ORHS pupil wins first place at Tennessee Junior Science & Humanities Symposium – Oak Ridge Today

Oak Ridge High School pupil Daniel Joy gained first place on the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Poster Presentation Competition held just about in March, the varsity system stated in a press launch.

The competitors was March 4-5. Daniel, son of Ingrid Busch and Ken Joy, offered his poster, “Using Data Science to Explore Historical Trends and Predict Future Rates of COVID-19”. His analysis concerned analyzing COVID-19 case charges round holidays utilizing regression evaluation. Dan labored with Chad Steed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory by the Math Thesis course at Oak Ridge High School, the press launch stated.

Jessica Williams, co-teacher of Math Thesis at ORHS, stated: “We’re thrilled that (the University of Tennessee in Knoxville) was able to provide this opportunity to students this year. TJSHS is a unique opportunity for high school students to present their scientific research in a professional setting. We appreciate the support from our administration and the community to provide this course to our students.”

“That moment when the program finally works after the 17th bug fix is one of the best feelings,” Dan stated within the press launch. “It’s great when your research supports your hypothesis, but I think it’s more interesting when your hypothesis is wrong. Then you get to debate why.”

TJSHS is an annual scientific analysis competitors that offers highschool college students the chance to current unique analysis in a public discussion board, the press launch stated. There had been 14 college students that offered oral talks and three college students who offered posters on the 56th annual TJSHS competitors this yr.

As the highest winner, Dan is invited to the National Symposium and qualifies for National Symposium Poster Presenter money awards in April.

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