2011 Senior Division Special Awards

 

Patrick F. Taylor School Awards

Abramson Science & Technology School

Benjamin Franklin High School

John Curtis Christian

John Ehret High School

Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy

Thomas Jefferson Senior High School

Ursuline Academy

 

AIAA Greater New Orleans Chapter

1st Place - Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

Honorable Mention Thuong Truong -John Ehret High School; Teacher: Donna Donahoe

What is the effect of riprap modificatin on erosion caused by water?

Honorable Mention Time Luwe -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Type of Soil has an Effect on the Amount of Concentration of Contaminants Potentially Reaching the Water Table.

Honorable Mention Ashton Harmeyer -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Computers can Sort Luggage By Colors

Honorable Mention Sahil Patel -Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; Teacher: Susan Stephens

User-Database Communication: The computation analysis of three popular programming languages

American Meteorological Society

Caleb Gestes-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Lightning in a Bottle: Phase I

Time Luwe -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Type of Soil has an Effect on the Amount of Concentration of Contaminants Potentially Reaching the Water Table.

 

American Petroleum Institute Delta Chapter

1st Place Jessica Lawrence-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Are Dispersants a Good Choice for Oil Spill Clean-up?

2nd Place Mitchell Hartley -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

What is the effect of water salinity on oil spreading distance?

3rd Place Christopher Brignac -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Synthetic vs. Non-Synthetic Motor Oil.

 

American Psychological Association

Nicole Collins -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: David Ferris

Does Handedness Affect the Perception of Ambiguous Optical Illusions?

 

American Society of Civil Engineers-N.O. Branch

1st Place Josh Hanberry -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Which Truss Should You Trust???

2nd Place Dalton Duvio -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

To Coat or Not To Coat the Levee Pilings

3rd Place Anastasia Grieb -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effects of Different Types of Aggregates on the Insulating Properties of Cement

American Welding Society-New Orleans Section

1st Place Dalton Duvio -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

To Coat or Not To Coat the Levee Pilings

Honorable Mention Philipe Gilchrist -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Butts of Steel!

ASM International Foundation

Dalton Duvio -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

To Coat or Not To Coat the Levee Pilings

Association for Women Geoscientists Foundation

Ayla Miller -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effect of Kiln-firing on the Percent Water Absorption of Mud-dauber (Sceliphron caementateium and Trypoxylon politum) Wasp Nests

 

Bruce J. Heim Foundation

Junru Yan-Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Sally Spahn

The effect of BMP2, BMP9, Noggin, and FGF8b on osteosarcomas

 

Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans

Philipe Gilchrist -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Butts of Steel!

 

Dr. James Truett Stewart, Sr. Scientific Method Award

1st Place Junru Yan-Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Sally Spahn

The effect of BMP2, BMP9, Noggin, and FGF8b on osteosarcomas

2nd Place Samuel McHugh -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of high gravity on plant growth

3rd Place Ahmad Razi -Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; Teacher: Susan Stephens

How Do Microorganisms Affect Corrosion?

 

Gulf Coast Safety and Training Group

1st Place Jessica Lawrence-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Are Dispersants a Good Choice for Oil Spill Clean-up?

3rd Place Elora Doskey -Ursuline Academy;Teacher: Elizabeth Harney

Burn Baby Burn

Intel Excellence in Computer Science

Sahil Patel -Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; Teacher: Susan Stephens

User-Database Communication: The computation analysis of three popular programming languages

 

I-Sweep (International Sustainability World Energy, Engineering & Environment Project)

Sustainability Recognition Award

Caitlyn Anderson -Benjamin Franklin High School;Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effects on Heart Rate and Cardiac Output on Model Heart when Tube Size is Altered to Mimic Atherosclerosis and Valve Disease

Mitchell Hartley -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

What is the effect of water salinity on oil spreading distance?

Outstanding Sustainability Award

Caleb Gestes -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Lightning in a Bottle: Phase I

Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

  

MENSA (The High I.Q. Society) N.O. Chapter

1st Place Yi Shao -Benjamin Franklin High School;Teacher: Lisa Hartman

The effects of dietary and lifestyle habits on the growth of Streptococcus salivarius

2nd Place Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

 

MS Benbow & Associates

1st Place Ashton Harmeyer -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Computers can Sort Luggage By Colors

2nd Place Christopher Brignac -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Synthetic vs. Non-Synthetic Motor Oil.

 

Mu Alpha Theta

Anh Vu -Abramson Science & Technology School; Teacher: Evren Culha

Effect of The Rope Length On Pendulum Oscillation

 

National Society of Professional Engineers

Ashton Harmeyer -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Computers can Sort Luggage By Colors

 

New Orleans Federal Executive Board

Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

 

New Orleans Geological Society

1st Place Ayla Miller -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effect of Kiln-firing on the Percent Water Absorption of Mud-dauber (Sceliphron caementateium and Trypoxylon politum) Wasp Nests

2nd Place Jessica Lawrence-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Are Dispersants a Good Choice for Oil Spill Clean-up?

3rd Place Brandon Theodore -Abramson Science & Technology; Teacher: Elkhan Akhundov

Let's Blow Up the Levee?

 

New Orleans Group of the Sierra Club

1st Place Jessica Lawrence-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Are Dispersants a Good Choice for Oil Spill Clean-up?

2nd Place Stefan Moll -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Mary Gubala

The Effects of Chemical Dispersant on Dinoflagellate, Gymnodinium breve and Peridinium quadridens, Population Growth.

New Orleans Section of NACE International “The Corrosion Society”

1st Place Dalton Duvio -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

To Coat or Not To Coat the Levee Pilings

2nd Place Philipe Gilchrist -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Butts of Steel!

 

Pontchartrain Astronomy Society

1st Place Shacarra Alexander -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Absorption of Radient Energy by Different Colors.

2nd Place Kirklynn Brehm -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Does the Angle of a Photovoltaic Cell Affect the Millivolt Output?

 

Ricoh Americas Corporation

Brad Frazier -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Fish, Dirt, or Water - Which Grows Tomatoes Best?

 

Society for In Vitro Biology

Hui Jin -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effect of Mutation in RPE65 on the Levels of 11-cis-Retinol

 

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

1st Place Tri Pham & Hunter Hidalgo -Archbishop Shaw High School;Teacher: Julie Abreo

MagLev Train

2nd Place Thuong Truong -John Ehret High School; Teacher: Donna Donahoe

What is the effect of riprap modificatin on erosion caused by water?

 

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

1st Place Brad Frazier -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Fish, Dirt, or Water - Which Grows Tomatoes Best?

2nd Place Skye Bocage -John Ehret High School; Teacher: Donna Donahoe

Water displacement, refraction and sound mobility.

3rd Place Matthew Rivere -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Will "Super Oxygenated" Water Increase Cotton Seed Germination?

  

Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers –N.O. Branch

1st Place Josh Hanberry -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Which Truss Should You Trust???

2nd Place Dalton Duvio -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

To Coat or Not To Coat the Levee Pilings

 

U.S. Air Force

Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

Samuel McHugh -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of high gravity on plant growth

Caitlyn Anderson -Benjamin Franklin High School;Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effects on Heart Rate and Cardiac Output on Model Heart when Tube Size is Altered to Mimic Atherosclerosis and Valve Disease

Sahil Patel -Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; Teacher: Susan Stephens

User-Database Communication: The computation analysis of three popular programming languages

 

U.S. Army

1st Place Yi Shao -Benjamin Franklin High School;Teacher: Lisa Hartman

The effects of dietary and lifestyle habits on the growth of Streptococcus salivarius

2nd Place Kinga Malinksa -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of strains on light absorption spectrum of Si for solar cell applications

Samuel McHugh -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The effect of high gravity on plant growth

Bryce Shinogle -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Does the Amount of Football Helmet Padding Pressure Affect the Force of Impact?

5th Place Brandon Theodore -Abramson Science & Technology; Teacher: Elkhan Akhundov

Let's Blow Up the Levee?

 

U.S. Department of Agriculture –Agricultural Research Service

Mitchell Hartley -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

What is the effect of water salinity on oil spreading distance?

 

U.S. Department of the Navy/U.S. Marine Corps

Hui Jin -Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Clare Davis-Wheeler

The Effect of Mutation in RPE65 on the Levels of 11-cis-Retinol

Mitchell Hartley -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

What is the effect of water salinity on oil spreading distance?

Sahil Patel -Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies; Teacher: Susan Stephens

User-Database Communication: The computation analysis of three popular programming languages

Caleb Gestes -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Lightning in a Bottle: Phase I

Junru Yan-Benjamin Franklin High School; Teacher: Sally Spahn

The effect of BMP2, BMP9, Noggin, and FGF8b on osteosarcomas

 

U.S. Metric Association

Anh Vu -Abramson Science & Technology School; Teacher: Evren Culha

Effect of The Rope Length On Pendulum Oscillation

U.S. Public Health Services

Jessica Lawrence-John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Are Dispersants a Good Choice for Oil Spill Clean-up?

 

Women for a Better Louisiana

Mitchell Hartley -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

What is the effect of water salinity on oil spreading distance?

 

Yale Science & Engineering Association, Inc.

Ashton Harmeyer -John Curtis Christian; Teacher: Cathy Boucvalt

Computers can Sort Luggage By Colors

 
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