Boeing supports Governor’s School

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Boeing Company has invested in the three-year launch of Accelerate, a new virtual engineering program, as well as the inaugural year of CREATEng, an engineering summer camp planned for the Lowcountry, The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) has announced.

Developed by GSSM, Accelerate is designed to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders by offering highly-motivated, high-achieving students an accelerated completion of the first-year of college engineering during the last three years of high school.

Curriculum includes zvirtual instruction throughout the school year, as well as hands-on, team-based projects and during weekends and summer camps, culminating with a corporate internship.

Accelerate students will remain in their home high schools. New in summer 2014, CREATEng, is a new, one-of-a-kind, week-long immersion into engineering and design-based thinking for rising 9th graders in the Upstate and Lowcountry.

Working in teams, students will engage in a problem-based curriculum where they apply principles of engineering design to solve daily challenges. “Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education is a high priority for The Boeing Company,” said Jack Jones, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of GSSM, visit www.scgssm.org or contact Lindsey Spires Griffin at 803.252.9152 or Lindsey@scgssm.org.

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