EnergyVenture campers learn of careers within the energy industry at San Jacinto College
Jeannie Peng-Armao -- June 20, 2012
PASADENA, Texas — The San Jacinto College EnergyVenture Camp is underway as middle and high school students receive a crash course on career opportunities within the energy industry.
Each weeklong camp session features lab experiments related to energy topics, prizes for team efforts, and tours of an energy-related production facility.
EnergyVenture is supported by members of the Gulf Coast Petrochemical Information Network (GC-PIN). Gold Level sponsor Shell along with other companies and foundations provide scholarships for students to attend the camp.
Pictured from left to right: High school students Anthony Chen, Quinn Khosla, Carlos Villarreal, and Jose Barrientos successfully complete the wind turbine challenge, just one of many activities at this year's EnergyVenture Camp at the College. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department
For a complete listing of summer camps at San Jacinto College, visit http://www.sanjac.edu/summer-camps.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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