Louisiana Junior Science & Humanities Symposium
Next Event: January 12-13, 2018
Lod Cook Conference Center, LSU Campus
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University invites students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 and who are engaged in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) research to participate in the Louisiana Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Sponsored by the U.S. Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research to a panel of judges in an oral presenataton format. Our top 5 award winners will earn an expense-paid trip to compete at the JSHS National Symposium later this year and compete against the brightest young science minds in our country.  Join us at La-JSHS and showcase your research, we look forward to hosting you!

Registration Now Open! 

Important Dates:

  • October 9: Registration Opens
  • November 27: Student Presenter Registration Deadline (Closes)
  • December 15: LAJSHS Student Presenter Selection Annoucement
  • January 1, 2018: Registration Closes (Observers, Teachers, Judges)

2017 Winners Announced:

1st Place: Mary Catherine Lorio, St. Joseph's Academy

2nd Place: Hannah Miletello, St. Joseph's Academy

3rd Place: Anusha Zaman, Baton Rouge Magnet H.S.

4th Place: Alicia Smith, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S.

5th Place: Lara Nicholson, St. Joseph's Academy

Poster Presentation: John Van Savage, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S.

Teacher Award: Melissa Estremera, Episcopal H.S.

JSHS President Scholar Award: Abigail Lefluer, St. Joseph's Academy





We look forward to hosting you! 

National Symposium information can be found at www.jshs.org.


*National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the JSHS program on the NASSP National Advisory List of Contests and Activities for 2017-18.

An example of a student presentation courtesy of DoDDS Dependents Schools- Europe and the National JSHS Program.


Contact Us:

LSU Continuing Education
1225 Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-6672