Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium


55th Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

March 14-16, 2018 at BGSU


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Congratulations to the 2017 National JSHS Winners from Ohio:

1st Place Oral Presentation: Receiving a $12,000 Scholarship
Life Sciences Category
Srinath Seshadri, Ohio JSHS; Village Academy
Genetic Engineering of S. cerevisiae for the Single Step Conversion of Biomass to Bioethanol

3rd Place Poster Presentation
Environmental Science Category
Jordan Skates, Ohio JSHS; Pettisville Local Schools
A Survey of Three Different Wetlands

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Congratulations to our 2017 OJSHS Poster and Paper Research Award Winners.

Research Poster Awards: Junior High Division

  • Best in Show: Arleigh VanArsdalen, Millcreek-West Unity School
  • People's Choice Award: Khalid Hamdan, The Bounty Collegium

Research Poster Awards: High School Division

  • 1st Place 9th – 10th Grade: Maximilian Carr, Sylvania Southview High School
  • 2nd Place 9th – 10th Grade: Sundus Mustapha, The Bounty Collegium
  • Honorable Mention 9th – 10th Grade: Madalyn Marsengill, Sylvania Southview High School
  • 1st Place 11th – 12th Grade: Zachary Ryan, Gahanna Lincoln High School
  • 2nd Place 11th – 12th Grade: Jessica Findsen, Gahanna Lincoln High School
  • "Best in Show" 9th – 12th Grade Overall: Kathryn Mertens, Sylvania Northview High School

Research Paper Awards

  • 1st Place: Arman Serpen, Sylvania Southview High School
  • 2nd Place: Srinath Seshadri, Village Academy
  • 3rd Place: Arukshita Goel, Sylvania Southview High School
  • 4th Place: Jordan Skates, Pettisville High School
  • 5th Place: Ashwin Veeramini, University School
  • 1st Alternate: Claudia Hamilton, Hawken School
  • 2nd Alternate: Portia Baratta, Gahanna Lincoln High School
  • Thomas Alva Edison Award: Mukund Seshadri, Dublin Coffman High School

Colonel George F. Leist Distinguished Teacher Award  

  • Tyler Bruns & Rebekah Rice, Gahanna Lincoln High School

Contact Information:

Dr. Emilio Duran
School of Teaching and Learning
Bowling Green State University
126 Life Sciences Building
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403