Vulcan Materials Company Supports GSSM’s STEM Programs and Camps

October 21, 2016

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) recently received a $10,000 investment from Vulcan Materials Company in support of GSSM’s Business Leadership Network (BLN), its GoSciTech residential summer camps, and two satellite summer day camps - CREATEng and iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation held in Greenville County. 

Through the BLN, Vulcan’s support impacts residential financial aid and scientific research conducted by GSSM students across the state and beyond during the summer. 

The company’s investment also makes possible scholarships and financial aid for rising 8-10th grade students attending GSSM’s flagship residential summer camp, GoSciTech, which is held for four weeks each summer on the School’s Hartsville campus. 

Finally, Vulcan’s donation supports GSSM’s STEM-centered satellite day camps for rising 7-9th graders in Greenville County for two weeks during the summer. iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation focuses on science, technology and robotics, while CREATEng is a project-based camp that encourages students to apply principles of engineering to solve challenges.

For more information about GSSM’s programs and summer offerings, visit scgssm.org.

“We are incredibly grateful for this investment from Vulcan Materials Company,” said Kim Bowman, CEO, GSSM Foundation and EVP Strategic Direction, GSSM. “With their generous support, GSSM is able to reach more students statewide and spread our unmatched STEM impact.” 

Pictured above: Eric Seymore, District Sales Manager, Vulcan Materials Company, and Kim Bowman, CEO, GSSM Foundation and EVP Strategic Direction, GSSM

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