Beaver Falls, PA
   Jeffrey Bever
, a senior sociology-criminal justice major, is a son of Jeffrey and Robin Bever and a graduate of Blackhawk High School. His project is "Social Capital and Athletics: 'You Owe Me' and 'I Play for Fun' Student-Athlete Attitudes."
   Valerie Phillips, a senior history major, is a daughter of George and Louise Phillips and a graduate of Blackhawk High School. Her project is "Longfellow and the Ride of Paul Revere."
   Tiffany Wilfong, a senior sociology-criminal justice major, is a daughter of Susan Brown-Kester and David Wilfong, Emlenton, and a graduate of Riverside High School. Her project is "Friendships and the Formation of Social Capital."

Carnegie, PA
   Emily Paul
, a senior sociology major, is a daughter of Bonnie and Donald Paul and a graduate of Carlynton High School. Her project is "College Students' Attitudes on Webcams and Pornography: Implications for Social Capital."

Corry, PA
   Martin Melnichak
, a senior history major, is a son of Francis and Vicki Melnichak and a graduate of Corry Area High School. His project is "The Life Blood of Western Pennsylvania: History of the Erie Extension Canal and Canal Boom Towns."

Edinburg, PA
   Kevin Kapraly
, a senior history major, is a son of Stephen and Janet Kapraly and a graduate of Mohawk Area High School. His project is "God Wills It: Jewish Adoption of Christian Customs via Pro Anima Bequests in 12th- and 14th-Century Wills."

Erie, PA
   Margaret Westcott
, a junior sociology major, is a daughter of David and Robin Westcott and a graduate of Iroquois High School. Her project is "Gender, Reciprocity, and Social Capital."

Greenville, PA
  Michael Kudelko
, a senior history major, is a son of Michael and Angela Kudelko and a graduate of Sharpsville High School. His project is "The Castle of New Castle: The Scottish Rite Cathedral and the Masons Who Built It."

New Kensington, PA
   Nicholas DiCarolis
, a senior history major, is a son of Vincent and Alicia DiCarolis and a graduate of Valley High School. His project is "New Science and Old Faith: Evolution in Pittsburgh Catholic Schools Science Curriculum."

Olanta, PA
   Alan Baldwin
, a junior sociology major, is a son of Jacqueline Baldwin and a graduate of Clearfield Area High School. His project is "Groups and Social Capital Formation."

Pittsburgh, PA
   Reesha Jackson
, a senior sociology major, is a daughter of Robin Jackson and a graduate of Woodland Hills High School. Her project is "Environmental and Social Capital Influences on Childhood Obesity Disparities."

Sharpsville, PA
   Brett Glavey
, a senior sociology major, is a son of Richard and Jeanne Glavey and a graduate of Sharpsville High School. His project is "Facebook and Social Capital."

Austinburg, OH
   Thomas Geraghty
, a senior sociology-criminal justice major, is a son of Robert and Margaret Geraghty and a graduate of Jefferson Area High School. His project is "Predictors of Substance Abuse: Forms of Social Capital."

Cuyahoga Falls, OH
   Aaron Whisman
, a senior history major, is a son of Rupe and Denise Whisman and a graduate of Harvey S. Firestone High School. His project is "The Control of Money and the Origins of WWII."

Hubbard, OH
   John Bayuk
, a senior history major, is a son of Jeffrey and Maria Bayuk and a graduate of Hubbard High School. His project is "Surviving the Great Depression: The Impact of the WPA and the CCC."

Steubenville, OH
   Ryan Lulla
, a senior sociology-criminal justice and political science major, is a son of Edward and Conncetta Lulla and a graduate of Steubenville High School. His project is "The Effects of Social Capital Gained through Extracurricular Activities on Civic Engagement."

Warren, OH
   Adam Griffith
, a senior history and Latin major, is a son of Linda Miller and Griffith Griffith, Cortland, Ohio, and a graduate of Howland High School. His project is "Res Gestae and the Recording of Conquered Kings."

Youngstown, OH
   Talia Hullum
, a senior history major, is a daughter of Tamica White and William Hullum, Columbus, Ohio, and a graduate of The Rayen School. Her project is "International Scrutiny: The Interconnectedness of the Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement."

Georgetown, FL
   Ian Pickens
, a senior sociology and political science major, is a son of Bill and Holly Pickens and a graduate of Saint Joseph Academy. His project is "Social Capital Amongst Small Town Business Owners."