Mark Lyford, Program Director
Aven Nelson, Room 138
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Regional: Friday, March 29, 2013, Regional at the University of Wyoming
National: Top five presenters May 1-5, 2013, at Dayton, Ohio
JSHS is funded by the Army, Navy and Air Force of the United States of America in order to encourage high school students, grades 9 to 12, to enter college level studies in science and engineering. The students involved come from 48 regions from all parts of the United States, territories, and overseas military base high schools.
The JSHS gives high school students the opportunity to present their scientific research work in front of an audience in much the same way as they would at a professional science meeting. With only slides, overhead, Power Point or backboard they let the audience know what they have done in their chosen research area.
The time and place for symposium: 8 A.M. Friday March 29, 2013 at the Hampton Inn near the campus of the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming.
There will be only one presentation session (no concurrent sessions) and the number of presenters will be limited to a maximum of eighteen. Submitted papers will be evaluated and the presenters chosen from among them.
The following will be paid by your JSHS:
Rooms- Thursday night and Friday night. [For student speakers, chaperons (teachers, parents, etc.), and, if space permits, guest student observers.]
Meals- Breakfast and lunch Friday and Saturday, dinner Friday. [For student speakers, chaperons (teachers, parents, etc.), and guest student observers.]
To be accepted: The student must submit a paper describing the science project the student wishes to present by Friday, March 1, 2013. The paper is best sent to me in an email as a Microsoft Word file (firstname.lastname@example.org), but if necessary may come in another format or by postal mail or fax. If you have trouble meeting the deadline, call me at the number below.
Awards from the Regional competition include scholarship money, and a trip to Dayton, OH May 1-5, 2013 to compete for additional scholarship money. Previous winners.
The Program. Abstracts from the papers.
Instructions to Judges.