TIFTON — Several high school students will get the opportunity to spend two nights on campus as a part of the Avian Adventures 2011 Poultry Science Scholars Program on June 27-29 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
The deadline for applications is June 15.
The program is open to high school juniors and seniors interested in learning more about poultry science.
The application fee is $50 and includes two nights of housing at ABAC Lakeside and six meals. Classes will take place in the Agricultural Sciences building.
Field trips also will be a part of the program.
Topics covered in the course will include microbiology; avian production and anatomy; and embryology.
In addition, students will take part in discussions with faculty and undergraduate students, as well as leading experts in poultry science and the poultry industry.
Participants also will learn about college life and the admissions process at ABAC and the University of Georgia.
Students will be selected for this program based on academic accomplishments and demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in poultry science and avian biology. Space is limited.
Those interested should print out the application online at http://www.abac.edu/ag/avian_adventures/.
Make checks payable to ABAC Foundation. Mail the application and payment to Dr. Tim Marshall, Dean of the ABAC School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, ABAC 8, 2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA, 31793.
For more information, call Marshall at (229) 391-4790 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.