Calling All 8th Graders! Find Out More About the CREST Program

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Eighth-grade students interested in pursuing STEM careers should attend the Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology (CREST) Information Meeting on Oct. 4, 2021, from 5-8 p.m. in the Auditorium at Paradise Valley High School (get directions).

During the event, participants will learn about the CREST program offerings from alumni and current student perspectives and participate in a questions and answers session. 


CREST is an intensive four-year Career and Technical Education STEM program exclusively offered at Paradise Valley High School. Students choose one of three strands to study: Bioscience, Computer Science, or Engineering. CREST is a recognized leader in STEM education with instructors who continuously develop innovative and engaging ways to provide students with authentic learning experiences that enhance the curriculum. CREST students graduate prepared and fully qualified to pursue STEM-oriented degrees at the postsecondary level.

To learn more about CREST and how to apply, please visit the CREST website or contact Mr. Howardell, STEM/CREST coordinator, at