Campus News 2010

For Immediate Release
March 18, 2010

Texas Water Symposium at Schreiner March 25

The last of the 2009-10 Texas Water Symposium series will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 25, in the ballroom of the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University. Winners of the “Kids, Water and Science: Perspectives from Our Future” essay contest will be announced. Elementary and middle school winners will receive prizes such as books and science kits; high school winners will receive scholarships to Schreiner.

Cindy Loeffler, water resources branch chief for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Linda Ruiz McCall, an education and outreach specialist in water science and conservation at the Texas Water Development Board will introduce the winners and award prizes. Irene Pickhardt, assistant director of Science for the Texas Education Agency, also will be on the program. She provides leadership of K-12 science programs in Texas public schools. State representative Doug Miller (R) from District 73 will be master of ceremonies for the evening.

This event is free and open to the public. All of the water forums are taped and aired on Texas Public Radio.

For more information, check www.schreiner.edu/water or contact Bob Hickerson or Dr. Tom Arsuffi at 325-446-2301, bob.hickerson@ttu.edu or tom.arsuffi@ttu.edu, or Amy Armstrong at 830-792-7405 or anarmstrong@schreiner.edu.

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