King to Host STEM Day for Middle School Girls
BRISTOL, Tenn., Feb. 5, 2019 — Middle school girls with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math are invited to King University on Saturday, Feb. 23, for a free day of career exploration and interactive workshops.
The 2nd annual STEM Day will be presented by the King University Women in STEM from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Nicewonder Hall on the King campus. The event is open to girls in fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades and will feature learning activities that use biology, chemistry and engineering in fun and innovative ways. All activities are free, and lunch will be provided.
STEM Day activities will be led by Women in STEM, a club comprised of female students at King who are studying programs in related fields. Wendy Traynor, assistant professor of Mathematics, serves as faculty advisor.