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.

Online Applications for the 2019 PS3 is now CLOSED

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 THE 2019 PS3!!
The Official 2019 PS3 Flyer
Instructions for Abstract and Paper Submission to the 2019 PS3
The 2019 PS3 Handbook


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 --