S.C. Students Recognized by the Advanced Manufacturing Industry for their Commitment to STEM Education
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: James Richter
(Columbia, South Carolina) – Today, 94 South Carolina high school seniors were recognized at the 3rd Annual S.C. STEM Signing Day by Boeing South Carolina, BMW Manufacturing Co. and the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance. S.C. STEM Signing Day recognizes students from across the state of South Carolina who have pursued STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education during their high school tenure and plan to continue their STEM education at two and four-year colleges. Students were identified through the SC Future Makers initiative using the Tallo platform.
“Boeing is honored to recognize the achievements of some of the top students across South Carolina as they commit to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM),” said John Blazey, Vice President of Boeing Global Engagement. “Today’s event demonstrates Boeing’s commitment to STEM education and ensuring that South Carolina’s future workforce remains strong and thrives.”
“STEM Signing Day honors our talented South Carolina students. At BMW, we strive every day to make the best and most technologically advanced automobiles in the market, the BMW Ultimate Driving Machine. We are proud to recognize so many young people that have worked hard to achieve excellence in STEM disciplines,” said Scott Medley, Human Resource Department Manager, BMW.
“SC STEM Signing day was created to recognize the fact that there’s so much talent and opportunity in South Carolina,” said Sara Hazzard, President & CEO of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance. “We are very proud to celebrate the achievements and future steps of some of our state’s brightest minds – students who will lead the way as we advance innovation and technology in the 21st century.”
The list of students is available by CLICKING HERE. The list includes the students’ current high school, home county, and the college and major the student will attend in the Fall of 2019. Photographs of the students receiving their recognition are available by region upon request.
South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance
The South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance is the only statewide organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of manufacturers. Its mission is to elevate the quality of life for all South Carolinians by advancing the state’s manufacturing industry. The SCMA membership is comprised of more than 200 manufacturing companies that represent more than 80,000 associates in South Carolina. For additional information about the SCMA, please visit www.myscma.com.