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Finalists & Winners
2006 Finalists

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Almas Abdulla

Nicholas Anthony

Shalila Baena

Aaron Burrows

Joseph Church

David Cohn, III

Amy David

Isabella Dominguez

Cyanna Skye Edwards

Erin Edwards

Shilpi Ganguly

Jack Grundy

Anthony Hennig

Jacob Hurwitz

Otana Jakpor

Taylor Jones

Theo Jones

Nolan Kamitaki

Manpreet Kaur

Sophie Klimcak

Nicholas Lemp

Jason Lloyd

Mikael Matossian

Collin McAliley

Jayleen McAlpine

Kushal Naik

Theresa Oei

William Pete

Lindsey Precht

Mackensie Quade

Radhika Rawat

Philip Ricker

Michael Sewell

Aarthi Shankar

David Tao

Jayne Thompson

Paige Thompson

Joel Tinker

Trevor van Voorthuijsen

Scott Yu

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Nolan enjoys playing the piano and clarinet. He also likes designing Web sites and constructing robots. His career aspirations include the biomedical field, so that "I can be a medical hero to someone in need of help."
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Nolan became concerned about environmental arsenic contamination after newspaper articles highlighted high-arsenic concentrations in his community's soil. He wondered whether arsenic concentrations in people living nearby might reflect the arsenic concentrations in soil.
 
Nolan took soil samples from several local schools and hair samples from the schools' students, then analyzed them for arsenic concentrations. Although the soil arsenic concentrations were frequently significantly higher than recommended levels, arsenic concentrations in the students' hair were within a safe range.
 

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