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Louisiana Junior Science & Humanities Symposium
January 17-19, 2019
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!

2018 Winners:

1st Place: Sunjay Letchuman, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S, National Oral Presenter

2nd Place: Anusha Zaman, Baton Rouge Magnet H.S., National Oral Presenter

3rd Place: Xiang Tang, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S., National Poster Presenter

4th Place: Anna Koonce, St. Joseph's Academy, National Poster Presenter

5th Place: Grace Sun, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S., National Poster Presenter

Poster Presentation: Madison Ogra, St. Joseph's Academy

Teacher Award: Kris Clements, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S.

Presidential Scholar Award: Saad Tanveer, Caddo Parish Magnet H.S.

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National Symposium information can be found at


*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.

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