MEDIA ADVISORY : Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

March 9 2006

MEDIA ADVISORY

Who: High school students from throughout Indiana

What: Junior Science and Humanities Symposium-Science Fair

When: 8 - 10:45 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 8 - 11 a.m. Saturday, March 11 Noon Saturday, March 11 (Awards luncheon)

Where: Hulman Memorial Student Union, Dede II

Why: Approximately 60 high school students from throughout the state will take part in this year's Junior Science and Humanities Symposium-Science Fair Indiana regional. The symposium is funded by a grant from the research offices of the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force. Students compete for a total of $4,500 in scholarships at the state level. The top five regional winners will travel to the national symposium April 26-30 in Albuquerque. N.M. At the national event, first and second place regional winners will compete for a top prize worth $16,000.

Additional information about the symposium is available at www.indstate.edu/jshs/

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Contact: Rusty Gonser, director, Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, and assistant professor of life sciences, Indiana State University, (812) 237-2395 or rgonser@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer: Dave Taylor, media relations director, Indiana State University,(812) 237-3743 or dave.taylor@indstate.edu

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High school students compete from around the state compete in regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium-Science Fair

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