About the West Texas Science Center



The West Texas Science Center in Abilene is dedicated to increasing awareness of science, mathematics, and nature conservation among the citizens of Abilene.

The Center is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of science, mathematics, and nature conservation among the student and adult populations of Abilene, Texas. It presently has three principal activities:

  • Bringing outstanding presenters from the various scientific disciplines to Abilene to lecture to the general public and work with the general academic population in the various public and private schools of the area
  • Conducting field trips and workshops for students in various scientific areas
  • Providing project support for promising student research

The organization has no paid staff, and all funds received go to programmatic activities. The West Texas Science Center invites your interest and support.

Donations: Project Support
WTSC has the ability to award grants to students and organizations to assist in scientific research and other projects that will elevate public understanding of science in our lives. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we can offer contributors appropriate tax treatment of their donations and the confidence that their funds will go to those projects that will accomplish the stated goals of the organization

West Texas Science Center Officers and Executive Committee:
Rick Hammer, President and Chairman
Adam Nunn, Secretary and Treasurer

Board Members:
Rick Hammer
Charles Ivey, Ph.D, Immediate Past President
Bill Wright
Kathy Strong
Joel Brant, Ph.D
Tom Lee
Zane Laws
Adam Nunn
Patrick Miller, Ph.D

Previous Board Members:
Allan Frizzell
Scott Clark
Jay Packer
Judy Godfrey, MLA
Larry Godfrey, MA
Larry Millar
Phil Morehead
Meredith Matthews
Gaile Thompson
Rusty Towell, Ph.D
Julie Napier
Johnny Biiznak, MD
Paige Schneider
Robert Gray
Larry Barnett
Donna Long Wolfer
Doug Robinson

Advisory Board Members:
Bobby Coleman
Jack Mergele
Mary Lee Bartlett, Ph.D
Mark Quimette, Ph.D

Contact Us


Our Mailing Address:
3478 Catclaw Dr. #102
Abilene, TX. 79606
United States

Dr. Rick Hammer
rick@3hammers.net
979-324-4960

Adam Nunn
adam.nunn@wtsciencecenter.org

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