2020 SARSEF AWARDS

Tucson High Magnet School
Grade-Locator / Student(s) Project / All Awards Teacher / Category
HS-BE001
Alexis Zarai Aguirre
Gabe Morales
Harder To Read, Easier To Remember? Studying the Effects of Font Style on Reading Comprehension and Retention
Southern Arizona Psychological Association 2nd Place Award-$50 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-EA027
Tristin P. Anaya
Reclaimed vs. Natural: The Complete Analysis of Tucson’s Reclaimed and Naturally Flowing Water
Tucson Water Excellent Project Recognition-$150 Check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-EL008
Skyler A. Elder
Bubbles Giving You Bends?
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Excellence in Engineering Scholarship-$1,000 Scholarship
Outstanding Project in Nautical or Submarine Sciences-$250 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
HS-BE041
Ayzea B. Garcia
Darian J. German
Super Sleep: The Battle Against Blue Light
Honorable Mention-$25 Cash and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-PS020
Sofi Guerra
Potential Protection of Native Seeds Against Pathogens via Beneficial Microbes
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Plant Science
HS-BE028
Xia C. Hendricks
Ahmya G. Hodges
Enough Sleep or Enough Physical Activity… You Can’t Have Both!
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-BI002
Isabella Johnson
Practicality of CBD Producing Bacteria: Beginning the Process of Heterologous Biosynthesis
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Tucson Metro Chamber Innovation & Entrepreneurial Spirit Award-$100 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Biochemical Science and Bioengineering
HS-BE030
Adelys T. La Turco
Christopher A. Madrigal
Music Therapy and Its Effects on Depression and Anxiety in High School Adolescents
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Arizona Psychological Association Behavioral Science Award-$100 Cash and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CB009
Adriana E. Morales
How Low Can It Grow?: Making Mircovirus Alpha3 a Low Temperature Specialist
Best of Cellular & Microbiological Sciences Award-$500 Scholarship and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-PS021
Elizabeth Mendivil
Pilar E. Muller
Searching Solutions for Restoring Fragile Landscapes: Seedball Size and Seed Density Effects on Lupinus Formosus, Acaciella Angustissima, Lotus Purshianus and Clarkia Concinna
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Plant Science
HS-EA031
J’Hrenara Rios
Insect Delights: A Pathway Towards Sustainable Farming
Fatimah Al-Fihri Award for Remarkable Research-$50 Check and Certificate
Outstanding Project Effecting the Future through Policy Change-$50 Check and Certificate
JEREMY JONAS
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-BE029
Eva Schmidt
New Method for Cell Phone Mediation: Investigating the Effects of YONDR Implementation at Tucson High Magnet School
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Behavioral and Social Science
HS-CB010
Dominic A. Odum
Gabe S. Sensibar
Rumble In the Fungal Jungle: Investigating the Interactions Between Distantly and Closely Related Fungi
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Jeremy Jonas
Cellular and Molecular Biology
HS-EA032
Sadie Louise Smith
Investigating the Efficacy of the Gut Biome of Zophobos Morio and Tenebrio Molitor in the Biodegradation of Polystyrene
SARSEF Grand Award: 1st Place
ISEF Finalist and UA Scholarship-Trip to the Regeneron ISEF For student plus $2500 UA Scholarship
Jeremy Jonas
Earth and Environmental Science
HS-MI008
Kyra Szabo
Finding Ways to Feed the Future: Evaluating Beneficial Microbes Role in Wheat Germination
SARSEF Grand Award: 2nd Place
Best Biotech Project-$100 Check and Certificate
The Catalina Rotary Service to Humanity Award-$400, Certificate and invitation to present project at a meeting of the Catalina Rotary Club. Invitation to be sent to the student after the fair.
Treistman/Harris Award-$250 check and certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Microbiology
HS-PM011
Elijah Wangeman
Galactic Variables and Their Correlations to Hosted Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) Masses
Astronomy Achievement Award-$100 check, framed certificate, 1 yr membership in Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association
Excellence In Earth and Space Science-Meteorites, book and certificate
Mu Alpha Theta Award for Challenging, Original and Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics-$25 Check and Certificate
Particle Physicist for a Day-Private VIP tour of VERITAS gamma-ray facility for up to four people and chance to sit in with observers for an hour to see what they do.
Jeremy Jonas
Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics
HS-AS010
Eve Yockey
The Batmobile: Surveying Bat Diversity and Abundance along Tucson River Paths
SARSEF Grand Award: 3rd Place
Ricoh Sustainable Development Award-$25 Check and Certificate
Jeremy Jonas
Animal Science

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