The Science Club is for any student interested in science, including botany, zoology, chemistry, astronomy, and geology. Monthly meetings are held with visiting speakers and free pizza.

  • Past Presentations

    “Community Gardens,” Audrey Gillespie, Big Country Master Gardeners

    “Horned Lizards and Butterflies,” Jan Carrington, Big Country Master Naturalists

    “Beekeeping,” Stormy Higgins, Abilene, Texas.

    “Prepare Today, Survive Tomorrow,” Esther Kissell, American Red Cross Disaster Instructor & Community Emergency Preparedness Educator.

    “Poisonous Plants,” Dr. Anna Saghatelyan, McMurry University. 

    “Careers within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.” Cherrie-Lee Phillip, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Specialist, and Robert Morrow, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Manager Hords Creek Lake and O. C. Fisher Lake.

    “American Cancer Society,”  Melissa Carlton, Community Manager of Health Initiatives.

    “Rescue the Animals,” Paul Washburn .

    “Plastic Surgery in 30 Minutes” by Dr. Peter C. Grothaus of Image Sculptors Plastic Surgery and Medical Day Spa.

    “South Texas Caves” by Bryant Lilly.

     “The Abilene Zoo: More Than Just Animals” by Joy Harsh.

    “EarthKind Trial Gardens” by Kathy Feagan of the Big Country Master Gardeners.

    “Shaping of Ecosystems Through Climate Change.”  Dr. Josh Brokaw of ACU.   

    “Alzheimer’s in the Big Country,”  Mindy Bannister, Alzheimer’s Association. 

    “Snap, Crackle, & Pop!  Chiropractic Today,”  Drs. Samantha Ford & Jacqueline Weaver of Peak Performance Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. 

Janie Brixey

Contact Information

Janie Brixey
Professor of Biology
Science Club Sponsor 
(325) 794-4418