Nicole Halucka

Yardville Heights Elementary School student Nicole Halucka has been selected to participate in the prestigious National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM Program to be held at the College of New Jersey this summer. Nicole was nominated by her third grade teacher and subsequently selected by the NYLF, which picks academically outstanding students from across the nation.

Held on campuses across the country, the forum inspires students in grades 3–5 to explore life in jobs, such as an engineer, a doctor or a detective.

Students who attend the program study engineering, medicine and forensic science in a journey that introduces them to potential college and career paths. Simulation and role-playing exercises also introduce them to team-building, problem-solving, presentation skills and goal-setting.

NYLF Pathways to STEM is part of the Envision family of programs, which enable students of all ages to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom. Since 1985, Envision programs have served more than 800,000 students in more than 145 countries, with programs designed to help students develop the leadership, scholarship and career skills needed to succeed in college and career.

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