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Science Fair Results

HRI 2019 Regional Science Festival Results

 

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HRI Austin Energy Regional Science Festival Results

February 2019

 

70+ participants (73 HRI registered, 5 from participating HRI schools)

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 Special Awards

Name School Award Project Title

Grace Brooks

Del Valle HS Austin Geological Society The Effect of Industrial Activity on
Bodies of Water
Samantha Osorio Urquiza Del Valle HS Austin Geological Society The Effect of the Levels of Starch on the Rate of Decomposition of Biodegradable
Plastic and the Resistance to Water
Angel Saenz Del Valle HS Superintendent Award
(Del Valle)
Calming Oils and Their Effect on
Planaria's Reaction to Light
Claudia Whittlesey St. Andrew's Assoc. for Women Geoscientists The Effect of Caffeine on Dugesia Tigrina Movement and Mortality
Eduardo Santa Cruz St. Andrew's Austin Geological Society

Alpha and Gamma Emissions of
Disturbed and Undisturbed Town
Mountain Granite

Dorothy Thompson St. Andrew's Austin Geological Society Conductivity of Water After Polyethylene Terephthalate Light Exposure
Elena Meigs St. Michael's Dell Center for Healthy Living
Health Innovation
Correlation Between Capsicum
Annuum L. Colorand Vitamin C Content
Qinglan Wu St. Michael's 1st place, Texas State University
Master of Arts in Technical Communication Science Writing Award
The Influence of Water Temperature
on Surface Rice Starch Extraction 
Erick Barron Travis HS

Passion for Science Award

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Naval Science Award

 Leg Energy
Lucia Hernandez Del Valle HS Passion for Science Award* Twin Sense:  Do Twins Have
Similar Thoughts?
Jennifer Velazquez Moranchel Travis HS Passion for Science Award* Plants Decomposition

 

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Category Place Awards:

Name School Place Category Project Title
Elena Meigs St. Michael's 4th Biochemistry Correlation Between Capsicum annuum L.
Color and Vitamin C Content
Roberta Gonzalez St. Michael's 4th Chemistry Investigation of Conductivity as a
Measurement of Ion Concentration
Dorothy Thompson St. Andrew's 4th Earth & Environmental Sciences Conductivity of Water After Polyethylene
Terephthalate Light Exposure
Erick Barron Travis HS 3rd* Engineering Mechanics Leg Energy
Andrew Cooper Austin HS 5th Engineering Mechanics Using Additive Manufacturing to Solve
Today’s Sports Injury Problems
Alicia Rusthoven Austin HS 3rd* Microbiology Effects of Roundup on Lactobacillus
Andrew Reid St. Michael's 5th Physics and Astronomy The Effectiveness of Sports
Head Protection Gear
Benjamin Hernandez Austin HS 5th Plant Sciences The Effect of Different Types of Fertilizer
on the Growth of
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus
Quinn McClanahan St. Andrew's 3rd* Plant Sciences The Effect of Sucrose on the
Growth of Phaseolus vulgaris L.

 

*Texas State Science and Engineering Fair Qualifiers:

Name School Category Project Title
Erick Bannon Travis HS Engineering Mechanics Leg Energy
Alicia Rusthoven Austin HS Microbiology Effects of Roundup on Lactobacillus
Quinn McClanahan St. Andrew's Plant Sciences The Effect of Sucrose on the Growth of Phaseolus vulgaris L.