>> Two Palacios High School Students/POWER SET Members Going to Summer Camps
Two Palacios High School Students/POWER SET Members Going to Summer Camps
May 2, 2016
Chasity Nguyen, daughter of Kevin and Destinie Nguyen, has been
accepted into Texas A&M University's BioForce III: My Role in
the Future of Medicine Summer STEM Academy. Chasity is a junior at
Palacios High School and is a second year member of POWER SET.
"BioFORCE is a residential STEM summer program of the National
Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing that exposes high school
students to the amazing process of how cutting-edge research and
medical discoveries become new drugs and pharmaceutical treatments.
BioFORCE prepares students for college programs in engineering and
science and helps them discover their potential to become a
scientist who creates a blockbuster, life-saving medicine or an
engineer who manufacturers disease-eradicating vaccines!"
Krystal Figueroa, daughter of Jose and Nora Figueroa, has been
accepted into the University of Texas' First Bytes Summer Camp.
Krystal Figueroa is a junior at Palacios High School and is a
second year member of POWER SET. "First Bytes Summer Camp is a
one-week residential camp program for high school girls. It is
designed to dispel myths about computer science and intrigue young
women with the potential of computing and the excitement of problem
solving." Only 120 applicants were accepted for this prestigious