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Utah Science Olympiad Executive Committee

Dr. Ian R. Harvey, Associate Director, Utah Nanofab and Micron Microscopy Core (College of Engineering) Dianne Leonard, College of Engineering, Academic Program Coordinator Mateo Remsburg, Director of Student Recruitment and High School Services

Utah Science Olympiad Organizing Committee

Kris Harvey, Interim State Science Olympiad Coordinator Meghan Webb, Christopher Pehler, Conference and Event Services Melissa Van Hien, Huntsman Center Event Services Dr. Deborah Mascaro, MRSEC Outreach Director, Department of Mechanical Engineering Communication and Logistical Planning: Grant Stanfield, Army ROTC Scholarship and Enrollment Volunteer Coordination: Jill Baeder, Associate Director, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Registration & participation fees: Jody Lunt, Judy Prall (Davis School District) Web and systems development: Mindy Johnston (Electrical Engineering Department) Artistic Coordinator: Chelsey Short, MRSEC Outreach Coordinator Scholarships, Student reporting, tracking, Marti Frueh, Nicole Miranda, Heather Briley, High School Services

Regional Science Olympiad Directors

Westminster College: Jaimi Butler, Great Salt Lake Institute Snow College: Dan Black, Dean, Science and Mathematics Division Southern Utah University: Vicki Heaton, Organizer (Cedar Hills High School), Brad Cook, VP for Academic Affairs Northern Utah Region: Frank Stevens (Davis High School), Jodi Lunt (Davis School District)

Lead-off Sponsors:
NSF Materials Research Science & Engineering Center University of Utah Offices of the Vice Presidents: Academic Affairs: Dr. David Pershing (now University President) Research: Dr. Tom Parks Health Sciences: Dr. Vivian S. Lee Student Affairs: Dr. Barbara Snyder

We gratefully acknowledge the extraordinary logistical support from the Following U of U departments and organizations: 1/6


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College of Engineering Deans Office Office of Student Recruitment & High School Services Department of Electrical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Chemistry and Chemistry Stockroom Department of Biology University Conference Services University Scheduling Services Huntsman Center Event Planning and Staff Associated Students of the University of Utah Science Olympiad Student Association (campus volunteers and Science Olympiad alums) Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) ACCESS program (College of Science) University of Utah Honors College University Department of Risk Management

Thank you to the organizations that provided Event Coordinator Support:

U of U faculty and Staff: 17 events USU Faculty and Staff: 6 events WSU Faculty and Staff: 4 events SLCC Faculty and Staff: 4 events Hill AFB: 5 events Northrop Grumman: 1 event Campbell Scientific: 1 event Thank you for your passionate support for Utah Science Olympiad and for helping us come up-to-speed Dr. Sharon Ohlhorst, Retired State Science Olympiad Director (WSU); also the event arbitrator Dr. Stacy Palen (WSU), 2009-11 Director, Utah Science Olympiad Jami Smith, 2008-2011 Student Coordinator, WSU Center for Science and Math Education Wayne Sumner, Northridge High School Dennis Erickson, Fairfield Jr. High School Nancy and Bill Nelson, Retired Teachers and Coaches Ashli and Caleb Crookston, S.O. Alums

Thrash Committee, adaptive and courageous volunteers for when things go wrong:
John Metcalf, Northrop Grumman Prof. Bethany Buck-Koehntop, U of U Chemistry Cpt. Adam Zimmer, Hill AFB

Thank you for calling and asking how you can help!
Deborah Roach, Hill Air Force Base Nancy Mesner, Associate Dean, Utah State University College of Natural Resources Dr. Gerard Putz, Jennifer Kopach, National Organization of the Science Olympiad Forrest Shultz, Avogadro Registration and Scoring Systems Gerald Poirier, Director, Princeton Electron Microscopy Lab and Delaware State Science Olympiad Director

Thank you to the departments and organizations who provided scholarships to the students:
USU College of Natural Resources University of Utah Departments of: Mechanical Engineering Chemical Engineering Chemistry Civil and Environmental Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering Physics Social Sciences Atmospheric Sciences 2/6


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Thank you to all the event coordinators, those who knew what they were getting into and volunteered anyway; and those who had no idea what they were getting into, and volunteered anyway!
Matt Linton Mark Nielsen Wayne Springer Ramesh Goel Jeff Stephenson Terry Ring Sharon Dereamer Butch Atwood Nicole Barthelemy Eric Peterson Murielle Parkinson Scott Anderson Kayleen Hinrichs Brent Horn Mike Kuhns David Jolley Frances Bradshaw Mathieu Francoeur Mike Scarpulla Melissa Maestas Craig Caldwell Sue Harley Steven Fershtut Wayne Sumner Rajesh Menon Martin Horvath Tabitha Buehler Kevin Perry Jim Wilson Jack Treasure Erich Petersen Adam Beehler Scott Cornelsen Wes Sanders Mathieu Francoeur Robert McKinlay Tiffany Kinder Adam Zimmer

Thank you to the many people who showed up in support of Event Coordinators, family, friends and colleagues. Thank you to our many Campus Hosts: Student volunteers who greeted teams, escorted students, and presented posters.
Chase Andrizzi Rachel Baarda Katie Bradbury Joseph Cauceglia Andrew Choi Anja Higgins Sarah Campbell Bryn McNerny Parker Plant 3/6


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Taylor Sommer Kaia Lee Douglas Sarah Empey Nianxiao He Karen Johnson Rebekah Jung Kassandra Konecny Katie Luecke Robert Lusk Natalie Meadows Corey Miller Amy Nomoto Madeline Pifher Bridget Phillips Dash Porter Avery Reynolds Talisha Riggs Ananya Roy Katie Sexton Cassandra Simmons Chassie Stevens Christian Te Alina Trang Yen Nguyen Ashley Weinzierl

Riding over the hill with banners waving when most needed, thanks to our ROTC cadet volunteers and the ROTC program for all your sponsorship and help! Thank you to the many Science Olympiad enthusiasts and alums who came from various corners of the state and campus, offering to assist in whatever events needed organization, setup, cleanup, and grading support.
Mark El Khoury Erin Gavin Robert Erickson Sadee Hansen Adam Howe Peter Howe Stephanie Leonard Jeremy Hill Iain Harvey Miles Roberts Darien Shapiro Sara Sanders Amy Christiansen Taylor Sorensen Heather Marie Threlkeld Robert Stevens Hillary Hough Shane Patterson Richmond Thornley Nathan L. Hulet Benjamin Sperry Islam Alhasnawy Abed John Newsome Deb Nelson Tatiana Subbotin Harold Truong Fadumo Nor Braxton Duncan Nick Johnson Emily Means 4/6


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Allen Farley Aimee F. Mottl Valery Kennion Raleigh Jones Sarah Aylor Drew Ellingson Catherine Newman Michelle Reed Tiana Stauffer Yiyi Anderson Jessica Bone Nick Hagen Calvin Rowley Jordan Frei BreAnna Brewster Christine Cheng Nosheen Khan Dylan Gregerson Jennifer Hong Danny (Donghwi) Bae Florence Fernandez Dimitri Pham Andrea Smith

Button Artist:
Alyson Black, 8th grade Willowcreek Middle School, Lehi, Utah County

Tee Shirt Artists:

Ian & Kris Harvey family Chelsey Short

Finally, thank you to all our corporate sponsors

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