The 2018 Pacific Symposium for Science & Sustainability

January 13-14, 2018           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.

Congratulations to all the 2018 student participants!

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

Congratulations to our Hawaii students that competed at the 2017 National JSHS Competition!

Celeste Jongeneelen - 3rd Place, Oral Presentation in Physics & Astronomy ($4000 Scholarship)                                                                                       Erica Sawczynec - 3rd Place, Poster Presentation in Physics & Astronomy

-- Photos from the 2018 PS3 --