Marty Tafel Student Awards
Each year CSTA presents a $500 award to the eighth grade winners of the Connecticut Science Fair in the divisions of physical science and life science. This award is made possible through a bequest to the organization from Marty Tafel. Past winners of this award include:
Mr. Allic V. Sivaramakrishnan West Hartford
Mr. David Wu Waterbury
Mr. Lucas E. McComb East Granby
Allic V. Sivaramakrishnan
"Chaos And Its Control In Physical And Biological Systems."
Talcott Mountain Academy, Farmington
"Quantitative Analysis Of Vaccinium Flavonoids As Cancer Inhibitor And Antioxidant"
Hillel Academy, Fairfield
Jayne E. Kerner
"Catching Some Rays"
St. Joseph, Danbury
Ms. Alexandra L. McIe
"Preventing Colic In Horses"
Brewster, New York
Elijah L. Mena
"Ethanol From Biomass Using Fungus"
Ledyard Middle School
Michael A. Discenza
"Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Energy Source Of The Future; Investigating Efficiency As A Function Of Resistance"
Har-Bur Middle School
Mr. Brandon Charlesworth
"The Paper Route: An Investigation Into The Recycling Properties of Different Types of Paper."
Mr. Matt Rizzotti
"A Study of Well Depth, Location, and Hardness."
Brewster, New York
Sarah D. Kennedy
"Analysis of Wetland Dieback of Marsh Spartina Alterniflora on Long Island Sound"
Adam C. Kee
"Gyromills; Jetstream Power Plants"
St. Catherine of Siena School
Chirstina A. Cote
St Gregory the Great School
Ryan D. Kerr
"The Effect of Phytohormones on Plant Growth and Development"
St Joseph School
Bethany N. Dubois
"The Effect of Amygdalin on Cancerous and Normal Epithelial Breast Cells"
Newtown Middle School
Bridget M. Oei
"The Application of Faraday's Law of Induction to Harness Ocean Wave Energy"
"On the Application of Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors"
Smith Middle School, Glastonbury
"The Effects of OTC Pain Killers on Gastric Health and Development of Ulcers"
Cental Middle School, Greenwich
Greens Farms Academy, Westport
"Graphene Enhanced Piezoelectric Generator for Environmental Energy Conservation"
Canton Middle School, Canton
"An Investigation of the Ingestion of Microscopic Plastic Particles Blue Mussel, Mytilus edulis"