Junior Academy

General Information

The Missouri Junior Academy of Science (MJAS) provides opportunities for Middle and High School students to participate in MAS.  Junior Academy activities take place on Friday, prior to the start of senior academy events.  Students complete a research project under the direction of a sponsoring teacher. They attend the annual meeting, give a culminating oral presentation, and compete for prizes and awards.


Nominate a Teacher

Do you have an outstanding teacher?  Nominate them for the MAS Outstanding Science Teacher Award (sponsored by MO-SCI).  The award includes a personalized plaque and a $50 cash prize.

High School Teacher Nomination Form

Middle School Teacher Nomination Form

Please email completed forms to Teresa Boman: boman-t@mssu.edu



The directors of the Junior Academy are:

Mary (Katie) Kilmer
Missouri State Southern University

Teresa Boman
Missouri State Southern University