The Friends of Stone Laboratory (FOSL) awarded Stone Laboratory scholarships to 15 students from across the state at the 2019 State Science Day, held May 11, 2019 at The Ohio State University. Each student receives free room and board for a one-week course held at Stone Laboratory.
- If you would like to volunteer as a judge for the 2020 State Science Day, held on May 9, please contact FOSL liaison Erin Monaco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since 1996, FOSL has awarded scholarships to more than 200 top State Science Day participants to allow them to experience hands-on science at Stone Lab. Information about joining FOSL can be found at ohioseagrant.osu.edu/giving/fosl.
The 2019 recipients are:
Molly Jean Batchelder, Anna High School, Anna
Effects of sunscreen ingredients on turbidity of ocean water
Caylee Bree Combs & Brynn Eleanora McGrail, Rutherford B. Hayes High School, Delaware
How much runoff is too much for duckweed?
Hannah Adams Gemmell, Firestone High School, Akron
Would you kill the ocean to save your skin? The effect of reef-safe sunscreen, oxybenzone and octocrylene on bioluminescent dinoflagellates
Emily Ann Kruse, Bloom-Carroll High School, Carroll
Testing local water sources for microplastic pollution and its effects on agriculture
Makayla Lerner, Bloom-Carroll High School, Carroll
Bio-stimulation of oleophilic microbes for oil spill bioremediation
Nicole S. Lim, Ursuline Academy, Cincinnati
Determining if Chitosan nanoparticles aid in treatments for E. coli
Jason Tan Hui Lin, Brayden Shaver & Gregory Tan, Ontario High School, Mansfield
Correlations between amphibian populations and water chemistry in a constructed wetland
Elyse Lauren Reed, Ashland High School, Ashland
The effects of decomposing polyethylene on ocean acidification
Julia Elizabeth Schleeter, Ottoville Elementary School, Ottoville
The effects of fertilizer runoff containing phosphorus, nitrogen and potash on Amoeba proteus
Madeline Shumaker, Pettisville High School, Pettisville
The effect of water transparency on the growth of algae
Andy Smith, Mentor High School, Mentor
The effects of environmental factors on phosphorus leaching from Lake Erie soil
Letty Grace Weimer, Dayton Regional STEM School, Kettering
Hydroponics: Ditch the dirt