College of Natural Science & Mathematics

27th Alaska Statewide High School Science Symposium

March 31 and April 1, 2012, University of Alaska Fairbanks

 
1st Place  Dolma Ombadykow, West Valley High School
National JSHS Speaker #1
Factors Influencing Hedonic Well-Being Across The Lifespan 
$4,125 UAF Tuition Scholarship
$2,250 All expense-paid trip to Nationals (Bethesda, Maryland)
$2,000 Army/Navy/Air Force Scholarship
$200 CIF (cash in fist)
$8,575 total
 
2nd Place  Kelsey Schober, Palmer High School
(unable to attend National Meeting)
 The Effect of Triclosan on the Growth of Common Soil Bacteria
$4,125 UAF Tuition Scholarship
$1,500 Army/Navy/Air Force Scholarship
$150 CIF (cash in fist)
$5,775 total
 
3rd Place  Jiyeon Baek, West Valley High School
(unable to attend National Meeting)
Survival of Elodea nuttallii: Competition with Indigenous Species and Exposure to Limiting Factors
$4,125 UAF Tuition Scholarship
$1,000 Army/Navy/Air Force Scholarship
$200 CIF (cash in fist),
$5,325 total
 
4th Place  Arthur Schweitzer, West Valley High School
National JSHS Speaker #2
The Effects of Pool Chlorine on Lung Exertion in Adolescent Swimmers
$4,125 UAF Tuition Scholarship
$2,250 All expense-paid trip to Nationals (Bethesda, Maryland)
$500 ASHSSS-UAF Scholarship
$150 CIF (cash in fist)
$100 American Society of Physiology Award
$7,125 total
 
5th Place  Robin Spielman, West Valley High School
National JSHS Poster Presenter
Snow Pit Accuracy with the Variability of Snow Conditions
$2,250 All expense-paid trip to Nationals (Bethesda, Maryland)
$150 CIF (cash in fist)
$100 Sigma Xi Award
$2,500 total
 
6th Place  Sarah Swanson, West Valley High School
National JSHS Delegate
Bird Species and Abundance in Burned and Unburned Spruce Forest
$2,250 All expense-paid trip to Nationals(Bethesda, Maryland)
$150 CIF (cash in fist)
$100 American Society of Foresters Award                                     
$2,500 total
 
7th Place  Maria Berkeland, West Valley High School
National JSHS Delegate
Geochemistry of the Chena and Tanana Rivers near Fairbanks, Alaska: Effects of Seasonality and the City of Fairbanks
$2,250 All expense-paid trip to Nationals (Bethesda, Maryland)
$200 CIF (cash in fist)
$2,450 total
 
8th Place  Abigayle Fisher, Mount Edgecumbe High School
National JSHS Alternate
The Effects of Different Forest Management Practices on Microbial Communities
$200 CIF (cash in fist)
$100 American Society for Microbiology Award
$300 total
 

Seven EPSCoR $1,000 scholarships and certificates went to Nellie Alakayak, Tiana Bactad , Abigayle Fisher, Kimberly I. Jessup, Sacha Mattley, Reanna Moses, and Alexandra Self from Mount Edgecumbe High School, Sitka, Alaska.

The Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) awarded Rachel Lindley from West Valley High School $100 and a certificate.