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Emily Sun

Honors Research Program
High School Student
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Emily Sun is a high school student who enjoys studying marine biology and DNA science. In the fall, she will conduct a senior research project under the direction of the TJHSST Oceanography and Geophysical Systems Laboratory. During the school year, she is co-captain of her school's National Ocean Sciences Bowl team. Additionally, she has attended summer programs at the Chesapeake Bay Field Station, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and Acadia Institute of Oceanography. 

Emily Sun is a rising senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. 

"I've loved the oceans ever since my first visit to the National Aquarium in Baltimore! This summer, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Nautilus crew and witness ocean exploration firsthand."


Emily participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: