TORC Students Promote FIRST at Michigan Governor Snyder’s
Project Lead the Way Conference…
Three students of the Robotics Team TORC 2137 spoke at the 2013 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math/ Project Lead the Way Conference on Monday, November 4. These students promoted STEM and First to this very important conference in Michigan.
The STEM/PLTW Conference was held at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing in order to promote interest in STEM courses in Michigan schools for the purpose of developing tomorrow’s workforce and fostering economic and personal development.
Oxford Schools was invited to attend the conference because of the district’s innovative approach in promoting STEM courses. The OCS Academy of Engineering & Technology and middle school pre-engineering program is a comprehensive program designed to expose and prepare students for higher education in STEM. The program reaches students in 6th-12th grades.
Oxford was honored not only to have the student presenters, but also Superintendent Dr. William Skilling and Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Dr. James Schwarz speak.
Oxford High School was the only district to receive the privilege of sending 40 students to the Governor’s Cyber Summit on Friday, October 25, 2014.