March College Madness is Here!

East Cobb College Insider Virtual Panels Continue through April 14th.

Walton students and parents are invited to attend the East Cobb College Insider Panels scheduled throughout the month of March.  The Walton counseling team is working with Georgia College & State University to present a series of virtual college panels to include college admission counselors and academic representatives from various fields of study and college programs. 

The final 2 presentations will be Biomedical Science on April 13th and Computer Science on April 14th.  Click below for more information on this event and future panels. 

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STEM Academy Highlights
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Check out the presentations on our Information Page! You can view our information meeting presentation as well as some travel opportunities in our STEM academy.

 2020-2021 Upcoming Events 
Admission Decisions will be emailed to applicants

February 12, 2021

FAQ Night for students/parents offered admission to STEM 

March 11, 2021 - 6:30 PM 

Intent letters due back to Walton by accepted students

March 19, 2021

STEM Academy students place 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in the Cobb/Paulding Regional Science Fair on January 30th!

 

Congratulations to the following students:

3rd place: Sussana Huang: Docking SARS-CoV-2 Active Protein Mpro with AutoDock Vina for Therapeutic Drug Design.

 

2nd place: Kaylan Stark and Vikram Murugesan: Rates of Death in Nannochloropsis Phytoplankton as pH Decreases

 

1st Place: Abhinav and Abhishek Kona: Prophylactic and Therapeutic Roles of Glyeyrrhiza glabra in the Prevention and Treatment of COVID19.

 

Abhinav and Abhishek advance to the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair (GSEF). GSEF is Georgia’s premier forum for students to showcase their original research. Additionally, they were one of two projects that will also continue on to the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). ISEF is an annual science fair held in the United States. Every year, tens of millions of students participate in science fairs around the globe but only about 1,800 earn the right to compete for nearly $5 million awards bestowed each May at the ISEF. We wish them good luck as they move forward.

National Drone Design Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Rishab Rao and Pratyush Una, 12th graders in the Walton Engineering STEM Academy, who won 1st place in a national drone design competition

 Walton STEM Academy’s Guiding Principles 

Vision 

Engage Inspire Empower

 

Mission 

Foster student curiosity in science, technology, math, and engineering, to cultivate joy in learning and build the confidence to engage as ethical leaders capable of addressing the world’s most significant issues.

 

Statements of Purpose

  • To develop strong interpersonal, communication, research, and technical skills necessary to compete in an ever changing global society.

  • To establish high academic, social, and ethical expectations.

  • To foster mastery of both knowledge and skills utilizing innovative resources and authentic experiences.

  • To collaborate and cooperate locally and globally within the STEM community.

  • To build partnerships with community stakeholders which will strengthen our program and enhance the lives of our students.

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1590 Bill Murdock Rd.

Marietta, GA 30062   

​Tel: 770-578-3225 ​  

tina.link@cobbk12.org