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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT: Jasmin Rodriguez

June 19, 2012

Jasmin Rodriguez, a senior at Glen Rose High School, was recently awarded the Comanche Peak WIN scholarship. During her four years at Glen Rose High School, she maintained a 3.70 grade point average. Jasmin challenged herself to maintain A's and B's to maintain her class rank. She took many Dual and Advance Placement courses, such as Dual English (12 hours), Dual U.S. History (6 hours), Dual Algebra (6 hours), Dual Anatomy and Physiology (8 hours), Dual Biology (8 hours), and AP World History. By the time Jasmin graduated high school, she had a total of forty hours of college credit...
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STUDENT HIGHLIGHT: Palacios High School POWER SET Member Travels to Berkeley

June 13, 2012

Palacios High School 3 year POWER SET member, Lindsey Phillips, will spend a second summer participating in the "Lead America Engineering and Technology Conference in Robotics and Engineering" at the University of California at Berkeley. This conference provides students firsthand experience building robots and programming them to do various tasks. Participants work with students from cross the United States. "As a parent, it is so exciting for your kids to go and experience new things and learn more than you ever thought possible. The POWER SET organization has really encouraged ...
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SOS Wows Students

June 7, 2012

Area science and math teachers, Colleen Knight (Bay City), Debra Setzer (Sweeny), and Heidi Elliott (El Campo), as well as college students, Elizabeth Castanon, Fred Mueller, and John Budd (Texas A&M University - Kingsville), electrified local students at a SOS (Science on Saturday) event that took place at the Center for Energy Development in Bay City on May 19. An estimated 175 students of all ages participated in a variety of experiments geared to ignite interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Parents, teachers and other community members attended as w...
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News from STP: WIN Celebrates School End with POWER SET

June 7, 2012

STP's Women in Nuclear hosted an end-of-year dinner for Palacios High School POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science Engineering and Technology) members and their mentors on Thursday, May 24. Twenty-six WIN members mentor 27 girls in the program. In 2008, STP partnered with Palacios High School to develop POWER SET, a program designed to provide high school students the tools, academic support and mentoring needed to pursue educational and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. The program helps STP reach out to the ...
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STP WIN Awards Scholarships to POWER SET and WIT Members

June 6, 2012

In May, South Texas Project's Women in Nuclear chapter awarded 7 scholarships to POWER SET and WIT members. NPI takes great pride in announcing this honor. $1,500 Ashley Minh Thuy Bui, Palacios High School, member of POWERSET, mentored by WIN member Joanna DeLeon. $1,000 Amee Robin Bumguardner, Palacios High School, member of POWERSET, mentored by WIN member Rhonda Harris. Megan Marie Dement, Van Vleck High School, daughter of WIN member Roger Dement. Marissa Lynn Dunn, Palacios High School, member of POWERSET, mentored by WIN member Sheila Davis. Luz Maria G...
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