The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties is pleased to announce the winners of our First Annual Civil Liberties in Science & Technology Award winners!

For the first time, the ACLU invited all senior division participants in the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair to apply their interest and skills in science to address the civil liberties dimensions of their work.

ACLU’s 2009 Civil Liberties in Science & Technology Award Winners

Honorable Mention
Kit Haggard
Rui Jin

Project Essay Awards
Two $500 prizes awarded to essays that explore the implications of the student’s science fair project relative to the concepts of protecting and preserving civil liberties.
– Sharona Silverstein, Patrick Henry High, “The Effects of Volunteering on Humanitarian Missions on Pre-Dental Students’ Attitudes: Implications for Resolving an Ethical Problem”
– Michael Vredenburgh, Carlsbad High, “Ethical Concerns Regarding Patient Access to Critical Health Information”

Technical Award
A $1000 prize awarded to a project that directly incorporates the concepts of protecting and preserving–or reducing harm to–civil liberties.
– Anna Simpson, Patrick Henry High, /wp-content/uploads/article/Anna Kornfeld Simpson essay.pdf”>Anna Kornfeld Simpson essay.pdf