• First Place, Individual ($700): Daniel Ratai, of John von Neumann Computer Science High School, Budapest, Hungary, for "Leonar3Do: 3D for All." (Ratai also won a $5,000 Intel Foundation Achievement Award, a $3,000 ISEF First Award in Computer Science, a $5,000 best-of-category award, and an all-expense paid trip to the Stock- holm International Youth Science Seminar and the Nobel Prize ceremonies in December.)
• Second Place, Individual ($500): Ahmad Shakir Manshad, of Las Cruces High School, Las Cruces, New Mexico, for "Braille Accessible Learning System: A Distance Learning Approach."
• Third Place, Individual ($350): Ameen Abdulrasool, of Lane Technical High School, Chicago, Illinois, for "Prototype for Autonomy: Pathway for the Blind." (Abdulrasool also won a $50,000 Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award, a $3,000 ISEF First Award in Behavioral and Social Sciences, and a $5,000 best-of-category award.)
• First Place, Team ($500 per team member): Jason Hamid Rezvanian and Harish Mayur Srinivasan, of duPont Manual Magnet High School, Louisville, Kentucky, for "Search for Tomorrow: A Study of Associative Linguistics to Optimize Search Technology."
• Second Place, Team ($400 per team member): Alexa Danielle Sider and Neha Rajendra Hippalgaonkar, of Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando, Florida, for "Generating 3D Anatomical Virtual Models for Medical Training Systems, Phase III."
• Third Place, Team ($300 per team member): Guan-Long Wu and Hsiao-Ting Yu, of National Taichung First Senior High School, Taichung, Taiwan, for "A Content-Based Grayscale Image Retrieval System Based on Vector Quantization."