Blake Yoder March 10th, 1976 Greeley Daily Tribune
32 awards o/ven 9* in Longs Peak Science Fair WINDSOR - Thirty-two entries in the Longs Peak Science and Engineering Fair held here Thursday, Friday, and Saturday received special awards from societies, businesses, and other agencies. The awards are in addition to top prize winners named Saturday. Those results were listed in Monday's Tribune. Nearly 100 junior and senior high school students from Ault, Eaton, Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, and Windsor competed for more than 80 prizes in the sixth annual Longs Peak fair. There were 41 Judges from area colleges, universities, and industries who spent many hours interviewing students and evaluating their exhibits. The top two high school projects will represent the Longs PeakSdence Foundation at the International Science and Engineering Fair to be held in Denver in May. Those two projects belong to Julie Bryant of Eaton High School and Peter Sandborn of Fort Collins High School. In addition, the top 19 superior awards will exhibit in Denver at the Colorado State Science Fair April 8-10. Winning special awards were the following exhibitors, listing name of organization, exhibitor's name, school, and project title: American Meteorological Society -- Kelly Heraog, Lincoln Junior High School, "Can Cats Predict The Weather?"; Jim TormeyEa ton High School, "Pleistocene Epochs Effect on Temperature Inversion." American Society for Microbiology - 1, Nanette Conlon, Lesher Junior High School, "What Kinds of Bacteria Grow on Your Hands?"; 2, Dave Tedder, Heath Junior High School, "The Effects of Antibiotics on Escherichia coli Strains;" 3, Matt Gtib, Highland High School, "Carbon Dioxide? Nitrogen? Oxygen? The Effects of Three Atmosphere Gases On the Growth of Bacteria.' Colorado Science Teachers Association -- Kent Jones, Cache La Poudre Junior High, "Will Dormant Lombardy Popular Cuttings Root?"; Patty Sanborn, Lesher Junior High, "Bug Buzz--A Study of Insect Flight." Eastman Kodak - Oran Kanode, Highland High School, "The Continued Studies of Pseudoleptoides Mites." Soil Conservation Society of America - Junior division winner: Margie Bcsel, Windsor High School, "Using Hydroponics to Study the Effects of Lead Nitrate on Phaseolus vulgaris;" senior division winner: Kent Jones, Cache La Poudre Junior High, "Will Dormat Lombardy Popular Cuttings Root?" U.S. Air Force - Linda Reider, Fort Collins High School, "Which Method Stakes or Towers - Best Improves The Yields of Tomato Plants?;" Peter Sandborn, Fort Collins High School, "Torque of Rubber;" Julie Merrill, Rocky Mountain School, "The Effect of Man the Habitat of Mites;" Chris Gilmore, Greeley West High School, "Particle Accelerator and Accelerating Power Supply." 1 Patty Sandborn, Lesher Junior High, "Bug - A Study of Insect Debbie Long, Lesher Junior High, "The Effect of Growth Stimulants on the Vegetative Propagation of Coleus;" Cindy Orme, Lesher Junior High, Solar Heated Dog House;" McClendon, Boltz Junior High, 'The Role of Pupil Size in Nonverbal Communications;" Chris McDonald, Lincoln Junior High, "Conserving Energy;" Paige Dudley, Lincoln Junior High, "The Effects of Nutrients on Animals." U.S. Army -- Certificates: Peter Thompson, Highland High School, "Can a Solar Furnace Produce Enough to Grow Plants in the Karl Skold, Lesher Junior "Adjustments to Gas Prices;" Gary Van Driel, Lincoln High, "The Effect of Ionic Radiation on Goud Chamber Particles;" Patty Sandborn, Lesher Junior High, "Bug - A Study of Insect Julie Bryant. Eaton High School, "Study of X-Ray Induced Mutations in Drosophila Melanogaster;" Chris Kaiser, Lesher Junior High, "Are Microwave Ovens Safe?" Stan Schwartz, Rocky Mountain High, "Determination and Alteration Residential Wind Flow." U.S. Army - Medals: Sandborn, Fort Collins High School, "Torque of Rubber;" Chris Gilmore, Greeley West High School, "Particle Accelerator and Accelerating Power Supply;" Ryan Lesh, Highland High School, "The Effects of Chorionic Gonadotropin on Reproductive Systems of Rats." U.S. Navy - 1, Peter Sandborn, Fort Collins High "Torque of Rubber:" 2, Tedder, Heath Junior High School, "The Effects of Antibiotics on Escherichia coli." Winners in the engineering problem contest: Mouse trap car -- 1, Kent Jones, Cache La Poudre; 2, Blake Yoder, Cache La 3, Brian Richardson, Cache Poudre; 4, Russell Sinden, Poudre High School; 5, Dana Steiner, Reed Junior High; Jim Yost, Windsor Middle School; 7, David Figal, Middle School; 8, Mike Conrad Ball Junior High; 9, Tim Valdhuizer, Conrad Ball Junior High. Crystal growing -- 1, Berger, Reed Junior High; Craig Burger, Reed Junior High; 3, Blaine Pass, Conrad Ball Junior High; 5, Don Urchin, Conrad Ball Junior High. Paper beam -- 1, Karen Fraaken, Conrad Ball Junior High; 2. Bob Chandler, Ball Junior High; :!, Kristic Hinricks, Reed Junior High; Brian Frasken, Conrad Ball Junior High; 5, Steve Conrad Ball Junior High.