Awards

2020 Awards

Overall Awards – Judges will award prizes to the top three High School and top three Middle School students.

1st Place is $500          2nd Place $250          3rd Place $100

Special Awards – One $100 prize will be awarded to a middle school or high school student who shows excellence in each area.

The Mt Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award – The Mount Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award goes to one young motivated scientist who is deserving of special recognition. $100

Robotics & Technology Award Sponsored by MWVFIRST – Presented to one student or team whose project shows excellence in technology, robotics and or programming. $100

Environmental Science Award – Sponsored by Tin Mountain Conservation Center –  given to one student whose project shows excellence in the field of environmental science.  Projects about the biogeochemical interactions of our physical world and human environment and others may be considered.  $100

Sports Science Award – Sponsored by Mountain Center Physical Therapy – given to one student whose project shows excellence in the science of sports and athletics.  Projects related to sports, equipment, performance and others may be considered.  $100.

Food Science Award Sponsored by Valley OriginalsThis award will be given to one student whose project shows excellence in the field of food science. Projects related to food safety and sanitation, food chemistry. effect of preparation and technique and others may be considered.  $100

 

2017 Winners

1st Place $500, High School – Mia Valeriani and Helen Badger
“Microevolution of Antibiotic Resistance”  
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

1st Place $500, Middle School – Amee Patel
“Organic vs. Conventional?”
Teacher:  Jennifer Chalmers, A. Crosby Kennett Middle School 

 

 

2nd2nd Place $250, High School – Samantha Johnson 
“DNA within Mitochondrion” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

2nd Place $250, Middle School – Catherine Ling
“Paredolia”
Teacher:  Erin Drennon-Doiron, Kingswood Regional Middle School

 

 

3rd3rd Place $100, High School – Amelia Jarell
“Effect of UV Light on Plants Across Many Generations” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

3rd Place $100, Middle School – Ansel Barclay
“Go Pro Ski Mount” 
Teacher:  Louis Bullard, White Mountain Waldorf School

 

 

                                             

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Mt. Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award-$75 High School – Zara and Kiana Cheney 
“The Effect of Lake Okeechobee’s Polluted Water on Living Organisms”  

Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School  

Mt. Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award $75
Middle School – Sasha Khrapunov
“A Conductive Conundrum”
Teacher:  Joe Yahna, Bartlett Elementary School 

 

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MWV FIRST Robotics Award $100, High School – Dawsen Jewell
“Slip Clutch for Electric Skateboard Trucks” 
Teacher:  Erin Drennon-Doiron, Kingswood Regional High School

MWV FIRST Robotics Award $100, Middle School – Kyle Perry and Miguel Kirsch 
“Electric Lock” 
Teacher:  Sarah Frankel, Kennett Middle School  

 

award_ribbon_silverNE Institute of Food Technologists Food Science Award $150, High School -Noah Geary and Cody Bryan
“GMO’s vs. Bees” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

NE Institute of Food Technologists Food Science Award $150, Middle School – Katherine Hawkes
“Vital Vitamin C”
Teacher:  Sarah Frankel, A. Crosby Kennett Middle School

 

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2016 Winners

1st Place $500, High School – Matthew Ballou and Ryan Ballou
“The Effectiveness of a Photovoltaic Heliotracker” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

1st Place $500, Middle School – Josie Phaneuf
“Digital or Paper, Which Reads Faster?   
Teacher:  Sean Littlefield, A. Crosby Kennett Middle School 

 

 

                                               2nd Place $250, High School – Chase Lee 
“Modeling Snow Drift Accumulation to Determine 2ndSnow Fence Performance” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

2nd Place $250, Middle School – Eva Drummond
“Foul Fumes”
Teacher:  Sean Littlefield, A. Crosby Kennett Middle School

 

 

3rd3rd Place $100, High School – Foster Piotrow and Aidan Hagerty  
“Exposure to antibiotics” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

3rd Place $100, Middle School – Samantha Carus
“Effects of Pollution on Trees”
Teacher:  Mary Welch, Molly Ockett Middle School

 

 

                                               Mt. Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award-$75  High School – Jack Thompson and Will redSynnott 
“Reaction to Nails with Protective Coating in Copper Chloride”
Teacher:  Erica Bertrand, Kennett High School

Mt. Washington Observatory Emerging Scientist Award $75
Middle School – Trevor Sylvester
“Magnetic Acceleration” 
Mentor:  Sean Sylvester, White Mountain Waldorf School  

 

 

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MWV FIRST Robotics Award $100, High School – 
Matthew Ballou and Ryan Ballou
“The Effectiveness of a Photovoltaic Heliotracker” 
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole, Kennett High School

MWV FIRST Robotics Award $100, Middle School – Nico Zakon 
“Which sensors will work best for different conditions?” 
Teacher:  Ms. Clout, Robert Frost Charter School 

 

award_ribbon_silverNE Institute of Food Technologists Food Science Award $150, High School – Madison Brown
“Mealworm Polystyrene Consumption in the Presence of Alternative Food Sources”
Teacher:  Lindsay Cole from Kennett High School

NE Institute of Food Technologists Food Science Award $150, Middle School – Nat Barber
“Maple Madness”
Teacher:  Joe Yahna, Josiah Bartlett Elementary School