A 19-year-old environmental engineering student at Jackson State University
in Mississippi, has been able to attend school debt-free since receiving SME’s $10,000 IQAir
North America Scholarship in Fall 2022.
Students at Apollo High School — in St. Cloud, Minnesota — will be better able to discover and pursue career opportunities in the manufacturing field with the school’s new SME PRIME (Partnership Response in Manufacturing Education) program.
The SME Education Foundation and its partners Stratasys and Tooling U-SME demonstrated advanced manufacturing technology to more than 11,000 students, teachers and administrators at the IMTS Smartforce Student Summit, held in September at McCormick Place in Chicago.
A recent scholarship from the SME Education Foundation is helping Suraju Lawal, a
41-year-old aircraft mechanic, pursue his dream of being an aviation design engineer.
Technical high school’s strong working relationship with local manufacturers and other
businesses has led to a mutually beneficial SME PRIME initiative.
Racine Case High School in Wisconsin has transformed their SME PRIME program by
creating a machine-repair career pathway, implementing new courses, and providing
students with training experience using a Festo equipment training system.