A&M International Holds TexPREP Graduation Jul. 25

Over 160 middle and high school students from Jim Hogg, Webb, and Zapata counties who completed Texas A&M International University's 12th Annual Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program (TexPREP) this summer will participate in TexPREP graduation ceremonies on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the United Cafetorium.

Now in its 12th year, the TexPREP program provides high-ability local and area middle and high school students with exposure to university-level mathematics, engineering and science studies.

TexPREP Program participants attend eight weeks of intensive classes at A&M International in subjects including logic, introduction to engineering, computer science, problem-solving, technical writing, research and study, physics, and career orientation. Participants also attend field trips and talks by guest lecturers who work in the fields of engineering or science.

The TexPREP Program is free for all participants. Grants and donations from private industry and private and public institutions defray program expenses.

For more information on A&M Internationalıs TexPREP Program, please contact the Universityıs College of Science and Technology at 326 2440.

University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu