University of Wisconsin–Madison

2015 Results

RESULTS OF THE 2015 WISCONSIN CRYSTAL GROWING CONTEST

Congratulations to the winners! It was a very close contest.

Best overall crystal

1st prize:     Braden Smith, Blair-Taylor HS
2nd prize:   Aaron Stange, Ashwaubenon HS
3rd prize:    Britney Robinson & Kendra Besaw, Berlin HS

Best quality crystal

Ruby Kleijwegt & Anika Scholz-Ruf, Verona Area HS

Best teacher’s crystal

Top crystal: Jim Prosser, Fond du Lac High School

Contest-inspired art

1st prize:     Brenden Haskins & Kennedy Harris, FJ Turner HS
2nd prize:   Elinor Leafgren, Oshkosh North HS
3rd prize:    Wyatt Sweet, FJ Turner HS

A panel of seven judges, both chemists and crystallographers have selected the winners in all categories.