Alexandra Courtis, 17Davis, CAScience: “Bright Luminescent Silicon Nanoparticles for Biological Applications”
Yale Fan, 15Beaverton, ORTechnology: “Applications of Multi-Valued Quantum Algorithms”
Todd Kramer, 17Port Jefferson, NYMusic: “Finding My Voice Through Music”
Katherine Orazem, 17Ames, IALiterature: “After-Elegies”
Madhavi Gavini, 17Starkville, MSScience: “Engineering a Novel Inhibitor of Biofilm-Encapsulated Pathogens”
Nate Bottman, 16Seattle, WA
Mathematics: “Analytically Determining the Spectra of Solutions of the NLS”
Danielle Lent, 17Cedarhurst, NYScience: “Optimizing Recycled Polymer Blends Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide”
Damon Meng, 16Madison, NJMusic: “Reviving Classical Music Through Individualism”
Michael Harwick, 17Bridgewater, NJLiterature: “Highways: The Road as Existence”
Celeste Lipkes, 17Wesley Chapel, FL
Literature: “Room to Pace”
Janet Song, 15Norristown, PAScience: “Development of a Urine Test for the Early Detection of Cancer”
Richard Alt, II, 17Fredericksburg, PA
Science: “A Comparison of Three Seasonal Snowfall Forecasting Methods for Winter 2004-05”
Billy Dorminy, 15McDonough, GATechnology: “Improper Fractional Base Encryption”
Graham Van Schaik, 16Columbia, SC
Science: “Pyrethroid Pesticides and Their Potential to Promote Breast Cancer and Neurodegeneration”
Christina Beasley, 17Vienna, VA
Literature: “An Experiment in Free Speech”
Shannon Lee, 14Plano, TX
Music: “Creating a Musical Bond”
Nora Xu, 17Naperville, ILScience: “Modeling of X-Ray Scattering for Nanocrystal Superlattice Multilayer Thin Films”
Miss Carrie AndersonCimarron, New MexicoScience: A Process to Remove Silica from Inland Brackish Water
Mr. Arkajit DeyPalo Alto, California Mathematics: Tree-Realizability of a Distance Matrix
Miss Eloise KimPortland, OregonMusic: A Momentous Beginning Through Music
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