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March 26, 2015

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Junior Science and Engineering for Humanities Symposium Update

Autumn Martin The Junior Science and Engineering for Humanities Symposium (JSEHS) was held at Maryville University on March 12 and 13th. Students from across the state submit formal scientific papers and the top six in each discipline are selected to present at the symposium.  Those achieving this honor from MRH included Paul Meuser in the field of Chemistry as well as Autumn Martin and Natalie Mitten in Behavioral Science.  Each presented before a panel of professors and group of their peers. The top presenter in each field was selected as a finalist. Natalie Mitten was chosen as the finalist for her work on Gender Schema and Depressive Symptomatology. All finalists presented to the entire group in attendance at the symposium, who selected the top two presenters to represent our state at the National Symposium. Mitten won second place and will travel to the Washington D.C. symposium next month.  Congratulations to these students for their impressive work and accomplishments.

Additional MRH students in attendance were Anna Wermuth (senior), Milo Massa (junior), Hooi Nee Kee (junior) and Joseph Barron (sophomore). 

ALSO, Congratulations to the MRH WYSE team? who won second place in the sectional competition.
?Students compete in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering event by completing tests in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, math, computer science, engineering graphics and scientific English.

Team members are Nicolas Andrade, Joseph Barron, Jazmen Bell, Dylan Kiefer, Autumn Martin, Paul Meuser, Mia Rintoul, Zaphron Richardson, Samantha Schaffner, Milo Massa, Jiyra Walker, Ellen VonZur Muehlen, James Tipton and Joseph Barron.

Individual winners include?d?:
Paul Meuser - first place Chemistry
Brandon Moseley - first place Biology, second place Chemistry
James Tipton - second place engineering graphics

Th?e? final competition will be held at Missouri S & T in Rolla on Tuesday, April 14th. 

 

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.