Winners for 2011 NWISEF

Senior Division Awards        
Award Student Name Project Name School  Teacher
President's Award (1st place) Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
         
Outstanding Team Award Jared Pratt/Benjamin Brubaker Bullet Proof Duct Tape Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
         
Second Place Katelyn Marak Corrosion Control Using Cathodic Protection Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
  Kodey Coffinger Further Identification of Soybean Traits Contributing to Yield Variability New Prairie High School Kimberly Holifield
         
Third Place Nicholas Gardin Scatter of Spatter Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
  Kaylin Satoski Eliminating the Stroop Effect Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Breanna Seber Rosy Cheeks Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
         
Honorable mention Jenna Jessen Bleach Blond Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Nicole Malouhos Are Your Suds Safe? Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
  Kayla Sanders Shells On Acid Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
         
American Meteorological Association Nicole Malouhos Are Your Suds Safe? Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
American Psychological Association Kaylin Satoski Eliminating the Stroop Effect Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
Animal, Earth and Plant Sciences Award Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
         
Chemistry and Biochemistry Award Kayla Sanders Shells On Acid Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
Environmental Sciences Award Alexandria Sippel Greasy Hair Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
         
Medical, Health, and Biological Sciences Award Breanna Seber Rosy Cheeks Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
         
Instrumentation or Automation Technology Award Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
         
Intel Excellence in Computer Science Kodey Coffinger Further Identification of Soybean Traits Contributing to Yield Variability New Prairie High School Kimberly Holifield
         
MU Alpha Theta Kodey Coffinger Further Identification of Soybean Traits Contributing to Yield Variability New Prairie High School Kimberly Holifield
         
National Society of Professional Engineers Jared Pratt/Benjamin Brubaker Bullet Proof Duct Tape Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
         
NOAA's 2010 Taking the Pulse of the Planet Kayla Sanders Shells On Acid Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
         
Physics and Astronomy Award Abbey Lucas Is It the Club or You? Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
         
Purdue University School of Agriculture Macy Miller Soaking Seeds Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
         
Stockholm Junior Water Prize Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
  Alexandria Sippel Greasy Hair Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
         
US Air Force Katelyn Marak Corrosion Control Using Cathodic Protection Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
  Kodey Coffinger Further Identification of Soybean Traits Contributing to Yield Variability New Prairie High School Kimberly Holifield
         
US Army  Katelyn Marak Corrosion Control Using Cathodic Protection Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
  Kodey Coffinger Further Identification of Soybean Traits Contributing to Yield Variability New Prairie High School Kimberly Holifield
  Kaylin Satoski Eliminating the Stroop Effect Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Tyler Birmingham Sports and Self-Esteem Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
US Army Honorable Mention Jared Pratt/Benjamin Brubaker Bullet Proof Duct Tape Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
  Breanna Seber Rosy Cheeks Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
  Matthew Bradley Basketball Release Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Macy Miller Soaking Seeds Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
  Sarah Clemens Effects of Peppermint on Reaction Time Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
  Abbey Lucas Is It the Club or You? Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
  Micah Herschberger Can You See It Now? Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
  Alexandria Sippel Greasy Hair Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
  James Lambert The Accuracy of Eyewitness Accounts Kouts High School Andrea Clinkenbeard
         
US Navy/US Marine Corps Brandon Benninger Controlling Asian Carp Boone Grove High School Ken Snow
  Kayla Sanders Shells On Acid Kouts High School Pamela Thurner
         
Yale Science and Engineering Association Katelyn Marak Corrosion Control Using Cathodic Protection Kouts High School Evelyn Ames
         
 Award Student Name Project Name School Teacher
Biological and Life Sciences Award - First Place James Wolf The Effects of a Structured Training Program on Knee Stability Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
Second Place Natalie Cloninger Fresh Water Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
  Lauren Aldaba Pop Goes the Kernel Nativity of Our Savior Mary Hahn
         
Third Place Kayla Elliott/Autumn Kinney Aging Illusions Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Harlee Satoski Which Denture Cleanser Works the Best Kouts Middle School Jan Hartman
  Allyson Richards Antibacterial Effectivenes Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
  William Sanders Bacteria Kouts Middle School Jan Hartman
  Rebecca Yaw/Jenael Weist Water Temperature and Fish Respiration Rates Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Samantha Hernandez How Oil Spills Affect Aquatic Plants Willowcreek Middle School Laurie Littke
         
Honorable Mentions Frannie Eisenhauer Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Lauren Keough Bacteria Kouts Middle School Jan Hartman
  Melinda Wilke Can You Feel the Beat? Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Alex Gushrowski Controlling Diabetes Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Kaige Kintzele Potting Soil Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Haley Wilson Paw Preference in Pets Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Lauren Slisher Making Dirty Water Cleaner Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Christopher Jordan How Does the Type of Material Affect the Sandbag? Willowcreek Middle School Laurie Littke
         
Environmental Sciences Award Lauren Slisher Making Dirty Water Cleaner Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
Purdue University School of Agriculture Frannie Eisenhauer Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
Most Promising Young Scholar Award Natalie Cloninger Fresh Water Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
         
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award James Wolf The Effects of a Structured Training Program on Knee Stability Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
Medical, Health & Biological Sciences Award Allyson Richards Antibacterial Effectivenes Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
         
US Army Lauren Slisher Making Dirty Water Cleaner Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Marie Didion Save Energy Save Money Save the Planet Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Sarah Thompson/Amie Decker Where Did All the E-Waste Go? Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Andrew Samuelson The Bigger They Are the Harder They Fall? Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
         
US Air Force James Wolf The Effects of a Structured Training Program on Knee Stability Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
US Navy Award Melinda Wilke Can You Feel the Beat? Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
         
 Awards  Student Name Project Name School Teacher
         
Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Computers Award (1st Place) Nikki Pomeroy Which Battery Is the Best Buy Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
         
Second Place - Physical Sciences Brandon Bonta Hot Stuff Nativity of Our Savior Mary Hahn
  Samuel Jackson Supercooled Liquids Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Jessica Marshall Does the Amount of Water Affect the Strength of a Brick Willowcreek Middle School Laurie Littke
         
Third Place - Physical Sciences Matthew Gosz Will Orifices of Differing Diameter Affect the Distance? Willowcreek Middle School Dan Newton
  Marie Zuniga What is the Affect of Wind on Different Cross-Sectional Buildings? Willowcreek Middle School Marcella Haupt
  Michael Kinasiewicz How Does Oxygen Affect the Temperature of a Heat Pack Willowcreek Middle School Laurie Littke
  Dakota Merkel Planes and Physics Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Kelsey Martinez Spark It Up Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Kayla Moyer Flavored Popcorn Kouts Middle School Jan Hartman
  Zander Barr Propeller Efficiency Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Kristen Smith Crystals Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Philip Flores The Strength of an Electromagnet Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
  Stephen Drescher Splitting Water Into Its Elements Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
         
Honorable Mention - Physical Sciences Evan Burkett/Jacob Hundt   Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Lindsay Parpart   Willowcreek Middle School Carrie Sanidas
  Shane Facciponti How Different Shapes Affect a Structure's Strength Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Gabe Conway Solar Power the Future for Our Country? Kouts Middle School Jan Hartman
  Desiree Robinson How Does the Color of a Birdhouse Affect Its Temperature? Willowcreek Middle School Carrie Sanidas
  Alexander Nunn Reflectivity of Colors and textures Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Noah Wennekes Rust Prevention Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  James Schooley Affects of Angles on Solar Power Output Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Ryley Ruminski If You Use a Cooler System on Power Lines, Then You Will Use Less Energy Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Alex Lee Can I Make a Speaker Using a Styrofoam Plate? Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
  Tatiana Flores Using the Power of Purple to Evaluate Fats in Cooking Oils Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
  Duncan Houpt Need for Speed Nativity of Our Savior Mary Hahn
         
ASM Materials Education Foundation Samuel Jackson Supercooled Liquids Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
         
Association for Women Geoscientists Marie Zuniga What is the Affect of Wind on Different Cross-Sectional Buildings? Willowcreek Middle School Marcella Haupt
         
Aviation Sciences Award Zander Barr Propeller Efficiency Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
Broadcom MASTERS Award Marie Zuniga What is the Affect of Wind on Different Cross-Sectional Buildings? Willowcreek Middle School Marcella Haupt
  Brandon Bonta Hot Stuff Nativity of Our Savior Mary Hahn
         
Most Promising Young Scholar Award Stephen Drescher Splitting Water Into Its Elements Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
  Brandon Bonta Hot Stuff Nativity of Our Savior Mary Hahn
         
Outstanding Engineering Award Marie Zuniga What is the Affect of Wind on Different Cross-Sectional Buildings? Willowcreek Middle School Marcella Haupt
         
US Army Jerrith Morrison Does the Size of a Magnet Change It's Affect on Gravity? Willowcreek Middle School Carrie Sanidas
  Samuel Jackson Supercooled Liquids Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Dakota Merkel Planes and Physics Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
  Matthew Gosz Will Orifices of Differing Diameter Affect the Distance? Willowcreek Middle School Dan Newton
  Ryley Ruminski If You Use a Cooler System on Power Lines, Then You Will Use Less Energy Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
US Army Honorable Mention James Schooley Affects of Angles on Solar Power Output Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Zander Barr Propeller Efficiency Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Nikki Pomeroy Which Battery Is the Best Buy Barker Middle School Amy Hamann
  Kelsey Martinez Spark It Up Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Philip Flores The Strength of an Electromagnet Nativity of Our Savior Blanca Maya
  Kristen Smith Crystals Kesling Middle School Greg Samuelson
         
US Air Force Shane Facciponti How Different Shapes Affect a Structure's Strength Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
         
US Navy Noah Wennekes Rust Prevention Saint Paul Lutheran School Greg Tuel
  Matthew Gosz Will Orifices of Differing Diameter Affect the Distance? Willowcreek Middle School Dan Newton