High-Level Research…In High School

Last Thursday and Friday, the Belin-Blank Center hosted the Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS).  Congratulations to the top five presenters, who will be invited to compete at the 2014 National Symposium, and thanks to everyone who participated!

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Iowa Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium:

1. Breanna Kramer Silver Nitrate’s Affect on Natural vs. Induced Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia coli Central Lee High School, Donnelson
2. Aparna Ajjarapu Isolation of Escherichia coli O157 proteins that interact with the Bovine recto-anal junction squamous epithelial (RSE) cells Ames High School, Ames
3. Christopher Grebner The Effects of Cheese Sludge on Field Corn Beckman High School, Dyersville
4. Abby Walling Waste No More: An Innovative Study of the Net Energy Gain of Cellulosic Ethanol from Recycled Matter West High School, Iowa City
5. Karleigh Schilling The Effects of Urbanization on Water Quality of Streams in Linn County Prairie Point Middle School and 9th Grade Academy, Cedar Rapids
Alternate Katelyn Goldsmith Effects of an Evaporative Cooling System on Milk Production and Somatic Cell Count in Dairy Cattle Beckman High School, Dyersville

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