Regional and Local Organization Awards

The Art Anderson Associates Engineering Achievement Awards
Art Anderson gives monetary prizes to the best engineering projects

B.A.E. Systems Awards
B.A.E. will award four certificates and cash prizes to outstanding projects in the following division: Primary, Elementary, Junior and Senior Divisions.

Bonneville Power Administration Awards
Bonneville Power Administration will award three projects  with the  most outstanding project on electric power, conservation, energy efficiency or fish recovery.  One project in grades 1-6 will receive a certificate and $ 50.  One project in grades 7-8 will receive a certificate and $50.  One project in grades 9 – 12 will receive a certificate and $100.

Bremerton Council PTSA Award
Bremerton PTSA awards a certificate and cash award to a student in grade 1-8 grade whose project demonstrates originality, creativity and knowledge of the scientific process.

Central Valley Garden Club
The Central Valley Garden Club will present three awards consisting of a certificate and a $50 gift certificate to Educational Innovations.  One award will be awarded each to the best project in Plant Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, and Environmental Management or Sciences.

Evergreen State College Natural and Physical Science Awards
Evergreen State College will award a one year full tuition scholarship and three one quarter scholarships. Students eligible will be 11th and 12th grade students participating in the WSSEF.

Kitsap County Fire Chief's Association
The Kitsap County Fire Chief's Association recognizes the outstanding Washington State Science and Engineering Fair project and participant in the field of Fire Science, Engineering and Safety. The 1st place winner will receive a plaque and $100 for specific projects relating to or furthering the field of theoretical or practical application of Fire Science, Fire Engineering or Fire Safety. A 2nd place winner will receive a plaque and $50. Projects should include a statement of the purpose and principals being studied or evaluated and there practical applications to prevention of fire ignition, spread control, extinguishment, detection or life safety application.

Michael Summerhays Pitcher Memorial Award
Michael Summerhays Pitcher graduated from Brigham Young University in 2008 earning his Bachelor of Science Degree.  He loved both nature and people - ESPECIALLY children.  He was fun-loving and kind.  In his honor a family member presents the The Michael Summerhays Pitcher Memorial Award to the Washington State Primary and Elementary Science Student of the Year. The award includes a commemorative booklet, plaque, certificate and $150.00 cash. 

Olympic College Award for Excellence in Science
Olympic College will award four plaques to outstanding projects in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in the following categories: Biology, Physics, Math and Engineering.

Robert M. Lugg M.D. Exceptional Merit Award for Medicine and Health Sciences
This award is being given to the best project in medicine and health sciences. The award honors the memory of Robert M. Lugg, M.D. who dedicated his life to working with young people as a Pediatrician. Dr. Lugg was especially interested in helping children with special needs. Dr. Lugg was also a past judge and sponsor of WSSEF. The winner will receive a plaque and $50.

Washington Society of Professional Soil Scientists
This award of $50 is presented for the best project related to soil science. WSPSS encourages students to present a project that elucidates soil function and importance in the overall picture of earth sciences and might explore, for example, the role of soil in carbon sequestration, as a natural filter for wastewater, as a medium for plant growth, or how soil impacts our daily lives.

Washington Oral Health Foundation
The Washington Oral Health Foundation presents three awards to the Best Project that exemplifies the values of oral health and the Science of Dentistry via basic science research or demonstrating the Relationship between Good Oral Health and Overall Health. One award will be given in each of the categories of grades 1-5, grades 6-8, and grades 9-12. Each award will consist of a certificate and $100

Universal Quality Control Award for Excellence in the Physical Sciences and Engineering
UQC will award a CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics and an Award certificate to the outstanding experimentalist in the physical sciences or engineering. Students eligible will be those individual entrants in grades 9 - 12.