Energy and Environmental Engineering
3-AP001
Evelyn Tosseth
The Great Hamster Seed Hunt
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dennis Life Science Award - Any plant or animal life science
Mrs. Hecht
Animal and Plant Sciences
4-ER002
James Ferrin
Can I Build a Solar Powered Go Kart?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Middendorf
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER005
Chloe Roe Hancock
Environmentally Friendly Straw-Bioplastic
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ms. Cordova
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-AP011
Katie Hecht
The Box Cat Feeder
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Wright
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-BE004
Josephine Marinone- Knight
Memory and Emotions
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Krup
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-PM007
Julian Paredes
Which Box Will Slide Down First?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms. Wright
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
Tanque Verde Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-ER105-C
Class of 24
The Trash Conveyor Belt
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mrs. Karel
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER008
Ephram Lines
Electric Back Massager
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Hust
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
6-ER006
Parker Harwell
3D Printer Filament PLA or PTEG
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Basler
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
6-EE013
Logan Nielsen
Fan Powered Hovercraft
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
3rd Place Middle School Award - TI-34 Calculator
Mrs. Vega
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Tanque Verde High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS017
Emily Ignatoff
Avian Relationships to Cottonwood (Populus fremontii) in Perennial vs Intermittent Riparian Ecosystems in Southern Arizona
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Alex and Winn Lindsay Award - $1000 check and a certificate (will deterine true amount by end of February)
Saguaro National Park Award - $100 check and certificate
Dr. Mark Saliba
Animal Science
HS-CB002
Karah Mayer
In Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patient Tissue, UG Rich RNA Is Not Preferentially Soluble as Predicted
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Best of Cellular & Microbiological Sciences Award - $500 Scholarship and Certificate
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Jack Johnson Arizona Excellence in Science Award - $2,500 Scholarship
Dr. Grazyna Zreda
Cellular and Molecular Biology
The Montessori Schoolhouse
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-AP003
Anya LeBauer
The Effect of Fire on Biodiversity Over Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Junior League of Tucson Future Climate Leader Award - $50 check and certificate
Hannah Ebner
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-EE002
Zachary Soto
Fast and Stable Cargo Ship
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Paige Riedy
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Tucson Hebrew Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-EA101-C
Class of 12
The Ice Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Adina Karp
Earth and Environmental Sciences
3-HW102-C
Class of 10
Screen Time Surplus
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Melissa Landau
Health and Wellness
Tucson High Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS001
Amado A Alvarez
More Than Rain in the Drain: Documenting Wildlife in Storm Drainages and Corridors
Pima Community College Foundation Top STEM Student of Promise - $500 Scholarships to PCC and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
JEREMY JONAS
Animal Science
HS-EA001
Tristin Anaya
Janessa Gurley
"Diet-biome" of the Invasive Northern Crayfish in Arizona: Identifying Fish Within Stomach Contents
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional Award - $25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE002
Chloe Atkins
Liam Superville
Ethical Impacts: The Lack of Bioethics in Science and How It Affects Higher Education
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-MI001
Clyde Ikiru Berry
Brie-ding Experimental Cultures: What Effects Will It Havarti, and Will It Be Any Gouda?
Food Safety Award Third Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $50 Check and Framed Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Microbiology
HS-RC001
Malakai Michael DeHuelbes
Robyn Anita Duarte
Robotic Exploration: Discovering the Effects of Arduino Coding in Engineering Products
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Junior League of Tucson Women in Technology Award - $50 check and certificate
Langham Autosport Award - $50 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Robotics and Computer Science
HS-EA008
Malachi Gabriel Fisher
The Hidden Menace: Microplastics in the Santa Cruz River
2nd Geospatial Excellence, Awarded by The Map Lady - $50 Check and certificate
Environmental Impact Award - $50 Check and certificate
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-CB001
Lilie Mae Gastelum
Mikayla Grech
Adriana Morales
Microbial Munching Solution to Pollution: Investigating Core Enzymes Involved in Plastic Biodegradation
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Junior Water Prize Regional Award - $25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
Jeremy Jonas
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-HB004
Sofi Guerra
Trends and Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Human Oral Microbiome
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-HB002
Arielle Yulein Guerrero
Neurological Disease protein TDP-43 in a Larvae drosophila model relating to Frontotemporal dementia
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-PM001
Sean Lyon
Meteors Under the Microscope: Observing the Lightcurve of Asteroid 1998 OR2 using DS9
Excellence in Earth and Space Science - Meteorites
Live Long and Prosper - $200 Check & Certificate
Smithsonian Institution's Whipple Observatory Award - Invitation to be the leading presenter for the Smithsonian Institutions Whipple Observatory monthly star party lecture series.
Jeremy Jonas
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-HB009
Hector Lopez
Natasha Mukeina
Global and National Covid-19 Correlations
Pima Community College Foundation Top STEM Student of Promise - $500 Scholarships to PCC and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75check and certificate
Jeremy D. Jonas
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-PS002
Samira Nassi Celaya
Comparative Analysis of Transcriptome Changes in Solanum pennellii Pistils Before and After Flowering Time
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
JEREMY JONAS
Plant Science
HS-EA002
Esai N. Quintero
Structural Interpretation of Raplee Ridge Monocline Utilizing Remote Sensing Techniques and Point Cloud Data
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BI001
Terra Simone Gomez
Panina Rast
J'Hrenara Malae Rios
Grow Your Own Home (Experimenting with Mycelium Substrates)
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Seeded Produce Award for Creativity and Innovation in Architectural Design - $100 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-EA005
Ellis Selznick
A Synthesis of Indian Monsoon Records Over the Last Glacial Cycle: Insights from the Bay of Bengal
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Future Leaders in Sustainability and Social Justice - Cash award and certificate
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA003
Jaudiel Arturo Silva Collelmo
Omar Sotelo
Sacred vs. Security: Investigating the Effects of US Border Wall Construction on Quitobaquito Springs
Future Leaders in Sustainability and Social Justice - Cash award and certificate
Innovative Thought in Engineering or Science - $100 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE001
Tessa Steven Wuelpern
Tossing and Turning: Investigating the Impact of Somatic vs. Cognitive Symptoms of Anxiety on Sleep Quality in Teenagers
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Junior League of Tucson the Future is Female Award - $50 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA009
Cece Alfie
Cosmo Brusa Zappellini
Take A Bow, Cow! The Future Is Plant-Based
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
Twin Peaks Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-BE008
Peyton Menghini
Fingerprints and Families
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Charles Sadler
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-CH021
Olivia Farler
Salt "N" Sand
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Monica Baden
Chemical Sciences
5-CH025
Olivia Fredericksen
Apeeling Eggsperiment
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Monica Baden
Chemical Sciences
5-EA006
Madelyn Haselhorst
Maddy’s Mask Dryer 5000 Engineering Fair Project
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Monica Flores
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-ER012
Timmy Hindman
Lego Stomper
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Monica Baden
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-ER014
Isaac Losacker
Wheelchair Locking Bracket
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Jenny Haselhorst
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
8-PM008
Giovanna Bernal
Skating Through Physics
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ray Cammack Shows Creativity in Engineering Award - 5 Carnival Ride Cards for Pima County Fair or Arizona State Fair
Mary Glueck
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
8-HW018
Rebecca Boyle
Heart Racing
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mary Glueck
Health and Wellness
8-BE007
Ayushi Rajgor
How We Perceive Our Voices
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mary Glueck
Behavioral and Social Science
8-PM009
Zachary Windsor
Analyzing the Bounce
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics - $25 Check and Certificate
Mary Glueck
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
University High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS003
madison brichard
How Scent Bias Affects Wildlife Camera Data
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Sky Island Naturalist - certificate and Sky Island Alliance prizes
Elyse Wexler
Animal Science
HS-BE034
Rohan Bose
Impact of Distance Learning on Student’s Academic Performance
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BE020
Andrea I. Castellanos
School and Programs Satisfaction Level in Children with Developmental Disorders
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA013
Jordan Pendleton Casto
Lily Pendleton Casto
The Effects of Soil Rockiness on Percent of Soil Erosion
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Student Award for Geoscience Excellence - $25 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-CM009
Olivia Cho
The Effect of pH Level on the Presence of E. coli and Coliform Bacteria in Pools
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ms.Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-BE006
Ashlee Diggles
Measuring Racial Bias in Healthcare Workplaces
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science - $25 Check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA026
Graciela Escobar
The Effects of Product Brand on the Grams of Microplastics in the Product
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PM005
Adlí Galíndo
Effect of an Arrow Shaft and Projectile Point on a Flight’s Precision and Scalar Distance
"FlightSafety International Award for Aviation" - 1 hr. Flight Simulation Certificate
AIAA Excellence in Aerospace Engineering - $50 Check & Certificate
Outstanding Science or Engineering Project - $25 check and certificate
Tara Archuleta
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EN008
Dannica Guerette
Can a Small Levee Decrease the Height of Water in a Dip During a Flash Flood?
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Ms.Wexler
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-EA029
Amanda Howard
The Effects of Oxybenzone in Sunscreen on Artemia and on Phaseolus vulgaris Pinto Group
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Dr.Archuleta
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EA025
Hannah Jackson
The Effect of Weather Forecasting Methods on the Accuracy of Forecasts
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE009
Joselyn Jamarta Nee
Correlation Between a Variety of Factors and Mental Health As Observed in Teenagers
Science of Kindness Award - Ben's Bells gift bag
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BE032
Isaac Johnson
The Effects of Common Household Residents on Individuals' Divergent Thinking
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AZ Psych Association Psychological Science Award - $100 Check and certificate
Excellence in Critical Thinking - $1500 Scholarship
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EN006
Julian Keefer
Construction of a Low-tech Hydroponic System & Its Effect on the Growth of Arugula (Eruca vesicaria sativa)
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Zach Giron Memorial Award - $25 Check & Certificate
Tara Archuleta
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-BE026
Leo T Klump
The Effect of Violent Video Games on Student Opinion on Guns
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BI002
Ethan Lee
Fabrication of a Bioprinted Scaffold Cuff: Implications for Tissue Engineering of an Implantable Organ
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Tom Grogan Award - for Scientific Excellence at the High School Level - $2500 Scholarship and Certificate
Yale Outstanding Science & Engineering Award - $25 Check, Medallion, and Certificate upon mailing Acceptance Form
Elyse Wexler
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-BE016
Sebastian Alexander Longoria
How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected the Mental Health of High School Upperclassmen?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
AFSP Inspired Young Researcher - $25 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-PM012
Gabriel Lopez
How Different Surface Conditions Affect Distance to Stop
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EN001
Sarah Malkin
The Impact of a Global Pandemic on Performing Arts: Building Shields to Stop the Spread of Aerosols
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-AS014
Isidora Mandolini
The Effects of Air Quality and Temperature on Bat (Chiroptera) Emergence Times
RISING STALAGMITE AWARD - $50 check, SAG T-Shirt, Certificate of Appreciation, and an invitation to present your project at our general monthly meeting,
Elyse Wexler
Animal Science
HS-MI003
Esha Mathur
Prophages Within Symbiotic and Free-Living Terrestrial Cyanobacteria
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Elyse Wexler
Microbiology
HS-HB006
Nikhil Chandra Mathur
KRAS Mutational Status and Its Relationship to Gender, Stage and Other RAS Expressions in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Foundation Scholarship - $2000 Scholarship
The UACC Award for Early Scientific Inquiry - Gift cards
Elyse Wexler
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-HB008
Sonia Mathur
Prostacyclin Therapy Effects on CMR Image- derived Pericardial Effusion Size in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Welxer
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-BE019
Gabriella Arroyo
Amanda Jean Miller
Adolescents vs. Peer Influence
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
AZ Psych Association Psychological Science Award - $100 Check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-MI002
Abbigayle Mills
The Effect of Sunlight Cycles on the Bioluminescence of Marine Dinoflagellates
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Excellence in Engineering Design Scholarship - $1,000 Scholarship and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Microbiology
HS-BE010
Isabella Mixton-Garcia
Auhona Shil
The Impact of Self-Esteem on STEM Career Choices for Different Gender/Ethnic Group
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $150 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-HB005
Ali Mohammad Ali
Qualitative Analysis of Gene Expression Profiles of IFN-B treated and Treatment-Naive MS Patients
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-BE029
Tyra Olsen
How Does One’s Skin Tone Affect the Amount of Perceived Racial Discrimination?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BE023
Kiley Parrish
Does the Way Teenagers Feel About Their Body Influence Their Grades?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA015
Joely Cate Patterson
The Effects of Industrial Hemp Fabric on the Water Consumption of an Article of Clothing When Compared to Cotton
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Outstanding Achievement for Scientific Excellence in Atmospheric, Oceanic or Hydrologic Sciences - $25 Check, Certificate and the name of science fair winner in the December issue of the Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-CM003
Hadlie Polonski
The Effects of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Cinnamon), Eucalyptus citriodora (Eucalyptus), and Citrus aurantifolia (Lime) Essential Oils on the Shelf Life of Italian Bread Products
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best of Chemical and Material Sciences Award - $500 Scholarship and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Chemical and Material Science
HS-EN007
Viviana Portillo
Does Sunlight Time Affect the Electrical Conductivity in Persian Limes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Elyse Wexler
Energy and Environmental Engineering
HS-BE031
Jadyn Quinonez
The Relationship Between Ambient Temperatures and Cognitive Ability
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
The Haven Honorable Mention - $25 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-RC005
Hendrick Read
Using Deep Learning to Identify Organisms in Water
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best of Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences Award - $500 Scholarship and Certificate
Food Safety Award - First Place(Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $100 Check and Framed Certificate
Junior Water Prize Regional Award - $25 Check, Certificate and Opportunity to enter the State Stockholm Water Prize contest
Science Champion Award for Excellence in Using Science Innovatively - $25 Check, Certificate, Social Media Toolkit
TEP Award of Excellence - $150 Check and Certificate
Tara Archuleta
Robotics and Computer Science
HS-EL005
Gavin Robichaud
Will Photovoltaic Power Cells Increase the Time an Electric Vehicle Can Drive?​
TEP Top High School Project - $300 Check and Certificate
Elyse Wexler
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-EA027
Jose Eduardo Tanori
The Effect of Ant Tunnel Lengths Based on the Material the Ants Live On
Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science - $25 check, certificate and award ribbon
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE017
Dahlia Tolby
The Effects One's Race Has on How Long Someone Will Sentence Them for a Certain Crime
Future Leaders in Sustainability and Social Justice - Cash award and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA011
Nathaniel van der Leeuw
Climate’s Effect on Xerophytes and Subtropical Species
1st Geospatial Excellence, Awarded by The Map Lady - $75 Check and certificate
Excellence in Scientific Research - $50 cash and certificate
Honorable Mention - $25, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics - $25 Check and Certificate
NASA Earth System Science Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Saguaro National Park Award - $100 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-AS015
Keila Raquel Villalba
The Effect of Changing Temperatures on Hummingbird Populations
The Ruby Memorial Award - $25 Check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Animal Science
HS-EA032
Makena Wheeler
The Efficiencies of Different Types of Mulches in Retaining Water
Best Use of International System of Units Award - $25 Check and Certificate
NASA Earth System Science Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award - $25 Check and Certificate
Tara Archuleta
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-RC002
Alex Woodford
Paper Robots
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Passion in Engineering Scholarship - $500 Scholarship and certificate
Seeded Produce Award for Creativity and Innovation in Technology - $100 check and certificate
Elyse Wexler
Robotics and Computer Science
Vail Academy and High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
4-EA003
Almirah Copeland
Recycled Material Paper Making
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Jessica Vanderford
Earth and Environmental Sciences
4-EE002
Audrey Walter
Cents-Ible Electricity
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Jessica Vanderford
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE008
Kayla Biagini
Jazlene Dominguez
How Does the Wattage of a Microwave Oven Affect the Number of Unpopped Kernels Left?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Brett Batty
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-EE007
Kameelat Mustapha
Hydroelectric Energy
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Brett Batty
Energy and Environmental Engineering
7-CH009
Ada Whiteley
Pancakes: Rise to Fluff
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Brett Batty
Chemical Science
8-EA006
Mason Fosdick
Soil Water Repellency (SWR) a Case Study of Humic Acid Polymerization After a Wildfire
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Hydrological Society Award - $100 Check and cert
Leonore and Jack Mayer Memorial Award - $50 check and certificate
Polymer Chemistry Innovations Award - $250 check and certificate
TEP Brilliant Mind Award - TOP Middle School Project $750 check and Certificate
Elaine MacKenzie
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-PM008
Luckie Musngi
Ancient Siege Weaponry
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ray Cammack Shows Creativity in Engineering Award - 5 Carnival Ride Cards for Pima County Fair or Arizona State Fair
Elaine MacKenzie
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-PM007
Allyson Tate
The Probability of Getting a Cornhole
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics - $25 Check and Certificate
Elaine MacKenzie
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-EN004
Lexi Wickline
A Refreshing Breeze
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Elaine MacKenize
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Vail Blended Learning
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-CH015
Anneliese Bee
Bella Perez
Grayson Wilson
Lint in Pockets
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jennifer Rozo
Chemical Science
Vail Inclusive Preschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-CH001
Maxwell Crowder
Slushie Science
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Nicole Crowder
Chemical Sciences
Vail Innovation Center
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
5-ER001
Sebastian Cooksey
Recycled Racer Project
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Aleza Schultz
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
Ventana Vista Elementary
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
1-HW001
Sebastian Bonomolo
Milk and Cookies
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Paola Villareal
Health and Wellness
4-HW016
Zeke Bialis
How Do Masks Really Measure Up?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Melissa Prokop
Health and Wellness
5-CH030
Mia Corriego
What Type of Milk Has the Most Foam?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alicia Barrios
Chemical Sciences
5-HW023
Lillian Dupont
Back to Black and White
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Ellie Galligan
Health and Wellness
5-HW026
Theodore LeBlanc
Are You Full Yet?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alicia Barrios
Health and Wellness
5-EA008
Cole Levy
The Sedona Red Rock Experiment
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society for Elementary School - $35 check and gift bag
Ellie Galligan
Earth and Environmental Sciences
5-BE015
Mateo Perez
Do Video Games Affect Your Reaction Time?
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Alicia Barrios
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-CH033
Salome Nifong
Devil's Toothpaste
Mad Scientist Award -
Alicia Barrios
Chemical Sciences
5-EE007
Katherine Struthers
How Much Water Passes Through Different Cement Mixes?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Alicia Barrios
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Veritas Academy
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
8-EE014
Jacob Andersen
Generating Electricity from Greywater
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
2nd Place Middle School Award - TI-84 Calculator, Wireless Microscope
Excellence in Civil Engineering (8th) - $150 Cash Prize and Certificate
TEP Award of Excellence - $75 Check and Certificate
Thad Hardeman
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-EE015
Josiah Chaffin
Solar Solutions: Thirst? Problem Solved
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Top Middle School Project - $150 Check and Certificate
Thad Hardeman
Energy and Environmental Engineering
8-AP008
Anna Hoffman
Does Seltzer Water Help Plants Grow Faster?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Thad Hardeman
Animal and Plant Science
8-CH022
Elijah Holmes
Rust Removal
Outstanding Project in Nautical or Submarine Sciences - $250 check and certificate
Thad Hardeman
Chemical Science
8-HW021
Kate Kopas
To Mask or Not to Mask, That Is the Question
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Thad Hardeman
Health and Wellness
8-AP007
Wesley LaPrell
The Native Way: Using Dead Fish As Fertilizer
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Thad Hardeman
Animal and Plant Science
8-ER011
Joelle Orr
Building a Solar-Powered Birdbath
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Thad Hardeman
Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science
Veritas Christian Community School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-HB026
Sofia Marie Olsen
Needle Technology
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Daniel Doyle
Health and Biomedical Science
HS-EN009
Amanda Whalen
Making a Saguaro H.A.W.T.
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Energy Solutions Award - $50 Check and certificate
Hogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship - Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Naval Excellence in Science Research Award - $25 Check, Certificate
Second Place Award - $75, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Simon Strauss Engineering Award - $1000 Scholarship and certificate
TEP Renewable Energy Award - $200 and certificate
Daniel Doyle
Energy and Environmental Engineering
Walden Grove High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-AS020
Matthew Mayer
Carnivore Ecology and Bear Population Estimate
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Emily Bertelsen
Animal Science
Willcox High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
HS-BE039
Jozlyn Moreman
The Difference in Expression of Color Pigmentation Based on Gender
Outstanding Research in Psychological Science - $25 check and certificate
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Ty White
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EL008
Karissa Riggs
Measuring Distance with Arduino Uno and HC-SR04 Under Varying Air Pressure and Humidity
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $75 check and certificate
Ty White
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Willcox Middle School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-CH017
Nathan Riggs
Plant Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Brandi Webster
Chemical Science
6-CH021
Mark Wilson
Light My Fire
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Brandi Webster
Chemical Science
Winifred Harelson Elementary School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
2-ER002
Harper Francom
The "Are We There Yet?"
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Mrs. Klein
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-ER008
Aubree Barrett
Bad Kitty T.P. Guard
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Ms. Easterling
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-ER009
Jadyn Collins
The Tiny Hang Up
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
TEP Award of Excellence - $50 Check and Certificate
Ms. Easterling
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-ER023
Noah Garcia
The Stable Brace
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Angela Sieminski
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-ER018
Zeke Mellinger
Mixer Straw
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Thomas
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
3-ER019
Raina Pike
Bottle Bibs
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Thomas
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-HW101-C
Class of 29
Temperature Tantrum
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Lindsay Wong
Health and Wellness
5-AP101-C
Class of 27
Plant Warfare: Investigating Allelopathy
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Classroom Project: Success in Science - $25 check and certificate
Mrs. Yewell
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-ER007
Rilynn Brown
Emmy Sieminiski
Block the Bucks!
Vantage West Credit Union Science and Engineering Award - $25 Target Gift Card
Mrs. Yewell
Engineering, Robotics and Computer Sciences
5-HW018
Josiah Hess
Stretching Improvement With Sit and Reach
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lindsay Wong
Health and Wellness
5-AP013
Noah Madrid
Nature vs. Nurture: Barrel Cactus Seeds
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Honorable Mention - $25, certificate and one-year family membership to Tucson Cactus and Succulent Society
Mrs. Yewell
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-HW009
Daniel Moreno
The 5-Second Rule -- Is it Legit?
Food Safety Award - Second Place (Sponsored by the Victor P. Smith Endowed Chair in Food Safety Education - $75 Check and Framed Certificate
Mrs. Yewell
Health and Wellness
5-PM006
Bryson Neese
The Science in the Wreckage
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Yewell
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
5-BE006
Ryder Snapp
The Effects of Color and Darkness on Thoughts and Feelings
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Mrs. Yewell
Behavioral and Social Sciences
5-AP014
Jessica Turetzky
Does a Cat's Age Affect Its Reaction to Catnip?
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Lindsay Wong
Animal and Plant Sciences
5-AP012
Vivienne Yewell
Desperately Seeking Sunlight
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Mrs. Yewell
Animal and Plant Sciences
Winter Homeschool
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
PK-HW001
Ella Winter
Which Mouth Is More Dirty: Mine or My Dog’s?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
SARSEF Board of Directors Award - $ 50 check and certificate
Megan Winter
Health and Wellness
K-HW001
Lilah Winter
Can Blowing Bubbles Spread Germs?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Best Female Project, Kindergarten - Certificate, $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Megan Winter
Health and Wellness
Woodard Junior High School
Grade-Locator / Student(s)Project / All AwardsTeacher / Category
6-AP013
Leilani E. Beltran
Soil Power
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Vicki Peterson
Animal and Plant Science
574 projects

 

2021 Winning Educators

Kim AdkinsEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Feven AfewerkiTreasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Lisa BakerEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Alicia BarriosEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Monique Berry-KelleyEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Tiffanie BialisEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Pam BuchananEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Jessica CaramellaEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Lydia CarlsonHogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Ana Castro-EubanksSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Theresa ChavezEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Lourdes DeLeonEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Daniel DoyleHogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Michael FrankEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Patricia GarciaDr. Uhl STEM Integration - Teacher Award - $50 and Certificate
Educator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Thad HardemanSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Diane HechtHogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Jessica HoweSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Lisa JamisonEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Jeremy JonasSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Anne Marie KarelEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Adina KarpEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Kenneth KratzerDr. Uhl STEM Integration - Teacher Award - $50 and Certificate
Melissa LandauEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Samantha LauderdaleEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Patricia LindbergTreasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Heather MadrigalEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Janine MalkinSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
SARSEF Endorsed Teacher Award - $100 and framed certificate
Jennifer MetzlerEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Kimberly MulliganSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Jackie NicholsEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Adam NorzagaraySARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Jessica ReichlingTreasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Jonelle RichardsonTreasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Mabel RiveraEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Jennifer RozoEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Alfred SantosSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
SARSEF Endorsed Teacher Award - $100 and framed certificate
Pooja SetiaHogan Hero STEM AZing Science and Engineering Award - $50 check and certificate
Julie SharkeyEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
MariAnn SlaterSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Jocelyn SmerzEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
The Best Teacher Award - $65 Gift Certificate Custom Facial
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Danielle SwartzTough Teacher Award - Gift Basket of Foodie Items
Andrea VelazcoSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Rosina WestSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Elyse WexlerSARSEF Champion Educator Of Science and Engineering $200 check and certificate - $200 check and certificate
Teacher Appreciation Award - Complimentary 60 minute Swedish Massage
Ty WhiteDr. Uhl STEM Integration - Teacher Award - $50 and Certificate
Educator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Rita WilhiteEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson Membership Award - 1 yearly membership
Robyn Anne YewellEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Ivan YocumEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate
Yvonne YoungquistEducator Advocate of Science and Engineering - $100 check and certificate

 

2021 Winning Schools

Cibola High SchoolTop School - High School - $500 Award for Research Supplies and Trophy
Emily Gray Junior HighTop School - Middle School - $500 Award for Research Supplies and Trophy
J. Robert Hendricks Elementary SchoolTop School - Elementary School - $500 Award for Research Supplies and Trophy
University High SchoolTop School - High School - $500 Award for Research Supplies and Trophy