GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Twenty-one top high school scholars will be on campus starting Sunday, June 15, for the 2014 PAEMS (Pre-Academic Experience in Math & Science) Camp.

This two-week residential learning experience, conducted by Georgetown College’s Natural and Life Sciences Division, attracts highly-motivated students each year. They have the opportunity to mix class and laboratory experiences with field trips that promote enthusiasm for the sciences.

Students enrolled this year are Andrew Albrecht, Lexington (Paul Laurence Dunbar High School); Allison Aldrich, Flatwoods (Russell High); Leandra Caywood, Georgetown (Homeschool); Ethan Franklin, Lexington (Trinity Christian Academy); Zachary Gale, Independence (Larry A. Ryle High); Adam Garrett, Louisville (Ballard High); Melanie Jacobs, Union (Ryle High); Summer Johnson, Clay City (Powell County High); Akira King, Mt. Vernon (Rockcastle County High); Vincent Marrinan, Springfield (Washington County High); Regan Martin, Versailles (Woodford County High); Henry Mathis, Shelbyville (Martha Layne Collins High); Michael Mohn, Cincinnati, Oh. (Covington Latin School); Ashley Murray, Florence (Ryle High); Ashkan Nikou, Lexington (Forest Hill Military Academy); Samantha Potter, Burlington (Conner High); Laura Puckett, Radford, Va. (Radford High); Jordan Reed, Georgetown (Scott County High); Emily Simpson, Williamstown (Williamstown High); Kevin Watson, Murray (Calloway County High); and Alison Zamiar, Midway (Scott County High).

PAEMS Camp was founded 24 years ago by Georgetown’s then-Academic Dean and Biology Department chair, Charles Boehms, Ph.D. With this year’s class, over 500 outstanding young scholars from 26 states will have participated since its inception.

Rick Kopp, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, coordinates, with assistance from Jonathan Dickinson, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Math, Physics and Computer Science, and other faculty and staff from the Natural and Life Sciences Division.

To find out about the 2015 PAEMS Camp, contact Dr. Kopp.