Published DateLACONIA — Sean Cashman, a sophomore at Laconia High School, has been accepted to the United States Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program.
The academy's Summer STEM Program is an overnight six-day academic program designed for rising 8th-11th grade students in good academic standing who have an interest and aptitude in math and science. The program gives students the opportunity to experience real-life applications of math and science principles through hands-on practical learning.
Students will learn from distinguished Naval Academy professors in world-class lab facilities that provide a unique learning environment outside the traditional classroom. The academy's current students, known as midshipmen, help run the Summer STEM program and act as counselors and tutors to the students.
Approximately 640 students from around the U.S. are taking part in the program which has three sessions, 8th and 9th graders June 3-8, sophomores June 10-15 and juniors June 17-21.
Sean Cashman (Courtesy photo)