The 2019 Pacific Symposium for Science & Sustainability

January 19-20, 2019           Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel

The Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability (PS3) serves as a regional competition for students to advance to the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS).  The JSHS is a national program funded by the United States Department of the Army, Navy, Air Force and sponsored by the Academy of Applied Science.  Five finalists will be selected to represent the Pacific Region in the National JSHS competition with an all-expense paid trip in Spring 2018. The top 3 PS3 finalists will also win scholarship awards: 1st Place - $2000; 2nd Place - $1500; 3rd Place - $1000. For more detailed information about the National JSHS competition, please visit the JSHS website.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION:
- Must be a student enrolled in a Hawaii, American Samoa, or Micronesia high school
- Must be a student in grades 9-12

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE 2019 PS3
Student Health Clearance Form
Student Conduct Form
Student Media Release Form
The 2019 PS3 Handbook


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 PS3 SEMI-FINALISTS!

Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools, Grade 12
Carina Tanaka, Kamehameha Schools, Grade 12
Cindy Tsou, Mililani High School, Grade 12
Jake Uyechi, Kamehameha Schools, Grade 12
Koneferenisi Purcell, Manumalo Academy, Grade 12
Lela DeVine, Waiakea High School, Grade 10
Matthew Okuda, Waiakea High School, Grade 9
Maya Oishi, Hilo High School, Grade 9
Samuel Cadotte, Kalaheo High School, Grade 12
Sonja Giardina, Hilo High School, Grade 11
Stephanie Yoshida, Punahou School, Grade 10
Van Rimando, Mililani High School, Grade 11


Congratulations to all the 2018 student participants!

2018 FINALISTS
Davey Huang, Iolani School, Grade 12 - 1st place ($2000 award)
Terric Abella, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 12 - 2nd place ($1500 award)
Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11- 3rd place ($1000 award)
Celeste Jongeneelen, Homeschool, Grade 12 - 4th place
Samuel Cadotte, Kalaheo High School, Grade 11 - 5th place
Stephanie Yoshida, Punahou School, Grade 9 - Alternate

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Ina Klasner, Hilo High School, Grade 11                                                                                      Laine Tjarks, West Hawaii Explorations Academy, Grade 11
Min-Hua Tsou, Mililani High School, Grade 11
Lela Devine, Waiakea High School, Grade 9                                                                             JSHS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR NOMINEE
Katrina Kuo, Kalani High School, Grade 9                                                                                  Aslan Cook, Kamehameha Schools Kapalama, Grade 11


-- Photos from the 2018 PS3 --