Student Pitch Videos

On 10/12/21, 11 students made a pitch to donors and scientists to request mentors, donations for supplies and/or equipment.  Some of the students received donor and mentor offers during the event and some still need help.  If you would like to DONATE to any of these students, the amount they still need is listed under their individual video.  If you are a subject matter expert or mentor who can help, please email Shawn@ScienceCoach.org

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Student Pitch Night – Oct. 12, 2021

Aidan Reed

12th grade
Hess
Holt High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Creating a Clean Burning Hydrogen Engine
Pitch request:
FUNDING –  $200 – To Produce Hydrogen
TECHNOLOGY – Power, Engine,
MENTOR – Chemistry Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Amya Brisbin

12th grade
Veatch
Eldon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Using CRISPR Technology to Correct Cystic Fibrosis in Fruit Flies
MENTOR – Immunology/CRISPR Email Mentor Needed
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Easton Cromer

12th grade
Emerick
Lebanon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Preventing Autoimmune Responses
Pitch request:
FUNDING – $150-$200 – Fruit Flies, Supplies, Growing Medium
MENTOR – Email Mentor Needed
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Allison Drennan

12th grade
Emerick
Lebanon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Films to Improve the Sensory and Biotic Characteristics of Common Berries
FUNDING – $700 If Needing to Purchase Mold Spores From Pre-Existing Cultures
MENTOR – Food Science Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Maya Elliott

11th grade
Emerick
Lebanon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Blue-Green Algae
FUNDING – Not known at this time
MENTOR – Experimental Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night

Kaden Luker

11th grade
Thele
Jackson Senior High School

Research Project Focus – Using Enzymes to Break Down Microplastics
FUNDING – Not known at this time
MENTOR – Environmental Science Chemist Email Mentor Needed
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

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Zoe Martonfi

10th grade
Veatch
Eldon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Development of an Organic Pesticide
Equipment and small scale funding
MENTOR – Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Ryanne Giddens

10th grade
Veatch
Eldon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – The Effect of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals on Fetal Development – A Socioeconomic Study
MENTOR – Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night

Rainer Sode

11th grade
Emerick
Lebanon High School, MO

Research Project Focus – Addressing the Invasiveness of Garlic Mustard
LAB USAGE – ION chromatography test
MENTOR –  Mentor Volunteered at Pitch Night
RECEIVED – $50 donation during Pitch Night

Rykor Loomis

10th grade
Daugherty
Melrose High School, New Mexico

Research Project Focus – Determining an Economic Usage and Value for Common Yucca Plants
FUNDING – $400 Total – Spectroscopic Analysis For Chemical Analysis 9 Tests & Travel Funds
MENTOR – Chemist Email Mentor Needed
RECEIVED – $100 donation during Pitch Night

Dathan Yeary

10th grade
Daugherty
Melrose High School, New Mexico

Research Project Focus- Vegetation along a section of the Pecos River
FUNDING – $700 Total – Refurbish School’s Boat (boat will be returned to school), Travel Funds, Camera
RECEIVED – $100 donation during Pitch Night

Full Video of The Pitch Night

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