1996 Category Winners in
Environmental Engineering


First Place: S0727
Weidner, Heather R. Grade 12, San Bernardino County
The Effects of a Prescribed Fire on Species Competition and Plant Density in Chino Hills' Coastal Sage Scrub
Advisor: Dr. Jan Beyers
School: Ayala (Ruben S.) High School, Chino Hills

Second Place: S0715
Grassman, Carina H. Grade 10, Riverside County
Are Wetlands an Effective Means of Reducing Bacterial Concentrations in Sewage? Are 1-Phase Wetlands More Effective than
Advisor: Dr. Marylynn Yates
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside

Third Place: S0704
Baker, Lauren Grade 9, Orange County
Does the Concentration of Particulates in the Air Vary by Location and Proximity to Source?
Advisor: Craig Huff
School: University High School, Irvine

Honorable Mention: S0720
Lee, Andrew B. Grade 12, Riverside County
In Vitro Genetic Construction of a PCB-Degrading Recombinant
Advisor: Dr. Dennis Focht
School: Polytechnic High School, Riverside

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