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Portrait of Philanthropy

Students encouraged to dream big at ExxonMobil camp at UTPA

State Farm and UTPA unite to bring financial literacy training to Valley students
They may have kept an astronaut alive in a makeshift spacecraft, but for four Rio Grande Valley middle school students, making new friends who share their love of math and science was the most rewarding part of participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at The University of Texas-Pan American.

"It's a cool experience," said Marcela Benet, a rising seventh-grade student at B.L. Gray Junior High School in the Sharyland Independent School District. "You get to know other people that are around your age and have the same interests as you do."


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