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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 camp.



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