Adapted from a previously published online story by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management.
A stakeholder joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) federal and Tribal Tech, LLC contractor employees to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to students at the Preparing for Academic Excellence (PACE) Camp held on the Nez Perce Reservation. From right, DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) Tribal Affairs Director Albert “Brandt” Petrasek, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) Physical Scientist Jay Jones, Washington State STEM Education Foundation Executive Director Deb Bowen, and Giancarlo Casalino with DOE contractor Tribal Tech, LLC. The foundation partners with DOE and Hanford contractors to provide STEM exploration and preparation opportunities for thousands of students in the Mid-Columbia region and seeks to expand outreach to tribal students.
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