PIS student selected for Lone Star Leadership Academy

HOUSTON -- Taryn Keefer, a student at Pittsburg Intermediate School in Pittsburg ISD, has been selected to travel to Houston/Galveston to participate in a summer 2017 Lone Star Leadership Academy camp. 
Her selection was based on her outstanding academic success, demonstrated leadership ability, involvement in school and community activities, and a nomination from her teacher Ashlee Perry. 
She will join a delegation of outstanding students from across the state to develop leadership skills while learning about the great state of Texas and its leaders. Keefer will visit significant sites in the Houston/Galveston area including NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Moody Gardens, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Battleship Texas State Historic Site, the Port of Houston, Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, The Health Museum, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  
She will also take part in a boat ride on Galveston Bay with a marine biologist and stay overnight at the George Observatory. 

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