City Social Magazine

JAN-FEB 2016

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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27 path and why she now serves on the advisory council and mentors students. Funds raised will be used to enrich the students' experience and continue to strengthen performance through a myriad of activities and opportunities, including ACT preparation, summer internships, a variety of experiential learning opportunities like the NASA Human Powered Rover Challenge that help prepare students for STEM careers, teacher development programs and even a few merit-based scholarships for graduates moving on to college- level engineering classes. The HSEP students and advisory council are very appreciative of the support from local business and industry! The U.S. Department of Labor has predicted that by 2018, the U.S. will have more than 1.2 million job openings in STEM fields. KNOW KNOW 3x 3x Over the past 10 years, gr times greater than that of That's why East Baton Rouge Parish School System is dedicated to providing students with rigorous STEM experiences through schools and programs that prepare them for the workforce of tomorrow. We invite you to see for yourself how we are Building the Future of Baton Rouge. 47 percent of Bachelor's degree-holders in STEM fields earn more than PhDs in non-STEM occupations 47%

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