2008 Poland Science Fair Winners

Congrats: Poland Science Fair Winners

Poland Central School held its 20th Annual Science Fair on March 6, 2008.
111 students from grades 7 to 12 participated. A total of 70 awards were presented. Cash awards totaled over $3200. 40 professionals from Herkimer and Oneida counties served as judges.

Special Awards

Shawangunk Deep Ecology Award - junior level

Name: Christina Renodin
Title: Vegetation’s Affect On Soil Erosion

Shawangunk Deep Ecology Award - senior level

Name: Ashlee Edick
Title: Effects Of a Higher CO2 Atmosphere

Bernier Carr Architecture Award - junior level

Name: Codie Burns
Title: Does Acid Rain Affect Structures?

Bernier Carr Architecture Award - senior level

Name: Mandy Weakley
Title: Defying Gravity: How a Water Ram Works

Clara E. Bevens Home Bureau Award - junior level

Name: Sara Greene
Title: Which Tile Cleaner Works the Best?

Clara E. Bevens Home Bureau Award - senior level

Name: Bridget Count
Title: Does a Banana Get Brown Fastest Over the Counter or in a Refrigerator?

Environmental Awareness Award - junior level

Name: Christina Renodin
Title: Vegetation’s Affect On Soil Erosion

Environmental Awareness Award - senior level

Name: Deanna Zembrzuski
Title: Stuck In the Mud: Hinckley Reservoir Drought 2007

Scientific Methodology Award - junior level

Name: Matthew Borner
Title: Material Integrity

Scientific Methodology Award - senior level

Name: Richelle Borek
Title: Which Ice Melt Works Most Effectively?

Creativity Award - junior level

Name: Alexander Batson
Title: How Effectively Does Dog Saliva Kill Bacteria?

Creativity Award - senior level

Name: Meghan Fontana
Title: What Makes One a favorite or a flop to fido?

Time Warner Communication Award - junior level

Name: Lauren Gunderman
Title: Let's Go Texting

Time Warner Communication Award - senior level

Name: Brett Smith
Title: Wii Motes and Whiteboards

Ben Hill Save Our Earth Award - junior level

Name: Courtney Tabor
Title: Do Wicket Gates Affect the Amount of Hydroelectricity Produced?

Ben Hill Save Our Earth Award - senior level

Name: Richard Hazard
Title: The John F Kennedy Single Bullet Theory

People's Choice Award - junior level

Name: Kymber Stubba
Title: Does Salt Affect the Boiling Point of Water?

People's Choice Award - senior level

Name: Katelyn Vannort
Title: Colors or Words

Student's Choice Award - junior level

Name: Reid Hampel
Title: Can a Hovercraft Carry a Human?

Student's Choice Award - senior level

Name: Mikella Hampel
Title: Does the Color of a Drink Affect the Sense of Taste?

Troya Z Corporation Achievement Award - junior level

Name: Dakota Allen
Title: Dusting for Fingerprints

Cou's Auto Achievement Award - senior level

Name: Benjamin Williams
Title: What Type of Light Enhancers Will Increase the Energy Output of a Solar Cell?

Russell E. Price Memorial Award - junior level

Name: Tyler Morrison
Title: Electrolysis

Russell E. Price Memorial Award - senior level

Name: Rachel Covey
Title: What’s That Smell? Oh, That's Me!

Logistics Award - junior level

Name: Gabriel Broomfield
Title: Wing Angle Aerodynamics

Logistics Award - senior level

Name: Todd Davis
Title: Is That a Floating Train?

Safari Club Conservation Award - junior level

Name: Christina Renodin
Title: Vegetation’s Affect On Soil Erosion

Safari Club Conservation Award - senior level

Name: Sarah Graulich
Title: Do Different Materials Influence the Effectiveness of a Sand Filter?

Botany Award - junior level

Name: Katrina Urbanik
Title: Do Spider Plants Grow Better in Soil or Water?

Botany Award - senior level

Name: Ashlee Edick
Title: Effects Of a Higher CO2 Atmosphere

Health Sciences Award - junior level

Name: MaryKate Graulich
Title: Can a Household Mold Be Toxic?

Health Sciences Award - senior level

Name: Brandon Franks
Title: Smoker’s Folly

Vincent’s Heating Nature Award - junior level

Name: Jordyn Gauthier
Title: How Can You Identify Trees in Your Community?

Vincent’s Heating Nature Award - senior level

Name: Sarah Graulich
Title: Do Different Materials Influence the Effectiveness of a Sand Filter?

Vincent’s Heating Math/Technology Award - junior level

Name: Trevor Pillmore
Title: Magnetic Levitating Train

Vincent’s Heating Math/Technology Award - senior level

Name: Todd Davis
Title: Is That a Floating Train?

Perfex Engineering Award - junior level

Name: Gregory Day
Title: Which Type of Bridge Holds Up the Most Weight?

Perfex Engineering Award - senior level

Name: Patrick Leahy
Title: Do Angled Axles of Less Wheels Touching the Track Make a Faster Car?

Crazy Otto's Scientific Innovation Award - junior level

Name: Jesse Verdeflor
Title: Keep It Colorful

Crazy Otto's Scientific Innovation Award - senior level

Name: Nate Trask
Title: Potential Energy of a Peanut?

Kenneth Young Memorial Award - junior level

Name: Brienna Bellasai
Title: Black and White vs. Color

Kenneth Young Memorial Award - senior level

Name: Rachel Covey
Title: What’s That Smell? Oh, That's Me!

Pacemaker Math/Technology Achievement Award - junior level

Name: Everett Reynolds
Title: Catapult Launch

Pacemaker Math/Technology Achievement Award - senior level

Name: Zachary Potter
Title: Can Hover Skates Be Built?

Category – Level Awards

4th place - Physical Science - junior level

Name: Hayley Killian
Title: Which Common Beverage Is Most Acidic?

4th place - Physical Science - senior level

Name: Rachel Tranter
Title: Does Water pH Affect Rust?

4th place - Natural Science - junior level

Name: Natalie Powers
Title: Do Boys or Girls Have a Better Memory?

4th place - Natural Science - senior level

Name: Justine Kulhowvick
Title: Word Scramble

4th place - Math/Technology - junior level

Name: Scott Baron
Title: Solar Power

4th place - Math/Technology - senior level

Name: Nathan Killian
Title: Which Team Batting Statistic Predicts Run Production Best?

3rd place - Physical Science - junior level

Name: Sean Rickard
Title: Water Pollution

3rd place - Physical Science - senior level

Name: Todd Davis
Title: Is That a Floating Train?

3rd place - Natural Science - junior level

Name: Brandon Kasprzyk
Title: Do Plants Benefit From Earthworms (Nightcrawlers)?

3rd place - Natural Science - senior level

Name: Erin Goodney
Title: Horse Sense

3rd place - Math/Technology - junior level

Name: Trevor Pillmore
Title: Magnetic Levitating Train

3rd place - Math/Technology - senior level

Name: Alexandria Schreppel
Title: Strength of Nailsl

2nd place - Physical Science - junior level

Name: Brittany Allen
Title: Chromatography: What's In a Color?

2nd place - Physical Science - senior level

Name: Sarah Graulich
Title: Do Different Materials Influence the Effectiveness of a Sand Filter?

2nd place - Natural Science - junior level

Name: Lauren Gunderman
Title: Let's Go Texting

2nd place - Natural Science - senior level

Name: Brandon Franks
Title: Smoker’s Folly

2nd place - Math/Technology - junior level

Name: Courtney Tabor
Title: Do Wicket Gates Affect the Amount of Hydroelectricity Produced?

2nd place - Math/Technology - senior level

Name: Mandy Weakley
Title: Defying Gravity: How a Water Ram Works

1st place - Physical Science - junior level

Name: Harrison Rosenburgh
Title: Global Warming Gases

1st place - Physical Science - senior level

Name: Faith Rickard
Title: Are All Brands Created Equally?

1st place - Natural Science - junior level

Name: Christina Renodin
Title: Vegetation’s Affect On Soil Erosion

1st place - Natural Science - senior level

Name: Shane Kravec
Title: Catalase Reaction Rate with Changes in Heat

1st place - Math/Technology - junior level

Name: Gabriel Broomfield
Title: Wing Angle Aerodynamics

1st place - Math/Technology - senior level

Name: Deanna Zembrzuski
Title: Stuck In the Mud: Hinckley Reservoir Drought 2007

Grand Champion - junior level

Name: Gabriel Broomfield
Title: Wing Angle Aerodynamics

Grand Champion - senior level

Name: Faith Rickard
Title: Are All Brands Created Equally?

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patrick perez says ... on Wednesday, Dec 3 at 8:10 AM

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