2012

Pinelands Eco Scienteers, 2012 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2012 in 2012, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team with 0 Comments

Pinelands Eco Scienteers All Saints Regional Catholic School Manahawkin, NJ Problem: Diminishing supply of fossil fuels and the pollution they cause. Solution: A unique solar collection system that is functional anywhere in the world. At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World®, two of the six Finalist teams received Gold Medals and $2,000 per […]

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The Incrediveyor!, 2012 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2012 in 2012, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team with 0 Comments

The Incrediveyor! Gahanna Middle School Gahanna, OH Mont Vernon Village School Mont Vernon, NH Problem: Dangerous bacteria on grocery store conveyor belts that can contaminate our food. Solution: The Incrediveyor! a checkout belt made of hydrophobic, Teflon-coated glass fiber fabric that is continuously sanitized. At an awards ceremony held at Walt Disney World®, two of […]

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Michelle Chin, 2012 Agriscience Award

Written by on September 25, 2012 in 2012, Agriscience Award, Student with 0 Comments
Michelle Chin, 2012 Agriscience Award

Michelle Chin Junior West Shore Jr./Sr. High School Melbourne, Florida The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the American Farm Bureau Federation are honored to have awarded the achievements of the 2012 $1,000 Agriscience Student’s Award Columbus Scholar. Michelle’s science research concentrates on genetic engineering and biotechnology using organic and transgenic crops. Under the supervision of Dr. […]

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Jill Dolowich, 2012 Agriscience Award

Written by on September 25, 2012 in 2012, Agriscience Award, Student with 0 Comments
Jill Dolowich, 2012 Agriscience Award

Jill Dolowich Senior Jericho High School Jericho, New York The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the American Farm Bureau Federation are honored to have awarded the achievements of the 2012 $1,000 Agriscience Student’s Award Columbus Scholar. Jill recently graduated from Jericho High School in Jericho, New York, as the Valedictorian. She has developed a strong interest […]

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Matthew B. Eddy, 2012 Agriscience Award

Written by on September 15, 2012 in 2012, Agriscience Award, Educator with 0 Comments
Matthew B. Eddy, 2012 Agriscience Award

Matthew B. Eddy Southeast Polk Community School District Pleasant Hill, IA The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the American Farm Bureau Federation are honored to have awarded the achievements of the 2012 $10,000 Agriscience Educator’s Award Columbus Scholar. Matthew Eddy grew up in Osceola, Iowa, on a diversified crop and livestock farm with his parents and […]

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Andrew Sharpley, Ph.D., 2012 Agriscience Award

Written by on September 10, 2012 in 2012, Agriscience Award, Researcher with 0 Comments
Andrew Sharpley, Ph.D., 2012 Agriscience Award

Andrew Sharpley, Ph.D. Professor, Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Division of Agriculture The University of Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the American Farm Bureau Federation are honored to have awarded the achievements of the 2012 $10,000 Distinguished Agriscience Scientist’s Award Columbus Scholar. Andrew Sharpley is a Professor in the Department of Crop, […]

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Justin Roth, 2012 Life Sciences Award

Written by on August 25, 2012 in 2012, Life Sciences Award, Student with 0 Comments
Justin Roth, 2012 Life Sciences Award

Justin Roth Sophomore West Branch High School West Branch, IA In early elementary school, Justin was recognized as a student who excelled in math and science. He accelerated at such a rapid rate, he took High School algebra in sixth grade, AP Chemistry in ninth grade, and Calculus in tenth. During middle school, Justin joined […]

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Vaishnavi Rao, 2012 Life Sciences Award

Written by on August 25, 2012 in 2012, Life Sciences Award, Student with 0 Comments
Vaishnavi Rao, 2012 Life Sciences Award

Vaishnavi Rao Junior Canyon Crest Academy San Diego, CA Since elementary school, Vaishnavi has demonstrated an innate curiosity for science and hands-on experimentation. Over the years, her passion and love for science, particularly biology, built up as she studied the behavioral aspects of fear, the biomedical applications of Kisspeptins, and the effects of cytokines in […]

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Camilla C. Walck, Ph.D., 2012 Life Sciences Award

Written by on August 15, 2012 in 2012, Educator, Life Sciences Award with 0 Comments
Camilla C. Walck, Ph.D., 2012 Life Sciences Award

Camilla C. Walck, Ph. D., NBCT International Baccalaureate Biology Teacher Princess Anne High School Virginia Beach, Virginia Camilla Walck is an educator that is dedicated to teaching and learning both in and out of the classroom. Her passion for biology is contagious – engaging and exciting her students about the scientific world. For the past […]

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Daniel G. Colley, Ph.D., 2012 Life Sciences Award

Written by on August 10, 2012 in 2012, Life Sciences Award, Researcher with 0 Comments
Daniel G. Colley, Ph.D., 2012 Life Sciences Award

Daniel G. Colley, Ph.D. Professor of Microbiology and Director of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases University of Georgia Athens, Georgia Dr. Colley is a renowned scientist most notably in the area of tropical medicine and parasitology, with a main focus on the immunology of schistosomiasis, a debilitating, chronic worm disease that affects […]

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