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High School Outreach Programs
NPI programs help high school teachers and their students learn
more about the nuclear industry and educational and career
POWER SET: Powerful Opportunities for Women Eager and Ready for
Science, Engineering, and Technology
provides young women with the educational tools and support they
need to pursue education and careers in science, technology,
engineering, and math (STEM). POWER SET surveys
indicate 83% of its graduating members have declared a STEM
major in college with graduating GPAs (grade point averages) of
There are currently POWER SET programs in Bay City, Louise,
Palacios, Sweeny, Van Vleck, El Campo, Wharton, Glen Rose,
Granbury, Foster, and Tidehaven Texas high schools. Learn More.
The Foster High School POWER SET club visits the Fluor campus
in Sugar Land, TX.
WIT: Workforce Industry Training
This program is for both female and male high school students
who have an interest in STEM-related careers, but are interested in
two-year technical degrees or certificates. By participating
in WIT, students gain
exposure to career opportunities and the confidence to consider
further technical education. WIT surveys indicate 84% of
graduates pursue a STEM major with an average GPA of 3.6.
WIT currently operates in Bay City, Louise, Palacios, Sweeny, Van
Vleck, El Campo, Wharton, Glen Rose, Granbury and
Foster Texas High School. Learn More.