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EDHS Student Attends Emerging Scholars Camp

Student holding award

Over the summer, East Duplin High School student Kimberly Coria, was selected to attend the inaugural Campbell University Academy of Emerging Scholars Residential STEM Camp. Students like Kimberly, who attend the Academy for Emerging Scholars, get the opportunity to be immersed in cutting-edge STEM activities. The academy is designed to provide inquiry-based, hands-on, exploratory STEM activities for local and rural high school students. They are also given opportunities for on-campus and virtual workshops as well as summer residential STEM camps.

The camp, hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical & Clinical Sciences at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, was made possible through a Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant. Specifically, they will use the funds to establish and support The Academy for Emerging Scholars Exploring Clinical Research & Pharmaceutical Science Careers, which will provide inquiry-based STEM activities for local and rural high school students. With these interactive opportunities, Campbell University hopes to provide a pathway to life science careers for all students.

In addition to attending the inaugural camp, Kimberly also received the 2023 Most Creative Award for her project titled, Amusement Park. Congratulations Kimberly on a job well done!

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