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NPI Expert Visits Ghana

July 16, 2012

On May 14-18, 2012, Ms. Tami Davis, NPI Associate Director, visited Ghana where she participated in the "Regional Meeting: African Network for Nuclear Power Infrastructure Development." The meeting was organized by the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) in collaboration with the Government of Ghana under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The meeting was a forum for African Member States that are considering, embarking or expanding a nuclear power program to discuss networking methods to build and strengthen the national and regional nuclear pow...
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C-MORE Participants Visit Industry Sites and Universities

July 10, 2012

This year's participants in NPI's C-MORE program (Counselors Making Occupational Readiness Exciting) spent several days visiting industry sites and universities learning more about the opportunities their students could have after high school graduation. These opportunities broaden counselors' awareness of the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education as they tend to their daily counseling of students. The C-MORE program strengthens NPI's ties with teachers and students by including counselors who are an essential component of the education team. The 2...
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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT: 2012 El Campo High School Top Graduates

July 6, 2012

At graduation the top five graduates (of 238) from the class of 2012 were pictured showing their rank. Four of the five are POWER SET members and are shown with their POWER SET cords. Pictured below (l-r) are Eli Kresta (WIT), Sarah Supak, Janae Saucedo, Jenny Johnson, and Kari Rives. The four young ladies are all members of POWER SET and are wearing their POWER SET cords (purple and turquoise). Photo by Casie Kruppa ...
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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT: El Campo High School WIT Member Going to Harvard University

June 22, 2012

As children, people set what seem to be high goals for the future. However, for Senior Eli Kresta, his goals were achieved well beyond what he had planned for himself. A&M was the goal he wanted to accomplish. He did that - he was accepted to Texas A&M University along with other prestigious schools such as Notre Dame. However, little did Kresta's friends, family, and even he know that he would get accepted into one of the most prestigious schools in the United States - Harvard University. Kresta has been a student at ECHS his four years of high school. He has always been ...
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News from STP: Students Encouraged to Get Wild about Their Future at POWER SET Summit 2012

June 19, 2012

Education is powerful, and getting an education can change a person's life. That was the theme for POWER SET Summit 2012, where 15 young POWER SET members from Bay City, Louise and Sweeny school districts learned about career opportunities for women in the nuclear industry - and were encouraged to "get wild about" their future. "We know you have a lot of choices when you are trying to decide what to do after you graduate," said Cathy Gann, Owner Relations Manager and Women in Nuclear executive sponsor. "We hope you consider the nuclear industry. But whatever you do, get wild ab...
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