Artesia High School chemistry teacher John Syfert poses for a photo with members of the newly formed MESA program. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Artesia High School chemistry teacher John Syfert poses for a photo with members of the newly formed MESA program.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Artesia Public Schools have been accepted into the New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering and Science Association (MESA) program.

Students participating in John Syferts’ chemistry classes at Artesia High School are committing to attend extra hours, dedicating their personal time to the after-school program’s meetings on Wednesday nights. The students expressed how excited they are about learning the MESA material and seeing their future possibilities. Each student’s intent was to further advance their knowledge base, in addition to what they are already being taught in class. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.