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2016 NOBCChE National Science Fair- Senior Division (High School)

Voting for the People's Choice Award is open from November 9 at 9 AM to November 11 at Noon. The winner will be announced November 11 at the NOBCChE STEM Weekend Awards dinner.

Name Grade   School City, State Project Title
Attallah Smith & Camille Jones 11 Arabia Mountain HS Lithonia, GA  Building A Photobioreactor to Culture Algae

Cameron Robinson




New Century HS


Huntsville, AL


Cadmium Zinc Telleride

Chance Mitchell 11 New Century HS Huntsville, AL CZT  Ionization and Characterization
Dessiah Jones  9 New Century HS Huntsville, AL Immunoassay Urine Drug Screens: Can over the counter medicines cause false positive results? 
Dominic Cade 11 Lee High School Huntsville, AL Motion of Planets and Keplers Laws and Other Studies of Astronomical Figures Using Theoretical Physics


Hanna Mekonnen &
Izegboya Oyakhire




Arabia Mountain HS


Lithonia, GA


The Impact of UV Radiation on DNA Repair-Deficient Yeast

Jeremiah Thok 11 International P.R.E.P. Yeshiva Buffalo, NY Electrolyte Challenge:Orange Juice vs. Sports Drinks


Jordan Purcell




Arabia Mountain HS


Lithonia, GA


Inhibition of neurokinin B signaling in CRF neurons during chronic stress: implications for the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder


Mario Webster




West Seneca East HS


Buffalo, NY


Reducing E-waste – Conversion of a Smartphone into a Digital Microscope

Olivia Webb  11 Columbia HS Huntsville, AL Isolation of Caffeine using High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Victoria Land  11  Eleanor Roosevelt HS Landover, MD Testing for Lead in School Water

The NOBCChE National Science Fair is a poster competition in which students present an independent completed research project. Each contestant in the Science Fair must demonstrate their ability to conduct a research project by:

  • Submitting an abstract of 150 words or less on an individual research project in one of the following four categories: physical sciences, math & engineering, consumer science, or biological sciences
  • Presenting the results of the research in a poster format, including answering questions from judges; and submitting a written report during the poster presentation.