Scholarship also featured in Chris Treadway’s CCTimes piece
West Contra Costa Branch
American Association of University Women,
Advancing equality for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
Press release: TECH TREK
Eight 7th-grade girls from West Contra Costa Unified School District are awarded scholarships to attend week long Math Science camp at Sonoma State Collegestarting on June 23rd, 2013
For 12 years, the “TECH TREK” program has been sponsored by West Contra Costa Branch of The American Association of University Women (AAUW).
AAUW California hosts similar events at eight other universities throughout the State
AAUW raises $850 dollars per girl annually from its Membership, including Bio-Rad, Mechanics Bank, The ED Fund, The American Chemical Society, California Section, and other contributors.
The nominations came from 7th Grade Math/ Science teachers.
This years group is from Hercules, Crespi, Portola, De Jean and Stewart Middle Schools .
On June 8th, a reception will be held at The El Cerrito Denny’s at 2 pm for the girls and their families to meet each other and to ask questions.
Another AAUW project awards an annual scholarship of $1500 dollars to a young woman from Contra Costs College who is going on to a 4 year program in the sciences. She is selected by Dr. Seti Sidharta of The Center for Science Excellence at Contra Costa College.
For Further Information Contact:
Jacqueline Title AAUW Membership (510) 234-9370 firstname.lastname@example.org or
Roberta Montgomery AAUW Treasurer
AAUW WEST CONTRA COSTA BRANCHinvites you to the2013 Tech Trek ReceptionWhat: A Celebration/Orientation for the WCC Branch Tech Trek Science and Math Camp 2013 Scholarship RecipientsDate: Saturday, June 8, 2013Time: 2:00 to 4:00 o’clockWhere: El Cerrito Denny’s11344 San Pablo Ave.(San Pablo Ave at Potrero Ave)