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NSU Science Fair Awards
NSU Science Fair Awards
Northwestern Journalism
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Additional Award! 

On behalf of the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) and Aspirations in Computing (AiC), we are pleased to announce that all 2021 Award for AiC selections have been made!   Congratulations to Megan Nash!!!

 

Recognition from U. S. Navy - Letter of Congrats, ONR medallion, Certificate

Presented to: Ty Boekelheide - 801 Physics/Earth Science

Project Title: What is the relationship between ramp, angle, and car distance?

Special Recognition from from U. S. Airforce - Certificate, award packae (over the shoulder sling pack, power bank charger, dog tag USB flash drive, dual USB car charger

Presented to: Ethan Boekelheide - 1207 Botany/Zoology

Project Title: How do Varying GDUs and Products Effect Corn Yield and Emergence?

Presented to: Zach Mzala - 1411 Engineering/Computer Sci/Mathematics Project Title: Lights to Sound

Special Recognition from South Dakota Academy of Science - $30.00 cash award

Presented to: Regan Bruns - 305 Chemistry Project Title: Which Paper Towel is Most Absorbent?

Presented to: Connor Orr - 502 Environmental Sciences Project Title: Can a magnet clean an oil spill?

Presented to: Carson Ewalt - 803 Physics/Earth Science Project Title: Bond Strength Phase II

Special Recognition from from Northern SD Science Fair - -shirts

Presented to: Brooklinn Halvorson - 1103 Behavioral/Soc Sci/Gerontology

Project Title: Color Effect on Reading Phase II

Presented to: Meadow Remily,   and   - 1104 Behavioral/Soc Sci/Gerontology Project Title: The Influences of Wealth

Presented to: Tanner Ewalt - 1410 Engineering/Computer Sci/Mathematics Project Title: Does 45° Throw The Furthest?

Presented to: Reilly Schmitt - 1804 Physics/Earth Science

Project Title: How Does the Shape of the Nose Cone Effect the Height of a Launch?

Recognition from Association for Women Geoscientists - Certificate

Presented to: Nikki Nickeson - 306 Chemistry

Project Title: Which Gluten Free Flour Will rise the Highest?

Recognition from U. S. Metric Association - Certificate

Presented to: Reilly Schmitt - 1804 Physics/Earth Science

Project Title: How Does the Shape of the Nose Cone Effect the Height of a Launch?

Recognition from RICOH Americas corporation - Certificate

Presented to: Connor Orr - 502 Environmental Sciences Project Title: Can a magnet clean an oil spill?

Recognition from American Meteorological Society- : Certificate

Presented to: Aaron Blachford - 802 Physics/Earth Science

Project Title: Water vs Air Part II

Presented to: Nathan Melius - 1506 Environmental Sciences Project Title: Where is soil the best?

Recognition from U. S. Navy - Letter of Congrats, ONR Medallion, certificate, $50.00 gift certifcate

Presented to: Mitchell Vander Wal - 1206 Botany/Zoology

Project Title: Water Works

 

2nd Place Junior Individual from NSU Science Dept

Presented to: Shelbey Fortin - 303 Chemistry Project Title: How Many Drops?

Presented to: Annie Dvorak - 701 Microbiology Project Title: Are You Bready to Knead It?

1st Place Junior Individual from NSU Science Dept

Presented to: Ella Boekelheide - 201 Botany/Zoology

Project Title: Testing Cover Crops Ability for Soil Erosion and Water Runoff

Presented to: Layla Ortmeier - 304 Chemistry

Project Title: The Toughest Stains

Presented to: Ashley Haven - 503 Environmental Sciences Project Title: Which type of charcoal purifies water the best?

 

2nd Place Senior Individual from NSU Science Dept

Presented to: Jude Ortmeier - 1303 Chemistry

Project Title: Which type of insulation retains heat the best? Pt. 2

Presented to: Ella Haven - 1705 Microbiology

Project Title: Bacteria Growth In Ovine Intestines

Presented to: Fatafehi Faonelua - 1803 Physics/Earth Science Project Title: Physics of Pool

1st Place Senior Individual from NSU Science Dept

Presented to: Sawyer Styles - 1105 Behavioral/Soc Sci/Gerontology

Project Title: Consumer Preference and Opinion on Plant-Based Meat Alternatives vs. Traditional Meat

Presented to: Nicholas Troske - 1304 Chemistry

Project Title: Using Titanium Dioxide to Reduce Air Pollution

Presented to: Jessica Boekelheide - 1409 Engineering/Computer Sci/Mathematics Project Title: Calculating Light Refraction through a Handmade Lens

Presented to: Megan Nash - 1505 Environmental Sciences Project Title: Fertilizer Effects on Brine Shrimp Phase 4

2nd place Team Winner Senior from NSU Science Dept

Presented to: Teryn Sparling and Haiden Grandpre - 4004 Biological Science (Team) Project Title: The Effects of Medication of Lung Tissue

 

 

 

 

Rehfeld Award -

The committee has reviewed the nominees for the Rehfeld award.  Dr. Rehfeld and his family would like to  present the award for Excellence in Service and Science to Mitchell VanderWal  of Northwestern School. 

We are pleased to announce that Mitchell will receive a check for $300.00 and Northwestern school will receive a check for $300.00 as the recipients of the Rehfeld Award.