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Wichita Students Enjoy STEM Presentations, Tour at Annual Symposium

Wichita, KS - Approximately 100 students from area high schools attended the 2019 Junior Achievement of Kansas Skills to Achieve Symposium at Wichita State University on April 15. The event was sponsored by Textron Aviation, Workforce Alliance, Johnson Controls, Hutton Construction and High Touch Technologies. 

The day began with opening comments from Marie Brummett with Textron Aviation and a Wichita state alumna. Brummett shared her career movements story, and shared advice with students. From the opening session, students were able to attend five breakout sessions led by the sponsoring companies. These sessions focused on opportunities available in each company. 

Students toured the Wichita State University campus led by the Campus Navigator team. The tour included dorm rooms, classrooms, the recreation center and a full walk of the campus. The students had the opportunity to interace with current WSU students. The day concluded with a lunch session, where students had an opportunity to speak with and ask questions of Wichita business leaders. 

 

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

Wichita Students Enjoy STEM Presentations, Tour at Annual Symposium

Wichita, KS - Approximately 100 students from area high schools attended the 2019 Junior Achievement of Kansas Skills to Achieve Symposium at Wichita State University on April 15. The event was sponsored by Textron Aviation, Workforce Alliance, Johnson Controls, Hutton Construction and High Touch Technologies. 

The day began with opening comments from Marie Brummett with Textron Aviation and a Wichita state alumna. Brummett shared her career movements story, and shared advice with students. From the opening session, students were able to attend five breakout sessions led by the sponsoring companies. These sessions focused on opportunities available in each company. 

Students toured the Wichita State University campus led by the Campus Navigator team. The tour included dorm rooms, classrooms, the recreation center and a full walk of the campus. The students had the opportunity to interace with current WSU students. The day concluded with a lunch session, where students had an opportunity to speak with and ask questions of Wichita business leaders. 

 

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