Four Middle School Students Awarded Scholarships to the Be WISE Camp


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The Westerville Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW; http://www.aauw.org), with cooperation from the Westerville City Schools Gifted Education Department and science teachers, has awarded four $325 scholarships to the Be WISE Camp at Denison University this summer.  Founded in 1881 and with nearly 1,000 branches across the country, AAUW is a national organization promoting equity and education for women and girls.  Sixth grade scholarship recipients are Taylor Washburn, Blendon; Cora Bang, Genoa; Trinity Cochran, Heritage; and Katherine Lovelace, Walnut Springs Middle School. 

Be WISE is a mathematics, science and technology camp for girls entering grades 7 or 8 in the fall of 2018.  It features a separate curriculum for each grade level, emphasizing hands-on activities in math and science.  This summer is the camp’s 28th anniversary.  More than 3,000 girls have participated. This residential camp for 130 young women will be held from June 10 - 15.  Registration deadline is April 1. For more information, please visit http://www.bewisecamp.org.