What: HISD, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), and Houston energy executives will gather to officially open the district’s new Energy Institute High School. The school is the first of its kind in the nation and represents a collaborative effort between a public school district and industry leaders. The high school will provide students with a rigorous STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum, hands-on learning, and externships in the fields of geoscience, alternative energy, and offshore technology.
Who: HISD Board of Education President Anna Eastman, HISD Chief Major Projects Officer Dr. Andrew Houlihan, Energy Institute High School Principal Lori Lambropoulos, President of Exxon Mobil Upstream Research Company Sara Ortwein, and IPAA President and CEO Barry Russell
When: Wednesday, August 14, 1 p.m.
Where: Energy Institute High School, 812 W. 28th Street