Thirty Students Complete the MSC 2008 Summer Program
|The KU Math and Science Center
recently completed another successful Summer Program. The
2008 summer program consisted of six weeks of classes, field
trips and activities designed to prepare students for
postsecondary education. This summer 30 Kansas high
school students from Douglas, Shawnee, and Wyandotte counties
completed the program.
The classes this summer were Statistics, Physics,
English, Arabic, and African American Studies. The
students stayed in McCollum Hall on the KU campus.
Other activities included a career shadow day during which
shadowed a professional in an occupational field of interest, a
trip to the state capital in Topeka where the students met
Governor Sebelius, and campus visits to Wichita State University
and William Jewell College. On Friday, June 20th, the
students did a community service project at the Lawrence
Salvation Army. The students worked hard doing painting,
yard work, custodial work, and general maintenance. The
students also enjoyed many recreational activities and trips
including roller skating, swimming, ice skating,
a dance, and a performance at Starlight
Theatre. The summer program concluded with a banquet for
families and a trip to Worlds of Fun.