BSCTC kicks off 2016 Appalachian BOLD Camps


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Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, explains photosynthesis to Makayla Adams, of Prestonsburg, left, and Lindsay Caudill, of Prestonsburg, during the opening Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.


Dr. Tom Vierheller, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, has a discussion with campers during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.


Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, right, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Brittany Leigh, of Salyersville, during the Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.


Dr. Tom Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Dillion Poe, left, of Prestonsburg, and Cory Jefferson, of East Point, during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.


PRESTONSBURG – Looking for a BOLD summer camp experience? Look no further than Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC).

The college, in conjunction with the Alltech Outreach Education Program and the University of Kentucky, launched its second-ever Appalachian BOLD (Bioeconomy, Outreach, Leadership and Development) camp for seventh and eighth graders on Monday, June 13 on its Prestonsburg campus. Additional free two-day camps will run from June 20-21 and June 22-23.

To register for one of the camps, call Pauletta Burke at (606) 886-7398.

Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, explains photosynthesis to Makayla Adams, of Prestonsburg, left, and Lindsay Caudill, of Prestonsburg, during the opening Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_BOLD-1.jpgDr. Chenzhao Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, explains photosynthesis to Makayla Adams, of Prestonsburg, left, and Lindsay Caudill, of Prestonsburg, during the opening Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.

Dr. Tom Vierheller, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, has a discussion with campers during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_BOLD-2.jpgDr. Tom Vierheller, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, has a discussion with campers during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.

Dr. Chenzhao Vierheller, right, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Brittany Leigh, of Salyersville, during the Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_BOLD-3.jpgDr. Chenzhao Vierheller, right, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Brittany Leigh, of Salyersville, during the Appalachian BOLD camp on Monday.

Dr. Tom Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Dillion Poe, left, of Prestonsburg, and Cory Jefferson, of East Point, during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_BOLD-4.jpgDr. Tom Vierheller, center, professor of Biology at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, works with Dillion Poe, left, of Prestonsburg, and Cory Jefferson, of East Point, during the Appalachian BOLD camp at the start of the week.

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