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STEM Visits Horticulture Center

The Poplarville High School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) classes visited Thad Cochran Horticulture Center Friday,December 12, 2014.  This is the fourth year that the STEM classes have toured the center.  This tour is a part of a nontraditional activity to encourage girls to enter nontraditional careers, such as engineering.  The boys are included in the activity, we hope to encourage both male and female students to push themselves in their high school classes so that they will be prepared to go into a STEM Career. Mr. Scott Langlois, Industrial Engineer,  Dr. Blair Sampson and Mr. Chris Werle, Entomologists, Dr. Timothy A. Rinehare, Research Plant Molecular Geneticist (Pictured), and Dr. Anthony Witcher, Horticulturist spoke to the students on their tour.  
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The Poplarville School District offers educational/vocational opportunities on a nondiscriminatory basis in compliance with the requirements of the following federal civil rights legislation: Title VI, Title IX, the Vocational Amendments of 1976 and 1979, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act. Further, the Poplarville School District offers equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, or disability. The district’s contact coordinator for compliance with these requirements is Stachia Peterson, Title IX Coordinator and 504 Coordinator 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470, Phone (601) 795-6153.

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