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Vol. 15, No. 38 Week of September 19, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry

Arctic Directory: Exxon makes ‘Dream Tour’ stop in Anchorage

ExxonMobil said Feb. 19 that former U.S. astronaut Bernard Harris will be giving students and teachers in Anchorage a first-hand experience with the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics when “The Dream Tour, presented by ExxonMobil” makes its second stop of 2010 on March 3 at West Anchorage High School, speaking to 1,400 students from Begich, Central, Clark and Romig middle schools. The tour is designed to encourage today’s middle school students to realize their potential and strive to acquire strong math and science skills. The program will include an interactive and inspirational program by Harris, a demonstration on space and engaging dialogue about achieving goals. “It is critical that American students are prepared with the problem-solving skills and tools to tackle challenges they may face in the future. Providing them with a strong foundation in math and science education is imperative, and with The Dream Tour, I hope to inspire students to pursue studies and careers in these fields,” said Dr. Harris. For more information visit www.daring2dream.org.



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