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Palacios High School POWER SET visits Sam Houston State University and Spark Conference at Texas A&M-College Station

December 8, 2016

On Friday, December 2nd, Palacios POWER SET visited Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. After a walking tour, members met with Dr. Cook and Dr. Gaillard of the Biological Science Department. Dr.Gaillard shared her research that focuses on "...studying how motility is regulated in eukaryotic cilia and flagella. These motility organelles have a core structure known as the axoneme that controls movement. My research focuses on characterizing signal transduction molecules that are present in the axoneme, and understanding how these molecules interact to produce movement. ...
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Palacios POWER SET Visits STP

October 19, 2016

On Thursday, October 6th, Palacios High School POWER SET members visited STP and met with members of their Women in Nuclear organization, as well as Aldo Capristo, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and Kym Harshaw, the General Council. After learning about Mr. Capristo's path from high school, through college, into the Navy and finally to STP, Ms. Harshaw talked about her passion for nuclear engineering and her journey from being a nuclear plant operator to currently being the General Council, which is the head lawyer for STP. POWER SET members then visit...
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Twenty Granbury HS Girls Inducted into POWER SET

October 17, 2016

Twenty Granbury High School girls were inducted into POWER SET, a student organization focused on science, engineering, and technology. The ceremony was held October 6, 2016, in the GHS cafeteria. Inducted into the society were Lauren Boleng, Melanie Boleng, Ashley Brooke Boyd, Bailey Carey, Joslyn Cavitt, Charlotte Elliott, Amanda Garcia, Molly Garrison, Trisha Gryder, Roxana Hernandez, Alexandria Inbody, Kyleigh Land, Helena Linzy, Emma McKelvain, Emily Puente, Rayni Skaggs, Chloe Steele, Halee Vaughan, Bailey Vernon, and Tara Wynne. Returning members are Caitlyn Chance, ...
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Former POWER SET Student Set to Receive Master's Degree in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M

August 12, 2016

By:  Aubrey Bloom Originally published by Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station - August 12, 2016  Long before she was preparing to defend her thesis on surface plasma nitriding of fuel cladding materials, Elizabeth Castanon joined a new organization her senior year at Palacios High School called Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for Science, Engineering and Technology (POWER SET). "The POWER SET group came at a time when I really didn't know what I wanted to do," Castanon said. "I don't know where I would be without them showing us wh...
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NPI supporting Texas Teachers headed to Texas A&M University for Summer Research, E3: Enrichment Experiences in Engineering

May 25, 2016

It is with excitement that the Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) has selected Granbury High School (GHS) teacher, Landree Page, and Foster High School (FHS) teacher, Joshua Johnson, to support their participation in the E3 program. The Dwight Look College of Engineering is hosting Texas secondary school mathematics, science, and career & technology education (CTE) teachers for a two-and-a-half week summer residential engineering research experience on the Texas A&M University College Station campus. Ms. Page who is also the GHS POWER SET (Powerful Opportunities for Women Eage...
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