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Past Priscilla and Bart Bok Award Recipients

Supports educational projects.

2014: Luhong Li, John L. Miller Great Neck North High School, Great Neck, New York
Velocity Gradients in Relation to Spatial Scales of Star-forming Dense Cores in the Perseus Molecular Cloud 

Coleman J. Kendrick, Los Alamos High School, Los Alamos, New Mexico
3D Hydrodynamic Simulation of Classical Nova Explosions

2013: Arjun Raghavan, Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Photometric Evidence of Changes in Pulsation Characteristics of Hot Subdwarf B Stars

Michaela Brchnelova, Gymnazium Hubeneho 23, Bratislava, Slovakia
X-ray Measurements of Tycho Supernova Remnant’s Dynamics

2012: Piper Michelle Reid, Dripping Springs High School, Dripping Springs, Texas
Photometric and Spectroscopic Analysis for the Determination of Physical Parameters of an Eclipsing Binary Star System

Henry Wanjune Lin, Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana
A Generalized Holographic Model of Cosmic Accelerated Expansion

2011: Benjamin M. Clark, Penn Manor High School, Millersville, Pennsylvania
The Close Binary Fraction: A Bayesian Analysis of SDSS M Dwarf Spectra

Brian R. Graham, Southridge High School, Beaverton, Oregon
The Effect of Tracking Error on the Measurement of Exoplanet Light Curves

2010: Andrei V. Nagornyi, Stuyvesant High School, New York, New York
New Morphological Features for Automated Classification of Galaxy Images Obtained from Deep Space Surveys

Evan H. Fletcher, Kalamazoo Area Mathematics & Science Center, Galesburg, Michigan
Reducing the Computation Time of an N-Body Galactic Simulation

2009: Keith Austin Hawkins, Canton, Ohio
A Time-dependent Impact Parameter Model Sheds light on the Evolution of Galaxy Morphology in compact Clusters of Galaxies

Caroline Wurden, Los Alamos, New Mexico
Determining the Orbital Elements of Minor Planet 23265

2008: David Alex Rosengarten, John L. Miller Great Neck North High School, Great Neck, New Yorkl
Rotation Curves in Five Dimensions

Matthew James Walentosky, Oil City High School, Oil City, Pennsylvania
New Components in Accretion Disks: Evolution of the Lightcurve in WZ Sge

2007: Temple Mu He, Troy High School, Troy, Michigan
Period Analysis of Cataclysmic Variable X10 and Its Implications on the Origin of Low States

Emily Brook Petroff, Oregon Episcopal School, Portland, Oregon
Variation in Star Formation Rate from Galaxy Cluster Center for cl1037

2006: Hsin-Yu Chen, Taipei First Girl High School
Magic Mirror for Galaxy Clusters

Philip Mocz, Mililani High School, Mililani, HI
Group Analysis to Pattern Discovery in Stellar and Galactic Distributions

2005: Gabrielle Alyce Gianelli, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, FL
Fractal Dimension Analysis of Putative Martian Coastlines

Anand M. Palaniappan, David H. Hickman High School, Columbia, MO
A New Algorithm for Multiple Hypothesis-based Tracking and Discovery of Potentially Hazardous Near Earth Objects

2004: Eric M. Sauder, Hempfield High School, Landisville, PA
Relationship Between Sunspots and Solar Flares

Julie Ann Krugler, Grosse Pointe North High School, Grosse Pointe, MI
In Pursuit of Population III

2003: Lisa Doreen Glukhovsky, New Milford High School, New Milford, Connecticut
A Rapid, Accurate Method of Determining the Distance to Near-Earth Asteroids

Jonathan Nicholas Sick, Queen Elizbeth High School, Calgary, Alberta
Development of an Adaptively Controlled Telescope

2002: Matthew Douglas Apau Jachowski, Maui High School, Kahului, Hawaii
Effect of Observation Timing on Initial Orbit Determination Accuracy

Harish Gautam Khandrika, La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California
Evidence for Decay of 44Titanium to 44Calcium in Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A.

2001: Sabrina Curie Snell, School Without Walls, Washington, District of Columbia
The Optical Divide

Michael Barynov and Aliaksei Akulionak, Lyceum #2, Minsk, Belarus
Improved System of Radio Observations of Meteors

2000: Francis Boulva, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cosmic Bubbles Improving Hi Shell Detection Around Massive Stars

Daniel Alan Perley, Socorro High School, Socorro, New Mexico
Dynamic Formation of Tidal Structure in Interacting Galaxies as Determined by Newtonian Model Computer Simulations: Phase II