Students to see how classroom lessons relate to STEM careers

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In October, 25,000 students will have the hands-on experience in STEM careers at the upcoming STEM fest.

Kaitlin Felsted, STEM Fest Event Director talks more about the event scheduled for October 3-4 at the South Towne Expo Center. Fifth through 10th grade classes will attend Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will also be open to the public from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3.

STEM Fest is an opportunity to strengthen our economy by preparing today’s youth for the jobs of the future. This is an opportunity to take the math and science skills they learn in the classroom and apply it to real life.

Companies participating include:

  • IM Flash 
  • US Synthetic
  • Dominion Energy
  • Rio Tinto
  • CenturyLink

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