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Rigsby Participates in ‘GRITS’ Kick-Off Event

Dr. Rachel Rigsby, assistant professor in the Chemistry & Physics Department, attended the GRITS (Girls Raised in Tennessee Science) Kick-Off at MTSU on Sept. 26. She presented a poster called “Belmont Chemistry Outreach: A Combination of Student Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities.” Rigsby is a member of the GRITS Leadership Team, and the goal of GRITS is to disseminate information about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and careers to young women in middle and high school, parents, teachers and guidance counselors. More information about GRITS can be found at

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