The SFA STEM Academy students were honored at the September Lufkin ISD board meeting and given laptop computers to enhance their studies. The SFA STEM Academy is a partnership and cohort program between Lufkin High School and Stephen F. Austin State University, aimed at enriching the high school experience for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics college study and careers. The STEM Academy offers students additional STEM elective courses taught on the high school campus, as well as laboratory/field experiences led by SFA professors. Students must enter the program in 9th grade through an application/interview process. Below is a gallery from the board meeting of the 2017-2018 freshman entering the program.