high school students have been in ASHSSS
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The Alaska Statewide High School Science Symposium
The Alaska Statewide High School Science Symposium is one of 48 regional symposia where high school students complete original research in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and compete for scholarships and cash prizes.
As part of the symposium, students make oral and written presentations about their original research and can earn scholarships and other prizes at the regional level. Finalists can present their research at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Washington, D.C and compete for additional scholarships.
The ASHSSS director is Abel Bult-Ito, who is a neurobiology professor in the CNSM Department of Biology & Wildlife. The ASHSSS associate director is Denise Kind, an instructor and laboratory coordinator for the Department of Biology.