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Annual College and Career Day

On October 13, 2018
This free community event was for all who had an interest in attending college after high school graduation. The event included educational and readiness workshops during the morning sessions and a dynamic college expo during the late morning through afternoon. In attendance were admissions counselors at all levels of post high school education to include: 4 year colleges, junior colleges and technical schools, school of sciences, engineering, art and business. Also in attendance were our cohosting partners who displaying exhibits about their products and industry areas to help students understand more about specific careers.

8th Annual Science and Career Expo

On April 13, 2019
YMWIC will host the 8th Annual Science and Career Expo at B. Reed Henderson High School in West Chester, PA. This is a free event for all. The Scholars will defend their research and present the results to the audiences in attendance. The judges for the event are STEM professionals and college professors. Following the presentations and exhibit reviews, industry experts in education, careers and finance will provide valuable information. Among our invited guests include Ms. Ja’Net Adams, author of “Debt Sucks University!: A College Student’s Guide to Winning with Money so They can Live Their Dreams!” will present an informative session on STEM careers and financial stability.

Schedule for Scholars and Judges
Registration:            8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Judge Check-In:      8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Presentations:         9:15 AM – 10:30 AM
If you would like to join us on April 13th as a judge, I/T support or data-entry volunteer, please select this link

Schedule for Scholars and General Public
Partner Check-In:         10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Lunch For Purchase:    11:30 AM –   1:30 PM
Exhibits:                       11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Keynote Speaker:        12:30 PM –   1:00 PM
Winner Presentations:  1:15 PM –   2:15 PM
Select this link to:
  • Become a STEM and Education vendor
  • Take out an ad in the program book
  • Become a sponsor
Further questions you can email science@ymwicfoundation.org

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9th Annual Scholarship Banquet

On May 30, 2019
On Thursday, May 30, 2019, YMWIC will host the 9th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel. All of our seniors will receive a scholarship to attend the college of their choice. Madeline Bell, CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will deliver this event’s keynote speech.
Mark  your calendars today for our annual gala. YMWIC will host our 9th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel in King of Prussia. We are thrilled to announce a business and community leader in Philadelphia, CEO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Madeline Bell, as our Keynote speaker. Returning as our Emcee for the event will be Ms. Barbara Gee-Pratt, Executive Coach and YMWIC supporter.
During the program, we will be recognizing our seniors along with the accomplishments of our Scholars from the 2018-2019 program year.
This year, we will recognize four outstanding members of our community with the following awards:
  • West Impact Award : CSL Behring, represented by Mary Anne Player, MS, RAC Regulatory Affairs Regional Sr. Specialist
  • Community Leadership Award: Honorable Harry Lewis, Jr.
  • Educational Leadership Award for Secondary Education: Dr. Cathy L. Taschner, Superintendent, Coatesville Area School District
  • Education Leadership Award for Post-Secondary Education: Sister Susan J. Cronin, PhD., Department of Natural and Computational Sciences at Immaculata University of PA.
Select this link to:
  • To attend the event
  • Purchase an ad
  • Become a sponsor
  • Become a vendor
To become a premium sponsor please contact: banquet@ymwicfoundation.org.

Elementary School Math and Science Summer Camp

On June 17 – July 26, 2019
West Chester East High School, 450 Ellis Lane, West Chester, PA 19380
Rainbow Elementary School, 1113 W Lincoln Hwy, Coatesville, PA 19320
Drexel Hill Academy, 3001 State Rd, Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Marshall Street Elementary School, 1525 W Marshall St, Norristown, PA 19403
The Elementary School Math and Science Summer Camp is an exciting, fun-filled six (6) week experience for current K-5th grade junior scholars. The camp is open to all K-5th grade students. The camp is scheduled Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Junior Scholars will have a great experience exploring new concepts in math, chemistry, biology, computer science, robotics, weekly field trips and much more!! Previous field trips have included The Franklin Institute, Elmwood Park Zoo, Helicopter Museum, Adventure Aquarium, and the Academy of Natural Sciences–all included free with registration.
We are now accepting applications for this summer experience for current K-5th graders by selecting this link.
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