CSSF Category Awards: 2014
Environmental Engineering

Junior Division


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J1016 — First Place
Christopher D. Isozaki, Grade 8
Reducing Energy Used by Computers Utilizing Green Technologies
Advisor: Mr. Derek Lefkowith
School: St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
J1006 — Second Place
Soraya K. Cordero, Grade 8
Is It Raining Trash? The Effect of Storm Drains on Ocean Pollution
Advisor: Mrs. Roslynn Riggins
School: Our Mother of Good Counsel School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1028 — Third Place
Alana R. Tessman, Grade 8
Bioremediation vs. Chemical Cleaning of Oiled Birds and the Effluent
Advisor: Mrs. Alison Bogart
School: Wallace (Woodrow) Junior High School, Lake Isabella, Kern County
J1018 — Fourth Place
Ananya Karthik, Grade 7
A Greener Cleaner: Investigating a Potential Biosorbent for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solutions
Advisor: Mrs. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1002 — Honorable Mention
Zachary Benetatos, Grade 8
OFO Filtration System: An Environmentally Safe Solution
Advisor: Mrs. Meg Deppe
School: Sitting Bull Academy, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
J1011 — Honorable Mention
Ishani Ghosh, Grade 8
The Effect of Limestone on Soil and Water
Advisor: Mr. Jeff Kubran
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1013 — Honorable Mention
Alexander J. Howard, Grade 8
Using Oyster Shells to Neutralize Acidity in Water Collection and Treatment Systems
Advisor: Mrs. Juliana Dy-Gaytan
School: Pleasanton Middle School, Pleasanton, Alameda County
J1022 — Honorable Mention
Nathifa Nasim, Grade 7
Using Different Species of Houseplants on Reducing the Amount of CO in the Air
Advisor: Mrs. Shagufta Akhtar
School: Granada Islamic School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County

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