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Ninth-grade student James Kaiser won first place in the Environmental Science – Senior division with his Trash to Treasure experiment. Kaiser tested the energy output of recyclable biofuels such as peanut oil or canola oil as they compared to fossil fuels. Ninth-grade student Ryan Strickland won second place in the Environmental Science – Senior division with his Lightning Wood experiment. Strickland tested the conductivity of several solutions as electricity traveled across a piece of wood. As the current passed through differing speeds across the wood’s surface, fractal patterns were etched onto the wood’s surface. Seventh-grade student Thomas Stoia won second place in the Junior Computer/Math Science division with his Hitbox Mania experiment. Stoia tested the effects of a hitbox, an invisible shape used to collect collision data, on the number of kills and player survival time in the video game Minecraft. Tenth-grade student Trey Sharpe won first place in the Senior Computer/Math Science division with his Wayout Wi-Fi experiment. Sharpe tested the throughput and speed of wi-fi signals from multiple wi-fi routers as they passed through obstacles such as brick walls, wooden doors, glass, aluminum foil and bubble wrap.