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Student Spotlight: Better Than Sleeping: Summer Science Institute

In in its third year, the Summer Science Institute (SSI) is a collaboration between UNT’s Talent Search program, the Texas Academy of Math and Science (TAMS), and Strickland Middle School in Denton, TX.

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Student Spotlight: The Art of Creativity

For gifted young artist Kaylee Cooper of Waco, art gives her a chance to explore the world from different perspectives.

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Student Spotlight: Igniting Students’ Passions Through Mentoring Experiences

The school’s IGNITE! Summer Intensives couples younger students exploring areas of interest with older students serving as Teaching Fellows.

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Student Spotlight: Goal: Giving English Language Learners Opportunities for Leadership

Bryan originally just wanted to play soccer. For this Denton student, his district’s unique program, GOAL (Guys/Girls Operating as Leaders), offered him that ability.

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Student Spotlight: Girls and STEM: Using Real-World Challenges to Build STEM Skills

The Samsung STEM Challenge brought together teams of girls ranging from fourth graders to high school seniors with engineers from the company with the mission of discovering ways to conserve and efficiently use water.

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Student Spotlight: Girls and STEM: The Lady Cans Robotics Team

The Lady Cans Robotics Team has truly seen the value of STEM beyond their textbooks and classroom experiments.