NMNWSE Awards at the 2017 State Science Fair
At the 2017 New Mexico Science and Engineering Fair, held April 1st at New Mexico Tech in Socorro,
NMNWSE handed out awards to 10 students consisting of $50 plus a certificate and tote bag with career materials, plus
we handed out honorable mention awards to 5 students consisting of a certificate and tote bag with career materials.
Junior Division award winners
Isabela Ceniceros, Bernalillo Middle School,
Perfect Produce: Canned, Frozen, Or Fresh
Hannah Kim, Carlsbad Intermediate School,
Can Probability Defy Reality?
Angelina Espindola, Prince of Peace Lutheran,
Do Minerals Enhance Herbs?
Junior Division, honorable mention
Halle Barney, Carlsbad Intermediate School,
Magnets in Motion
Suzanne Eisenberg, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School,
How Does Aperture Size Affect Photo Quality
Mckayla Gilbert, Hermosa Middle School,
Kyla King, Heights Middle School,
Waste to Watts
Senior Division award winners
Lea Godret-Miertschin, Sandia High School,
Investigating Effects of Vegetable Oil Saturation in Extraction of Quinine from Cinchona Succirubra
Chali Simpson, Grants High School,
Getting the Dirt on Diversity: The Genesis
Sophia Li, Los Alamos High School,
Nuclear Thermal Rockets: Mars and Beyond
Andrea Chin-Lopez, Taos High School,
Crabsorption: Absorption, Neutralization/Diffusion of Pharma via 1mm/1um Particulate Chitosan
Ashley Martinez, Taos High School,
Sweet Celltopia: Diabetic Counteragents Impact on Cell Viability/Function
Amanda Livingston, Grants High School,
Geena Tsosie, Navajo Preparatory School,
Senior Division, honorable mention
Makayla Gates, Valencia High School,
A Shroom with a View: Biofabricating Mycodomes for Disaster Relief
Congratulations to the NMNWSE Award winners!!
We wish to also congratulate all the students who participated in the
State Science Fair, and their teachers and mentors! We hope these students continue to develop their potential as future leaders in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine) and allied professions!
Judges for the NMNWSE Awards were Diane Janni, Rebecca Galves,
Yolanda King, Gary King, Clifton Murray, and Diane Oyen.