This event is the culminating academic event of the year and a wonderful display of active learning in action.  As always, this year’s student projects were impressive examples of research and applied learning.

The Winners Are:


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1st Place:

Elaine Inglis
Science and Technology Department
Project: Call structure of the mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli) in the presence and absence of food
Prize Money: $3,000


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2nd Place:

Jake Bricklin, Scott Kiernan, Mitch Wiseman, Alden Spence, Tyler Prange
Business Department
Project: Solar Powered Innovations
Prize Money: $1,500


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3rd Place:

Ashley Vander Meer
Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Project: Hydraulic and Restoration Analysis of Incline Creek
Prize Money: $750


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People’s Choice Award:

Jamie Himes
Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Project: Coloring Kings Beach: Recycled Art
Prize Money: $750

2014 Participants


Business Department

Jake Bricklin, Scott Kiernan, Mitch Wiseman, Alden Spence, Tyler Prange
Solar Powered Innovations

Lukas Brassie and Brendan Wheelwright
Brass Mountain Sports

Kelly Benson
Be the Change

Grant Furlan
Spork

Bryan Miller, Chuck Roesch, Cheyanne Sawyer
Sawtooth Mountain

Fine Arts Department

Stephanie Campbell
Incongruous

Tom Letson
Eureka

Heath Pearson
67 lbs.

Science and Technology Department

Elaine Inglis
Cell structure of the mountain chickadee (Poecile gambeli) in the presence and absence of food

Andrew Mavin
Clarity of near-shore Lake Tahoe and the environmental effects

Riley Morgan
Fire and its impact on stream water chemistry in a foothill watershed of the Sierra Nevada

Honors Society

Bryce Bullins
Let Not Light See Our Black and Deep Desires: Dark Humanism in Shakespeare’s King Lear and Macbeth

Humanities and Social Sciences Department

Morgan S. Burke
One Pronoun at a Time: Gender Specific Pronouns Improve Reading Comprehension

Cynthia A. Conover
Charitable Donation: Decreased Anonymity Increases Giving Behavior

Chelsea Cunningham
Song for Eniara

Drew Fisher
Creation and Communication: Serving the Social Mission of the Lost Sierra Hoedown

Jamie Himes
Coloring Kings Beach: Recycled Art

Janelle Perasso
Lake Tahoe: An Historical Journey

Yesenia Ruelas
Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Program and its Incorporation in an Elementary School

Ashley VanderMeer
Hydraulic and Restoration Analysis of Incline Creek

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