Star power excites students about math, science

02/17/2009 | Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

A NASCAR driver and a Discovery Channel star visited with middle-school students in California as part of an effort to excite students about pursuing careers in math and science. "The whole idea with this is to inspire these kids in fields of math, science and technology," said Bob Bryen, technology area director for Raytheon SAS, who coordinated Engineers Week 2009 in El Segundo, Calif. "Sometimes what it takes is a little spark to give students the inspiration and understanding that math and science are used in some cool career fields."

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