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2007 High School Photo Contest Winners

2007 AAPT/High School Photo Contest
Winners Showcase

This year, physics students from around the world were challenged to submit a photo illustrating a physics concept. The students were required to take the photo themselves and to write a summary of the physics occurring in the photo. The 17 winning photos in the showcase below were judged by AAPT members to be the best of 100 finalists. The winners were chosen in July at the 2007 AAPT Summer Meeting in Greensboro, NC.

Prize information can be found here.

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Using the Showcase
Click on any image to bring up a larger view, a description, and more details about the winning entrant.

Natural Category

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First Place
Annacy Wilson
Tamalpais High School
Teacher: David Lapp
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Second Place
Justin Held
West Boca Raton High School
Teacher: Maria Aparicio
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Third Place
Colleen FitzGerald
Amherst Steele High School
Teacher: Chaz Deremer
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Honorable Mention
Kate Roosa
Lancaster Country Day School
Teacher: Jim Ringlein
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Honorable Mention
Kate Brechtel
Academy of the Sacred Heart
Teacher: Stephen Collins
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Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Owens
Golden West High School
Teacher: Christopher Phillips
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Honorable Mention
Rachel Yates
Academy of the Sacred Heart
Teacher: Stephen Collins
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Honorable Mention
Zachary Peterson
Ipswich High School
Teacher: Don Poranski
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Special Recognition - Outstanding Physics
Brandon Gloss
Pickerington High School North
Teacher: Doug Forrest

Contrived Category

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Honorable Mention Bobby Kanaly
Cherry Creek High School
Teacher: Jessica Olsen
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First Place
Phuong Ha
NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Teacher: Yen Ling Lam
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Second Place
Megan Kalany
The Walker School
Teacher: Sandra Rhoades
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Third Place
Alexander Kithas
Tamalpais High School
Teacher: David Lapp
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Honorable Mention Jonathan Walker
Berkmar High School
Teacher: IV Bray
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Honorable Mention John Wanberg
Cherry Creek High School
Teacher: Jessica Olsen
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Honorable Mention Levin Nelson
Roosevelt High School
Teacher: Eric Muhs
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Honorable Mention Stefan Stercula
East High School
Teacher: Ron Pedelty