Annual high school problem-solving competition

Imagine Tomorrow

2016 Winners

The Food, Energy & Water Challenge

Technology

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Developing a Device to Assist with the Field Application of Solar Water Disinfection
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 FEW T

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Immobilization of Titanium Dioxide on a Low Cost Activated Carbon Filter for
Efficient Photocatalytic Water Treatment
Henry M. Jackson High School

2 FEW T

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Is a New Dawn of Next Generation Radiation Therapy on the Horizon? 
Northwest Nuclear Consortium

3 FEW T

Design

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Optimizing Water Permeability in Nanoporous Graphene membranes for Reverse Osmosis Desalination
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 FEW D

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Strawberry Farms Forever
Ellensburg High School, Ellensburg, WA

2 FEW D

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

A Novel Approach to the Reduction of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Present in Agricultural Soils through use of Plant Extracts
Bonney Lake High School, Bonney Lake, WA

3 FEW D

Behavior

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Project Sustain
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 FEW B

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Green Ground
Ballard High School, Ballard, WA

2 FEW B

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Measuring Ecotoxicity: The Effects of Triclosan on Aquatic Organisms
Camas High School, Camas, WA

2 FEW B

The Boeing Aerospace Challenge

Technology

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Frostbite
Pullman Christian School, Pullman, WA

1 BOE T

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Magnetic Motor
Vancouver iTech Preparatory, Vancouver, WA

2 BOE T

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

SASS
Vancouver iTech Preparatory, Vancouver, WA

3 BOE T

Design

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Building a Living (Outer) Space
Camas High School, Camas, WA

1 BOE D

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

High Efficiency Rocket Nozzle
Vision Charter School, Caldwell, ID

2 BOE D

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Helping Airlines Save Money by converting Vehicles to Run on Alternative Fuel
TAF Academy, Kent, WA

3 BOE D

Behavior

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Less Fuel Used in Jet Airplanes
North Idaho STEM Charter Academy, Rathdrum, ID

1 BOE B

The NARA Biofuels Challenge

Technology

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Depressurizing Distillation: An Energy Efficient Approach to Ethanol Extraction in Biofuel Production
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 NARA T

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Developing a Biofuel Derived from Industrial Humulus Lupulus Leftover Biomass
Cascade High School, Everett, WA

2 NARA T

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

TAPA
TAF Academy, Kent, WA

3 NARA T

Design

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Value Added Glycerol for Aviation Biofuel
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 NARA D

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Using Algae as a Renewable Biofuel in Space
Cascade High School, Everett, WA

2 NARA D

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Community Garden Bio-Char System
La Center High School, La Center, WA

3 NARA D

Behavior

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Trillion Ton Problem
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 NARA B

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Cellulose to Jet Fuel: Enhancing Students Knowledge and Experience
Lake Roosevelt High School, Lake Roosevelt, WA

2 NARA B

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Wake up and Smell the Coffee
Ballard High School, Seattle, WA

3 NARA B

The McKinstry Built Environment Challenge

Technology

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Giving Green
Vancouver iTech Preparatory, Vancouver, WA

1 BUILT T

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Riffling Thermal Pollution
Camas High School, Camas, WA

2 BUILT T

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Unlocking the Winds Potential with Creativity
Camas High School, Camas, WA

3 BUILT T

Design

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Renewable Plastic (HDPE and LDPE) Roadways
Skyview High School, Vancouver, WA

1 BUILT D

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Wholistic Urban Renewal
Tri Tech Skills Center, Kennewick, WA

2 BUILT D

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Improving Electric Transportation Efficiency
Lake Stevens High School, Lake Stevens, WA

3 BUILT D

Behavior

1st Place
$300 for each student team member and $1,500 for the school

Advocating Green Behavior in the Residential Market through the use of Energy Service Performance Contracting
Tesla STEM High School, Redmond, WA

1 BUILT B

2nd Place
$200 for each student team member and $1,000 for the school

Productivity in the Workplace
Classical Christian Academy, Post Falls, ID

2 BUILT B

Honorable Mention
$100 for each student team member and $500 for the school

Environmentally, Psychologically, and Economically Friendly Building Properties
Vision Charter School, Caldwell, ID

3 BUILT B

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