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S.T.E.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

S.T.E.M. Motto

Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam

(FIND a way or MAKE one)

S.T.E.M. Academies & Directors

PLTW Engineering Academy - Director: Leslie Bordeaux

PLTW Biomedical Sciences Academy - Director: Jessica Clayton

Environmental Tech Academy - Director: Kenneth Hartless

Robotics Academy - Director: Daryl Deloach

Gaming & Simulation Academy - Director: David Manning


The S.T.E.M. Academies are broken down into 5 separate distinguished Academies:

PLTW Biomedical Sciences Academy

PLTW Engineering Academy

Robotics Academy

Environmental Technologies Academy

Gaming and Simulation Academy

In order to qualify to become an academy student, the student must have at least a 2.5 GPA, a clean discipline record, and minimal attendance issues.  Applications are reviewed in February of every year.  Enrollment begins mid December and applications can be found on the Volusia County Schools website.  Once all applications are received, they are reviewed by a panel of Academic Professionals.  Space is limited, please have applications turned in on time.  Best wishes to all who apply!  Those that are accepted into the S.T.E.M. Academies have a rigorous road ahead of them, but we look forward to their academic success as S.T.E.M. Academy students of UHS!