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Rockets blast off over BPC Mount Vernon

Dr. Christopher Jones
Dr. Christopher Jones prepares to launch a rocket on the Baron Soccer Field Oct. 4 during the BPC Rocket Blast-off. (Photo by Kayla Oliver)

By Kayla Oliver

BPC Marketing Staff

MOUNT VERNON—Along with the help of the science division of Heart of Georgia Technical College, Brewton-Parker College’s Mathematics and Natural Sciences Division hosted a Rocket Blast-off Saturday, Oct. 4. This clinic was open to the community and many elementary school-aged children from surrounding counties showed up for a day of fun and learning.


Zachary Blaylock
Zachary Blaylock, son of Donny and Jennifer Blaylock, shows off his rocket just before blast-off. (Photo by Kayla Oliver)

Brewton-Parker science students helped a group of children construct their rockets and then all prepared for the exciting blast-off on the Baron Soccer Field. Along with the help of BPC professors, Dr. Jon Shuman, Dr. David McMillin and Dr. Christopher Jones, BPC science students also participated in the blast-off with larger versions of rockets.


Be sure to visit the Brewton-Parker Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences website to learn about upcoming, educational, and fun events. The annual Fall Math & Science Festival will be held in the Morgan-Moses Science Building on Oct. 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Students in grades K-12 are invited to come and participate. The event is free.


Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.


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Brewton-Parker College | Located on U.S. 280 at 201 David-Eliza Fountain Circle, P. O. Box 197, Mount Vernon, GA 30445
with a site in Newnan
912-583-2241, 1-800-342-1087
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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM