TSTC hosts STEMsational summer camp

Texas State Technical College (TSTC) recently hosted its annual STEMsational summer camp for students entering grades fourth through seventh. This year each day had a theme.On Medical Monday, students explored the world of nursing, emergency medical technicians and paramedics. They learned CPR and first aid and also learned to treat for shock. On Transportation Tuesday students learned how to inspect a vehicle for safety and change a tire. They explored how to paint a car and joined in the fun as the automotive club had a car wash. On Robo Wednesday students learned basic programming for Boebots. They used math and science for a day full of experiments. On IT Thursday students learned tips about internet safety, the dos and don’ts of social media and how to protect themselves and their families online. On Friendship Friday students ended the week with crafts and teambuilding. They learned about self-esteem and bullying. Texas State Technical College (www.tstc.edu) serves Texas through eleven campuses in Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood, Harlingen, Hutto, Ingleside, Marshall, Red Oak, Richmond, Sweetwater, and Waco. TSTC is the only college in America to adopt a funding model based entirely on student employment outcomes – aligning with its purpose of strengthening Texas with a highly skilled, technically competent workforce. The college System will celebrate 50 years of service to the State of Texas in 2015.