Mecosta-Osceola Science Symposium set for Saturday

Submitted by William Gillis, communications specialist

Ferris State University College of Arts and Sciences
BIG RAPIDS — Anyone between the ages of 12 and 18 can compete in the Mecosta-Osceola Science Symposium.

The event is free to enter and will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, in the Ferris State University Science 126 Lobby.

The symposium is sponsored by The Science Squad, a nonprofit made for youth, by youth, that promotes scientific inquiry and the pursuit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers in Western Michigan, and the Ferris State University College of Arts and Sciences.

The goal of The Science Squad is to engage the youth of Western Michigan in activities that will better prepare their generation for the scientific and technological advances that loom in the future. The Squad hosts events such as science fairs and summer camps, as well as presentations on scientific breakthroughs and misconceptions.

To register, go to thescisquad.weebly.com or email thescisquad@gmail.com.

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