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New York City Dream Tour Announced

HOUSTON (BUSINESSWIRE) – More than 6,000 New York-area middle school students rallied behind science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education this week at the Harlem Armory and Apollo Theater during The Dream Tour, a high-energy motivational program presented by Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr., the first African-American to walk in space.


Students from New York City Department of Education schools participated in the two-hour, inspirational program designed to encourage STEM-related careers. The high-tech event, supported by ExxonMobil Foundation, featured interactive science experiments, a simulated shuttle launch and firsthand accounts from ExxonMobil engineers about the rewarding aspects of their careers. The program concluded with a motivational address from Dr. Harris about how he overcame barriers through education and achieved his dreams to become a successful physician, businessman, NASA researcher and astronaut. [Click here to read the press release in its entirety...]


 

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