Our Winners

2014 Winners

 

Senior Grand Award

Award
Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
$10,000 DWU ScholarshipJustin KrellPlankinton HS2106Cow Chips
$10,000 DWU ScholarshipAmanda ReiffAvon HS2417Organic Preventative Measures For The Germination Of Musk Thistles
$10,000 DWU ScholarshipDevin TolsmaAvon HS2417Organic Preventative Measures For The Germination Of Musk Thistles
$10,000 DWU ScholarshipJulie BoyleAvon HS2121Evaluating the Effectiveness Of Anthocyaninis As Sunscreen Phase 2

Student Observers (2-3 Senior Division Students)

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
$2,000 DWU ScholarshipKylee GuindonPlankinton MS1205Antler Development
$2,000 DWU ScholarshipNoah HeezenPlankinton MS2304Electronic Cloud Control
$2,000 DWU ScholarshipEmma HeezenPlankinton HS2304Electronic Cloud Control

Junior Grand Award (2 Individual Projects)

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Name
$100Kendall VeenstraDakota Christian MS1220Aqua Crops
$100Andrew WellerMitchell MS1107Normal Springs vs. Magnetic Springs

Junior Grand Award (1 Group Project)

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Name
$100 eachNatalie Bordeaux, Molly Knife, Shelby Little ShieldSpring Creek MS1406Water Quality On The Rosebud Reservation

Life & Behavioral Sciences – Junior Division

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
1st PlaceDerek PeltonAvon MS1224What Are The Effects Of Soapy Water Plants
2nd PlaceMary Catherine KellyHome School MS1222Using Treats In Dog Training: When To Reward Rover
3rd PlaceKristen MaasDakota Christian MS1219Don’t Slip!
Honorable MentionMadison HetlandMitchell MS1206Authentic vs. Synthetic Honey
Certificates of MeritHannah VanGerpenAvon MS1227There Is Something On Your Face
Kylee GuindonPlankinton MS1205Antler Development

Life & Behavioral Sciences – Senior Division

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
1st Place $2,000 DWU ScholarshipHannah ReevesAvon HS2209The Effect Of Irrigation On Agricultural Production
2nd Place $750 DWU ScholarshipRachel BlahaAvon HS2208Analyzing The Effectiveness Of Commercial De-wormers For Sheep
3rd Place $500 DWU ScholarshipJill BertusAvon HS2211How Do You Dry Your Corn?
Honorable MentionJacob DahmeMitchell HS2204Carbon Nanotubes: Effects Of Tenebrio Molitor Growth
Certificates of MeritDennisha JohannesonAndes Central HS2200Emergency Medicine
Carly SparksArmour HS2212Growing Cancer Cells For A Cause
Aften PenningsStickney HS2207Bac Vibes
Hanna PowersAvon HS2210Are You Getting Your Vitamin C?
DiMera DvorakAndes Central HS2201Elementary Education

Physical Science & Engineering – Junior Division

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
1st PlaceTate WyniaAvon MS1121Fact Or Fiction
2nd PlaceJakob StuderMitchell MS1110Octane Emission Project
3rd PlaceMadhav SinghTodd County MS1116Coronal Mass Ejections
Honorable MentionOlivia JurrensAvon MS1122Red Eye Reduction
Certificates of MeritPearce Vonder PolDakota Christian MS1112Roll It
Dillon DeHaaiDakota Christian MS1115On The Pontoon
Victoria BrownMitchell MS1106Rooftop Real Estate Wonders

Physical Science & Engineering – Senior Division

 
 
 
 
 
1st Place $2,000 DWU ScholarshipRiley NammingaAvon HS2114Application Cent$
2nd Place $750 DWU ScholarshipDaxx WiebelhausMitchell HS2109Lead In Soil
3rd Place $500 DWU ScholarshipBrady PetrikAvon HS2118Wax On Wax Off
Honorable MentionStephanie FaulhaberPlankinton HS2104Sawing The World One Drip At A Time
Certificates of MeritTim MorganMitchell HS2110The Effects Of Mass Distribution On The Distance Of Air Powered Rockets
Riley BerndtAvon HS2116All Gelled Up
Cacie MarkelAvon HS2117Increasing The Efficiency of A Homemade Ice Pack Using Rubbing Alcohol

Group Projects – Junior Divison

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
1st PlaceHayden Haak, Tristan Niles, Weston TobinPlankinton MS1303The Sixth Wheel
2nd PlaceLori White, Thea PatrickMitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
3rd PlaceCooper DeLange, Isaac HinkerStickney MS1311Which Battery Lasts The Longest?
Honorable MentionEmma Bertram, Kianna PayerArmour MS1400Black Or White
Certificates of MeritBaylee GerberArmour MS1301Shotgun Patterns
Alyssa WhitneyArmour MS1301Shotgun Patterns
Trajan AndersonWhite Lake MS1304Muffling Sound
Chandler FredericksenWhite Lake MS1304Muffling Sound
Matthew FeyWhite Lake MS1305Tee Height And Golf Ball Distance
Carter FredericksenWhite Lake MS1305Tee Height And Golf Ball Distance
Sawyer SwensonWessington Springs MS1309Ready, Aim, Fire!
John WitteWessington Springs MS1309Ready, Aim, Fire!
Carolyn BlahaWagner MS1313Jump Serve Speed vs. Standing Serve Speed
Schylar JufferWagner MS1313Jump Serve Speed vs. Standing Serve Speed
Cordel MenningCorsica MS1317Blowing Off Steam
Bryce PlampCorsica MS1317Blowing Off Steam
Gavin ZomerCorsica MS1317Blowing Off Steam
Emma MurpheyMitchell MS1403The Big Dig
Naomi PowersMitchell MS1403The Big Dig
Alicia JacksonWessington Springs MS1404Music And Memory
Keah MunsenWessington Springs MS1404Music And Memory
Levi DeJongAvon MS1408Got Gas?
Weston FrankAvon MS1408Got Gas?
Brady CameronAvon MS1409Effects Of Viscosity On Human Cardiovascular System
Jacob CihakAvon MS1409Effects Of Viscosity On Human Cardiovascular System

Group Projects – Senior Division

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Student Name
School
Project #
Project Name
1st Place $2,000 DWU ScholarshipEurie Crosby Avon HS2314Engineering A Better Gate Closer
1st Place $2,000 DWU ScholarshipMichael JohnsonAvon HS2314Engineering A Better Gate Closer
2nd Place $750 DWU ScholarshipKeenan ShannonMitchell HS2408Assimilation Of Protein From Distiller’s Grain By Tenebrio Molitor
2nd Place $750 DWU ScholarshipMason WenzelMitchell HS2408Assimilation Of Protein From Distiller’s Grain By Tenebrio Molitor
3rd Place $500 DWU ScholarshipAlexandra GoldammerMitchell HS2407The Effects of Classical Music on Cognitive Task Performance
3rd Place $500 DWU ScholarshipMiranda GoldammerMitchell HS2407The Effects of Classical Music on Cognitive Task Performance
Honorable MentionJed SchmidtMitchell HS2306Should Gloves Be Banned In The NFL?
Honorable MentionParker WenzelMitchell HS2306Should Gloves Be Banned In The NFL?
Certificates of MeritMikayla PetscheAndes Central HS2401Focus! It’s Time To Multitask
Erica KitchenmasterAndes Central HS2401Focus! It’s Time To Multitask
Crystal HabbenAndes Central HS2402Hand Gestures And Communication
Nancy HernandezAndes Central HS2402Hand Gestures And Communication
Sandra WadeAndes Central HS2402Hand Gestures And Communication
Jasmine FritzmeierMitchell HS2410Potato Tumor Assay
Emily ParksMitchell HS2410Potato Tumor Assay
Evianna BlahaAvon HS2416You Put The Nitrate In, You Take The Nitrate Out
Randi HentoAvon HS2416You Put The Nitrate In, You Take The Nitrate Out
Shylah Brown BearMary Indian HS2419Stress
Gene Hare, JrMarty Indian HS2419Stress
Emma HeezenPlankinton HS2304Electronic Cloud Control
Noah HeezenPlankinton HS2304Electronic Cloud Control
Brant BlahaAvon HS2315The Production Of Water Using Anhydrous Salts
Jacob ReevesAvon HS2315The Production Of Water Using Anhydrous Salts
Joe JohnsonMt Vernon HS2332OH Generation
Kyle KochMt Vernon HS2332OH Generation

Special Awards

Award
Student Name
School
Project #
Project Title
American Meteorological Societynot awarded
Siouxland WeatherMINDS, SD Associationnot awarded
American Psychology AssociationMary Catherine KellyHome School MS1222Using Treads In Dog Training: When To Record Rover
Sadie Meyerink Dakota Christian 2206The Earworm Effect
Andromeda Award--American Assoc. of University Womennot given
ASM International FoundationLogan Mudder, Zach WyniaAvon HS2316How Strong Is It?
Association For Women Geoscientistsnot awarded
Avon School's Excellence in Science
Senior DivisionJustin KrellPlankinton HS2106Cow Chips
Junior DivisionAndrew WellerMitchell MS1107Normal Springs vs. Magnetic Springs
Best Presenters AwardMitchell Middle School
BroadMASTERS SSPDerek PeltonAvon MS1224What Are The Effects Of Soapy Water Plants
Mary Catherine KellyHome School MS1222Using Treats In Dog Training: When To Reward Rover
Kristen MaasDakota Christian1219Don’t Slip!
Madison HetlandMitchell MS1206Authentic vs. Synthetic Honey
Tate WyniaAvon MS1121Fact Or Fiction
Jakob StuderMitchell MS1110Octane Emission Project
Madhov SinghTodd County MS1116Coronal Mass Ejections
Olivia JurrensAvon MS1122Red Eye Reduction
Hayden HaakPlankinton MS1303The Sixth Wheel
Tristan NilesPlankinton MS1303The Sixth Wheel
Weston Tobin Plankinton MS1303The Sixth Wheel
Lori WhiteMitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
Thea PatrickMitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
Cooper DeLangeStickney MS1311Which Battery Lasts The Longest?
Isaac HinkerStickney MS1311Which Battery Lasts The Longest?
Natalie BordeauxSpring Creek MS1406Water Quality On The Rosebud Reservation
Molly KnifeSpring Creek MS1406Water Quality On The Rosebud Reservation
Shelby Little ShieldSpring Creek MS1406Water Quality On The Rosebud Reservation
Kendall VeenstraDakota Christian1220Aqua Crops
Andrew WellerMitchell MS1107Normal Springs vs. Magnetic Springs
The Daily RepublicRachel BlahaAvon2208Analyzing The Effectiveness Of Commercial De-Wormers For Sheep
Dakota Wesleyan University Chemistry, Health, and Other Stuff (CHAOS)Julie BoyleAvon HS2121Evaluating Effectiveness Of Anthocyanins As Sunscreen Phase 2
Dakota Wesleyan University, English DepartmentJustin KrellPlankinton HS2106Cow Chips
Dakota Wesleyan University, Mathematics DepartmentAndrew WellerMitchell HS1107Normal Springs vs. Magnetic Springs
Dakota Wesleyan University, Nursing DepartmentKacie MudderAvon1119Save Your Brain
Excellence In Grammar AwardColton WolbrinkDakota Christian1214Poppin' Popcorn
Sidney MuckeyDakota Christian1215The Amazing Eye
Megan MudderDakota Christian1216Scaredy-Cat
Kristen MaasDakota Christian1219Don’t Slip!
Brooklyn BrouwerDakota Christian1221Germophobia
GENIUS OlympiadKeenan Shannon, Mason WenzelMitchell HS2408Assimilation Of Protein From Distiller's Grain By Tenebrio Molitar
I-SWEEPRiley NammingaAvon HS2114Application Cent$
Innovative Ideas--Mitchell High School Science ClubJohn Witte, Sawyer SwensonWessington Springs MS1309Ready, Aim, Fire
Best Board and Original IdeaBrady Cameron, Jacob CihakAvon MS1409Effects Of Viscosity On Human Cardiovascular System
Colton WolbrinkDakota Christian MS1214Poppin' Popcorn
Victoria Brown Mitchell MS1106Rooftop Real Estate Wonders
Intel Excellence in Computer ScienceJustin KrellPlankinton HS2106Cow Chips
International Society For Optical EngineeringLeon Jumping Elk, Armanda Iron ElkMarty Indian HS2327Twinkle Twinkle Little Star How I Wonder Where You Are
Olivia JurrensAvon MS1122Red Eye Reduction
Lakeview Veterinary ClinicMary Katherine KellyHome School MS1222Using Treats In Dog Training: When To Reward Rover
Mu Alpha ThetaAriana Oorlog, Chesney NagelAvon High2317Unsystematic
NABT (National Association for Biology Teachers)Amanda Reiff, Devin TolsmaAvon2417Organic Preventative Measures For The Germination Of Musk Thistles
NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmosphere Administration)Scotti CliffordLakeview MS1223Observable Winter Patterns
NSPE (Nat'l Society Professional Engineers)not awarded
Ricoh Sustainable DevelopmentGracie WoldArmour MS1100"Can" Your Cans Heat Up?
Society For In Vitro BiologyAmanda Reiff, Devin TolsmaAvon HS2417Organic Preventive Measures For The Germination Of Musk Thistles
SD Academy of Science Jakob StuderMitchell MS1110Octane Emission Project
Emma AllenMitchell MS1207When Your Sniffer Snoozes
Madison HetlandMitchell MS1206Authentic vs. Synthetic Honey
Mary Catherine KellyHome School MS1222Using Treats in Dog Training: When to Reward Rover
Daniel FuossArmour MS1204H2O2 Harm or Help?
Thea Patrick Mitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
Lori WhiteMitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
Carly BeckmanWhite Lake MS1208Aspirin And Plant Growth
Derek PeltonAvon MS1224What Are The Effects Of Soapy Water Plants
Sanford Promise Award for Biomedical ResearchCarly SparksArmour2212Growing Cancer Cells For A Cause
South Dakota Council of Teachers of MathematicsAshley GlanzerMt Vernon HS2123Centripetal Force And Swinging A Bucket Of Water
South Dakota Science Teachers AssociationNatalie Bordeaux, Shelby Little Shield, Molly KnifeSpring Creek MS1406Water Quality On The Rosebud Reservation
South Dakota Society for Clinical Laboratory ScienceCarly SparksArmour HS2212Growing Cancer Cells For A Cause
South Dakota Veterinary Medical AllianceRachel BlahaAvon HS2208Analyzing The Effectiveness Of Commerical De-Wormers For Sheep
Stockholm Junior Water & BY Water of TaborHannah ReevesAvon HS2209The Effect of Irrigation On Ag Production
Evianna Blaha, Randi HentoAvon HS2416You Put The Nitrate In, You Take The Nitrate Out
Thelen Laboratory Research
Senior DivisionJulie BoyleAvon HS2122Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Anthocyanins As Sunscreen Phase 2
Junior DivisionLori White, Thea PatrickMitchell MS1402A-Maze-ing Slime Molds
United States Air Forcenot awarded
United States Department of the Armynot awarded
United States Department of The Navy/Marine Corpsnot awarded
United States Dept of Health & Human ServicesJulie BoyleAvon HS2121Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Anthocyanins As Sunscreen Phase 2
United States Metric AssociationErica AndersonAvon HS2115How Cool Is That?
Yale Science & Engineering Association, Inc.Justin KrellPlankinton HS2106Cow Chips