Quinton eighth and ninth grade GEAR UP students recently toured CSC (Connors State College) in Warner, Oklahoma. The tour began in the auditorium with CSC Assistant Director of Recruitment Chandler Young giving a brief introduction about the campus. She provided students with handouts of CSC degree options and other valuable information. During the tour, Young discussed the various science and math classes held in the Education Building. Students visited the Classroom Building where business, history, and math classes are held. Students asked Young questions as the tour ventured across campus to the Melvin Self Fieldhouse where the gym and workout
Quinton seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently traveled to Wilburton to tour Eastern Oklahoma State College. Eastern Oklahoma State College is a public community college, offering associate degree and certification programs. The students visited the Nursing Department, radio station, Science Department, and the Bill H. Hill Library. Recruiter Karen Darby led the tour and spoke to the students about the importance of college and the opportunities that Eastern can give them because it is close to home and has a low student-to-faculty ratio. Students began in the Nursing Department in Gunning Hall. Darby explained how the nursing students
Fifty-five Quinton seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently visited Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. The two-story museum consists of a wide-array of hands-on activities that allows 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.