STEM Academy Mission

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    21st Century Career-Minded Learning.

    The Academy offers students a rigorous, well-rounded education with outstanding instruction that integrates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics throughout the curriculum. The purpose is to increase student achievement while creating a new workforce of problem-solvers, innovators, and inventors who are self-reliant and able to think logically.


    Mission Statement

    The Wildcat Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Academy mission is to provide students a rigorous curriculum focusing on STEM and 21st Century skills to prepare them for success in college, career, and life.

    For students focused on a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics career:

    • Advanced level coursework (Advanced Placement and Dual Credit Courses)
    • Hands-On Learning via Project-Based Learning
    • Earning college-level credit while in high school (minimum of 15 college hours)
    • Working with engineers and technical professionals and real-world job experiences
    • Experiencing College Readiness, STEM Career and Industry Events, and field trips
    • STEM based extracurricular activities
      • Robotics Club
      • Workforce in Training (WIT)
      • HOSA, Health Organizations Student Association
      • Society of Hispanic Petroleum Engineers, Jr. Chapter (SHPE)
      • Skills U.S.A.
  • Advisory Board


    Phil Edwards - Superintendent
    Anthony Smedley - Principal
    Angela Neal - Advanced Academics & STEM Coordinator
    Roy Gardner - Career & Technical Education Director
    Jennifer Gonzalez - Health Science Teacher
    Traylor Lenz - Ag Science Teacher
    Vicki Renfroe - Math Teacher
    Dr. Marguerite SognierEducational Outreach Executive Director, SRT-STEM Center University of Texas Medical Branch
    Bryan Frazier - Brazoria County Parks, Director
    Bralade K. Emenanjo - Dow Chemical
    Priscilla Sanchez - Brazosport College
    Wildcat STEM Academy Student
    Wildcat STEM Academy Student