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News from STP: El Campo High School WIT Visits STP

January 13, 2015

Twenty eight El Campo High School Workforce Industry Training (WIT) students and two teachers came to STP to take a driving and simulator tour today. After taking their tour in the morning, the afternoon was spent at Wharton County Junior College in Bay City. WIT is modeled on the POWER SET program but open to both male and female students in high schools. It provides the educational tools and essential support to pursue educational professional opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) technical fields. WIT is sponsored by Nuclear Power Institute. Establ...
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Granbury High School Girls Inducted into POWER SET

December 5, 2014

Sixteen Granbury High School girls were inducted into POWER SET, a student organization focused on science, engineering, and technology.  The ceremony was held December 4, 2014, in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Inducted into the society were Samantha Adams, Julie Belfrey, Hailey Chapman, Reagan Clarkson, Chloe Counts, Kayla Curtis, Nicole Kallemeyn, Kaylee Keating, Melaine Lively-Adams, Rebecca Morrison, Whitney Shearon, Sarah Spradlin, Keelyn Taylor, Whitley Tipton, Yarit Tovar, and Lauren Wood. Returning members are Kennedy Brown, Krysta Caudle, Jocelyne ...
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PHS POWER SET and WIT Participate in Annual Spark Conference at Texas A&M

December 2, 2014

On Saturday, November 22nd, Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT traveled to the Annual Spark Conference at Texas A&M in College Station. POWER SET and WIT members participated in both the on-site engineering competitions, as well as in the pre-built catapult competition. Students also toured Texas A&M University learning about the different programs available and also learning about the traditions of Texas A&M University. ...
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Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT Visit Brazosport College

November 10, 2014

On Friday, November 7th, Palacios High School POWER SET and WIT visited Brazosport College in Clute Texas. Students toured the campus, including the Process Technology department, which included a tour of their mini chemical plant, the beautiful Clarion music hall, and participated in a presentation over the nursing school. ...
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IAEA Director General Amano Visits Texas A&M University

November 6, 2014

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano visited Texas A&M University 27-29 October 2014 where he met with university officials and toured on-campus facilities. Amano visited and received briefings from several departments including the Nuclear Engineering Department and the Nuclear Power Institute and the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute, which are operated by the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high tec...
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