Monday, June 13, 2011
JUNIOR AWARDED S.Y.S.T.E.M.S. SCHOLARSHIP
On behalf of the S.Y.S.T.E.M.S. Program (Stimulating Your Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Students), program coordinator, Michael Daly, announced that New Hope-Solebury junior, Jaxon Vallely, is a recipient of the S.Y.S.T.E.M.S. Star scholarship.
Jaxon received the scholarship to support his summer traineeship at UPHCSA (University of Pittsburg Health Careers Scholars Academy), formerly the Govenor's School for the Health Sciences.
The S.Y.S.T.E.M.S. program was initiated in collaboration with the NHSHS Parent Teacher Forum. The program introduces students to the diversity of career options available in the sciences. Each program features 5 adults (Ambassadors) that give a very personal overview of how they got interested in science, what training they received, what they do now and what they love about science. “These programs are highly interactive and not didactic,” said program coordinator, Michael Daley. “In addition, each of our Ambassadors has volunteered to serve as Mentors for the Senior Culminating Project for those interested in a science related topic”.