- Student Nomination Form (PDF): Teachers who wish to nominate students for Tech Trek should use the following form. Tech Trek nominees should be female students entering the 8th grade in Fall 2014 who show an interest and a potential to excel in the math and science disciplines.
(NOTE: When opening the PDF, please choose the option in the right hand corned to “open with different viewer” – this will enable typing directly into the form, plus the ability to save it. From there, the form can be emailed, faxed, or mailed to Emily Brewer, Camper Coordinator, whose information is found on the first page of the form.)
To All Seventh-Grade Science and Math Teachers:
Nominate your best & brightest seventh grade girls to attend Tech Trek -
A week-long science, technology, engineering, & mathematics (STEM) camp designed to create interest, excitement, and confidence in young women. Tech Trek is being held for the second time on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) campus in Weatherford from July 13-19, 2014.
A nominated 7th grade girl must:
- Be excited by math or science
- Be motivated to learn
- Have active listening skills
- Have at least a “B” average (is not necessarily the top student)
- (May) Have limited access to programs such as these
- Be likely to benefit from this experience
Academically, the student should:
- Be interested in learning & experiencing new things, especially math or science
- Be able to follow directions
- Show persistence in task completion
- Participate in class discussions
- Work well in group situations & be willing to help other students
Personally, the student should:
- Make positive choices for herself, inside & outside of class
- Demonstrate responsibility, honesty, and accountability
- Exhibit self-control and have no serious discipline issues
- Show respect for & cooperate with teachers & students
- Have a blossoming awareness of self-potential
- Be willing to try new & challenging tasks
To nominate your students*, complete the fillable PDF form.
Tell us in detail what makes your nominee(s) unique - only FORTY-EIGHT girls from across the entire state of Oklahoma will be able to attend Tech Trek!
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations due: Friday, 2/14/2014
*Note: Only FIVE nominations per school will be accepted