8th Asia-Pacific Conference of Young Scientists in Russia

Left to right: Mr. Elmer Alves, Jamie Lee, Soomin Lee, Grace Hutapea, and Mrs. Arlene Chua

Three St. John’s School upper school students participated and all placed in their respective categories at the 8th Asia-Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) in Yakutsk, Russia. The competition was held from October 14 to October 20 and is an individual competition on scientific research presentations carried out by secondary school students which are evaluated by the International Jury.

Students presented an oral and poster presentation in the area of physics, mathematics, computer science, environmental sciences and life sciences.

Congratulations to the following students who represented St. John’s School and Guam very well:

Jamie Lee – Environmental Sciences
Gold medal – Oral presentation
Bronze award – Poster presentation
A Sustainable Agricultural Model: Dryland Rice Farming in Acidic Soils of the Pacific Island of Guam

Soomin Lee – Physics
Silver medal – Oral presentation
Silver award – Poster presentation
The Correlation Between the Input Power and the COP in a Dehumidifier

Grace Hutapea – Environmental Sciences
Bronze medal – Oral Presentation
Bronze award – Poster Presentation
A Possible Alternative to Guam’s Current Sewage Systems: Using the Microbial Fuel Cell to Determine How Much Energy Sewage Can Produce

The students were accompanied by St. John’s science teachers, Mrs. Arlene Chua and Mr. Elmer Alves.

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