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Area Middle School Boys Participate in G2TECS at SCC to Explore Stem Opportunities

Published on Dec 17, 2018

adair county g2tecs studentsStudents 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. Shown above first row: Jordan Henson, Joshua Smith, Brian Parra; second row: Jesus Perez, Joseph Willis, Jacob  Kellogg; third row: Dustin Flippo, Lucas Murphy, Isaac Booher; fourth row: Corey Harmon, Ashton Powell, Preston Edwards; fifth row: Garrett Tucker, Brady Hayes, Conor Smith; sixth row: Adrian Garcia, Preston Burton, Evan Quinn; seventh row: Juan Castrejon, Jayden Tidwell, Luke Stotts; eith row: Cy Yarberry, Braeden Coomer, Brett Larimore, Jaxon Galarza.

cumberland county g2tecs students

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 first row: Silas Garmon, Gauge Logan-Key; second row: Quentin Deans, Tyler Dowdy, Matthew Spears.

mccreary county g2tecs students

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 first row: Evan Wilson, Riley Horne, Cayden Rowe; second row: Gavin King; third row: Wyatt Anderson, Maddux McKinney, Stephen McKinney.

meece middle g2tecs students

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 first row: Aiden Corder, Muneeb Ahmed, Clark Denney; second row: T.J. Burrell, Roger Ward, Logan Sneed; third row: Jesse Zaragoza, Hayden Dick, Max Yeast.

northern middle g2tecs students

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 first row: Sam Shanks, Zach Ousley, Chandler  Godby; second row: Kameryn Hargis, Mason Daugherty; third row: Marshall Livesay, Brady Cain.

north laurel g2tecs students

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 first row: Matthew Sanders, Jakeb Hurley, Ashton Holliday, Ted Ivey.

rockcastle g2tecs students

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 first row: Jameson Mink, Joseph Pickle; second row: Carson King, Robert Reams.

russell county g2tecs students

Students from Russell 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 first row: William Stephens, Charles Young, Vedant Patel; second row: Mason Buras, Triston Parsley, Jayden Anderson.

science hill g2tecs students

Students from Science Hill 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 first row: David Saylor, Logan Dick; second row: Samuel Dalton, Thomas Dawes, Andrew Daniels; third row: Benjamin Dalton, Parker Lonesky, Nathan Robinson.

 somerset christian g2tecs students

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 first row: Elijah Bray, Braedon Meadows; second row: Ethan Meggs, Noah Brummett, Samuel Phelps

 somerset christian school gems students

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 first row: Cody Garrett, Daniel Campbell, David Robinson, Joseph Robinson.

 

southern middle g2tecs students

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 first row: William Whippo, Elijah Goodman, Wyatt Morrissey.

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 12 area middle schools including Adair County, Cumberland County, McCreary County, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle County, Russell County, Science Hill Independent, Somerset Christian, South Laurel and Southern Middle 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 hosted by programs such as Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Physics and Engineering, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) and Electrical Technology. Lunch was catered by SCC Culinary Arts students and Chefs Michael Wells and Ed Nazario.

G2-TECS team members include Debra House, Kathy Lewis, Cindy Byrd, Jenny Metcalf, Kelly Johnson, Scott McClendon, Shawn Stratman, Elaine Kohrman, April Kilgore, Carol Calcaterra, Tanya Cowan, Alesa Johnson, Loris Sherman and Sara Tucker.