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Wyoming Seminary STEM School to feature lecture on fire science and safety

The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary will present a lecture titled "Fire Science and Safety" on Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 a.m.-12 noon in the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Wyoming Seminary senior Bayley Forgues, a Harveys Lake Fire Company volunteer, will join with fellow firefighters to present an interactive lecture. She will discuss her background of four years of volunteer service and training, which includes the completion of several courses toward her professional certification. She will also discuss how understanding the science of fire can help in saving lives. Demonstrations of fire-fighting tools and equipment, preparedness and safety precautions, and a look at the history of fires on Sem's campus also will be offered.

This lecture is part of a lecture series presented by the Louis Maslow STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) School at Wyoming Seminary and directed by John Eidam. The lectures are intended to show the integration and application of science, technology, engineering and mathematics across disciplines and within society. For more information contact Eidam at

The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary seeks to engage and inspire students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through holistic and integrated paths of study. Students in the program will be prepared for collegiate study and able to respond to rapidly changing global challenges and advances in technology in today's world.