Northwestern’s Math, Science Academy successful, fun for elementary students

June 28, 2017

Elementary students who participated in Northwestern's June Math and Science Academy activities.

Elementary students who participated in Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s (NWOSU) Math and Science Summer Academy were Connor Adair, Keaton Adair, Kylie Adair, Endy Barraza, Asia Blackledge, Blake Buss, Haniyya Cham, Kayla Cotton, River Cunningham, Channing Ferguson, Evan Ferguson, Drake Fuller, Sam Garrett, Jr.; Jackson Gerbine, Myah Graves, Ralston Green, Tucker Hannaford, Calder Jones, Turner Killman, Taylor Kline, Carrington Kline, Brady Lott, Lucas Maharry, Kayla Maier, Tatim Miller, Triniti Miller, Kynlee Murrow, Braxon Nairn, Cadence Nusser, Brody Pfannenstiel, Peyton Pfannenstiel, Quentin Pulver, Nathen Rogers, Payton Smith, Bo Stewart, Demy Stewart, Skyler Wickham, Pryce Williams, and Cooper Whitely.


Elementary students who have completed second through fifth grades had the opportunity to engage in hands-on math and science activities with faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in June.

Elementary students were able to participate in fun and engaging activities that are designed to help build math and science skills. The academy was held during Friday mornings at Northwestern-Alva in the Student Center and Science buildings. The group finished with sail boat races in front of the J.W. Martin Library on campus.

Elementary students that participated were Connor Adair, Keaton Adair, Kylie Adair, Endy Barraza, Asia Blackledge, Blake Buss, Haniyya Cham, Kayla Cotton, River Cunningham, Channing Ferguson, Evan Ferguson, Drake Fuller, Sam Garrett, Jr.; Jackson Gerbine, Myah Graves, Ralston Green, Tucker Hannaford, Calder Jones, Turner Killman, Taylor Kline, Carrington Kline, Brady Lott, Lucas Maharry, Kayla Maier, Tatim Miller, Triniti Miller, Kynlee Murrow, Braxon Nairn, Cadence Nusser, Brody Pfannenstiel, Peyton Pfannenstiel, Quentin Pulver, Nathen Rogers, Payton Smith, Bo Stewart, Demy Stewart, Skyler Wickham, Pryce Williams, and Cooper Whitely.

Math & Science Academy is organized by Northwestern faculty members Dr. Tim Maharry, Dr. Sheila Brintnall, Keenan Meeker, Dr. Aaron Place, Dr. Jenny Sattler, Dr. Mary Riegel, and Dr. Steven Maier.

Northwestern students that helped were Megan Brown, Kevin Cosper, Willow Gahr, Megan Maharry, Paola Ponce-Villalobos, and Matthew Thomas.

Others who helped with the activities were Erin Place and Leah Maier.

This free program is co-sponsored by Northwestern’s Department of Mathematics and Science and the Beisel, Fellers, and Fisher Endowments as a way for Northwestern to give back to the community and support STEM development of elementary students.

For more information about the academy, contact Brintnall at (580) 327-8582 or skbrintnall@nwosu.edu.

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