Area Middle School Boys Participate in G2-TECS at SCC to Explore STEM opportunities

Nov 22, 2017

Somerset Community College (SCC) recently hosted a Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science, called G2-TECS, on the SCC Somerset campus. Students from 13 area middle schools including Adair County, Casey County, Cumberland County, McCreary County, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle County, Science Hill Independent, Somerset Christian, South Laurel, Southern Middle and Wayne County took part in the conference.

G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. The G2-TECS program is designed to promote the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) program which promotes a larger and more diverse science and engineering workforce.

Each student participated in hands-on workshops such as Emergency Medical Services –Paramedic, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Physics and Engineering, Augmented Reality and Radiography. Lunch was catered by SCC Culinary Arts students and Chefs Michael Wells and Ed Nazario.

G2-TECS team members include: Alesa Johnson, Cindy Byrd, Carol Calcaterra, Tanya Cowan, Deb House, Kelly Johnson, Kathy Lewis, Cecilia Ramilo and Shanda Catron.

adair county student

Adair (above):

Brady Burton, a student from Adair County Middle School, recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school.

casey county group

 

Casey (above):

Students from Casey County Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Hogan Price, Aaron Cravens, Blake Caudill.

cumberland county group

 

Cumberland (above):

Students from Cumberland County Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Jaden Burns, Konner Anderson, Nathan Vetter, Ashton Rakes.

mccreary group

McCreary (above):

Students from McCreary County Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Nicholas Kendziorski, Trey Davis, Casey Joe Stephens.

meece middle group

Meece (above):

Students from Meece Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Ben Clouse, Cole Reynolds, Christian Leigh, Skyler Cox.

north laurel group

North Laurel (above):

Students from North Laurel Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Henry Chappell, Silas Smith, Brayden Cassidy

northern group

Northern (above):

Students from Northern Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from front left: Brady McKinney, Owen Alexander, Mason Strunk, Lucas Wheeldon, Brian Estes; Middle (l to r): Abram Tingle, Hunter Petrey, Braeden Stringer, Austin Brown, Lee Goodin, Jesse Clayton; back (l to r): Parker Sellers, Trey Price III, Grayson Turner, Drew Polston, Colton Martin

rockcastle group

Rockcastle (above):

Students from Rockcastle County Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from front left: Bryson Atkin, Silas Shaffer, Noah Fain, Carson White, Ethan Cotton; back (l to r): Gary Ramsey, Ethan Fain, Reese Coguer, Drew Hopkins

science hill group

Science Hill (above):

Students from Science Hill Independent School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Nicholas Borkes, James Sayers, Cole Allen, Jeremiah Smith, Luke Godsey

somerset christian group

Somerset Christian (above):

Students from Somerset Christian School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Kaleb Martin, Tristan Upton, Hunter Kidd; back (l to r): Sawyer Mayne, Joseph Crubaugh, Dallas Gumm

south laurel group

South Laurel (above):

Students from South Laurel Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Ben House, James Rodgers, Jesse Hibbitts, Ethan Rogers, Logan White

southern group

Southern (above):

Students from Southern Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Giddeon Brainard, Dev Patel, Kameron Dalton, Matthew Hall, Dakota Baird

wayne county group

Wayne (above):

Students from Wayne County Middle School recently participated in the Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS), at Somerset Community College. G2-TECS was created as a way to encourage male students to consider mathematics-oriented and science-oriented careers, to gain confidence in doing mathematics and science and to take advanced level mathematics and science courses in high school. Shown above from left: Aaron Hesse, John David Rains, Xander Sumner, Bryson Slaven