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Fanshawe eighth grade GEAR UP students tour Connors State College

Fanshawe eighth grade Eastern Oklahoma State College GEAR UP students recently toured CSC (Connors State College) in Warner, Okla. CSC Assistant Director of Recruitment Chandler Young met the group at the Fine Arts Auditorium where she provided students with an introduction and overview of the college. She discussed the different degree programs as well as the importance of ACT scores, financial aid, and scholarships. Young challenged students to begin thinking about their future. After touring the Fine Arts Auditorium, students were led through the Education Building where math and science classes are held. Next, students visited Miller’s Crossing, the main

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Fanshawe GEAR UP students tour the University of Arkansas

Fanshawe seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Fayetteville to tour the University of Arkansas. The presentation began in Silas H. Hunt Hall with a video about the U of A. The admissions office is housed in this building, and students were given information about the writing center, student organizations, degree programs, scholarships, study abroad opportunities, and the admission process. The tour began in the Arkansas Student Union. The Union contains many facilities including computer labs, dining services, technology center, fitness center, Treasurer’s office, post office, and the Razorback apparel shop. The Student Union also houses the

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Fanshawe 7th and 8th grade GEAR UP students tour Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, MO

Fanshawe 7th and 8th grade GEAR UP students recently visited Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri. Wonders of Wildlife has 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds in the 350,000 square-foot complex. It contains more than 1.5 miles of trails through authentic, immersive habitats and features 1.5 million gallons of freshwater and saltwater aquariums using innovative designs and over-the-top creativity that transports guests to the heart of the ocean. First stop on the tour was the Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium, a 300,000-gallon circular “open ocean” habitat, teeming with life, including zebra sharks, leopard rays and

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Fanshawe 6th and 7th grade GEAR UP students tour Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City

Fanshawe 6th and 7th Grade GEAR UP students recently visited the Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. The two-story museum consists of a wide-array of hands-on activities that allow students to have fun in an engaging way. Students roamed, ran, and played while learning about various science principles. The museum, as well as the name, has evolved since its creation in 1958. The mission of Science Museum Oklahoma, formerly known as the Omniplex Science Museum is to enrich people’s lives by revealing the wonder and relevance of science. Science Museum Oklahoma is enjoyed by children and students of all ages.

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