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Brain Expansions Scholastic Training (B.E.S.T.)

Surgical Field Trip Brain Expansions Scholastic Training (B.E.S.T.) focuses on engaging middle school and high school students in health care careers, while enhancing their academics using memory skill and chess. The program's primary goal is to ignite interest and allow exposure in science technology and health.

Minority and under represented students will be given educational projects and guidance in those areas bringing real life applications to them. Students will also be taught skills in memory and long term retention which will enable students to remember anything that is needed for academic success in spelling, reading and comprehension, math and science. During the school year, students of the B.E.S.T. program will be engaged in intense tutoring that incorporates memory and meaning to their school assignments.