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Phillips 66 Awards WIT Members with Scholarship

June 10, 2013

Continuing efforts to be a valued community partner, Phillips 66, Sweeny Refinery awarded three scholarships to the following high school seniors who are members of their school's WIT chapter. Alejandro Corona - Wharton High School Abraham Ventura - Wharton High School Jorge Aguilar - Louise High School The $1,000 WIT scholarship was awarded to these students who will major in Process Technology, Instrumentation, Electrical or Machine Technology at Wharton County Junior College or Brazosport College.    ...
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Wharton ISD WIT, POWER SET, POWER GRID, and BRT Members Host 1st Annual SCIENCE DAY

June 6, 2013

Wharton Junior High 6th graders were special guests at the 1st Annual Wharton High School (WHS) Science Day on Wednesday, May 22, 2012. WHS POWER SET and WIT students demonstrated various science projects and experiments, allowing the 6th graders and guests hands-on learning experiences. The event was coordinated by the WIT (Workforce Industry Training) and POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, & Technology) student groups and their sponsors, Danni Daniel, technology instructor and Nanette Anglin, counselor at Wharton High School. ...
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GRHS WIT Member is Top 2013 Graduate

June 3, 2013

The 2013 GRHS valedictorian is Ben Coppock. He was the WIT chapter president this school year. Ben has also been awarded a scholarship from the Society of Petroleum Engineers and will continue his education at Texas A&M in Chemical Engineering. Ben was the Region I Top Chemistry student in UIL Science which qualified him for State Science UIL Academic in Austin. ...
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STPNOC WIN Chapter Awards Scholarships to WIT and POWER SET Members

May 23, 2013

In May, the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company WIN (Women in Nuclear) chapter presented $9,000 in scholarships to local students. Recipients included four WIT (Workforce Industry Training) and POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering, and Technology) members. The guest speaker was Site Vice President Tim Powell. In the past six years, WIN has presented 46 scholarships totaling $56,000. Pictured above (from left to right) are Karissa Moore (Bay City POWER SET), Kellie Harris, Makenna Solomon, Tim Powell, Alyssa Henson, Cale...
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NPI Supporting Texas Math Teachers Headed to TAMU for Summer Research, E3: Enrichment Experiences in Engineering

May 17, 2013

The Dwight Look College of Engineering is hosting 14 Texas secondary school science and math teachers for a four-week summer residential engineering research experience on the Texas A&M University College Station campus during the month of June. This integrated math/science program is designed to support student success on the TAKS/STAAR. It is with excitement that the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) has selected two math teachers for participation in the E3 program. These educators also lead their school's WIT (Workforce Industry Training) programs - from El Campo High Sch...
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