SCENE provides 10-12 grade students the opportunity to be a professional scientist by designing and conducting an original research project. Students who are seriously considering a career in science or engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.
SCENE is a continuation of a program created by the Southwest Center for Education and the Natural Environment. Since 1998, more than 200 students from Valley high schools have participated in SCENE.
What students are saying about SCENE
“I learned more from being in this program, and had more fun, than I ever did at high school. This program helped prepare me for life in the real world.”
“I can’t stress enough how vital and instrumental this will be to my success in college and the rest of my life.”
“There is no doubt that SCENE was a life changing experience for me that propelled me into the scientific world. SCENE is the program that allowed me to contribute to the scientific community and gave me the desire to continue research in science.”
“This program is nothing less than a transforming process that is happening at a critical time in our young lives. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for this fantastic experience.”