2012 SCJAS Research Award Winners.
2012 SCJAS Research Award Winners Oral Presentation CATEGORY Name School Place Botany-M Bushra Islam SVHS 1st Dr. Ajoy G. Chakrabarti Botany Award Botany-NM Daniel Clements SVHS 2nd Abisshek Lakshman SSHS 3rd Biochemistry-M Caitlin Keen GSSM 1st Dr. Mahtubbin Ahmed Biochemistry Award Emily Moore GSSM 2nd Biochemistry-NM Himabindu Vinnakota SVHS 3rd Chemistry-M Zachary Wang DFHS 1st Elbert Malone Chemistry Award Tori Laird GSSM 2nd Chemistry-NM Grace Smith HHES 1st South Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society Award Mahmood Syed SSHS Dr. Nasrollah Hamidi Polymer Chemistry Award JJ Wheeler SSHS 2nd Johnnie J. Jenkins, Jr. Chemistry Award Sponsored by Dr. Joe N. Emily David Hodge SVHS 3rd Cell & Molecular Amy Chang GSSM 2nd Biology-M Juhi Srivastava GSSM 1st The Amerian Association for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Award Consumer Affairs-NM DJ Lee SVHS 1st South Carolina Bank & Trust Consumer Affairs Research Award Meisha Draper SVHS 2nd Cecelie Kondapaneni HHES 3rd Subina Saini SVHS 4th Engineering-M Cameron Taylor GSSM 1st Mr. John Funny Engineering Award JC Elmore, III GSSM 2nd Outstanding Engineering Innovation Award Joshua Boland 3rd Engineering-NM Vikram Melchizedec SVHS 1st Outstanding Engineering Researcher Award Miheer Bavare SVHS 2nd Sebastian Fearn SVHS 3rd Environmental Anna Ridenour GSSM 1st Science-M Environmental Jed Gist SVHS 1st Science-NM Liqi Zhao SVHS 2nd Manushi Patel SVHS 3rd Mohit Gandhi SSHS 4th Math/Computer Paul Park GSSM 1st Science-M Math/Computer Gregory Rassolov SVHS 1st Science-NM Microbiology-NM Chandler Pobis SVHS 1st The South Carolina Branch of Amerian Society of Microbiology Award (SCBASM) Kate Hoffman HHES 2nd Benjamin Fechter SVHS 3rd Physics-NM/M Ben Bartlett LHS 1st Virginia Tkacik GSSM 2nd Physiology & Health- Mehrab Khandkar SVHS 1st M Aidan Brougham-Cook GSSM 2nd Shannon Hall SVHS 3rd Physiology and Helen Clay HHES 1st Health-NM Laura Hungiville HHES 2nd Alice Verbrick HHES 2nd Rana Sobeih SVHS 3rd Psychology & Chad Erturk SDS 1st Sociology-M Psychology & Nicole Lazar SVHS 1st Sociology-NM Winthrop University Behavioral Scene Award Will Braddock SVHS 2nd Alexandra Rice HS 3rd Zoology-NM Meg Teuber SVHS 1st Dr. Judith D. Salley- Guydon Zoology Award Zoology-M Terral Patel GSSM 1st Written Categories Category Name School Place Botany-NM Bushra Islam SVHS 1st Winthrop University Excellence in Biology Award in Botany Botany-NM Daniel Clements SVHS 2nd Keertana Nair SVHS 3rd Biochemistry-M/NM Caitlin Keen GSSM 1st The Amerian Association for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Award Kyle Brennan GSSM 2nd Himabindu Vinnakota SVHS 3rd Chemistry-M Michael Tibbs GSSM 1st Chemistry-NM Grace Smith HHES 1st Cell & Molecular Amy Chang GSSM 1st Biology-M Juhi Srivastava GSSM 2nd Consumer Affairs-NM Subina Saini SVHS 1st South Carolina Bank & Trust Consumer Affairs Research Award Meisha Draper SVHS 4th Isabella Zeiler SVHS 2nd Olivia Bell HHES 3rd Grayson Stribling HHES 3rd Engineering-M Cameron Taylor GSSM 1st Dr. Staney Ihekweazu Engineering Award Joshua Boland GSSM 2nd JC Elmore, III GSSM 3rd Engineering-NM Vikram Melchizedec SVHS 1st Miheer Bavare SVHS 2nd Clayton Brandenburg SVHS 3rd Environmental Jacob Crouse GSSM 2nd Science-M Anna Ridenour GSSM 1st Winthrop University Excellence in Environmental Scene Award Environmental Jed Gist SVHS 1st Science-NM Maddie Norris HHES 2nd Meghan Franco SVHS 3rd Karen Lee SVHS 4th Math & Computer Sandy Neal GSSM 1st Science-M Dr. Stevo M. Bozinovski Computer Science Award Math & Computer Sci- Joe Marazzo SVHS 1st NM Microbiology-NM Katie Peffen SVHS 1st Dr. James B Stukes Microbiology Award Caroline Swan SVHS 2nd Physics-NM Ben Bartlett LHS 1st Southern Atlantic Coast Section of the American Association of physics Teachers Award Melissa Bartlett Teacher Southern Atlantic Coast Section of the American Association of physics Teachers Award Physiology & Health- David Qu SVHS 1st M Dr. Gnana Warshamana-Greene Biomedicine Award Mehrab Khandkar SVHS 2nd Shannon Hall SVHS 3rd Physiology and Laura Hungiville HHES 1st Health-NM Alice Verbrick HHES 1st Nishie G's Physiology & Health Research Award Helen Clay HHES 3rd Rana Sobeih SVHS 2nd Psychology & Leah VanSyckel GSSM 1st Sociology-M Winthrop University Behavioral Science Award Psychology & Nicole Lazar SVHS 1st Sociology-NM Will Braddock SVHS 2nd Alexandra Rice HS 3rd Zoology-NM Kiran Ravindra SVHS 1st Dr. Mary Beth Thomas Excellence in Zoology Award Zoology-M Krista Wunsche GSSM 1st Abbreviation Key: (M)=Mentored (NM)=Non-Mentored (GSSM)=Governor's School for Science & Math (SVHS)=Spring Valley High School (HHES)=Heathwood Hall Episcopal School (LHS)=Lexington High School (SDS)=Spartanburg Day School (HS)=Hammond School (SSHS)=Southside High School (DFHS)=Dutch Fork High School
SCJAS Special Cateaory Sponsored Awards Name School Nathan Gilreath GSSM Dr. Rahina Mahtab Materials Nanoscience Award in Engineering Philip Richardson Spring Valley HS Dr. Rhullah Massoudi Material Science Award in Engineering David Nam Spring Valley HS Dr. Ruth Hodges Informatics Award Shauntia White Timberland HS Outstanding Oral Presentation in Biology--SC State SCAMP Award Ben Bartlett Lexington HS Joseph Brandyburg Best Overall Presentation Award Tia Eskridge Hammond School Converse College Young Female Scientist Award Annesa Pettis, Spring Valley HS Chris Conner Memorial Award Kimberly McRae Spring Valley HS $500 Air Force Scholarship Joshua Boland GSSM $500 Air Force Scholarship SCJAS Poster Session he SCJAS Poster Session consists of student research judged to be the best at the Regional Science Fairs throughout South Carolina. Twenty students were then invited to present their research at the SCJAS Annual Meeting. Biological science Zachary Morgan Greenville Tech 1st Charter School Biological science Shelby Stuff Greenville Tech 2nd Charter School Biological science Tina Monzavi Spring Valley HS 3rd Physical sciences Ben Bartlett Lexington HS 1st Physical sciences Richard Li Southside HS 2nd Physical sciences Louise White Southside HS 3rd Poster session--Junior Division Roy James Gilbert Elementary 1st SCAS Young Scientist Award
Nominees to Attend AJAS National Meeting
Based on their outstanding research, the following SCJAS members have been nominated to represent South Carolina while attending the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) national meeting to be held in Boston, Massachusetts in 2013. Congratulations to these excellent students!
Ben Bartlett Lexington HS Grace Smith Heathwood Hall Nicole Lazar Spring Valley HS Jed Gist Spring Valley HS Bushra Islam Spring Valley HS Laura Hungiville Heathwood Hall Alice Verbrick Heathwood Hall
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|Title Annotation:||South Carolina Junior Academy of Science|
|Publication:||Newsletter of the South Carolina Academy of Science|
|Date:||Jun 22, 2012|
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