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Panama ninth grade GEAR UP students toured Northeastern State University

Forty-four Panama ninth grade GEAR UP students recently toured NSU (Northeastern State University) in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Students were greeted by NSU’s Visit Program Graduate Assistant Bailey Rush and Tour Guides Cheyenne Johns and Emma Chasteen. Rush presented students with an overview of NSU, highlighting information on how to become an NSU RiverHawk! Rush shared NSU’s Freshmen College Entrance Requirements, such as taking the ACT, meeting a score of 20 or above, and the importance of your GPA (Grade Point Average) while in high school. After the presentation, students toured various buildings around NSU’s campus, including RiverHawk Wellness Center, Seminary Hall,

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Panama eighth grade GEAR UP students tour Northeastern State University

Forty-one Panama eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured NSU (Northeastern State University) in Tahlequah. Students began the day at the University Center where they were greeted by NSU Campus Visit Program Graduate Assistant Bailey Rush and NSU Student Ambassadors Tim Gardenhigh, Montana Hale, Kloey Sharp, and Libby Sharp. Rush presented students with an overview of NSU, including information about admissions and scholarships, campus life activities, and degree programs. After the presentation, students toured campus. One notable stop was the Centennial Plaza, a gathering place established on the 100th anniversary of the founding of NSU. A bronze statue of Sequoyah,

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Panama seventh grade GEAR UP students tour The University of Arkansas Fort Smith

Forty-four Panama seventh grade GEAR UP students recently toured UAFS (University of Arkansas Fort Smith). Upon arrival, tour guides Crstina Recinos, Anna Kidd, and Daniella Infante introduced the students to the heart of the campus, Smith-Pendergraft CC (Campus Center). The CC offers a bookstore where students purchase textbooks, class supplies, and Lions gear.  UAFS students receive free or discounted tickets to athletics and campus events at the Box Office and have opportunities to stay involved at the Student Activities Center. The Food Court offers a wide selection of on-the-go snacks, Subway, Pizza Hut, Chick-Fil-A, and a full-service Starbucks. The second

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Panama eighth grade GEAR UP students tour the University of Arkansas Fort Smith

Forty-two Panama eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured UAFS (University of Arkansas Fort Smith). Tour guides Monet McGill, Brayden Likens, and Anna Thammovongsa introduced the students to the heart of the campus, the Smith-Pendergraft CC (Campus Center). The CC offers a bookstore where students can purchase textbooks, class supplies and Lions gear. UAFS students can get free or discounted tickets to athletics and campus events at the box office and have the opportunities to stay involved in various activities at the Student Activities Center. The Food Court offers a wide selection of on-the-go snacks, Subway, Pizza Hut, Chick-Fil-A, and

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Panama GEAR UP students tour Science Museum Oklahoma

Eighty-four Panama seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured 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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