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Cumberland students attend STEM camp

At the October meeting of the Cumberland School Board, members recognized 21 high school students who attended a special camp in Keysville over the summer. 

As part of the 21st Century Summer School Program, Peggy Miller and SVCC Enrichment Coordinator Dr. Christine Lowery-Carter offered the 2015 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy at the John H. Daniel Campus of Southside Virginia Community College. The academy, entitled “Zombies on the Loose,” was held July 6-9.  CHS teachers Todd Meinhard, Myrna Barr, Michael Sutton, and Charles Hale assisted.

The students who attended ranged in age from seventh to 11th grade and included Damien Bevins, Davidrick Brooks, Gillian Cubbage, Devonte Copeland, Nadia Elasha, Kavon Foster, Jack Giles, John Jefferies, Tyler Kingsley, Jonathan Langhorne, Jeryl Lewis, Caylor Scales, Preston Sutton, Hannah Swain, Gracie Talbert, Matthew Thompson, Holly Tillett, Sadei Trent, Trevis Trent, Deanna Ward and Demory Williamson.