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Tulare County Science and Engineering Fair

March 24 - 28, 2014



2014 Results


Tulare County Finalists
Advancing to the California State Science Fair


  • Mari Sanders
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Help Wanted: Green Filters for Sweet Corn; Seeking Solutions to America's Fertilizer Fixation

  • Rachel Linton
    Springville Union Elementary School, Springville
    MicroRemediation

  • Mikayli Moore
    Burton Middle School, Porterville
    The Effects of Growth Environment and Temperature on Carotene in Red Bell Peppers

  • Raveena Mahal
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    CO2 Wonders

  • Lauren Little, Marie Garcia
    Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
    Beat of Your Heart

  • Madison Meredith
    Monache High School, Porterville
    The Effect of Microorganism Additives on Nitrogen Efficiency Related to Plant Growth

Tulare County Alternates
to the California State Science Fair


  • Ann Hirni
    Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
    What Seeds do Birds Prefer?

  • Cole Sanders
    Springville Union Elementary School, Springville
    Fermentation

  • Meghan Chrissakis
    St. Rose-McCarthy School, Hanford
    BMI, Fat or Fiction

Top 30 Awards

  • Mikayli Moore
    Burton Middle School, Porterville
    The Effects of Growth Environment and Temperature on Carotene in Red Bell Peppers

  • Esi Luna
    Burton Middle School, Porterville
    Viscosity

  • Arianna Silva
    Columbine Elementary School, Delano
    Great Globs of Gluten

  • Shelbie Blankenship
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Solar Energy

  • Noah Berry
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    A Day in the Life of Your Heart

  • Kylie Gardner
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Party Rockin' in the Mouth Tonight

  • Gavin Famy
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Eggciting Experiment

  • Amanda Rilling
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    A Dog's Decision

  • Stephanie Hamilton
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Putting the Carrot Before the Horse

  • Savannah Ramirez
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Under Pressure

  • Nathan Escobar
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Blood Clotting to the Rescue!

  • Payton Ray
    Grace Christian School, Visalia
    Arrow Penetration

  • Gracie Rangel
    Jim Maples Academy, Porterville
    Egg Substitutions

  • Lauren Sanders
    Jim Maples Academy, Porterville
    Chilling Science

  • Madison Meredith
    Monache High School, Porterville
    The Effect of Microorganism Additivies on Nitrogen Efficiency Related to Plant Growth

  • Cole Sanders
    Springville Union Elementary School, Springville
    Fermentation

  • Rachel Linton
    Springville Union Elementary School, Springville
    MicroRemediation

  • Kaylee Ransberger
    St. Paul's School, Visalia
    The Sweet Smell of Science

  • Arjan Batth
    St. Paul's School, Visalia
    What is Your Color?

  • Aubrey Liddi
    St. Paul's School, Visalia
    Long Lasting Blooms

  • Meghan Chrissakis
    St. Rose-McCarthy School, Hanford
    BMI, Fat or Fiction

  • Joseph Vandecaveye
    St. Rose-McCarthy School, Hanford
    A Dog's Nose Knows - Which Scents Make Perfect Sense for Your Pooch?

  • Tori Moore
    Summit Charter Academy Lombardi Campus, Porterville
    The Sauce is the Boss

  • Andrea Knapp
    Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
    Color My Word

  • Lauren Little, Marie Garcia
    Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
    Beat of Your Heart

  • Ann Hirni
    Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
    What Seeds do Birds Prefer?

  • Aaron Morales, Francisco Ruan
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Follow the Beat

  • Mari Sanders
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Help Wanted: Green Filters for Sweet Corn; Seeking Solutions to America's Fertilizer Fixation

  • Meera Kashyap
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Obesity Oblivion

  • Raveena Mahal
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    CO2 Wonders

Environmental Vision Award

  • Mari Sanders
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Help Wanted: Green Filters for Sweet Corn; Seeking Solutions to America's Fertilizer Fixation

Promising Young Scientist/Engineer Award

  • Gracie Rangel
    Jim Maples Academy, Porterville
    Egg Substitutions

  • Meera Kashyap
    Westfield Elementary School, Porterville
    Obesity Oblivion

  • Trey Land, Andrew Torres
    Burton Middle School, Porterville
    Which Bridge Design Will Support the Most Weight?

Community Choice Awards
  • Most Educational

    • Shelby Parker, Katie Pfaff
      Three Rivers Union Elementary School, Three Rivers
      Academic Anxiety: The Stress Test

  • Most Innovative

    • Hunter Thomas
      Grace Christian School, Visalia
      The Sunshine-Water Solution

  • Best Presentation

    • Samantha Vandecaveye
      St. Rose-McCarthy School, Hanford
      Peppermint Power: Can "Pepperminting Up" Before Help You Improve That Test Score?


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