2021 Coriell Institute Science Fair Awardees

Congratulations to all of this year's category winners!

Category winners are eligible to enter the 2021 Virtual Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF), being held March 30th  through April 10th, if you meet one of the following:

  • You are an individual project in 6-8th grade and won 1st or 2nd
  • You are a team project in 6th-8th grade and won 1st or 2nd
  • You are an individual project in 9-12th grade and won 1st, or 2nd
  • You are a team project in 9th-12th and won 1st

If you fit a criterion above, you must visit Coriell’s website for information and instructions on attending DVSF.


Project Number Student First Name Student Last Name Grade Award Category Name Project Title School Name
5000 Asiya  Ali 6 2nd Team Projects Do plants have emotions? Moorestown Upper Elementary School
1009 Carolyn Almonte 12 1st Zoology The Effect of Plant Nutrient Dilution Associated with Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on the Life-History Traits of Actias luna Burlington Township High School
2028 Marissa Almonte 9 1st Zoology The Effect of Exposure to Bisphenols Used in the Production of Everyday Use Products on the Development of Protophormia terraenovae  Burlington Township High School
2007 Akshay Anand 10 1st Medicine & Health The Effects of the Vegetarian-Keto Diet on the Human Body Cherry Hill High School East
5001 Olivia Barnes 7 1st Team Projects A Conclusion of Comprehension: Recording VS Reading William Allen Middle School
3023 Akash Bayyapu 6 1st Botany What color of light is best for plants? Moorestown Upper Elementary School
2022 Nina Biedebach 10 2nd Environmental Science Determining the effectiveness of using physarum plasmodium to degrade motor oil  Cherry Hill High School West
2033 Rebecca Boateng 9 1st Microbiology Natural & Synthetic Antibiotic Resistance of E. coli Pennsauken High School
3024
Vladimir
Bondar
8
2nd
Computer Science
The effect of question instant feedback on student classroom engagement William Allen Middle School
1005 Maya  Butani 11 1st Biochemistry Stem Cell Behavior and Osteogenic Differentiation in Plant-Derived Scaffolds Moorestown High School
1003 Man Cao 11 1st Engineering Seawall Design & Engineering Cherry Hill High School West
3003 Abigail Cavanaugh 8 1st Medicine & Health Does Music Affect Your Heart Rate?  Haddonfield Friends School
3035 Asha Chakrabarti 7 1st Chemistry Characterizing and Repurposing New Jersey Shore Bay Mud William Allen Middle School
2021 Deven Chakrabarti 10 1st Chemistry Novel Method for Free-Radical Polymerization of Salts of Acrylic Acid Moorestown High School
3025 Jiya Cooper 6 2nd Chemistry Do you have to shred paper? Moorestown Upper Elementary School
3026 Chirayu Daniel 7 1st Earth & Space Science Veggie Tales in Space Frances S. DeMasi Middle School
1004 Kathryn DePasquale 11 1st Medicine & Health Building an effective low-tech water filter designed to remove waterborne pathogens Cherry Hill High School West 
2013 Advaith Dhruwa 10 2nd Medicine & Health Which Active Ingredients In Common Moisturizers Treat Dry Skin The Most Effectively? Cherry Hill High School East
2004 Scarlett  DiPaolo 9 1st Earth & Space Science how climate chage affects the great barrier reef Cherry Hill High School East
5000 Keira  Emerson 6 2nd Team Projects Do plants have emotions? Moorestown Upper Elementary School
3020 Kushagra  Goel 8 1st Computer Science Analysis & Interpretation of Smart Watch Heartbeat Data Henry C. Beck Middle School
3018 Eliza Gordon 8 2nd Environmental Science Tracking The Movement of Lanternflies Haddonfield Friends School
3009 Emily Grassi 7 1st Zoology How do Scents Affect Birds Attraction? Haddonfield Friends School
4000 Armaan Gupta 9 1st Team Projects Pilot Study to Quantitatively and Qualitatively Analyze the Effect of Screen Time on Sleep Quality in Adolescents  Cherry Hill East High School
4000 Gia Gupta 9 1st Team Projects Pilot Study to Quantitatively and Qualitatively Analyze the Effect of Screen Time on Sleep Quality in Adolescents  Cherry Hill East High School
4000 Karina Gupta 9 1st Team Projects Pilot Study to Quantitatively and Qualitatively Analyze the Effect of Screen Time on Sleep Quality in Adolescents  Cherry Hill East High School
2008 Daniel Guzman 9 2nd Biochemistry How does antibacterial soap affect the amount of bacteria on your hands Cherry Hill High School East
3031 Ansh Jaggi 6 1st Environmental Science Enhancing Plant Sustainability Through Fruit Peels Voorhees Middle School
1010 Rachel Kennedy 11 2nd Zoology Determining Which Tree Species Are At Greater Risk of Attracting The Spotted Lantern Flies In South Jersey Cherry Hill High School West 
2014 Jimmy Kim 9 2nd Botany A Meta Analysis on Slowing the Spread of Kudzu Cherry Hill High School East
2026 Tyler Kollman 9 1st Behavioral and Social What Is The Public Opinion Of Nuclear Energy? Cherry Hill High School East
3010 jaya Lawrence-Gupta 7 2nd Behavioral and Social Can the Power of Persuasion change opinions? Haddonfield Friends School
3032 Sonia Leo 7 1st Engineering Low-cost microplastics removal and water purifying system using aluminium sulfate salt and coconut husk charcoal William Allen Middle School
1007 Selina Lin 11 2nd Behavioral and Social How Does Birdwatching Affect the Mood of High School Students? Cherry Hill High School East
1001 Maria Lopez-Vasquez 12 1st Microbiology The Effects of Antibiotics on Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria Camden Academy Charter High School
1008 Cody Mcbride 11 1st Environmental Science Testing the Ability of Wax Worms to Consume Plastic
McBride Homeschool
2017 Jamie McManmon 10 2nd Behavioral and Social Are Online Retailers Scamming Women? Cherry Hill High School East
1002 Lesslie Montiel 12 1st Mathematics Mapping NJ: Geospatial Analysis of COVID-19 in Low-income High minority Communities Camden Academy Charter High School
2006 Nathaniel Moore 9 2nd Engineering Adjusting the propeller shape of a drone to see it's affects on the lifting capacity. Cherry Hill High School West
3011 Lily Morfit-Tighe 7 2nd Physics It's An Egg-Speriment! Haddonfield Friends School
3021 Aidan  Moskowitz 7 1st Physics Magnetism In Speed Cubing
Why I'm Drawn To It.
Delran Middle School
3014 Kate Perlman 7 1st Consumer Science (6th-8th only) Can you blame the cookie sheet on the over done cookies?? Haddonfield Friends School
3016 Sophia Poulos 7 1st Microbiology Makeup Contamination. Haddonfield Friends School
2024 Nehemiah Pritchett 9 2nd Microbiology Measuring the degradation ability of the bacteria Bacillus subtilis against plastic Cherry Hill High School West
2030 Nandini Rastogi 9 1st Environmental Science Effect of Heavy Metals on the Survival of Freshwater Daphnia and Saltwater Artemia Eastern High School
2009 Christina Roby 9 1st Engineering Removal of Deep-Sea Microplastics Using the Passive Mechanic of Adhesion Cherry Hill High School East
3000 Tarah Sailam 6 2nd Medicine & Health  "Medicine Reminder" Moorestown Upper Elementary School
3029 Lauren Schaffer 7 2nd Microbiology Can Kitchen Water Filters Work In the Wild? William Allen Middle School
3015 David Sebastian 7 1st Behavioral and Social Is Virtual Or In Person School Better? Haddonfield Friends School
3027 Anoushka Sharma 6 2nd Earth & Space Science Communicating with Plants Moorestown Upper Elementary School
1011 Arti Singh 11 1st Behavioral and Social Effectiveness of a Novel Virtual Simulation Network for Reducing Severity of Situational Anxiety and Changing Real-World Outlook in Adolescents Lenape High School
5001 Dishita  Singh 7 1st Team Projects A Conclusion of Comprehension: Recording VS Reading William Allen Middle School
3001 Thomas Solitro 6 2nd Botany "Can Sunflower Sprouts Grow in Martian "dirt" with the help of compose or fertilizer?" Moorestown Upper Elementary School
2023 Matthew Sonn 10 1st Biochemistry Choosing the right feedstock to convert Physarum Polycephalum Lipids into Biofuel. Cherry Hill West
2032 Keyan Vojdani 10 1st Botany Compostly Planted: A Study of How Different Types of Compost and Soil Affect Plant Growth Moorestown High School
5001 Neeka Vojdani 7 1st Team Projects A Conclusion of Comprehension: Recording VS Reading William Allen Middle School
3036 Jackson Weller 7 1st Mathematics Snacking Factor Delran Middle School

Special Awards

Award Grade Category Name School Title Project Number
American Chemical Society 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Chemistry Asha Chakrabarti William Allen Middle School Characterizing and Repurposing New Jersey Shore Bay Mud 3035
American Chemical Society 9th-12th Grade 9 - 10 Chemistry Deven Chakrabarti Moorestown High School Novel Method for Free-Radical Polymerization of Salts of Acrylic Acid 2021
Best of Engineering Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Engineering Sonia Leo William Allen Middle School Low-cost microplastics removal and water purifying system using aluminium sulfate salt and coconut husk charcoal 3032
Best of Engineering Award 9th-12th grade 11 - 12 Engineering Man Cao Cherry Hill High School West Seawall Design & Engineering 1003
Best of Life Sciences Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Microbiology Riti Moorthy Voorhees Middle School How to Discover Iron Oxidizing and Other Exciting Bacteria in Your Local Pond 3033
Best of Life Sciences Award 9th-12th Grade 11 - 12 Zoology Carolyn Almonte Burlington Township High School The Effect of Plant Nutrient Dilution Associated with Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on the Life-History Traits of Actias luna 1009
Best of Physical Sciences Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Engineering Sonia Leo William Allen Middle School Low-cost microplastics removal and water purifying system using aluminium sulfate salt and coconut husk charcoal 3032
Best of Physical Sciences Award 9th-12th Grade 11 - 12 Engineering Man Cao Cherry Hill High School West Seawall Design & Engineering 1003
Camden County College 11 - 12 Behavioral and Social Selina Lin Cherry Hill High School East How Does Birdwatching Affect the Mood of High School Students? 1007
Camden County College 11 - 12 Medicine & Health Kathryn DePasquale Cherry Hill High School West  Building an effective low-tech water filter designed to remove waterborne pathogens 1004
Lewis L. Coriell Best of Fair Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Chemistry Asha Chakrabarti William Allen Middle School Characterizing and Repurposing New Jersey Shore Bay Mud 3035
Lewis L. Coriell Best of Fair Award 9th-12th Grade 11 - 12 Biochemistry Maya Butani Moorestown High School Stem Cell Behavior and Osteogenic Differentiation in Plant-Derived Scaffolds 1005
Marianne Raphaely Medicine & Health Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Medicine & Health Abigail Cavanaugh Haddonfield Friends School Does Music Affect Your Heart Rate?  3003
Marianne Raphaely Medicine & Health Award 9th-12th Grade 9 - 10 Zoology Marissa Almonte Burlington Township High School The Effect of Exposure to Bisphenols Used in the Production of Everyday Use Products on the Development of Protophormia terraenovae  2028
RNR Foundation Award 6th-8th grade 6 - 8 Physics Aidan Moskowitz Delran Middle School Magnetism In Speed Cubing
Why I'm Drawn To It.
3021
RNR Foundation Award 9th-12th grade 11 - 12 Mathematics Lesslie Montiel Camden Academy Charter High School Mapping NJ: Geospatial Analysis of COVID-19 in Low-income High minority Communities 1002
Zajac Family Award 6th-8th Grade 6 - 8 Behavioral and Social David Sebastian Haddonfield Friends School Is Virtual Or In Person School Better? 3015
Zajac Family Award 9th-12th Grade 9 - 10 Behavioral and Social Jamie McManmon Cherry Hill High School East Are Online Retailers Scamming Women? 2017