STEM Academy To Hold Support Meeting for Local Legislators

 
 
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LYNCHBURG, Va. - Sept. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- The XLR8 Lynchburg Regional Governor's STEM Academy will be hosting a Legislative Breakfast meeting to Support the STEM Academy on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 from 7:30 am - 8:30 am. The meeting will be held on the campus of Central Virginia Community College on the second floor of the AREVA Building  in Room 6201.  Legislators will be able to meet and greet current students at the STEM Academy, members of the STEM Academy Partnership Team, STEM Academy Partnership Mentors, STEM Academy Instructors and STEM Academy Alumni.

Members of our STEM Academy Partnership Team and our Internship Mentors from local business and industry will be in attendance to offer support for the STEM Academy as it plans to expand its curriculum by adding an additional Cyber Security Pathway.

Mr. Nat Marshall, BWXT and Ms. Cheryl Giggetts, AECOM will speak on behalf of the STEM Academy in support of the addition of the Cyber Security pathway to the STEM Academy curriculum.

Comfirmed Attendees Include:

Gwen Mason, Legislative Aide for US Senator Tim Kaine

Aaron VanAllen, Legislative Aide for US Representative Bob Goodlatte

Patty Dempsey, Legislative Aide for VA Senator Steve Newman

VA Delegate Scott Garrett
and Sarah Owen, Legislative Aide

VA Delegate Kathy Byron

Representatives from the following companies will be in attendance
: AECOM, AEP, AMG, AMTI, AREVA, BWXT, Centra, CVCC, Delta Star, Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, Harris, Inc., Innerspec, Master Engineers & Designers, Moore's Electrical & Mechanical, Sharptop,Co., Successful Innovations, Swissomation, Wells-Fargo, Union Bank & the Workforce Investment Board.

About XLR8-Lynchburg Regional Governor's STEM Academy

XLR8: Lynchburg Regional Governor's STEM Academy -is the 16th Governor's STEM Academy offerring programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (subjects known collectively as "STEM") for high school juniors and seniors in Virginia's Region 2000/Lynchburg regional area.  Located on the campus of Central Virginia Community College-XLR8 offers academic and technical training related to careers in engineering, technology and health science diagnostic services.  Visit us at www.xlr8academy.com for additional information.

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XLR8 STEM Academy, Director
scash@xlr8academy.com
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