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JSJSS Mission

The primary goal of the Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium (JSJSS) is to promote research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level, and to publicly recognize students for outstanding achievement. The two-day event includes presentations from New Jersey high school students on their individual science research projects. Schools are welcome to register and attend as observers.

The Army Education Outreach Program’s (AEOP) Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program is jointly sponsored by the Army, Navy, and Air Force, in cooperation with leading research universities throughout the nation. The Department of Defense generously provides funding for the National symposium and JSHS scholarships.

Top Winners in the Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium 2022

These students represented the Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium at the National Symposium in Albuquerque, NM this year. Ryan Park placed first in his category, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, winning a $12,000.00 scholarship to the College or University of his choice. This was the third time Ryan placed in his category at the National competition winning first in 2020, third in 2021 and first in 2022.

First Place: Three- time winner: Ryan Park, Millburn High School, Mentor: Dr. Susan Arrigoni

Second Place: Sahasra Pokkunuri, Old Bridge High School: Mentor: Adele Cockrill

Third Place: Sachi Kuthari, Millburn High School, Mentor: Dr. Susan Arrigoni

Fourth Place: Kannammai Pichappan, Bergen Academies, Mentors: German Sabio and Rachel Stott

Fifth Place: Srijan Agarwal, Bergen Academies, Mentor: Donna Leonardi

Registration for 2023: TBD

View the 2022 Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium E2 Program Book to learn more about the program and our partners.

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