Award Winners

  •  winners of the 2024 symposium


    First Author, $1000: Omar Abou-Harb and Ashley Tran

    Title:EKG Simulator As a Training Tool


    Best Oral Presentation (STEM), $300: Eryn Oelstrom

    Title: Habitat Use by Raptors at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve as a Model for Estuary Restoration


    Second Place Oral Presentation (STEM), $100: Joshua Sheldon and Dylan Plantinga

    Title: Effects of Temperature on Growth Rates and Dietary Habits of Atractoscion nobilis


    Best Oral Presentation (Social Sciences), $300: Aleigh Lamis

    Title: The Indigenous Ati People of the Philippines and their Image in the Media


    Second Place Oral Presentation (Social Sciences), $100: Anastasia Levenets Fedortsova

    Title: Historic Preservation for Minority Culture


    Best Oral Presentation (Arts & Humanities), $300: Kyra Spoon

    Title: Beyond the Lyrics: A Transformation of Inferno's Francesca in Songwriting


    Second Place Oral Presentation (Arts & Humanities), $100: Oie Mendoza

    Title: Ostracization: A Philosophical Analysis of "Cancel Culture"

    Best Poster (STEM), $300: Jason Graessle

    Title: Autonomous Lunar Lava Tube Rover


    Second Place Poster (STEM), $100: Raoul Kelly

    Title: High Clarity Mid-Range Ceramic Glaze


    Best Poster (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences), $300: Lily Alonso and Vanessa Rodriguez

    Title: The Effect of a Self- Compassion Exercise on Students Anxiety


    Second Place Poster (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences), $100: Ivy Nguyen

    Title: Socioeconomic Background on Second-Generation Vietnamese Americans’ Perceptions of Mental Health Stigma


    Best Exhibition (STEM), $300: Graham Anderson

    Title: Keyboard Layout Optimization


    Best Exhibition/Performance (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences), $300: Suzanne Hoey

    Title: “How Emily met Gooper”: Creating a children’s book about friendship

Contact Information

Chair: Jerome Fang -

Co-Chair: Ulli Green -

Canvas: Melissa Broox -

Website: Duy Pham -