Boeing Gives Students a Head Start in STEM-Related Careers

Boeing Gives Students a Head Start in STEM-Related Careers

Boeing & NMSI name Aberdeen High School as NMSI School of the Year

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Dr. Patricia Falcone (center, at podium) of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy congratulates students of Aberdeen High School in Maryland on academic excellence. The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) named Aberdeen the School of the Year and announced results of a Boeing-sponsored NMSI Advanced Placement program that focuses on schools serving military families during a student and community pep rally.

The National Math and Science Initiative and Boeing recently announced Aberdeen High School as “2012-13 School of the Year” for academic excellence. Aberdeen High is one of four Boeing-sponsored schools that is participating in NMSI’s Program for Military Families, which offers Advanced Placement classes in science, math and English to schools with a large percentage of military family members attending.

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 3:30pm

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Boeing is proud to give the students at Aberdeen High School a head start in STEM-related careers through our partnership with the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI). According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the creation of jobs that require a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) background will grow by 17 percent over the next 10 years. These jobs will outpace general job creation, which will only grow at a rate of 9.8 percent.

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