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Grand Prize Winners

2016 Morgan Kohl Waverly South Shore
 

Kashfia Rahman

First Award of $2,500 from National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health & the Friends of NIDA

Third Award of $500 from American Psychological Association

Brookings High School
  Paxton De Haan and Schuyler Malenke Unity Christian School
  Jordan Davelaar Unity Christian School

 

2015 Dhwani Kharel and Kia Witt Brookings High School
  Morgan Kohl Waverly South Shore
 

Kashfia Rahman

Third Place- Behavioral and Social Science

Third Award of $1,000 from National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health & the Friends of NIDA

Brookings High School
  Rylan Brue Unity Christian High School

 

2014 Connor Henze Elk Point-Jefferson
  Benjamin Hummel Florence High School
 

Zarin Rahman

Third Place- Behavioral and Social Sciences

Brookings High School
  Katherine Young Brookings High School

 

2013 Benjamin Hummel Florence High School
  Zarin Rahman

ISEF Award 1st Place- Behavioral and Social Sciences

Brookings High School
  Mikaela Fischer Waverly South Shore
  Seth Petra Elk Point Jefferson

 

2012 Matt Hummel
1st Place National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Florence
  Zarin Rahman

ISEF Award 2nd Place- Behavioral and Social Sciences

Brookings High School
  Yiuan He Brookings High School
  Seth Petra Elk Point-Jefferson

 

2011 Matt Hummel  Navibot: Phase IV Florence
  Megan Minatra Sound of Mathness: Encore Waverly
  Hope Goode  At the Beat of My Heart Garretson High School
  Brittany Berndt  Milk Extravaganza Deubrook

 

 

2010 Adam Halverson
ISEF Award 2nd Place (Individual)
VSR-2:TALOS FG, The final ultimatum Garretson High
  Nick Mueller Twin Turbines? Garretson High
  Chris Aslesen & Jake Tschetter How much does texting effect human reaction time? Florence High

 

2009 Alexandra Hummel Do you have Synesthesia? Phase III Florence High School
  Matt Hummel Navibot: Phase II Florence High School
  Andrew Ter Haar & Sam Baas A New Spin on Gravity Unity Christian High School

 

2008 Melanie Engeldinger Drifting Away Elk Point - Jefferson High School
  Alexandra Hummel Do you have Synesthesia? Phase II Florence High School
  Adam Halverson & Anthony Winterton

ISEF award: 3rd place (team category)

VSR-1: Talos Garretson High School

 

2007 Kelsey Arthur Using Molecular Markers to Find the QTL of the Gene in Association with Resistance to Soybean Aphids and Maturity Groups South Shore School
  Tamara Parliament Bang Your Head: Anatomy of An Accident (Physics Applied) Phase II Hamlin High School
  Adam Halverson & Anthony Winterton Codename: X-species Garretson High School

 

2006 Shauna Waite Health Analysis: Green vs. Black-Phase II Florence High School
  Tamara Parliament Anatomy of An Accident: Physics Applied Hamlin High School
  Anthony Winterton & Ian Carlson The Cutting Edge Garretson High School

 

2005 Josh Chilson Biodiesel: Fuel of the Future? Phase V Florence High School
  Jacob Stricherz Particle Deflection from a Co-60 Source: A Matter of Homeland Security South Shore School
  Nancy Heuer & Liza Berg Premature Birth due to EMF South Shore School

 

2004

Jennifer Goedhart
ISEF award: 2nd place (microbiology category)

Effect of Hazelnut Extract on Bacteria Unity Christian High School
  Jacob Stricherz
University of Oregon Internship
Mpemba Effect on Water & Hydrogen Peroxide South Shore School
  Amy Mauseth & Andrea Brown Pattern Recognition Using Electrical Stimulation Deubrook Area Schools

 

2003 Jennifer Goedhart
IFT Award: Weed Science Society of America
Effect of Corn Steep Liquor on Weed Seed Germination Unity Christian High School
  Mikki Jo Keeble A Daily Dose of Blue South Shore, SD
  Kyle Donnelly & Justin Sieverding An "Egg"celent Problem Elk Point-Jefferson High School

 

2002 Josh Chilson
U.S. Patent Office
Biodiesel: Fuel of Future Florence High School
  Diana Gyling Benchmarks of Mathematical Programming Techniques Brookings, SD
  Amanda Schmig & Cristy Pauli Do You See What I See? South Shore, SD

 

2001 Jerome Koistinen A Stainless Solution to a Leaky Problem Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Jessica Rowland High Dose Interference of Virus Replication of PRRSV Brookings, SD
  Micky Snieder & Mike Mulder The Possibilities of Recycling are Growing! Unity Christian, Orance City, IA

 

2000 Jacob Seppanen More than Just Milk? Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Patrick Koistinen Oil Analysis: Wear Metals & Elements Contaminants Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Travis DeJung & Matt Rutler Propeller Pitch Unity Christian, Orange City, IA

 

1999 Tiffany Trumm Comparative Respiration: Influence of Environmental Stimuli Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Julie Popham
AM Meteorological Society
Variation in Particulate Concentration: Western vs. Eastern SD Snowfall Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Jerome Koistinen & Jeremy Sneeden Can Your Mind See? Hamlin High

 

1998 Amanda Goebel Air Quality: Comparative Analysis of Late Model Vehicle Emissions Hamlin High, Hayti, SD
  Nicole Vos The Allelopathic Effects of Alfalfa on Seed Germination Unity Christian, Orange City, IA
  Kristi Mulder & Rachel Noteboom Effects of Electrical Current on Worm Regeneration Unity Christian, Orange City, IA

 

1990 Sara Luecke Student Day Time Pulse Rate Variations Lincoln High, Sioux Falls, SD

 

1985 Brent Wolfe How Antiseptics Affect Bacteria New Effington, SD
  Stephanie Marko Investigation of a Viscoelastic Fluid Patrick Henry, Sioux Falls, SD

 

1984 Stephen Simon Effect of Smoking on the Health of Animals Lincoln, Sioux Falls, SD
  Larry Corria, Jr. Accumulative Study of Acid Precipitation Lincoln, Sioux Falls, SD

 

1983 James Jacobson Effects of Car Exhaust on Radish Plants Patrick Henry, Sioux Falls, SD
  Larry Corria, Jr. Formaldehyde: The Growing Threat Lincoln, Sioux Falls, SD

 

1982 Becky Moore Effects of Acid Rain on Living Things Patrick Henry, Sioux Falls, SD
  Valerie Capp Northeastern South Dakota's #1 Problem: Weather South Shore, SD

 

1981 Julie A. Moore Influence of Cigarette Smoke and Derivatives on Rat Cilla Lincoln, Sioux Falls, SD
  Michael J. Bade Radio Telescope Northwestern, Mellette, SD

 

1980 Sandra L. Peterson The Effects of Toxin on the Conjugation of Paramecium caudatum Viborg, SD
  Jon N. Christensen Analysis and Correction of Harmful Substances in Municipal Water Supply Viborg, SD

 

1979 Sandra L. Petersen Crustaceans: Brine Shrimp Viborg, SD
  Jon C. Fischbach Self-Contained House Northwestern, Mellette, SD

 

1978 Josette Boesch Carcinogenic Effects of Trichlorethylene on White Mice Lincoln, Sioux Falls, SD
  Douglas Degeest Tris: The Fire Retardant Viborg, SD

 

1977 Patricia R. Ford Resensitivity of Boordetella bronchiseptica to Antibiotics Viborg, SD
  Dale R. Sorensen Sound Waves Viborg, SD

 

1976 Vernon Strasser Effects of Tannic Acid on Mice Parker, SD
  Rolland L. Story Study of Emissions of Exploding Wires Parker, SD

 

1975 Kevin J. Kleen Effect of UV Light on Yeast Brookings, SD
  Gail Marek Paper Chromatography: Separation of Colors Patrick Henry, Sioux Falls, SD