4th Annual STEAM Day
The Shenandoah Community High School hosted its 4th annual STEAM Day on November 23rd. In cooperation with the Work Based Learning program, Iowa Western Community College Intermediary Network Coordinator, Natalie Harris, Davis-Rodgers FFA Chapter, and a wide variety of local businesses the high school had 30 presenters from 20 different companies represented. STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. We were happy to have businesses represented from all the different areas. The success of the event was in the connections that students were able to make with industry professionals on opportunities that exist in our community and beyond. The keynote speaker of the day Terry Langholdt from Google, Inc. The message is centered around "be fulfilled" and know your purpose for a job or career. Another key point centered on you will not just 'join" the workforce. You will become the workforce and how does a student enter the workforce.
The following companies were represented: Google, Inc, Pella, Shenandoah Medical Center, First National Bank, HR Block, Gatton Realty, Iowa State University WISE, Tarkio Tech: Wind Energy, NASA, Healthy Tails, Wilson Performing Arts Center, Shenandoah Public Library, NASA, the FBI, IWCC Plumbing, Welding, and Construction Departments, AgriVision, Inc., Iowa Corn Growers Association and Biofuels, HTS AG (Drone Technology), Kingsolver Insurance, Iowa Farm Bureau (Fremont and Mills County), Fareway, and AFS programs.