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Middle school girls attending American Association of University Women’s science and math camp at UC Davis

Sierra Sun, July 5, 2019

Students at Alder Creek Middle School & Sierra Expeditionary Learning School have been awarded scholarships to attend the American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) Science and Math Camp —Tech Trek — being held at UC Davis in July.

Lela Ann Hermosillo, Alejandra Reyes, and Abigail Weir, students at Alder Creek Middle School, and Marion Snideman from SELS were nominated by their teachers, went through a rigorous application process that included completing an application, writing an essay, and participating in an interview.

The girls selected to receive scholarships are interested in and excited about science and math. The camp’s goal is to create inspiration, confidence, excitement for science and math in young women about to enter eighth grade. Featuring hands-on activities at a university campus, the girls receive in-depth study in the fields of science, math, engineering, and technology. (Read more...)