Summer Ventures in Science & Math

Parents of 10th & 11th grade CCAHS students: Summer Ventures in Science & Math program applications are now available (see below). Summer Ventures will take place for the summer of 2018 (after the 10th & 11th grade year is over). Applications are due January 15th, 2018 for this summer’s program. Along with the application, students will be required to submit their PreACT scores (taken during 10th grade) in January 2018 as well as their high school transcript and most recent report card. Current 10th graders will take their PreACT test on Tuesday, November 7th for free at CCA and scores will be back in December.

I have had several former students at my previous school in Kings Mountain to attend Summer Ventures and they absolutely loved it. I asked the most recent former student of mine, Tanner Orders (current App. State junior), to share his testimonial with me about Summer Ventures and it is attached below.

Additionally, here’s a blurb about this program from their website ( Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.

The Summer Ventures website ( has information about Student Life, Topics for Research, and FAQ’s. I wanted to go ahead and send this information out so that students/families can familiarize themselves with this program to see if they will be interested in applying by January 2018.

Here is the Summer Ventures application link:

Summer Ventures- Tanner