Several St. John’s School students placed high in a number of categories at the annual Guam History Day Island-wide competition held on March 24, 2018 at the University of Guam College of Liberal Arts and Social Science (CLASS) Humanities and Social Science Building. Participants’ research projects revolved around this year’s theme of “Conflict and Compromise”. The fifteen (15) St. John’s middle and upper school students who won include:
- Pin Hsuan Chen and Tasi Petra (11th grade) – 1st Place in the Group Exhibit category
- Derrick Yen and Brian Joseph (11th grade) – 1st Place in the Performance Group category
- Aprile Kim (9th grade) – 2nd Place in the High School – Paper category
- Haram Kim (10th grade) and Kaela Kim (10th grade) -2nd Place in the Group Exhibit category
- Davin Yang (12th grade) – 2nd Place in the Individual Documentary category
- Jung Young Jun (11th grade) – 2nd Place in the Individual Exhibit category
- Brian Lee (9th grade) – 2nd Place / Alexander Baldyga (12th ) – 3rd Place in the Individual Website category
- Felix Gong (8th grade) – 1st Place / Thomas Ysrael (8th grade) – 3rd Place in the Middle School – Paper category
- Honoka Choo (8th grade) – 1st place / Kristian Kim (8th grade) – 3rd Place in the Individual Exhibit category
Several of the first place winners may have the opportunity to advance to the National Day competition at the University of Maryland.
Additionally, St. John’s School was recognized for the “Most Diligent Researchers” among all of the competing schools in the 2018 Guam History Day program.