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Awards & Honors

2021 Award Recipients

Grand Champion

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Champion

Name 

Project Title

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Champion

Name 

Project Title

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2021 Awards Ceremony

MARCH 26, 2021

The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Grand Awards Ceremony is the celebration of a year’s worth of science research, learning and discovery for over 715 students exhibiting nearly 530 projects from more than 75 junior and senior high schools that span the state of Iowa.

This program honors the top science fair projects by awarding certificates, medallions, prizes, scholarships, and all expense paid trips to the top projects to attend the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

Watch the 2021 Awards Ceremony

Watch the Ceremonies Live!

We will be live streaming the awards ceremonies from our YouTube Channel. After, we will  post the videos on this page, so you can relive the ceremonies.

Recent Hall of Fame Inductee

Larry Schwinger

2020 WINNER

Larry taught science at Stuart-Menlo and West Central Valley High School until his retirement in the spring of 2008. He headed up the Science Fair Program for many of those years. The Science Fair was lifelong passion for Larry, as him and his wife Jolene would escort a number of students to state, national and international Science Fairs.

Nominate the next
Hall of Fame Winner!

NOMINATIONS DUE BY MARCH 23, 2022

SSFTI Hall of Fame

Andrea Spencer
Supporter
2019
Jay Staker
Supporter

2019

Art Milikin
TEACHER

2018

College of Human Sciences
SUPPORTER/Sponsor

2018

Cheryl Schiller
Volunteer/Supporter

2018

Mallory Wills
Student

2018

Gail Kunch
TEACHER

2017

McKenzie Gettler
Past participant & SUPPORTER

2017

Dr. Chris Minion
Supporter

2017

Iowa State University Office of the Provost
Supporter

2017

Deanna Tibben
TEACHER

2016

Feng Zhang
Past participant & SUPPORTER

2016

Iowa State University College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences
Supporter

2016

Christopher Parrish
TEACHER

2015

Andrew Denner
Past participant & SUPPORTER

2015

Roger Jobst
Teacher

2014

Amanda Kite
Part Participant & Teacher

2014

Alicia Schiller
Part Participant & Teacher

2014

Arie Schiller
Part Participant & Teacher

2014

Colleen Gordon
Teacher

2014

Jolene Ann Schwinger
Supporter

2013

Dr. Kimberly Murphy
Supporter

2013

Carrie Gebhart
Past Participant & Supporter

2013

Nikki Schneider
Past Participant & Supporter

2012

Dr. Travis J. Frey
Supporter

2012

Vicki Speake
Supporter

2012

Jolene Ann Schwinger
Supporter

2012

Jay Staker
Supporter

2012

Kevin Brasser
Teacher

2011

Debbie Stalter
Supporter & Teacher

2011

Heather Gutknecht
Past Participant & Supporter

2010

Andrea Spencer
Past Participant & Supporter

2010

Kyle VanAusdall
Teacher

2010

Nadine Weirather
Teacher

2010

Dr. David Schmitt
Supporter

2009

Pella Rolscreen Foundation
Supporter

2009

Matthew & Nancy Clark
Supporters

2008

Dr. Rex & Hope Wilhelm
Supporters

2008

Iowa Biotechnology Association
Supporter

2008

Iowa Energy Center
Supporter

2008

Iowa Space Grant Consortium
Supporter

2008

Kris Groff
Past Student, Teacher & Supporter

2007

Dr. Howard Shapiro
Supporter

2007

Penni Bryant
Supporter

2007

Dr. Harold “Sande” McNabb
Supporter

2006

Margo McNabb
Supporter

2006

Dr. Rodney Rogers
Supporter

2006

Dr. Dean Hoganson
Supporter

2006

Pete Gulbranson
Past Student

2005

Walter Reemtsma
Teacher

2005

Ernest Schiller
Teacher

2005

 

Larry Schwinger
Teacher

2005

Christy Taylor
Student

2004

David Fagle
Teacher

2004

Bev Iverson
Teacher

2004

Ross Iverson
Teacher

2004

Karin Wilhelm
Student

2003

Ed Rezabek
Teacher

2003

Richard Sorfendon
Teacher

2003

Mary Sievert
Teacher

2002

Merlyn Brown
Teacher

2002

Clay Groff
Supporter

2001

Robert Graves
Teacher

2001

Daren P. O’Brien
Student

2001