The Junior Sciences & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) is a high school STEM competition that promotes original research and experimentation sponsored by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force. By connecting talented students, their teachers and research professionals at affiliated symposia and by rewarding research excellence, JSHS aims to widen the pool of trained talent prepared to conduct research and development vital to our nation. JSHS regional and national symposium are held during the academic year and reach more than 8,000 high school students and teachers throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Department of Defense Schools in Europe and the Pacific Rim. Students must first participate in their regional symposia where they compete for selection to present at the national symposium each year. This year, the 57th National JSHS will be held on April 24-27, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For more information, please visit the JSHS website here.


Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 12 - Oral Presentation, 1st place in Cell & Molecular Biology ($12,000 award)
Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11 - Poster Presentation, 2nd place in Life Sciences
Celeste Jongeneelen, Homeschool, Grade 12 - Poster Presentation, 3rd place in Physics & Astronomy